RSC practitioner leads LADS workshop
The cast of 'Twelfth Night' have spent a hectic and rewarding weekend, learning their craft from one of the best.
Michael Corbidge is an international voice coach and practitioner and is Senior Voice and Text Associate with the Royal Shakespeare Company. He was visiting Llanymynech as part of the LADS' preparations for their RSC Open Stages production of 'Twelfth Night', which comes to local theatres next month. “Having Michael for a whole weekend has really enhanced the production,” said director Alison Utting. “The whole team been inspired by his ideas and techniques, which will not only help us with this play but will carry forward to future productions.”
Michael spent the weekend demonstrating various warm-up techniques that the RSC use daily, and focusing on specific scenes with each of the cast members. “It was so amazing to see the cast really throwing themselves into the work, and seeing their performances really blossom as a result,” Alison said. “We can't wait to share the fruits of this work with our audiences.”