Commedia dell ‘arte Course

A reminder that Mikyla Durkan of Burjesta Theatre will be running a course on Commedia dell ‘arte for the WEA beginning this Tuesday at The Casa – all details below:

WEA Course – Commedia dell’arte – Mikyla Durkan

A series of workshops for the Workers’ Educational Association, introducing and developing some stock Commedia dell ‘arte characters and practicing some of the techniques and disciplines used in Commedia dell ‘arte.

This will involve exploring some conventional plot line, styles of improvisation and pre-rehearsed sketches such as the ‘ Lazzi’ The course will also look at the historical and socio-economic origins and development of Commedia dell ‘arte and its influences on modern day forms of entertainment.

Starting: Tuesday 15th September 2015, 7.00pm – 9.00pm for 11 sessions at The Casa, 29 Hope Street, Liverpool, L1 9BQ
Tutor: Mikyla Jane Durkan

Fees: £37.40 if you receive certain benefits you may be entitled to a free course. (Please enquire)

You can enrol online at or by ringing 0151 243 5340. Please quote course reference: C3838256

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