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Monthly Archives: November 2009

Poets’ Corner in Austria – Day 1

  This is blog I wrote about our Fringe play making the leap to Europe. Some of it was written whilst there in one of the many calms within the storm and other parts retrospectively. Leeds to London to Salzburg to Innsbruck Today has been a day of travelling. It started at 2am on a […]

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Poets’ Corner in Austria – Day 2

Bringing the Corner to the ‘Bruck The clouds had shifted this morning and we could see how amazing the scenery around our house is. The novelty of tall mountains with snow on still hasn’t worn off. We had a quick breakfast before working out more Austrian bus routes and travelling to the city for a […]

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Poets’ Corner in Austria – Day 3

Austrian Corner Today was the day of the performances. We had planned to get up early and go on a cable car to the top of a mountain overlooking Innsbruck but it was too misty. The actors slept in whilst the crew went for a budget meeting with Andrew, Hazel and the Austro-British society secretary […]

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Theatre Review – The Trial

From Leeds Student Online By Hannah Astill Using Steven Berkoff’s adaptation of Frank Kafka’s original novel, the Workshop Theatre delves into the mysterious, dark and fascinating world of The Trial. It tells the story of Josef K, who, on the day of his 30th birthday is suddenly arrested by a remote and unexplained authority for […]

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Workshop Theatre Alumni Reunion

The graduates from last year’s Theatre Studies class are having a nice little reunion on the 5th of December in Leeds.  It would be lovely to see some of the current Workshop Theatre students/staff there to say hi. Get in touch! Click here to see the Workshop Theatre 2006-2009 Video! Ben Share on Facebook

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Workshop Theatre Production 2010

Following on from a very successful run of ‘the trial’… we thought we’d do it again. If you are interested in proposing something for next year please get in touch with the technical office. For the time being, all that’s required from you is a printed sheet of A4 with the following details: Your Name […]

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Workshop Theatre Social

All three years of the WT are gonna get together before the end of term for some good ol’ fashioned student fun! After the success of The Trial as well as the School of English Peer Mentor scheme (not to mention the automatic community spirit of the WT) each year knows members of the other […]

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Theatre Group Production of Grim Tales

Just to let you all know that Ravenrock’s The Grimm Tales tickets are available in the union from 12 – 3 today. This is a Theatre Group Production with students from the Workshop Theatre. Performances are: 4TH  5TH 6TH & 7TH NOVEMBER  –  7.30PM and 2.30pm Matinee Sat 7th November STAGE@LEEDS £6.50 concession £8.50 full price “In […]

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Krapp’s Last Laugh

I saw a production of Krapp’s Last Tape, Beckett’s analysis of old age and retrospect, in York a few weeks back.  Beckett once said most of his plays were comedies, and certainly many of his plays have aspects of music hall and clowning.  In the opening moments of Krapp’s Last Tape, the aged Krapp finds […]

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