Delivering workshops in unusual placesEvent name: Delivering workshops in unusual places
Event location: MPAC, 1 - 27 Bridport Street, Liverpool
Event date: Wednesday 31 January 2018
Event times: 12:30pm – 4:00pm
Description:
This half-day seminar will introduce attendees to ideas and strategies for getting the best artistic and personal outcomes when working with vulnerable adults in unusual spaces.

By the end of the seminar, participants will:

  • Have confidence to deal with the unexpected when delivering theatre-based workshops with new participants.
  • Understand how to build effective group dynamics when working in non-exclusive spaces.
  • Have strategies for managing relationships with non-arts partners and promote the use of creativity within their services.
  • Have a toolkit of practical exercises and activities that work well in unusual spaces.

“I was totally tricked into doing drama, after I said I couldn’t do it, it was easier than I thought” Participant from Swan Women’s Centre

Target Audience

This course is aimed at artists, theatre facilitators, activities coordinators and voluntary sector service providers. It’s for anyone looking to find new of working with vulnerable adults, and those with some experience who are looking for practical tips and a refreshed approach.

Approach

This half-day course is an informal seminar with plenty of opportunity for questions, discussion and learning from fellow-participants’ experiences.

Trainer

Abi Horsfield is Collective Encounters’ Transitions Director. Abi is a community theatre/arts professional with over 30 years experience of theatre facilitation, performance and project management. Her long career has seen her deliver workshops across 300 projects in 27 challenging countries such as Ghana, Thailand, Uzbekistan, the Philippines and Nigeria.

Cost: £50 – Individual freelancers / £75 – Representing charity/non profit organisation
Contact: 0151 345 6266
To book your place, visit the Eventbrite page.