14 Apr 2022 - 14 Apr 2022

Almeida For Free

Directing Masterclass with Mumba Dodwell

Running Time: Approx. 2 hours
 

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production information

This free event is exclusively for those aged 25 and under as part of Almeida For Free.

Join Mumba Dodwell for a directing masterclass followed by a Q&A. 

Mumba is a London-based actor, director and facilitator. Her work centres around changing perceptions on who we can see in theatre and bringing stories to light that are traditionally untold. She is Assistant Director for “Daddy” A Melodrama.

Participants will be asked to bring water and clothes you can move around in for the masterclass.

Please note that this masterclass will take place at Tall Stories Studio, 68 Holloway Road, N7 8JL.

View all “Daddy” A Melodrama events part of Almeida For Free here.

Dates & Tickets

Thu 14 Apr 11am
Tickets are free and exclusive to those aged 25 and under, tickets are limited to 1 per person. Please bring proof of age.

Mumba Dodwell

Mumba Dodwell (she/her) is currently a London-based actor, director and facilitator. Her work centres around changing perceptions on who we can see in theatre and bringing stories to light that are traditionally untold. She trained as an Actor at Arts University Bournemouth and began her directing training on the ‘Intro to Directing’ course at the Young Vic Theatre. Mumba is also one of the co-founders of The Diversity School Initiative, which was set up to address under-representation, inclusivity and diversity in UK drama schools.

Theatre Includes:

As Director: Intimate Apparel (Guildhall School of Music and Drama); The Ancestors (National Youth Theatre/ English Heritage); Great Expectations (Offie Nominated - National Youth Theatre); Tales from the Garden (John Thaw Studio, Actors Centre); Black Ice (Theatre 503); Addict (The Cockpit); Black Boys Don’t Cry (Theatre Royal Stratford East, Scratch Night).

As Associate/Assistant Director: Rockets and Blue Lights (Royal Exchange Theatre/ Lockdown Festival/ BBC Radio 3 & 4/ National Theatre); Othello (National Youth Theatre/ Royal & Derngate/ Bolsover Castle); A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Frankenstein (National Youth Theatre); The Court Must Have A Queen (Hampton Court Palace).

Additional information

This masterclass will last approximately 2 hours and is exclusively for people aged 16 - 25.

Please note that this masterclass will take place at Tall Stories Studio, 68 Holloway Road, N7 8JL.

There may be filming taking place during this event, please speak to a member of staff on the day if you would prefer not to be filmed.

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