Monday, 29 April 2019 09:47

Physical Theatre & Mime Workshop: Tauranga - 10 August 2019

When: Saturday, 10 August 2019 from 13:00-16:00

Where: Dance Education Centre Tauranga - 228a Levers Rd, Matua, Tauranga

Presented by: Dance Education Centre Tauranga

A 3-hour intensive physical theatre and mime class for performing artists and any people wishing to develop their physical skills and awareness.

Students are taken on a journey of play and exploration, developing spontaneity, freedom, playfulness and presence plus mime techniques, via games and improvisation.

- movement analysis
- illusionary mime
- physical comedy
- slow motion
- states of tension
- isolations and robotics

For ages 16 plus.

Spaces are limited.

Full price: $55 per person.
Earlybird discount: $40 - available until Friday 12 July 2019.

Interested participants please book via -
tel. 021 386 487.

Workshop leader Fergus Aitken has over three decades experience in over a dozen countries world-wide. An international award-winning entertainer, he has performed in Russia, England, Ireland, Scotland, Netherlands, Fiji and Australia.

Recent masterclasses have included Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Wellington, Riverside, Nelson, Christchurch, Queenstown and Dunedin.

Fergus trained in mime, physical theatre, circus and clown, in the UK and in NZ. His teachers include Robert Bennett, Desmond Jones, John Wright, Simon McBurney, Les Bubb, John Bolton, Deb Pope, Giovanni Fusetti, Thomas Monckton, Fraser Hooper and Ira Seidenstein.

There are two free places available.
To apply for a scholarship place, please submit a 1 page letter - detailing why you feel you should be offered a free place. The deadline for scholarship applications is the same as the Earlybird discount deadline: Friday 12 July 2019.

For more details on the scholarship places, please contact

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Additional Info

  • Event Date: Saturday 10 August