Lucy McCormick Exposed! Three Easy Steps to becoming a Triple Threat
Artists, Performers, Curious Humans, join self-confessed triple threat artist Lucy McCormick for a weekend of absurdity, ineptitude, enthusiasm and failure. Interests in pop iconography, image culture and mass consumption will make way for experimentations in mess, destruction and despair.
This workshop will give participants an insight into Lucy's performance-making practice via research, writing, devising, choreography and karaoke. The session will be propelled by, but not restricted to, Lucy's process around de-constructing source text, mindful-melodrama and stealing structure.
The workshop will include heavy elements of dance and song, although no prior experience is necessary - amateurism is welcomed.
22/10/16 & 23/10/16 - 11am - 5pm
Standard - £150
Concessions - £100
Lucy is a Total Theatre Award nominated artist and co-founder of GETINTHEBACKOFTHEVAN performance company (www.getinthebackofthevan.com) who make experimental performance and live art for both on and off stage environments. Lucy has worked as a freelance performer for artists including Tim Etchells, Ursula Martinez, The Famous Lauren Barri Holstein, Lucille Power, Richard DeDominici and Scottee.
About Carnesky’s Finishing School Soho
CFS Soho is an alternative stage school, exhibition space and cabaret venue in the heart of Soho. Run by Carnesky Productions in conjunction with Associate Artist John Lee Bird and Bethnal Green Working Men's Club.
Until January 2017, CFS Soho is the only dedicated full time alt-cabaret school and event space in London (and possibly the world).
CFS Soho will be delivering a packed programme of workshops, lectures and performances during the school’s Soho residency. This includes or Workshop Weekends from guest artists including Scottee, Lucy McCormick, Mr Teds, Figs in Wigs, Owen Parry and more.
Lucy McCormick Photo Credit: Claire Nolan
CFS Soho is supported by Crying Out Loud, Soho Estates and Arts Council England