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School of Performing Arts Experience Day- March 2020

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University Of Wolverhampton, Walsall Campus

Gorway Road

Walsall

WS1 3BE

United Kingdom

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The School of Performing Arts Experience Day takes place at our Walsall Campus, home to our School of Performing Arts, and will provide you with the opportunity to practice within the most advanced performing arts space in higher education, the Performance Hub. In addition to its industry-standard equipment and magnificent rehearsal and performance spaces, we also boast all-Steinway school status.

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10:45 Registration

11:00: Welcome to the School of Performing Arts

11:45: Tour of the Performance Hub and Campus

12.30: Lunch

13:30-15:00 Optional sessions:

  • Drama/Acting: An Introduction to Physical Theatre

  • Choreographic processes in Dance* In this practical workshop you will learn various techniques for generating movement for choreography.

  • Musical Theatre: ‘What do I do with my arms?’ A practical workshop looking at physicality, gesture and acting technique. The session will include text work and acting through song.

  • Music Technology- Working in a recording studio

  • Music Technology- Build a software synthesiser

  • Music Technology- Binaural recording

  • Popular Music: More than a three chord trick? In this session we will be looking at the inner workings of popular music, deconstructing well known tracks and discovering what makes a successful pop song. (Suitable for musicians and anyone with a basic level of musical knowledge)

  • Music- The Music Lesson In this session, we will look at lesson planning and methods for the instrumental music teacher. (Suitable for any musician with an interest in a future teaching career)

15:00: Evaluation & Depart

* This workshop requires dance/movement attire.

Note: This event is aimed at those who are aged 15 or above.

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