Kane Husbands is a theatre director specialising in movement, physical theatre and choreography. He has his own company 'The PappyShow', and is an associate for 'National Youth Theatre' and 'Squint Theatre'. He is currently a part of Matthew Bourne's New Adventures and Re:Bourne, 2016/17 'Overture' cohort. In 2012 and 2014, Kane choreographed the London Olympic, Paralympic and Glasgow Commonwealth Team Welcoming Ceremonies. Kane has choreographed dance-theatre pieces that have toured China, directed mass-ensemble site-specific performances and developed regional community theatre performances both in the UK and overseas. With an array of experience of working in the youth and emerging talent sectors, he is able to motivate, teach and work with both adults and young people. Kane has worked with National Theatre, National Theatre Scotland, National Youth Theatre of Great Britain, Old Vic Theatre, MAC Birmingham, Sheffield Crucible, SCOOP Outdoor Theatre, Rose Bruford College, Royal Welsh College, Central School of Speech and Drama, University of West London and others..
Session: Physical Theatre
“I'm not interested in how people move, but what moves them.” Pina Bausch
Are you a performer interested in how to be physically articulate and confident?
Would you like to explore a new side of performance?
Do you want to discover the rewards of working as an ensemble?
Then it appears we have just the course for you…
Physical theatre is one of the most eloquent genres of contemporary theatre and explores narrative, relationships and emotion in a way that often words fail to achieve. This practical course will allow you to dive into this exciting and revealing performance style.
During the week you will
- be introduced to and invited to explore transferable physical theatre techniques
- discover/develop your knowledge of how to communicate with your physicality
- increase your confidence in physical performance
- Combine words and movement to create performance
- enjoy working with others to create unique and eloquent piece of performance
This course is for actors who are happy to work physically with a good level of fitness and for dancers who would like to try a different approach to movement.
Tutor – Kane Husbands
What the students say...
“It's hard to pick a favourite part. But I have come away creatively rejuvenated which is always a positive.”