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Tom Jordan

Tom Jordan is a professional Fight Choreographer and Stage Combat Instructor. He has choreographed fights for a plethora of productions across the UK for companies such as Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru, The Egg (Theatre Royal Bath) and The Handlebards. He has taught for several prestigious institutions including The Royal Shakespeare Company, Guildford School of Acting, and University of Northampton. He is an Associate Practitioner for the RSC and is Lecturer in Stage Combat for University of Gloucestershire. As a fight performer he’s been a pirate, a cowboy, a troll, a goblin, an elf, a fight-show Jedi and many more terrifying and exciting things. Once upon a time he even fought at a bar mitzvah….

Session: Physicality for Actors (Drama)

“In every physical action, unless it is purely mechanical, there is concealed some inner action, some feelings. This is how the two levels of life in a part are created, the inner and the outer. They are intertwined. A common purpose brings them together and reinforces the unbreakable bond.” ― Konstantin Stanislavski

Are you an actor that wants to develop your skills in an innovative way?
Would you like to engage physically with text, with staging and with performance?
Are you interested in improving your connection to your physicality and harnessing its nuances and mechanics to grow as a performer?

Then walk this way as we have a course that is right up your street.

This practical course will introduce and develop ideas and techniques to allow performers to portray character and narrative physically with eloquence and truth. 

During the week you will:

This course is for actors and directors of any level of experience.

Tutor - Tom Jordan