NEWS & UPCOMING
Keith Johnstone Reunion with members of theatre Machine (seated) at the Royal Court. Jon Oram (standing left) Keith Johnstone (Seated Centre) & Roddy Maude Roxby (seated right)
NEWS & UPCOMING
22ND FEBRUARY 2019
STARTLING ADVENTURES WITH GUEST PERFORMER RODDY MAUDE ROXBY
Claqueur brings you an evening of improvised stories, adventures and masks. Our celebrity guest performer Roddy Maude Roxby will add his particular brand of impro and masks. Roddy has appeared in numerous films, such as Walt Disney’s The Aristocats, as the arch villain Edgar Balthazar; and Clint Eastwood’s White Hunter Black Heart. TV includes The Goodies, Rowan and Martin’s Laugh In, Not Only… But Also . An early innovator at the Royal College of Art, alongside David Hockney and Peter Blake, he was one of the UK’s first performance artists, before it was a recognised art form. He also collaborated in a pre-Monty Python series with Michael Palin and Terry Jones, called The Complete and Utter History of Britain. Roddy has worked extensively with masks and improvisation for over 60 years and was a co-creator of improvisational games developed at the Royal Court Theatre, and then as “Theatre Machine” with Keith Johnstone .
23rd FEBRUARY 2019
MASK & COMPOSITION WORKSHOP WITH RODDY MAUDE ROXBY
A full day workshop on masks, creating mask scenarios with Roddy Maude-Roxby, one of this countries leading improviser actors and mask teachers. This is the first of a three month series of “Composition Workshops” what we discover and produce today will contribute to the devised play Legend of the Rocks. You need no previous experience and can contribute as audience as well as participant. This is a rare opportunity to work with one of the countries leading theatre teachers. It will be fun, surprising and instructive. Do come you are in the safest of hands. Bring a packed lunch, We suggest you wear flat soft shoes and comfortable clothing.