Workshops

PUNK ALLEY Workshop for 7-11 year olds. 

22nd Jan 2022
workshop 1: Sweet Monsters! 9-10.30am
workshop 2: But Why? 11am-12.30pm
Centre17, 1 Church Hill, Walthamstow E17 3AB

£5* (group deal: 3 friends &/siblings for £10)
£9* for both workshops (group deal: 3 friends &/siblings for £18)

A movement & theatre workshop based on the themes of PUNK ALLEY, a family show full of heart, that asks big questions. It combines original punk music and high energy dance to create a vibrant and fun space for children and young people to explore what they want to use their voice to fight for. In this workshop, Sarah will lead a movement warm up, followed by creative tasks looking at sections of the show.

  • Sweet Monsters! workshop will spark debate and conversation around individuality.
  • But Why? workshop is about being curious and saying aloud questions that we have for the world.

The participants will develop their ideas practically through movement and theatre making exercises, to the back drop of punk music.

To book a place please email workshops@sarahblanc.com with the workshop you would like to attend. We will then send you a PayPal link. This workshop will be BSL Interpreted and is open to disabled and non disabled humans aged 7-11.

*If you would like to attend but cant afford it, please get in touch on the email above.


Blanc’s Choreographic Toolbox

A creative workshop for performers and makers

23rd January 2022
11am-5pm
The Place, London WC1H 9AT

£35* (early bird till Jan 10th. £40 after that.)

This workshop is for disabled and non disabled professional artists at any stage in their career who work with or have the desire to work with movement. The workshop will be BSL Interpreted.

Join choreographer and performer, Sarah Blanc in this full day dance theatre workshop where she will lead you through various creative tasks she uses to get her and her collaborators ideas moving. You will leave the workshop feeling energized and ready to get going on your next project. Outline of the day: 

  • Warm Up- ease into the day with a gentle morning class that will get your body sweating and voice chirpy.
  • What stories do you want to tell? Movement led exercises to generate ideas and movement language
  • LUNCH
  • When I say tool, you say box- we will physically blast through a toolbox of simple tasks for you to tailor and use in any setting. (might be some similar to online workshop)
  • small break
  • Making solo work, solo- a practical look at creative tasks used in Sarah’s latest solo work Council Estate Princess.
  • Cool down and Q and A

To book a place:

  1. Please pay £35 here
  2. Send an email to workshops@sarahblanc.com with a short paragraph about yourself and proof of payment.

If you have any enquiries or questions about access or *if you would like to attend but cant afford it, please get in touch on the email above.


Finding Ways into Movement workshop

29th Jan 2022
10am-1pm
ZOOM (BSL Interpreted)

£25*

This workshop is for disabled and non disabled theatre makers who would like to use movement, but don’t know where to start and for dance artist in early stage career looking to work in theatre? This workshop will be BSL Interpreted.

Our online workshop from 2020 is back by popular demand. Join choreographer and performer, Sarah Blanc in this half day workshop where she will get you and your ideas moving. Using Sarah’s experience working with solo artists to large ensembles to creating solo work on herself, this workshop will cover: 

  1. When words fail… – How movement can serve your process and create a whole other level of meaning.
  2. Not good practice. BEST practice – how to warm yourself and your company up safely and protect your body in movement.
  3. When I say tool, you say box. – we will provide you with a toolbox of simple tasks for you to tailor and use.
  4. How you Movin’? – Start to discover your own movement language and how to pull the authentic movements out of your collaborators.

To book a place:

  1. Please pay £25 here
  2. Send an email to workshops@sarahblanc.com with proof of payment.
  3. You will get the zoom recording after the workshop.

If you have any enquiries or questions about access or *if you would like to attend but cant afford it, please get in touch on the email above.