Fringe Academy: An Introduction to Forum Theatre


Speak Up! Act Out! in collaboration with Brighton Fringe Academy, are excited to announce an Introduction to Forum Theatre workshop, on May 27th.

Forum Theatre is a powerful method which is used in a variety of settings and environments, with its main aim being to engage in conversations about positive social changes. It is a powerful, and dynamic way to initiate open conversation about issues and matters affecting our communities. Using games, storytelling, physical expression, and improvisation, participants will explore stories and themes, which impact their lives, in a warm, fun and well facilitated space. And what is ideal, is that you don't need to have previous experience of drama or theatre, to be involved. It was designed for communities and for non-actors!

The workshop is facilitated by Angela El-Zeind; a Brighton-based applied arts facilitator, performing arts lecturer, theatre maker, and artistic director of Speak Up! Act Out! CIC. Her practice involves working in education, as well as with community groups, youth theatre companies, theatre makers, charities, and with individuals as a mentor and coach.

With each of these collaborations Angela ensures that all participants feel comfortable to explore and express their thoughts and ideas creatively and safely, and that their stories are told as authentically as possible. She takes pride in my ability to create trusting environments where it is possible to explore challenging material and issues, with a mutually respectful and sensitive approach, whilst always ensuring that the wellbeing of those involved.

Company: Speak Up! Act Out!

Genre: Workshops

Duration: 120 mins


Venues: The Ledward Centre


Venue Accessibility:

Assistance Dogs Welcome Assistance Dogs Welcome

Wheelchair Accessible Wheelchair Accessible

Accessible Toilet Accessible Toilet

For any queries about venue accessibility, including step free access, please contact box office.


Age suitability:
18+ (Restriction)


Babes in Arms policy:
Under 2's are not allowed at this event.


Content Warnings:

 Audience Interaction Audience Interaction

 Strong Language Strong Language

 References to Drug/Alcohol Misuse References to Drug/Alcohol Misuse

 References to Mental Illness References to Mental Illness

 References to Sexual Abuse References to Sexual Abuse

 References to Suicide/Self Harm References to Suicide/Self Harm

 Depictions and references to Violence Depictions and references to Violence


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May 27, 2024

10.30am

The Ledward Centre

This session is for 18-25 year olds. Contact [email protected] for free funded places.

Standard: £25

Conc: £20



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