Academy

Castaway's Academy programme runs in partnership with WEA (Workers Educational Association) offering weekly workshop courses 36 weeks a year in Acting, Dance, Film and Music, with access support as needed.  Delivered by practising professionals, these courses enable skills development in specific art forms and opportunities to create and perform to local and wider audiences. Anyone over 16 can join on a termly or yearly basis with the option of gaining Arts Awards Accreditation (under 25s). Many areas of the work and skills developed feed into Castaway Music Theatre productions or advanced work with Engine Room Theatre or other companies.

Act

ACT make original theatre work devised with the company, whilst embarking on new creative adventures each year – sometimes beyond our stage in Goole.

A theatre making and performance course combining physical movement, music, drama, play and words. With a holistic and combined approach, ACT develops acting & performance skills, stage techniques and devised theatre. Whilst members learn and excel in personal development, confidence, leadership, self management and group awareness. The course includes skills in improvisation & comedy, devising, scripts, ensemble performance, body, voice, singing, interactive and professional performance.

In partnership with WEA

Castaway Estcourt St, Tuesdays 10am - 3pm
For more information Telephone 01405 761423
email info@castaway-goole.co.uk

Dance

An inclusive contemporary dance and choreography weekly workshop course giving participants the opportunity to explore and develop dance skills, build confidence, body awareness and fitness. The sessions allow members to explore, play and create through movement in a supportive and friendly atmosphere. They also offer opportunities to perform exciting dance theatre in different contexts and combine dance with other art forms e.g. visual arts, film, words and live music. This group provides a potential progression route to the more advanced  Engine Room Theatre.  

In partnership with WEA 

Junction, Goole, Mondays 10am - 12pm

For more information Tel 01405 761423

email info@castaway-goole.co.uk

Film

A course in creative film offering access to a wide range of film-making opportunities and techniques using digital technology and current software applications, focusing on the skills and understanding of each stage of the film making process pre and post production including; using film equipment, storyboarding, production techniques and acting for camera. The group continues to use new opportunities for seeing and discussing film. 

In partnership with WEA 

Castaway Estcourt St, Wednesdays 9am - 12pm
For more information Tel 01405 761423
email info@castaway-goole.co.uk

Multimedia

A weekly full day workshop developing the skills of multi-media performance. These workshops are a chance to widen the field through which group members express themselves, combining dance, drama, music, film and visual arts. Participants collaborate with others and find their own creative voice using mixed media and techniques. The group offers opportunities to perform exciting multi-arts theatre in different contexts and is a progression route to our partner organisation Engine Room Theatre.

Castaway Estcourt St, Tuesdays 10am - 3pm
For more information Telephone 01405 761423
email info@castaway-goole.co.uk

Music

A weekly workshop course to develop musical instrument, improvising and composing skills in a practical group including use of accessible music technology. The course includes ensemble playing in a large band and smaller groups to develop performance skills, build confidence and learn by playing together with professional musicians. This group provides a potential progression route to Castaway Music Theatre and the more advanced  Engine Room Theatre.

In partnership with WEA 

Castaway Estcourt St, Thursdays 10am - 3pm
For more information Telephone 01405 761423
email info@castaway-goole.co.uk