Anthony has extensive teaching experience including: Manchester University Drama Dept,Manchester Polytechnic School of Acting, Richmond College of Further Education,Wimbledon School of Theatre Design,Central School of Theatre Design,Rose Bruford, Birmingham University Drama Dept,Birmingham MA Playwrights,Central School of Speech and Drama,Goldsmiths University London (MA Playwriting), Birkbeck (MA Directing), 2010-14 Course Leader MA/MFA Directing at E15, University of Essex 2014- Course Leader MA Directing at DCL, University of the Arts London
Anthony’s workshops and masterclasses are designed for professional writers, directors , actors and designers and students of theatre and performance. Depending on the needs of the host organisation, workshops can last for a couple of hours to two weeks. He can devise classes around your needs but here are example workshops he offers:
The Director as Collaborator
How to forge productive creative relationships with other theatre makers.
The Director as Dramaturg and Deviser
How to edit and devise narrative to enhance character development, and reveal your themes.
Techniques of Adaptation
The challenges of adapting non dramatic texts for performance.
Introduction to Playwriting
What is a play and how to start writing one.
The Director as Interpretor
Can the director claim authorship of the production? What does this mean? How is it done? Conceptual Theatre v
non conceptual theatre.
Working with Living Writers
Some ‘dos and don’ts’ Drawing on his wealth of experience of working with playwrights at different stages in their
careers, through script development, casting, design and rehearsals.
Unpicking the text for staging clues, demystifying it for actors. Exploring the three worlds – the world of the play,
the writer’s world and your world to arrive at an original and impactful production.