WAOS is a community-based amateur musical group, affiliated to NODA (the National Operatic and Dramatic Association) and NETG (the North Essex Theatre Guild). The society produces two shows a year in Witham Public Hall, each using full staging and orchestra, having been rehearsed over the preceding 6 months.
But in the meantime
we are hosting a number of workshops for Members and Friends.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further details,
to reserve a place or be on a waiting list
Movement with Claire Carr
Witham Public Hall
Nov 3 - Postponed
Dec 9 - spaces available
These are limited to just 16 people in order to maintain social distancing and anyone interested in the Dec 9 workshop should contact Chairman@waos to reserve a place or be on the waiting list. A Risk Assessment and guidelines are available on request. Comfortable clothes and trainers/dance shows suggested. This is open to movers and shakers - dance training not required.
Characterisation workshop with Sarah Osbourne.
This will be hosted on Zoom
This practical online workshop will explore how to create characters that are believable and engaging. We will explore how to do this imaginatively, physically and vocally, using the characters from our own musical The Flames of Injustice. If you haven't seen the script and would like to participate just let me know. This event is fixed at 16-18 people maximum, so let me know asap if interested. Reply to email@example.com
Drama with Nikki Mundell-Poole
Witham Public Hall
Nov 18 - postponed
Dec 2 - postponed
Dec 18 - spaces available
New dates in Jan 2021 TBD
These are limited to just 16 people in order to maintain social distancing. A Risk Assessment and guidelines are available on request.
Please click here for a full explanation of what may be involved at the Drama workshops. It must be stressed that the emphasis is on enjoyment and having fun as well as learning new skills”
Christmas Social Pantomime
A virtual event to be hosted on Zoom
Tuesday Dec 22
We have a script written for 10 main characters and 12 others that could be played by 5 actors doubling up. Click here for the character list. We propose a virtual scripted performance, as best we can, to usher in the Christmas season. Just send me your preferred character (1,2 and 3) and we will assign roles ahead of time so you can read through in private a few times. With no songs or dances this has a run time of about 1 hour 20 minutes. Join in as a character or member of the audience. The only prop you'll need is a glass of wine or your favourite Christmas tipple. This will be hosted on Zoom Tuesday Dec 22 from 19.30. Reply to firstname.lastname@example.org
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