Join us for our POPArt Performing Arts Centre July Skills workshop series with Patricia Boyer (Lockdown/ Soap on a Rope).
Two workshops this July at POPArt :
8 July from 12:30pm- 4:30pm : Script, Chracter and process workshop
22 July from 12:30pm - 4:30pm : Camera technique workshop
Book for one workshop at R400. Both workshops at R 750.
Booking is essetial as space is limited. Bookings via www.popartcentre.co.za
SCRIPT CHARACTER AND PROCESS WORKSHOP:
Workshop for actors focusing on process and finding character from text. Performers will work with well know texts toward a practical outcome, focusing on site reading, audition technique and character work.
CAMERA TECHNIQUE WORKSHOP:
workshop for actors focusing performance for camera (Film/ Television). Performers will work with text and live camera in order to understand strengths and weaknesses in this media. Audition technique for camera will also be discussed.
Patricia Boyer is a versatile and experienced actress with over 20 years of experience in the industry both locally and internationally.
She has appeared onstage in England with luminaries such as the great British actress’ Sheila Gish and Dame Janet Suzman, Hollywood stars Rachel Weisz and Gerard Butler and local stars James Ncgobo, Fana Mokoena and Moshidi Motshegwa . Her many theatre credits in London include ‘Suddenly Last Summer’ on the West-end directed by Sean Mathias, ‘ The Cherry Orchard’ directed by Dame Janet Suzman, ‘Don Juan comes back from the war’ directed by Jo Blatchely, and ‘The Yellow Wallpaper’ directed by Judith Roberts.
She is also an experienced film and television actress and has appeared in the hit UK television series ‘Wire in the Blood’ opposite Hermione Norris and Robson Green.
Locally she has appeared in the Emmy nominated ‘Sokhulu and partners’ and amongst others ‘The Lab’,‘Home Affairs’, ‘Shado’s’, ‘Intersexions’ and ‘Jacobs Cross’.
Patricia played ‘Frosine’ and ‘Master Jaques’ in Sylvaine Strikes production of “The Miser” at the Market Theatre and the Baxter for which she won The Fleur du Cap 2014 and Naledi Award 2013 for Best Supporting Actress.
Patricia played the role of Mary in “The Testament of Mary” at the Joburg Theatre and the State Theatre and was nominated for a Naledi in 2014 as Best Actress for this one-woman play.
She also played the role of Nicole in “Cooking with Elisa” which opened to critical acclaim on the Main in Grahamstown and at Theatre on the Square in Sandton and for which she won the Naledi Best Actress Award 2015.
Most recently Patricia filmed in SABC hit new show "Sober Companion", as Carmen in SABC 3's new TV drama Comedy "Soap on a rope" and "Sue" in LOCKDOWN