Sunday 30th April 2017, 3-5pm in Jarman Studio 1 (Buy Tickets for £5)
The critically acclaimed slapstick comedy trio, and stars of CBeebies’s Spotbots, will be running a two hour workshop for children on the spectrum aged 7-12 on Sunday 30th April 2017.
The event will be focused on comedy, silliness and slapstick. These skills can be found in old silent films.
Total Black out (audience): No
What is the audience lighting level?: House lights on, as this is a workshop, not a performance.
Flashing Lights or strobe: No
Loud sounds/noises (inc. music): No
Repetitive noises: No
High-pitched tones: No
Unexpected sounds (eg. Crash): No (although clapping will be encouraged)
Is there background sound/music: No
Interactivity and Participation
Workshop/manual activity: Yes- workshop into silliness and clowning
Are participants required to…
Walk around: Yes
Undertake directed movement: Yes
Construct things: No
Participate in pairs or groups with others: Yes
If participants are expected to use materials (eg: markers, pencils, scissors) what are these materials: No
If the activity is targeted towards this demographic, is it okay for a parent or carer to support children in participation: It is far better if carers or parents join in the workshop, it is fun for everyone and is good for bonding.
If a child is slower in their movements than other children, is there a capacity for that child to have a turn to participate: Yes- although children must be able to move independently.
Attention Span Information
Workshop duration: Two hours
Is there an intermission: We can put breaks through the workshop if needed
Do the participants need to sit in one place during the show: No
Is it okay for audience members to make a noise/move around during the show: Yes
Is there an introduction and if so how long is it: Yes – 5 minutes or so whilst we talk through what we will be doing.
Senses, Emotions and Effects
Does your workshop have any distinctive smells: No
Does your workshop have any other special effects (eg: smoke machine, bubbles etc): No
Does your workshop involve exploring any textures, and if so please specify: No
Are balloons used?: No
Do any of the characters express anger?: No
To what extent is your workshop dialogue driven: It is important the children can follow instruction.