Three Half Pints Comedy Workshop

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.

 

Positive Triggers

The event will be focused on comedy, silliness and slapstick. These skills can be found in old silent films.

Negative Triggers

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

Drums: 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

Read: No

Draw: No

Construct things: No

Paint: No

Sing: No

Participate in pairs or groups with others: Yes

 

Other Details:

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.

 

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