Upcoming Workshops

Building Resilience and Understanding Performance Anxiety
Lee Holland (Mental Note Ltd.) and Matilda Mayne (Mayne Psychology)
Thursday 3 December 2020, 6:00 – 7:30pm

Email keadmin@rcs.ac.uk to reserve your place.

The past year has thrown up a number of challenges to everyone in the performing arts and this might lead to an increase in stress and anxiety. As we begin to return to performing live, or online, you may find that you need to manage a new form of performance anxiety.

This workshop will be led by Lee Holland (Mental Note Ltd.) and Matilda Mayne (Mayne Psychology). They will discuss the building blocks you need to develop resilience as a performer by training your mental skills, and the impact this can have on performance anxiety. This session will include information on the scientific fundamentals of resilience and anxiety as well as include practical strategies to cope more effectively.

Costing and Pricing Your Time: The Daily Rate Calculator 
Rachael Brown, Future Economy Company
Thursday 4 February 2021, 6:00 – 7:30pm

Email keadmin@rcs.ac.uk to reserve your place.

More information on this workshop will be released soon.

Engaging with Your Online Audiences 
Dan Marrable, 448 Studio
Thursday 6 May 2021, 6:00 – 7:30pm

Email keadmin@rcs.ac.uk to reserve your place.

More information on this workshop will be released soon.

 

Previous Workshops 

An Introduction to Recording Music at Home
Thursday 1 October 2020

An RCS Team, led by Tim Cooper, is working to develop a set of resources to support you in your self-recording. In this session we will introduce these new resources, available to all students, and answer your questions about basic recording techniques.

This session will be of special interest to students in the School of Music but the resources will be available to everyone and may also be useful for students in the School of Drama, Dance, Production and Film, particularly those studying Musical Theatre.

An Introduction to Self-Taping at Home
Thursday 8 October 2020

Now, more than ever, you are likely to be asked to put yourself on tape at home for an audition. Moving forward with your career this may even become the new norm. Spotlight’s Audio-Visual Specialist, Nicholas Peel, will lead this workshop on self-taping to help prepare you with a step-sby-step guide on how to record the best possible audition tape from your own home with limited equipment.

This session will be of special interest to students in the School of Drama, Dance, Production and Film but will involve tips and suggestions that will be helpful to a number of disciplines.

How to Grow your Idea with Crowdfunding
Thursday 12 November 2020

2020 has been a rollercoaster year in many ways, and the competition for support and funding is fiercer than ever before. In this workshop you will learn about different crowdfunding platforms, and how to make your project stand out with tips from crowdfunding expert Kaye Symington, from Paved With Gold. Finish off 2020 with all the information you need to roll straight into 2021 ready to start fundraising for your idea.

 

Is there something you’d like to see covered in a Make It Happen workshop? Let us know by emailing Stephanie at keadmin@rcs.ac.uk.

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