CPDL Training | Basic and Half Mask & Advanced and Intermediate Mask

Wed Mar 20th to Thu Mar 21st
  10:00 to 16:00
 Trestle Arts Base, Russet Drive, St Albans, UK
 01727 850950


Trestle’s CPDL courses for drama teachers, professional practitioners and workshop leaders provide a unique opportunity to develop teaching and performance skills in mask and half mask, as well as discover new ways of helping students create dynamic performances.

“A fantastic valuable workshop with so much to take away and put into practice”

Led by professional theatre practitioners these practical one day drama CPDL workshops are held regularly at our home in St Albans, Trestle Arts Base or can be delivered at external venues.

CPDL training sessions happen twice a year with dates in Spring and Autumn terms. The days will include Basic Mask and Half Mask, Intermediate and Advanced Mask and give participants the confidence to work with students using Trestle’s expertise and creative abilities to make exciting mask theatre.

Mask Theatre and Half Mask | Wednesday 20 March, 10 am – 4 pm

This fun, accessible workshop will help strengthen your practice of using Trestle full masks and half masks as a tool for both theatre and social development. The work consists of experiencing exercises and learning teaching techniques to develop physical awareness, mask performance and creative devising.

Advanced and Intermediate Mask | Thursday 21 March, 10 am – 4 pm

This is a follow-up workshop for anyone that has participated in our basic mask training or worked extensively with Trestle Basic mask sets. This work will focus on our advanced and intermediate mask sets extending your devising and teaching techniques from the previous training and supporting you to challenge yourself and your students.

Cost: £150.00 per day or receive a 7% discount when booking both days.

The cost includes refreshments and comprehensive notes on the workshops.

We can also visit your school/an external venue to deliver a CPDL day: £600 for 6-18 participants + travel

For more information about our CPDL training please contact the team at takingpart@trestle.org.uk or 01727 850950


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