GADS are pleased to acknowledge a
grant to support this workshop from the
Police and Crime Commissioner's
This year we had a script that was written especially for the Workshop.
Humans have blown up Earth and are now on intergalactic trial. All that stands between them and total annihilation is a group of historians who have only hours to show the best of humanity by flicking through history, but it’s not as easy as it seems. Pirates, Highwaymen, Neanderthals, Spacemen, Witch Hunters – there has to be SOMETHING that will convince the Martian jury to let humanity live – it’s sheer Lunarcy!
6 to 11 August 2018
Gosforth Public Hall
The workshop began on Mon 6th Aug and ran from 10 am to 4 pm daily.
It was open to anyone aged 8 -
Day 1 -
Photos from day 1 are always a bit boring because we start with nothing -
Day 2 -
Another busy day, with lots of rehearsing, line practice and action on stage. Matthew Harper came in to help with voice projection and what a difference that made -
Day 3 -
I know why the days are so busy now -
Day 4 -
Day 5 -
This has been one hectic week and it has flown by. Here we are ready for a dress rehearsal -
Day 6 -
Feedback from some of the parents and participants
Absolutely fantastic workshop. Our daughter throughly enjoyed her week and it was great watching her on stage with such confidence. Thank you.
Everyone clearly worked very hard. That a show was produced to that standard in a week is boggling and better than some adult shows with far more rehearsal time. The kids were well-
Well done everyone, the children put on an amazing show! They worked very hard all week. Great performance.
Thanks for another great week. As in previous years, this was a good opportunity for youngsters to involve themselves in all the aspects of producing a short play and thus to learn about behind the scenes activities as well as performing. During the production and performance of a ‘home -