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2017 KITF Directing Workshop


The workshop will cover the following: Directing, Musical Theatre, Physical Acting and Monologue. The Facilitator will lead actors through a warm up that will lead them to perform an emotion. They will perform for one another.  The tutor will help them adjust their vocabulary to best engage the performer in the way that directors do.

The objective of the training is examining the strengths of performance, peer development, constructive criticism, and voicing of opinions. At the end of the training, the participants will be able to evaluate performance from an objective standpoint and give constructive criticism.


The Training is targeting Stage directors and actors and actresses interested in Stage directing.


The participants must commit to attending all the days of the training and fully commit to actively participating in all the training session. The Participants must be able to cover their own Travel/ Transport Expenses, Meals and accommodation.


The training will take place from the 20TH -26TH November 2017. The workshop will run from (9.00 am- 5.00pm) Participants are required to fully commit to the attending all the sessions.


The workshop will be held in Kampala Uganda



The Workshop will be facilitated by Christopher D. Betts is a New York based theatre director from Chicago, Illinois, traveling the continent of Africa as the 2017-2018 recipient of the Julie Taymor World Theatre Fellowship. Christopher has worked as a Movement Director for the World Premiere of Barbecue at The Public Theater. He has also worked at The Public as a Playwright’s Assistant to Tarell Alvin McCraney. Other collaborations include the Obie Award winning Fire this Time Festival, CARRIE at Peregrine Theatre (2015 BroadwayWorld.com Boston Best Musical Nomination) and the New York Premiere of The Cave: A Folk Opera. SDCF Observership (2016-2017 & 2017-2018) BFA Drama NYU Tisch School of the Arts (NYU Commencement Bachelor’s Representative) Upcoming: Artist in Residence – PopArt, Johannesburg & Teaching Artist at Market Theatre.


There is no entry fee for the workshop however the participants will be required to cover their accommodation, transportation and meals.


You are required to apply for participation by completing and submitting the application form below by 12th November 2017. Application forms can also be downloaded sent by email to rosette@bayimba.org.

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