Event Workshops

Green Room provide a different and exciting approach to conference activities and team building, creating workshops which challenge and enhance your event using a variety of techniques employed by professional actors during the rehearsal process. Our workshops are tailor-made to suit your event themes with a focus on teamwork, creativity and communication skills.

Acting

A great way to explore voice and speech techniques as well as physical presence and posture within the individual and as part of a team. Through games, improvisation and script work your team can build self-confidence and access their own creativity.

Stage Combat

With the emphasis on trust, co-operation and listening, these are fun, high energy workshops which enable participants to explore techniques used in the theatre and film industry. Learning how to convincingly punch, hit and kick your colleagues (or boss!) can also be a great way to relieve the stresses of the workplace!

Renaissance Dance

Learn a dance from the Tudor period! Choose a stately dance from the Elizabethan court or the more energetic, even boisterous, Morris dance. These dances require an ensemble approach to achieve the correct formations making this activity perfect for team building as well as testing the brain cells and keeping everybody on their toes!

Theatre Entertainment

We offer Shakespearean entertainments that add drama and music to your event. From discrete waiters and waitresses taking your guests by surprise by bursting into a performance of Shakespeare’s most popular works, to an ensemble troupe of actors appearing in full costume during dinner, we can tailor our performance to your event and provide a very memorable evening.

To really set the scene for your event we can provide musical entertainment with a 16th century repertoire from the stately music of the court to lively country tunes. Perfect for reception drinks, between courses and to enhance our theatrical performances.

Student Workshops

We run dedicated theatre workshops for student groups visiting Stratford-upon-Avon from the UK and all over the world. Whether you want to explore Shakespeare's plays, learn to stage fight or even discover renaissance dance, we can put together the right workshop for your group in the home town of the 'Bard'!

We use drama games, improvisation techniques, characterisation, vocal work, movement and script work to create the right theatre workshop to suit your student group.

Meet The Team

Lesley Simms

Lesley Simms

Lesley trained at LAMDA as an actress and has worked in the industry for over twenty years. She has worked with young actors as a dialect coach on film sets. Her recent credits include Stephen Spielberg’s Lincoln, Tim Burton’s Dark Shadows and Claudia Llosa’s Aloft.

Emily Myerscough

Emily Myerscough

After graduating in drama and performance studies from University Emily went on to complete the PCertLAM from LAMDA and is currently teaching the LAMDA syllabus. She is a workshop leader and director of the Shakespeare performances for Green Room as well as the main business contact who can help with any enquiries.

Kath Waters

Kath Waters

Kath has worked as a professional dance practitioner for over 20 years. She has a passion for historical dance forms and enjoys working in the fields of Tudor, Baroque and Morris Dancing alongside her work in the more mainstream dance styles of contemporary, classical ballet and jazz. Her choreographic work has been seen in Edinburgh with the Year Out Drama Company, and around the country with Heartbreak Productions.

Ed Young

Ed Young

After graduating from the East 15 Acting School in 2009 Ed has specialised in combat for Stage and Screen, both as performer and choreographer. Performing credits include the hit television series 'Vikings'. Feature film credits include 'Ironclad' and 'Two Days in the Smoke', alongside numerous stage productions. Ed regularly teaches stage combat for both stage and screen to all ages.

Jess Farley

Jess Farley

Jess Farley studied Journalism at Rhodes University in South Africa and now works as a freelance writer, director and workshop leader. She specialises in running workshops aimed at all ages, including: devising, Shakespeare, directing, acting and scriptwriting.

Testimonials

  • ECE Travel

    We had very positive feedback from our tour manager and the group. They thoroughly enjoyed your workshop and we appreciate you tailor made it to their level of understanding.

  • Warwick Events

    Our clients are often looking to balance a conference or meeting with an activity. Green Room workshops provide a really fun way of developing trust and awareness in a team situation. The great thing is that they can be tailored to a client’s needs.

  • Total Oil

    The workshop was very different, good fun and with great ideas – easy to do in a short time yet we still took a lot away with us!

  • S & P Productions

    We love working with these guys. They are very professional and bring a strong element of fun and excitement to events they are involved with!

  • Chris Nieuwoudt, Nieuw Ltd

    Thanks so much for your flexibility and engagement during the whole meeting. I was really impressed with the last exercise, which has been highlighted a few times to me now as one of the key learns!

  • RPL

    Green Room's contribution to our team meeting in terms of energising the team, engaging them in unusual activities and tailoring the activities to fit within the meeting messaging was spot on. We would definitely recommend them for slightly quirky team engagement pieces for future meetings.

  • Select Travel Study

    Dean Laccohee, Account Manager

    I booked a theatre workshop with Green Room for my clients from University of Houston this year. Emily and the team could not have been more helpful & accommodating, from securing a venue to offering a choice of subjects for the session. My group chose to work on ‘Directing An Ensemble’ which was very successful. There was a real buzz among the clients after the workshop! I would certainly recommend Green Room.

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Green Room
Stratford-upon-Avon Warwickshire

07792 536860

01386 438144