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Creative Scene’s Make It Happen School

Creative Scene’s Make It Happen School

Monday 9 - Weds 11 October and Monday 23 - Weds 26 October 2017
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire

Adventurous training for people who want to make great things happen outdoors.

Learn to play with fire… and bring your art to life through shadow play and story-telling in an outdoor setting.

Get inspired - build your knowledge of outdoor arts techniques and production – enrich your collaboration skills – play with others in this two part intensive training school led by Walk the Plank, a world renowned outdoor arts organisation with over two decades’ experience.

Make It Happen will be delivered in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire in October 2017.

Supporting creative practitioners and those who want to put on creative events to gain skills, inspiration and experience in outdoor arts or the public realm. Participants will explore contemporary outdoor arts practice and make exciting outdoor work ready for showcasing to a live audience at the end of the school.

The course involves 3 days of practical and theory based training by outdoor arts experts in storytelling, fire technique, shadow play, participation, show planning and production. The final three days 3 days takes participants through a live brief process that will culminate in an event. Working with Walk the Plank experts as a professional team, participants will experience delivering a public facing production in Dewsbury Town centre on Wednesday 25th October 2017.

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