Busk It is an online season of work celebrating all things Actor-Muso.
On Fridays at 2pm - IG Live Workshop + Q&A. After lunch on Fridays company members friends and associates will take to Instagram to share our way of working and answer any questions you have about our process. On Instagram @thebohemiansco
Friday 22nd May at 2pm - Elliot Mackenzie on Musical Matters
Friday 29th May at 2pm - Abigail Middleton on Moving About
Friday 5th June at 2pm - Joel Nash on Writing
Friday 12th June at 4pm - Patrick Orkney on Dramaturgy
Friday 19th June at 4pm - Eleanor Kane on Devising, Performing and Lockdown
Friday 26th June at 4pm - Benjamin Mowbray on Running a Theatre Company
Week 1 - Elliot Mackenzie on Musical Matters
Assistant Artistic Director Elliot Mackenzie explores how he arranges in the room with Actor-Musicians.
Elliot has worked as an Actor-Muso on Zog (UK Tour) and Million Dollar Quartet (UK and International Tour).
Workshop notes will be available soon.
Week 2 - Abigail Middleton on Moving About
Company Member Abigail Middleton led a post lunch, actors warm up and shared her process on moving with instruments.
Abigail is an Actor-Musician and credits include Kiss me Quickstep (Queens Theatre Hornchurch, New Wolsey), Scouse Pacific and Pig (Royal Court Liverpool) and has worked as an assistant choreographer on Prince and the Pauper (New Vic, Stoke) and choreographer for The Passion Plays (Liverpool Cathedral) and Wondertown (The Bohemians).
Week 3 - Joel Nash on Writing
Grab your pen and paper as company member Joel Nash led a writing workshop and talked a bit about his process.
Joel is an Actor-Musician, Writer, Poet and Drummer and has predominantly worked with Box Clever Theatre.
Week 4 - Patrick Orkney on Dramaturgy
Patrick Orkney led a workshop on dramaturgy. As our company dramaturg he talked a bit about his process to help writers develop their work.
Patrick is an Actor-Musician and has toured with ‘The Selfish Giant’ (Image Musical Theatre), ‘YOLO’ (Performance in Education) and The Scarecrows Wedding (Scamp Theatre).
The workshop is currently available to watch on our Facebook account.
Week 5 - Eleanor Kane on Performing, Devising and Lockdown
Eleanor Kane discussed her career, her work with the bohemians and lockdown life. Eleanor is a founding member of the bohemians. Her Theatre credits include: Fun Home (Young Vic), Billionaire Boy (Nuffield Southampton), The Duchess of Malfi (Lyceum Edinburgh) and High Fidelity (Turbine Theatre).
Week 6 - Benji Mowbray on Running a Graduate Theatre Company
Artistic Director Benji Mowbray discussed his experience of running a graduate theatre company, sharing tips and answered questions.
Benji is a multidisciplinary theatre maker who has worked as an Understudy/ASM on Sally Cookson’s We’re Going on a Bear Hunt (Kenny Wax Family Entertainment), Assistant Producer on Say My Name The Unauthorised ‘Breaking Bad’ Parody Musical and Director on Sundown Town by Adam Wachter (Tristan Bates). He is also a Composer & Lyricist having written a various musicals independently and for The Bohemians and has several new pieces currently in development.