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Sun, 31 Jan



Tudor Costume & Staging Movement: fights, intimacy and characterization

Join Costume Designer Shoni Wilkinson and Movement Practitioner Yarit Dor for a webinar looking at Tudor costume and what tools are at our disposal when approaching staging intimacy, fights and character movement.

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Tudor Costume & Staging Movement: fights, intimacy and characterization
Tudor Costume & Staging Movement: fights, intimacy and characterization

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31 Jan 2021, 18:00 – 20:00 GMT



About the Event

From Shakespeare's plays on stage to period TV dramas, the Tudor era is a favourite amongst both audiences and scriptwriters. In this webinar we will look more closely at the fashion of the Tudor period to uncover how we can utilise costume knowledge and tips to stage fights, intimacy scenes and develop character movement.

Topics include:

- structure of Tudor fashion and its terminology

- how costume can affect staging fights, intimacy scenes and character movement

- how to use and adapt period costume for performance

Who is this workshop aimed for?

Movement directors, fight directors, intimacy directors, intimacy coordinators, early career costume designers, directors, performers, teachers.

Workshop Leaders:

Shoni Wilkinson:

Shoni has been designing and constructing costumes for Theatre, Film & TV and Private clientele since 2011. She is known for her craftsmanship and knowledge in making and designing period costumes from 1066-1910. Her attention to detail has seen her work featured at Hampton Court Palace, in London's West End and on the Olivier Awards red carpet. Her most recent collection ‘The Art of Queening’ is influenced by historical figures and issues faced by women for over 500 years, the designs are a fusion of historical techniques and silhouettes with contemporary themes and textiles. Shoni’s collection will be a central feature of York Fashion Week in 2021.

Yarit Dor:

Yarit is a Fight Director, Movement Director and the first Intimacy Director in the West End (Death of A Salesman, 2019-2020). She is an IDC certified intimacy director & coordinator, a BASSC stage combat teacher and former dancer of Hagit Yakira Company. She is an Ensemble Associate Artist of the Shakespeare's Globe and teaches for the Globe Education. For the Shakespeare's Globe she worked on: Hamlet, As You Like It, Much Ado About Nothing, Richard II, Romeo & Juliet (covid paused). Additional related stage credits include: Macbeth (Royal Exchange Manchester), Romeo & Juliet (SITS), As You Like It (SITS), A Midsummer Night's Dream (SITS), Titus Andronicus (Peckham Asylum). For TV, Yarit recently worked as an intimacy coordinator on 'Spanish Princess Season 2' and currently filming 'Becoming Elizabeth', both shows are tudor period dramas for Starz.

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