Close Encounters master classes will draw from the unique and extensive international expertise of the leaders, covering art, contact improvisation, comedy, dance and script writing.  Expect challenging, novel and  inspiring task-based activities to enhance and expand your performance skills and repertoire.  We offer courses for both novice and professional artists ages 18 +.  

Participants will engage in exercises designed to develop listening skills, characterization, narrative, spontaneity, and teamwork. Unleash your spirit of play and find out what is uniquely funny about YOU! This course will culminate in a performance at Millers Theatre!
Apr 14, 7:00 PM – Jul 10, 9:00 PM
Cost: 575 CHF
Le Nid - Kulturraum Zurich,
Rüdigerstrasse 10, 8045 Zürich, Switzerland
The course will delve deep into characterisation, dramatic journey, environment and tone. You will be encouraged to ‘show not tell’ and work on stripping back your dialogue. We will start exploring with who your character is and what stops them getting what they want.
Jan 28, 7:30 PM – Apr 08, 9:00 PM
Cost: 400 CHF
Zoom Online Course

Tara will teach you everything you need to know to be a professional actor, specialising in improv and comedy. I wouldn't be where I am today without her. 

Joleen Ballendine, Rapid Fire Theatre Company

If you are ever looking for a physical theatre instructor....Brodin should be at the top of your list. 

Chris Lueck, founder of New York Downtown Clown

 In 2013 I founded Chhaya Collective, a contemporary dance company working between UK and India, the foundations of which are greatly inspired by the years of training with Joanne.

Kayleigh Anne Crook  - Chhaya Collective 


Tara Brodin - Artistic Director

+41 76 577 43 80

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