youth workshops  2020

We create original pieces of physical theatre that are dynamic and innovative. We offer unique training opportunities in drama, dance and physical theatre for young performers, aged 10-28 years, providing a depth and breadth of challenging experiences as a launchpad for a professional career in the performing arts.  

Introduction to Improvisation & Physical Comedy (Ages 13-18)
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 MIMOS with professional improvisers.
Tuesdays 18:00 - 19:30
May 05, 6:00 PM – Jun 06, 7:30 PM
Where
Studio @ Zurich International School, Kilchberg
Theatre Games and Storytelling (Ages 9 -11)
Join Close Encounters' Theatre Program for Grades 4 & 5! We will explore the expressive power of the body and voice. The course will culminate in a showcase for parents and friends. Our courses are ensemble based, dynamic and fun!
Wednesdays 15:00 - 16:30
Jan 22, 3:00 PM – Mar 18, 4:30 PM
Where
The Lakeside Conference Centre,
Seestrasse 169, 8802 Kilchberg, Switzerland
Devising Theatre Course (Ages 12-15)
We will devise scenes, write original work and be introduced to existing text based on a range of stimuli. The course will culminate in a performance on March 24th. Bring your curiosity and creativity!
Tuesdays 18:00 - 19:30
Jan 15, 5:30 PM – Mar 25, 7:00 PM
Where
Theatre @ Zurich international school,
Nidelbadstrasse 49, 8802 Kilchberg, Switzerland