About Our Group
Name of society – Kingsway Theatre Company
What is the society about? what type of society is it?
Our society creates and performs contemporary theatre implementing Improvisation.
We want our members to be involved in various kinds of theatre experience
Site Specific Performance
Is the society developmental? Fun? Relaxing? Does it increase opportunities to progress professionally? Does it teach a new skill or provide a place for likeminded individuals?
Kingsway Theatre Company would like our members to feel like family, providing a relaxed atmosphere, having fun with their friends.
Members will be involved in a performance as an actor and also as technical staff.
Members will learn how to use their vocal and movement skills according to scripts and directing, stage direction.
Members will have an opportunity to gain their individual confidence and acting skills.
Our committee studied on Drama and Theatre Studies course, meaning that our society will involve professional skill that we have learned from our course.
Our values are:
· To create a sense of belonging here at University of Chester.
· To promote continual learning, professional development. (e.g. acting, improvising)
· To enable members to support each other.
· We'll welcome any new ideas to improve our society.
· Any concern whether it’s about the society or personal, we will be there for you.
· Come in and have fun.
Key Information (When, Where and How Often We Meet
Brief idea of what your weekly/ monthly sessions are like and if you know when you wish to hold them.
We will have a session every Tuesday from 7PM-9PM, the location will be both on Parkgate and Kingsway campus.
Have you thought of online events that you can hold where more students could attend remotely?
We are thinking of doing radio plays and workshops online via teams, Broadcast according to Covid-19 situation.
We might also have online sessions for scripted reading when necessary.
Events and activities, we are organising this year:
Freshers taster sessions and welcome events – September/ October 2020
Site Specific Performance (or radio play) – December 2020 (World situation depending)
Charity Events – January 2021
Summer Play Performance – May/April 2021
Why Should You Join Us?
We at Kingsway Theatre Company feel like creating a positive, welcoming environment is key to working as an ensemble through each area of the theatre world whether it’s performing on stage or working on cues at the lighting desk. We like to create a friendly atmosphere, and all creative ideas and suggestions are always welcome.
Inclusion and Accessibility information
*This information can be updated as and when your rooms are booked and you receive Diversity inclusion and accessibility training in September. If you know that the space, you typically use when you book a room is wheelchair accessible please add here.