Advanced Acting

23-27 November

PINTER Triple Bill; Guildhall School of Music and Drama; Milton Court Studio Theatre; London, UK; 29 January 2016; MOUNTAIN LANGUAGE SASHA ALEXIS as Elderly Woman JOSHUA DYLAN as Hooded Man PIERRE ELLIOTT as Guard TOM GLYNN-CARNEY as Sergeant MICHAEL GOLAB as Officer PAUL GOROSTIDI as 2nd Guard EMMA PAETZ as Young Woman AKPORE UZOH as Prisoner ONE FOR THE ROAD SASHA ALEXIS as Gila PIERRE ELLIOTT as Victor TOM GLYNN-CARNEY as Nicky PAUL GOROSTIDI as Nicholas THE NEW WORLD ORDER JOSHUA DYLAN as Des MICHAEL GOLAB as Blindfolded Man AKPORE UZOH as Lionel Director: Jo McInnes Designer: Amelia Jane Hankin Lighting Designer: Rory Beaton (Student) Video Designer: Oliver Levett (Student)
Pinter Triple Bill directed Jo McInnes, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, 2016

Expand your mind and your horizons with this intensive advanced acting course led by critically acclaimed theatre director Jo McInnes. Places are very limited and aimed at those who have already completed training and are looking to advance their skills, and for mid-career actors.

Over 3 evenings and 2 full days, a small group of participants will work with Jo to develop skills in:
– understanding and interpreting text
– audition techniques
– voice work

Jo McInnes

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Jo is Associate Director of Hackney Showroom. Her recent directing credits include:  Short Plays by Liz Kuti, Hampton Court Palace, 2016; Valhalla by Paul Murphy, Theatre 5o3, 2015, 36 Phone Calls by Jeremy Brock, Hampstead Theatre, 2015; Another Place by DC Moore, Theatre Royal Plymouth, 2014; I Can Hear You by EV Crowe & This Is Not An Exit by Abi Zakarian, RSC Stratford 7 Royal Court; Carpe Diem by Ella Thomson, National Theatre 2013, Running on Empty by Probe, Soho Theatre, 2013; Vera, Vera, Vera by Hayley Squires, Royal Court, 2012.

Jo is currently working on a film version of her acclaimed production of 36 Phone Calls with On The Corner and an operatic version of Sarah Kane’s 4.48 Psychosis with the composer Philip Venables. Jo has also worked extensively as an actor.

Course Information
Dates: 23-27 November
Times: Weds 23-Fri 25 Nov 7-10pm; 26 & 27 Nov 10am-6pm
Cost: £250
Payment: £100 Payable in advance (not refundable after 30 Oct)
Address: Hackney Showroom, Hackney Downs Studios, Amhurst Terrace, E8 2BT

Hackney Showroom is also offering two bursary places for those with little or no income. If you wish to apply for a bursary please indicate this on your form.

We warmly encourage and welcome applicants from all backgrounds. Please let us know if you have any access requirements on your application form.

Book Your Place
Please download the Advanced Acting Registration Form, fill it in, and email it to