Hijinx Residencies

Upcoming Residencies!

Volcano Theatre, Carmarthen, 11 - 15 Sept 2017

Improbable, Cardiff, 31 Oct - 4 Nov 2017

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Hijinx Residencies

Hijinx Residencies are a fantastic opportunity to learn from some of the most well respected theatre companies working in the UK today. Sharing their expertise over week-long workshops, companies such as Complicite, Frantic Assembly, Punchdrunk, SpymonkeyCardboard Citizens, Told by an Idiot and Ockham's Razor will help you develop performance skills including clowning, contact improvisation, devising and aerial work. Courses start from just £100 for a week.

Working inclusively

If you have never worked alongside learning disabled performers Hijinx Residencies are a fantastic opportunity to do so. A number of places at each course will be allocated to students from the Hijinx Academy, our advanced drama training course for talented learning disabled actors. Come ready to work in a lively, empowering and massively enjoyable environment.


Previous residencies:

Frantic Assembly: June 2017

Renowned Movement Directors of the West End and Broadway hit show, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time, returned to Hijinx for a two week residency with 20 disabled and non-disabled performers. It culminated in performances of Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger, at Unity Festival in Caernarfon.

Told by an Idiot: June 2016

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World renowned theatre company Told by an Idiot took charge of a 2 week long residency to create 'Cabaret of Blood' for performance at the 2016 Hijiinx Unity Festival, Wales Millennium Centre 29 & 30 June 2016.


Spymonkey: November 2015

The "reigning monarchs of physical comedy" Spymonkey returned to deliver two five-day training workshops in North and South Wales.

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