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Alison Goldie: Theatre-Maker, Facilitator

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Current projects:

Alison has finished writing her book: The Improv Book - Improvisation for Theatre, Comedy, Education and Life which will be published by Oberon Press in Summer 2015.

In the lead-up to the book launch, Alison is teaching two courses at the Museum of Comedy in London's West End:

Improvisation for Comedy, Theatre and Life - a course of six Sunday afternoons from 22 March to 3 May (with a break for Easter Sunday). For beginners and improvers, it is a comprehensive set of games and exercises that will have you laughing uproariously as you learn.

Improvisation Play-Day - a one-day course on Saturday 18 April. Good for an overview of this wonderful practice, and if you live outside London and can only commit to a day. Again, it will be great fun as well as informative.

Go to www.museumofcomedy.com and look under Workshops for details and booking. Or contact alisongoldie@aol.com and Alison will answer any questions you have.

Alison continues to work at the Arcola Theatre, Dalston as facilitator and director of the 60+ Drama Group. In June 2014 their devised show, 'Misbehaving' on the subject of rebellion had four performances, with a fifth in October for a Hackney Council event. One piece from the show, Kazim Altan's Freedom to be Imprisoned, featured in the Face to Face solo theatre festival at The Lost Theatre. Alison starts a new run of 60+ classes in March 2015 and will be directing a show with the group later in the year.

Alison has trained as a lifecoach! She is working with clients and loving every minute of it. A natural new development...

If you are interested in a session, contact alisongoldiecoach@gmail.com and we can discuss your needs.

News of Alison's recent work....

See Alison talk!...

Learn more about Alison's courses on the island of Skyros in this short film where she talks about impro, flirting and more....

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Roles:              

  • actor
  • director
  • facilitator/workshop leader
  • television presenter
  • radio presenter
  • conference host
  • theatre journalist/blogger

  • mentor

  • coach

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    Highlights:

    Actor/writer with The Weird Sisters Theatre Company touring worldwide http://weirdsisterstheatrecompany.wordpress.com

     

    Theatre director for 5 years with Vienna's English Theatre

     

    Solo show, Lady in Bed, an autobiographical history of one woman's love-life. Promo

     

    TV Presenter for BBC 2's The Travel Show

     

    Stand-up comedian supporting Eddie Izzard, Jo Brand, Jack Dee and Julian Clary

     

    Regular contributor to BBC Radio 4's Loose Ends with Ned Sherrin

     

    Director of actors in BBC Learning Zone BAFTA nominated TV programme for people with SEN http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/SEN.Skills.for.Life

     

    Actor with Rowan Akinson in 'Bean - The Movie' directed by Mel Smith

     

    Presenter of Flirting Master-Class on ITV's This Morning

     

    Facilitator of workshops in drama, comedy, improvisation, confidence-building, flirting and presentation skills for Skyros Holistic Holidays, Cortijo Romero and many others

     

    Youth-work with children and young people of all abilities including drama, comedy, musical theatre, radio and film classes and productions

     

     

    BLOG:

    http://ladyinbed.wordpress.com

    for occasional musings, theatre reviews

    written for Remote Goat, Whatsonstage.com etc.

    and audience responses to AG's work

    LINKED IN:

    http://uk.linkedin.com/in/alisongoldie

    TWITTER:

    http://twitter.com/ladyinbed/

       
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