Join acclaimed actor, John Rwoth-Omack (Far Gone), in a jam-packed two-part masterclass for young writers and actors – all experience levels welcome – from hobby to career interest. Over two 90-minute sessions, you’ll explore acting and writing tips and advice, from one-man-shows to nailing affecting monologues.
You’ll then go on to contribute your ideas and writing to a real monologue John will edit together and perform in a follow on podcast! This could be your first production credit! Expect a warm, relaxed atmosphere (all experience levels encouraged) and many insights from one of Sheffield’s finest actors.
Date: Sat 31st Oct 11am (two 90 min sessions with a break)
Where: TBC – online
Suitable for 15 to 26 years – all experience levels and interests welcome across South Yorkshire & nearby
Places must be booked: Tickets £5
To reserve a place: firstname.lastname@example.org
Organised by Hive South Yorkshire in partnership with Off the Shelf
John Rwoth-Omack is a Ugandan born, London trained, and Sheffield bred and based actor, director & playwright. He trained as an actor at Rose Bruford College of Performing Arts.
Since he has worked as an actor in the following; FAR GONE (Sheffield Theatres 2020 & Theatre Deli Sheffield 2019), H&P, On Missing, (The Cockpit Theatre, London 2019), Dr Bupe, Tales From the Playground, (Paper Finch Theatre, Sheffield 2018), Priest, The Devil in Mary (short film York, 2017), Witch Doctor, The Emporer Jones, (The Lost Theatre, London 2016), John Blanke, The Low Road, (Stratford Circus, London 2015).
John is the writer of the much-acclaimed FAR GONE which follows a young boy’s journey from childhood innocence to child soldier. In 2018 John debuted as a theatre director with the successful production of Paul Sirett’s Bad Blood Blues at Theatre Deli. As an assistant director, John worked with Gbolahan Obisesan on The Last King of Scotland. He also worked with Sheffield Crucible Theatre resident company Utopia Theatre on I am David Oluwale, Shadows in Different Shades and SoAfrica Festival.
Hive Young Writers’ Days
Hive Young Writers’ Days are a chance for young writers, whatever your interest and ability, to develop your writing with support from professional writers, while meeting other young writers, and getting involved in the Hive young writers’ network.