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‘…We invited Geoff to celebrate the inauguration of the Mieczysław Hertz Theatre, where he ran its first ever set of international masterclasses just outside Warsaw at the Kazimierz Dejmek New Theatre in Lodz, Poland. Established actors from Teatr Nowy, unanimously considered meeting Geoff as one of the most important experiences of their creative journey so far. His passion and professionalism turns everything into an extraordinary creative adventure. He is an inspiration and an example of such courageous exploration...'

Jacek Orłowski 

President of Mieczysław Hertz Theatre Poland.

Geoff Colman's acting masterclasses are in demand both nationally and internationally (including China, Croatia, Finland, Germany, India, Poland, USA, Singapore and Spain). He was joint-inaugural chair of Prospero – a European Thematic Network of Specialist Performance Institutes, and also the inaugural co-founder of FIT Barcelona (Festival of International Theatre, Barcelona), a professional International Actor Training hub comprising some of the world's major training academies. He has served on numerous arts associated executive boards including the National Council for Drama Training (NCDT), the Conference of Drama Schools (CDS), Drama UK (DUK) and the Federation of Drama Schools (FDS). Geoff regularly advises on specialist/ vocational arts training (including the UK Parliamentary Select Committee etc). He is currently honoured to be a visiting Master Practitioner of the MAT Academy, Zagreb, Poland. 

Recent Workshops & Masterclasses include:

Theatre Royal Haymarket (London), Escena Altafulla (Spain); Old Vic Theatre (London); National Portrait Gallery (London); 

Soho Theatre (London); Central Academy (Beijing, China); Academy of Dramatic Art (Zagreb, Croatia); 

Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts (China); Institut del Teatre (Barcelona, Spain); Cork Institute (Ireland);

Exeter University; British Film Institute (London); Birmingham University, English National Opera (London); Universitat der Kunste (Berlin); University of Turku (Finland).

Please contact Geoff if you wish to discuss the development of specialist, one-off or longer-term masterclasses, workshops or training.

Photo Credit: Patrick Baldwin Photography

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