The Northern Theatre Laboratory is training centre for actors, dancers and creative artists of all levels. The NTL focusses on skills and techniques in physical theatre and actor training. Training in key principles of physical theatre, through play and improvisation, participants will leave with transferable skills to all areas of theatre and performance. The one day workshop invites the performer into a process of exchange and discovery with other professionals.
Animikii theatre is a laboratory company based in Manchester who create work that brings to life myth, legend and the epic in visceral stage experiences. Artistic directors, Henry McGrath and Adam Davies are associate artists at Song of the Goat theatre and Tmesis theatre. Both have taught extensively across the UK. Animikii's performance, Origins, based on the Cain and Abel story has toured to the Lowry Theatre, Unity theatre, Southbank Centre, as part of 'A Nation's Theatre' festival, and will be at the RADA Festival and Zoo Venues at the Edinburgh Fringe 2017.