Friday 9 April
2.30pm – 3.30pm
Creating Safe Spaces and Companies
Roy Alexander Weise, Joint Artistic Director of Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre, will host a masterclass on how to create safe working environments for creatives.
Applications to attend close at 1pm on Monday 29 March- You must be a Masterclass member to apply.
If you have been chosen to take part, you will be notified by Tuesday 30 March. On the day itself, you will be emailed the Zoom link.
Roy Alexander Weise is the Joint Artistic Director of Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre, an Associate Artist at the Donmar Warehouse and tutor at Open Door.
Current and forthcoming productions include Antigone: Burial At Thebes (Lyric Hammersmith) and Sucker Punch (Stratford East).
His theatre credits include Master Harold And The Boys (National Theatre), Black Dick (Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, US), Luminosity (Manchester Met), The Trick (Bush Theatre and UK Tour), Nine Night (National Theatre & West End), Dead Don’t Floss (National Theatre), The Dark (Fuel Theatre), The Mountaintop (Young Vic and UK Tour), Br’er Cotton (Theatre 503), Heretic Voices (Arcola Theatre), Jekyll And Hyde (National Youth Theatre), The Ugly One (Park Theatre), Zero For The Young Dudes (Young & Talented in association with NT Connections), Primetime (Royal Court) and Stone Face (Finborough Theatre).
Roy was the 19th annual winner of the James Menzies-Kitchin Award. He had previously worked as a trainee director at the Royal Court, been the BBC Theatre Fellow at Bush and the Lyric Hammersmith, Associate Artist at Harts Theatre Company, Lead Acting Tutor at Young & Talented and Associate Director at The Red Room. Roy was nominated at the 2018 Evening Standard Awards for the ‘Emerging Talent’ Award.