Loading Events

The Art of Adaptation

Event details

25 May at 2:00 pm 5:00 pm

£5.00 | 16+

From Heart of Darkness to Dracula, Night of the Living Dead, and most recently Frankenstein, imitating the dog have become known for their bold and thrilling multi-media retellings of well-known stories from the worlds of novels and cinema.

In this masterclass, writer/director and ITD co-artistic director Andrew Quick will share with you the processes and principles that guide the company’s creative choices as they adapt these classic texts. You will then have a chance to practically explore some of the questions and decisions necessary to adapt an existing narrative of your choice and develop an original treatment for the stage. Please bring along a brief plot synopsis of a story you know well from a generally well-known fictional novel or film. A familiarity with existing adaptations of that story in other media may also be helpful but not essential.

Tickets

The numbers below include tickets for this event already in your cart. Clicking “Get Tickets” will allow you to edit any existing attendee information as well as change ticket quantities.
The Art of Adaptation
£ 5.00
14 available

About Andrew Quick

Andrew is a founder member and Co-Artistic Director of imitating the dog. Andrew leads on writing for the company and has directed a number of productions. He also teaches at Lancaster Institute of Contemporary Arts (LICA) at Lancaster University and has published widely on contemporary art practices.