MASTER CLASSES WITH MICHAEL FUTCHER
Weds: 28 Nov, 5 Dec & 12 Dec: 6.30pm – 9.30pm
From first read to performance, what to expect in the rehearsal room, preparing for a role and working with the Director”.
Where: Studio 2, Old Museum Building, Bowen Hills
Bookings: Mary-Ann Vale
Ph: 0418 608 194
Michael Futcher is one of Queensland’s most acclaimed and respected theatre professionals. He is currently co-artistic director of Zen Zen Zo Physical Theatre and Matrix Theatre. Over the last twenty-five years, he has written, directed and acted in over 70 professional theatre productions, collaborating with many of Queensland and Australia’s finest arts practitioners. During that time he has been the recipient of numerous awards, including a Green Room Award for Best Director for his play A Beautiful Life (which also won three other Green Room Awards and two other nominations, including Best Play), a Helpmann Award nomination for his production of The Kursk, eight Matilda Awards and Commendations, a Playlab Award, a Book Nook Award, an AWGIE nomination, and has been short-listed for The Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards on two occasions.
He has worked with all of Queensland’s major companies including Queensland Theatre Company, La Boite Theatre Company, Opera Queensland, The Queensland Ballet, The Queensland Music Festival, The Out Of The Box Festival, Queensland Arts Council, Tropic Line, Backbone Youth Arts, JUTE, The Brisbane Festival, QPAC and Matrix Theatre, as well as with many of Queensland’s theatre training institutions as director, including QUT, Griffith University, USQ and JCU.