7pm to 10pm
This workshop is aimed at Stage Managers, Directors, Theatre Makers and Performers wanting to learn how to work with Theatrical Handguns in rehearsal and performance. Rc-Annie are proud to have been instrumental in creating better working Theatrical Handgun practices in the UK.
This workshop is tailored for the individual needs of the students taking the course.
Please note the contents of this live streaming workshop are subject to copyright, do not attempt to record.
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Completion of this course awards you a Theatrical Handguns Booklet to record your training. This allows you to hire Blank Firing Handguns from the Rc-Annie Armoury in the future. Participants are sent a worksheet in advance of the course to assist with learning throughout the course and as a future reference. We also use images to illustrate the items that we are discussing (including a couple of quizzes) and show actual examples of the theatrical handguns that we are exploring.
LEARNING OUTCOMES & ASSESSMENT
Assessment recorded in the booklet, worksheet completion, questions and discussion
Learn how UK gun law affects Theatre
Understand the definitions and what we can use in Theatre
Recognise misconceptions of Law
Types of Theatrical Handgun and how to make good choices for your production.
Discover comfort levels while dealing with all Theatrical Handguns
Establish Rehearsal Room etiquette
How to safely handle - including The 4 Rules
Anatomy of a Bullet
Parts of the gun
How to source weaponry, transport and store
Safe staging, physical risks and Plan B’s
Establish paperwork procedures including a gun plot
"I just wanted to drop you a short email to say a huge thank you for arranging RC Annie to deliver us a digital lesson on Zoom last Friday.The session really impressed me! Ruth and Rachel delivered the content in an engaging way and really made use of Zoom’s features and they added in a short comfort break to allow us to read over notes and make a coffee. They covered a huge variety of topics too - from types of guns, their age, the laws, and safe storage/transport to paperwork and do’s/don’ts on stage.
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