Kings of Comedy – Cal McCrystal & Spymonkey

23rd March 2019 @ 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Old Diorama Arts Centre
201 Drummond St
Kings Cross
London NW1 3FE
Kai Barron, Theatre Masterclass

About The Event


Cal is in huge demand for both the stage and screen and has achieved notable international success as the Physical Comedy Director for the National Theatre and Broadway smash hit comedy One Man Two Guvnors. He has directed for Cirque du Soleil, Spymonkey, The Royal Shakespeare Company and gained critical acclaim for the English National Opera’s production of Llolanthe and as Director of Gifford Circus. Away from the stage, he has a growing list of TV and Movie credits contributing to box office hits including Spiderman 2, the Paddington films and the soon-to-be-released movie of the musical Cats


International physical comedy company, Spymonkey are masters of funny. Their work is groundbreaking and brilliantly funny, creating live theatre that simply refuses to be taken seriously. Artistic Director Toby Park or Petra Massey will lead a masterclass in funny and share some of the creative genius that has entertained audiences all over the world.

Suitable for teachers, directors and performers who want to learn how the very best in the business make great theatre.

Learn some of the techniques and creative approaches that have built their global reputations and share the ideas with your own students, cast members or audiences long after the event.

Approximate timings are

9.30am -Arrival and sign in

10.00am – 1.00pm – Masterclass 1. Cal McCrystal

2.30pm – 5.30pm – Masterclass 2 Spymonkey

All participants receive a Theatre Masterclass Note-Tote containing helpful notes and ideas to help develop the experience long after the event.

This is another unmissable experience for performers of all kinds and will give you a day of professional development training like no other. With limited places available for this exciting Theatre Masterclass event, early booking is advised. Please register now to avoid missing out and subscribe to make sure you are first to know about our future events.

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Posted by > 20 February 2019