How radical is the radical pantomime writing course?
Radical is not a word you think of when you’re looking to produce your next school or community pantomime, right?
However, we unashamedly call our comedy writing courses radical to signal a much-overlooked fact, that a significant number of early pantomimes vitally participated in the evolution of our democratic culture. This is particularly true with respect to universal suffrage and aspirations for good life.
The scripts are now freely available and out of copyright, giving pantomime producers an endless supply of pantomime scenarios characters and written scripts to adapt and transform in their communities.
The benefit of a customised pantomime production
Let’s face it, pantomimes can be too formulaic and predictable.
Instead, the Radical Pantomime Writing Course gives you five clear steps on how to create a highly customised production. Your school community audiences will be able to come on a creative experience with you that positively examines cultural change. They will have no trouble seeing how pantomimes bring the benefits of laughter and social cohesion.
What does the Radical Pantomime Writing Course give you?
Our course is built on unique and expert knowledge of historically significant pantomime productions. This includes giving you access to dozens of comic routines and other staging techniques, for instance, used by clowns like Joe Grimaldi and other major comedians now, sadly, forgotten.
We do the ‘heavy-lifting’ for you in analysing, translating and presenting the historically-sourced scripts. You get to realise a uniquely localised pantomime production for your community which is both highly original and yet authentically traditional. The content of courses covers five production elements: