Performance has become an important part of being a literary artist. Authors and poets are more and more asked to not only share their work but perform it as well. In this masterclass, Nick Bailey, star of stage and screen, will be sharing tips and advice on how to communicate and perform literary works in your own voice. He will sharing what he has learned throughout his career as an actor and performer but also in his research in communication and leadership skills that he is conducting at the University of Birmingham. In this workshop, you will get the chance to perform a work you are passionate about and leave with tips and skills that will enable you to feel confident to share and perform your literary work for both digital and live audiences.
Born in West Bromwich, Nicholas was raised in Birmingham attended The Old Rep Theatre School, and trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and the National Youth Theatre before pursuing a career as a professional stage and screen actor, public speaker and TV presenter. Nicholas’s stage credits include: Julius Caesar, A Winter’s Tale, Macbeth, A Time of Fire, Life is a Dream, Jackie The Musical and Dreamgirls (European Premiere). TV and Film Credits include: I.D. King Lear (1998), Coronation Street, Doctors, Holby City, Law and Order: UK, The House of Anubis, and Walter Tull: Forgotten Hero, Strangers and played Dr Anthony Trueman in BBC’s EastEnders for four years. He is also an MBA, Ph.D. candidate and leadership consultant as well as being education ambassador of FlashAcademyEAL and a Research Fellow at the Lloyd’s Banking Group Centre for Responsible Business. He has designed and facilitated executive, undergraduate and post-graduate L&D programmes across the UK, using immersive and experiential techniques. Nicholas is passionate about plays, poetry and prose is to be supporting the Wolverhampton Literary Festival 2020.
Performer: Nick Bailey
Date: 12 February 2021
Time: 6pm - 7pm
Capacity: 30 people
Price: £20 (+ booking fee)Buy tickets