09 Feb 2019
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Writers Centre, 14 Alcazar Street, St. Clair
More Than Robber Talk – A masterclass with Damian Whiskey
The Midnight Robber is one of the most recognizable traditional Carnival characters. Dark and mysterious, s/he is both loved and feared.
This one-day intensive will cover four key areas of developing this character: history, writing, costuming & performance.
Master the art of menacing diction and performance, learn the essentials of Robber costuming and the origins of one of T&T’s cherished indigenous traditions.
The programme will be broken up into morning and afternoon sessions: 10am-12noon; 1pm-3pm.
Includes materials* and light refreshments.
*Participants will be required to provide some materials for costume-making. Details will be communicated upon registration.
Registration deadline: Monday 4th February