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Storecupboard Essentials

Character Comedy: It Starts and Ends with You

With Katy Owen


All character starts and ends with you. It is a product of your unique imagination. So first we must be comfortable being ourselves on stage. You have to be yourself before you can be someone else. Then we can find the spontaneity, surprise, risk, play and flare that makes performance exciting to watch.


Saturday 26th September | 10am - 1pm

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What is special about Kneehigh performers is their ability to play, connect and go live. Katy has worked for Kneehigh for the last six years (most recently playing Ubu), and has designed this workshop to explore what makes us watchable, playful and exciting performers. To be brave and bold. To have fun. To give a massive f*ck and absolutely no f*cks all at the same time.

If you have access needs please book before Monday 14th September so we have time to make the necessary arrangements. 

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If you want to supercharge your skill set and cook up a feast, then book the whole series of Storecupboard workshops for just £180 saving 10%.

Katy Owen

Katy is an actor from Cardiff in South Wales. She trained at the Royal Welsh College Of Music And Drama. Since graduating Katy has founded her own theatre company Difficult Stage, where she writes, performs and directs original dark comedy. Katy has worked for Kneehigh Theatre for the last six years, credits include Rebecca, 946 – The Amazing Story Of Adolphus Tips and Kneehigh’s Ubu! A Singalong Satire. For Shakespeares Globe Theatre, Katy played Puck in A Midsummer Nights Dream, Malvolio in Twelfth Night, Lilly in 946 – The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips and Thumbelina in The Little Match Girl. All directed by Emma Rice. Most recently Katy has been playing Grandma Chance in Wise Children.