Hound of the Baskervilles Workshop Black Stripe Theatre


To explore the story of Hound of the Baskervilles.

To build up team work and creative skills.

To gain a better understanding of character, intention and location.

To advance individual skills and encourage success.

 Intro (approx 10 mins)

  • Explain purpose of the workshop and what is required in terms of behaviour and commitment.
  • Share information about the process of the workshop.

Warm-up & Team Building Games (approx 20 mins)

  • Brief physical and vocal limber – explain why it’s important to warm-up and focus before any exercise or performance.
  • Drama Games to exploring different facets of character.

Owning the Character – Vocal and Physical awareness (approx 20 mins)

  • Exploring text and intention: understanding ways to approach a character using a short piece of text.

Sharing of work – Scenes from Hound for performances (approx 30 mins)

  • Break into small groups. Each group explores and performs an extract from the play.

Feedback and Advice (approx. 10 mins)

  • Hear feedback from the group on what their observations & discoveries.
  • Finish with a group focus exercise