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GYCT LITTLE THEATRE COMPANY
  • The Lion's Den, Upstairs at The Golden Lion
    Market Street
    St. Peter Port
    Guernsey
    GY1 1HF
The GYCT Little Theatre Company is a club for anyone interested in theatre Meeting on the first Monday of each month

Most evenings start at 7:30 ready for 7:45. (Bar Downstairs Open all evening). Most evenings will finish around 9:30 p.m.


Monday October 7th   MASKS WORKSHOP evening led by Vanessa Mee

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth. (Oscar Wilde). 

An introduction to physical theatre techniques using masks in a relaxed environment. Not at our usual venue! Meet at the theatre in the Princess Royal Centre for the Performing Arts at 7:30.  All are invited. Free entry.

Monday November 4th   WAR OF THE WORLDS. 

In the United States an alien invasion threw humanity into chaos, but was it real or simply the Orson Welles’ 1938 radio broadcast? 81 years later, the GYCT Little Theatre Company recreates that infamous evening. Complete with vintage commercials and sound effects you can be part of this re-creation of the radio broadcast that shocked a nation. Free entry. All welcome. Meet at 7:30 for a 7:45 start. The Lion's Den (upstairs at The Golden Lion in Market Street). Anyone is welcome

Monday December 2nd   ANOTHER CHRISTMAS CRACKER  

Join us in party mood for our take on Christmas past, present and future. Meet at 7:30 for a 7:45 start in The Lion's Den (upstairs at The Golden Lion in Market Street). Anyone is welcome

Monday January 6th   POSTS

A workshop led by Dean Hollingsworth, exploring a technique for performance writing. The theme of the source material will be Guernsey and its folklore. Meet at 7:30 for a 7:45 start

 

Monday February 3rd   SEX, LIES & BETRAYAL: Restoration Comedy

After public stage performances had been banned for 18 years by the Puritan regime, the re-opening of the theatres in 1660 signalled a renaissance of English drama with sexually explicit language reflecting the rakish style of Charles II’s court. Join us for a shocking evening. Meet at 7:30 for a 7:45 start. The Lion's Den.

Monday March 2nd   STORIES FROM THE STAGE

Come and listen to a plethora of stories about the theatre and what happens on and off stage (and in the orchestra pit. You might enjoy contributing tales of your own! Meet at 7:30 for a 7:45 start in The Lion's Den (upstairs at The Golden Lion in Market Street). Anyone is welcome. Free entry.

Monday April 6th  SECOND POSTS

A chance to develop some of the ideas that were explored in January, building towards devising a performance. Meet at 7:30 for a 7:45 start in The Lion's Den (upstairs at The Golden Lion in Market Street). Anyone is welcome. Free entry.

Monday May 4th   LET ME COUNT THE WAYS

Presented in conjunction with the Guernsey Literary Festival, an evening of sonnets. Not just Shakespeare. From the Italian sonetto, which means "a little song," the sonnet is a popular classical form that has compelled poets for centuries. Traditionally, the sonnet is a fourteen-line poem written in iambic pentameter. The modern sonnet can often only be identified by the ghost imprint that haunts it, recognizable by the presence of 14 lines or even by name only. Come to listen or bring your own to read aloud. Free entry. Tickets from Guernsey Literary Festival website 

Monday June 1st   VOICE WORKSHOP

Dean Hollingsworth helps us explore how to use the voice in all its roles. A Vocal Workshop aimed at students, teachers, actors, singers, public speakers, committee members, hotel receptionists, market traders etc. etc. etc. to protect one of their most vital instruments. The workshop will look at different techniques to improve your voice, prevent injury and explore how our mental and physical states play a part. Expect silly faces, interesting partner work and balloons, what more could you want? Meet at 7:30 for a 7:45 start. The Lion's Den.

Monday July 6th   POSTS at the Viaer Marchi

The presentation of the product of the sessions that have been devising and working on a depiction of some of the stories related to Guernsey's folklore.This coincides with the annual Viaer Marchi at Saumarez Park. Times to be advised.


The GYCT Little Theatre Company meets upstairs in The Lion's Den at The Golden Lion, St. Peter Port on the first Monday of each month from 7:30 p.m. You are advised to check the event post for the actual start time each month.

There is no formal membership of this theatre club; just turn up on the night. 

The GYCT Little Theatre Company is a monthly theatre-based evening in a relaxed atmosphere, and  kicked off in May 2018 as part of the Guernsey Literary Festival  with a reading of Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas. 

We have a varied programme that we are planning.

Visit gyctlittletheatreco.simplesite.com  to see what's going on.

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