Writing Tomorrow's Theatre - Sound Workshop

Delivered by Separate Doors
Workshops and Learning
Tuesday 11 January 2022

Separate Doors is coming to Derby Theatre with its national integrated ensemble of 13 actors with, and without, learning disabilities and neuro-diversities. 

Working on four new short plays by writers Elizabeth Kuti, Lydia Marchant, Sarah Middleton and Lou Ramsden the company will host workshops and invite theatre professionals, students, and makers to learn about our unique way of making theatre for everyone – the Silent Approach.

Sound Workshop – Tuesday, 11 January 10am – 11am

Venue: Derby Theatre

Led by Separate Doors' Director of Sound and Composer Loz Kaye this is an opportunity to take part in a hands-on workshop exploring sound, score and songs used in the performance.

You will work with the Silent Approach and the national ensemble actors, in the rehearsal space on the main stage at Derby Theatre. Loz will also talk briefly about his process through the work.

You will learn about:

Our non-verbal rehearsal room practice, The Silent Approach.

Working non-verbally to generate sound and singing as part of a choir.

Singing a big note – a ‘belt’.

Who is this workshop for?

This workshop is for everyone aged 14 up and especially for:

- Writers, Directors and Sound Designers
- Students

Tickets are free but spaces are limited, please book in advance.

Free Performance

All attendees will also receive a free ticket for the performance at 1.45pm on Wednesday, 12 January. You must book your tickets for the performance here


We aim to be accessible and will adapt our practice as needed for all attending – do please let us know of your needs when booking your place. 

Please email s.allen@derby.ac.uk