GERALDINE PILGRIM

Education & Workshops

Geraldine is an experienced workshop leader and educator. She is an associate lecturer at Wimbledon College of Art and a visiting lecturer at LAMDA, Mountview, Goldsmiths College and Central St Martins.

She runs international workshops and has most recently worked on:
TRE60Arti Lugano Switzerland, a site-specific workshop with Swiss artists
IFA Inteatro Polverigi Italy directing a two week academy for selected Italian Artists to create a site-specific performance
Recipe of dreams director/designer, devisor for a site-specific performance in a disused mental hospital commissioned by the Pergine Spectaccolo Festival Pergine Italy working with young Italian artists
Incident, Arte-a-org performance Festival Madrid, a site-specific performance in La Tabacalara – the empty cigarette factory in Madrid with young Spanish artists
Tear Down the Walls for Dublin Theatre Festival, with young Irish artists and design students from the University of Maastricht at the Ainsi Arts Centre in The Netherlands.

She recently ran a site-specific workshops for Complicite creative learning at the V&A Museum inspired by the Tomorrow exhibition and for the Royal Pavilion Brighton at the Brighton Museum.

She has taught and led workshops in design, performance and site-specific performance at higher and further education institutions including Central School of Speech and Drama, RSAMD, Dartington College of Arts, University of Brighton, Nottingham Trent University, University of Exeter, University of Winchester, College of St John’s University of York, City and Islington and Birkbeck Colleges.

She has also held workshops, summer schools and residencies for organisations such as the National Theatre Education dept., Director’s Guild, Arvon Foundation, Forest  Fringe, BAC, Magdalena, Centre for Performance Research,  Live Art Development Agency, Islington Council and New Moves International and was Educational Artist in Residence for Paines Plough Theatre Company.

Objects and atmospheres

A workshop for up to 16 people that can be tailored for one day, a weekend or a week that:
Explores creating atmospheres using objects,
Looks at ways of developing narratives inspired by site,
Examines the use of space in site–specific performance.

Participants will have the opportunity to explore:
Devising non-verbal work,
Examining text as a visual language,
The body in relation to site,
The importance of the dynamics of architectural space.

This workshop is suitable for students, post graduates, emerging and established practitioners.

Mentoring

Geraldine also mentors individuals and companies.