November – Brisk winds shuffling thoughts – Plays in English, Theatre Workshops, Open Mics

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November Events –

Theatre Workshops & Classes

Fridays 20h-22h. Friday Actor Training & Performance Workshop Have an interest in Theatre?  Wish to meet an international circle of fluent anglophiles with a passion for theatre?  The workshop focuses on a selection of texts in English and leads towards the creation of an ensemble and production at the end of the year. Participants interviewed.  06 37 66 27 98  Try-out 15€

On Stage Now  – Click here for plays in English currently playing – Cliquer ici  pour les spectacles



Calling all writers and poets – Open Mics and Writing Workshops 

Poetry Open Mics & Literary Events

12 Nov at 19h30 Ivy Writers with Arpine Konyalian Grenier, Peter Cockelbergh.  Exact location TBC.

7, 14, 19, 21 Nov at 19h/19h30  Paris Lit Up Open Mic featuring contemporary poets and writers.  Culture Rapide  103, rue Julien Lacroix 75020.  The Paris Lit Up Magazine is available at Shakespeare & Co.

Fragment78  Written by and for writers, Fragment78 offers a discerning and phenomenal selection of events.

Paris Lit Up –Literature on Fire Paris Lit Up is dedicated to the international literary scene in the City of Lights. Are you in Paris? Are you a writer or poet?

The Highlander Pub  8, rue de Nevers 75006.  Wednesday evenings Music Open Mic.  Located on a narrow street on the left bank just a minute opposite from the Pont Neuf.  Its cozy atmosphere and friendliness will coax you in.  It holds lots of events on a weekly basis including open mics, music jams, pub quizzes and literary events.

15 Nov From 7 to 9 pm  Concert American Songs with Take Three.  Dorothy’s Gallery Ticketing 01 43 57 08 51

30 Oct to 8 Dec  Livres contre livres : religion, imprimerie et controverses pendant la Réforme protestante. Exhibition of historic books from the Old Library collection. Irish Cultural Centre  01 58 52 10 30

Writing workshops

Sunday 1st December 12:30-2:30 pm.  Welsh poet Kate Noakes will hold an open writing workshop (in English) at Shakespeare & Company.  See link for details.   Suggested donation 10 euros.

 English Language Bookstores, please have a look at this link.  English Language Bookstores website.





Then come discover the Friday Actor Training & Performance Workshop, which is held on Friday evenings  20h-22h  in the 1st arrondissement.
Open to native speakers and non-native speakers with a good level of fluency.  The workshop focuses on a selection of scenes, texts and adaptations in English.  The participants will learn actor training methods and explore the theatrical and creative possibilities working towards a creation and production at the end of the year. Limited places. Participants interviewed.  06 37 66 27 98


Words Alive O 2013-14  Theatre in English

Classes & Workshops

Contact:  06 37 66 27 98 / 01 77 15 71 90

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Words Alive O Favourite Theatres & Cultural Centres 

Théâtre Nanterre Amandiers  – Chantier Beckett 

Théâtre Bouffes du Nord  – Theatre & Music

Théâtre de la Boutonnière

Théâtre Quartiers d’Ivry

Centre Culturel Irlandais -Diverse programme of artistic & cultural events: Literature, Music, Theatre.

Théâtre Artistic Athévains

Nouveau Théâtre de Montreuil – “Life and Times” (in English) The Nature Theatre of Oklahoma, “Le Mystère des Mystères” (In English & French) Inspired by poetry of E.E. Cummings 

Le Lucernaire Théâtre – Spectacles en français “La Campagne” de Martin CRIMP, “Hot House” de Harold Pinter, Terreur – Olympe de Gouges” de Elsa Solal

Maison de la Poésie – Festival des Ecrivains du Monde – Events in English & French

Théâtre MC93 – An international line-up of authors & companies.

Odéon – Théâtre de l’Europe

In Paris, discover the book shops, come to a play  or join a theatre class in English..


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Words Alive O 06 37 66 27 98 01 77 15 71 90     Inviting you to discover the cultural and artistic events of anglophone Paris and beyond.     For information on theatre classes and workshops in English.