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Time: January 12, 2015 at 10am to January 17, 2015 at 6pm
Location: CAVE home of LEIMAY
Street: 58 Grand Street
City/Town: Brooklyn NY 11249
Website or Map: http://leimaymain.cavearts.or…
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: Leimay Cave
Latest Activity: Nov 8, 2014
LEIMAY Ludus Lab with theater master Mario Biagini
Associate Director of the Workcenter of Jerzy Grotowski and Thomas Richards
This LEIMAY Ludus Lab is open to actors, dancers, body-rooted performers, or anybody interested in exploring the elements of the actor’s craft. Within the whole duration of this LEIMAY Ludus Lab taught by guest director Mario Biagini, participants will explore fundamental elements of the actor’s craft such as organicity, relation, contact, impulse, intention, action and reaction, the relation between process and form, and strive towards an understanding of the difference between movement and action. Under the direction and guidance of Biagini, participants will work on the creation of individual and collective acting scenes, on singing ancient traditional songs, and learn elements of the physical training developed at the Workcenter of Jerzy Grotowski and Thomas Richards over the past twenty-eight years. These modules will allow participants to approach the basic aspects of practical research at the Workcenter, and to discover their own individual and unique approach to creation. Modules will explore the basic but complex constitutive elements of the actor’s craft:
• Relation: precision / organicity
• Relation: tradition / individual work
• Relation: ritual / drama
• Composed movement and rhythm
• Vibration of the voice
• Body resonators and spatial resonance
• Awareness of space and reacting to its constituent elements
• Improvisation: the impulses / the vigilant mind
• Improvisation within a structure
• Search for a precise line and logic of impulses and physical actions: the score
Full Schedule: Monday January 12th-Saturday, January 17th 2015, 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Module 1: Singing and Organic Behavior: Jan 12, 13, 14, (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday) 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Module 2: Physical Training: Jan 15, 16, 17, (Thursday, Friday, Saturday) 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Module 3: Intentional Action – Spontaneity and Structure Jan 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, Monday - Saturday afternoons, 3:00PM - 6:00PM
Full Tuition: $756, Module 1 - $240, Module 2 $240, Module 3 $360
Online registration is required. Payment is due at time of registration. Space is limited so we encourage you to register early.
Early registration and special discounts are only open to those who plan on taking all the modules. LEIMAY Members discounts and other discounts valid for online payment only.
Use discount code OS4NG29F for 15% off at check out.
Early registration discount valid thru Nov 15th.