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Welcome to the February 2008 edition of the Artmedia physical theatre newsletter, your e-publication with an Australasian focus and a global perspective, now in its seventh year and reaching over 2,300 subscribers.
And a big hello this month to all those in
Adelaide for the Fringe Festival which has it's massive opening party
tomorrow night. We have a call below in the networking for cabaret acts for
one of the venues. The Adelaide Fringe is the second largest arts
festival in the world, after the
In the Sponsorship we welcome Total Theatre – the Annie Stainer School of Physical Theatre in Western Australia, with the latest information on their physical theatre training programme and on the Total Theatre Company, an exciting new venture which gives second year students and graduates the opportunity to train and tour. Total Theatre offers one and two-year intensive performance based courses in a professional environment and it’s not too late to join the 2008 ensemble.
In the Playspace section I have information on the January 09 Clown Retreat in New Zealand and on my Sydney Intensive in May this year. And the new Artmedia online game and film project, Dance Sisters, is attracting lots of interest from young women keen to audition for the two lead roles in Wellington early next week. There are a few audition places still available, so pass the word on to any young women you may know in the Wellington region who could be interested.
In the Special Features we welcome Giovanni Fusetti with information on his upcoming New Zealand workshops. Held in Auckland and Wellington he is offering a workshop on the neutral mask, a workshop on Commedia dell’Arte and a coaching workshop called 'Working On Your Own Clown'. Giovanni's teachings integrate physical theatre with different practices of physical and emotional awareness.
In Networking this month the 16th Annual New Zealand Juggling Festival is happening in Moore’s Valley, near Wellington, from March 20 to 23. This friendly, relaxed festival includes workshops in all juggling and many circus skills This is a great opportunity to improve and share your skills and meet performers and juggling and circus enthusiasts from all over New Zealand.
An annual event in Fiji requires acrobatic physical acts or visual comedy acts from July 5th to 12th. They are looking for performers who are into cultures and experience, as 'this gig will fill your heart mind and soul'. The package will include flights, accommodation and a performance fee.
In Australia, the Adelaide Fringe Cabaret at Higher Ground needs acts for the festival. The cabaret starts this Saturday and runs to March 15th. They need everything from multimedia, to circus, burlesque, puppet, new acts, experimental and impro. In Sydney, Queen Street Studio has The Toolkit: Autumn 2008 sessions, held on Wednesdays, March 5th - 26th. This body and movement workshop utilises the Feldenkrais Method as a point of departure. The workshop will endeavour to deepen the performers’ relationship with their instrument.
Also in Australia, Peninsula Events are taking applications for the Moonface Street Performers Festival in Melbourne to be held March 24th on Easter Monday. So if you're a Street Performer of any kind and keen to get involved, let them know.
In the USA, Creative Capital are taking submissions for Performing Arts grants, including dance, theater/performance art, puppetry, and interdisciplinary projects, until early March. You must be US citizen or resident. If you are working on an exciting emerging fields, literature, or performing arts project they encourage you to apply. Also in the USA, iFly.LI are offering flying trapeze and circus arts summer jobs in Long Island, NY, beginning in April. If you're interested in a career in flying trapeze and circus arts or a summer apprenticeship, they want to hear from you.
In Vancouver, Canada, the Tooba Physical Theatre Centre is offering a day-long workshop in physical theatre on March 1st. This workshop is for anyone wanting an introduction to acting techniques which use the body as the primary means of expression and n o previous experience is required. And in Newfoundland, the annual Downtown St John's Busker Festival is taking place on August 8,9 &10. This is the fifth year for the event which has an audience of over 30,000 spectators.
In the UK, Cake is presenting 'Play and the Pleasure Principal', a weekend theatre workshop exploring Play with John Wright on March 8th and 9th. This Birmingham-based workshop focuses on the ways and means of generating play. In London, Theatre-Rites is holding auditions on February 25th for physical theatre performers to take part in a site-specific project in Germany, and also for puppeteers, circus performers and aerialists to take part in an Easter 2009 Lyric Hammersmith main stage show.
Also in the UK, the Proper Job Theatre Company in Huddersfield has two weekend Biomechanics Workshops. On March 29–30 is the Introduction to Biomechanics and on April 5 and 6 it is Working with Text. Biomechanics is a unique approach to movement training, developed by Russian theatre visionary Vsevold Meyerhold. His ideas have influenced major directors such as Peter Brook and Grotowski.
In France, Balagan International is inviting circus companies, training centres and other circus trade professionals to take part in Salon Mondial Du Cirque, the first world circus trade show. The show is being held in Paris, from April 11 to 13. In Stockholm, Sweden, the SU-EN Butoh Company is offering a movement workshop on April 5th. With the SU-EN Butoh method, the body is pushed beyond personal limits and re-constructed, thus developing new tools for making dance. And in Athens, Greece, the 4th International Festival of Making Theater is calling for workshop proposals from acting, movement and voice teachers. Submissions deadline is February 29th, so be in quick to be a part of this.
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Sponsor: Total Theatre – The Annie Stainer School of
Physical Theatre, Western Australia
It’s not too late to join the 2008 ensemble for this unique physical theatre training and a limited number of scholarships are now available to help interstate students to come to Perth and train at Total Theatre.
"Thirty years after helping David Bowie meld theatre and rock music, a Perth woman is running a school devoted to training the cutting edge stars of tomorrow" (West Magazine 2002).
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Playspace: Clown Training with Alan Clay
Sydney Clown Intensive - Playspace
Monday 5th May to Friday 9th May, (5 days) 10am to 4pm each day
Alan's Sydney workshop series for 2008 has been themed for greater targeting of individual preferences, however each workshop will essentially cover the same ground work in clown, with a good physical warm up, and exercises to develop emotional expression and clown communication skills. The May Intensive will focus on creating a play space.
"When we play games, we suspend the 'real world' and allow interactions within defined rules, from which we can learn, and from which there are no real consequences. Games give us an opportunity to take risks in controlled ways. Through the experience of repeated attempts to achieve a goal, we refine our strategies, and thereby learn to evaluate the world, so the long term consequence of play, is knowledge. Play is a natural part of the growth process, so natural it is instinctual when we are young, and forms the bulk of our learning experiences. As we get older this natural process gets ritualised into sport, or recreational activities, or lost altogether in the knowledge and experience of life.
"Playfulness is central to clown, and this is why we think of clowns as child like, and why they appeal to children. For a clown, it's all a game and the normal rules of life do not constrain the game, and there are no real consequences. This is the truth of it, if we let it be this way, and it is this freedom to play that we love, and sometimes fear, in clowns." Rediscover this play space in this one week intensive.
$400 Price Buster (by March 31), $500 Earlybird (by April 15) $600 Full. (All fees and deposits are non-refundable) email: email@example.com to hold a place or make enquiries about this workshop.
Summer Clown Retreat 2009 - Wanganui, New Zealand.
Wednesday 14th to Sunday 18th January 2009 (5 days) 10am to 4pm each day.
Grab your chance to get away from it all and reconnect with the playful, inquisitive, cheeky, clown spirit in a beautiful outdoor setting, overlooking the mouth of the Wanganui river. The fees include six nights accommodation with kitchen facilities. The Clown Retreat will be held in a secluded studio within reach of breathtaking west coast beaches, bush walks and jet boat or canoe expeditions, but still handy to good coffee and all the facilities.
NZ$500 Price Buster (by August 31st) NZ$600 Earlybird (by November 15) NZ$700 Full. Including 6 nights accommodation with kitchen facilities. (All fees and deposits are non-refundable) email: firstname.lastname@example.org to hold a place or make enquiries about this workshop.
"In the best clown tradition Alan held up a window-mirror for us to step through and reflect on the patterns, habits and rituals of our days... It was funny, moving and excellent theatre." NZ Herald.
Feature: Dance Sisters, Auditions for two female lead Singer / Dancer / Actors, Wellington, New Zealand
Artmedia is holding auditions this weekend in Wanganui, and early next week in Wellington, for the lead roles in Dance Sisters, an online game and feature film set in Sydney. The film is a romantic drama, based on Alan Clay's second novel, about a female song and dance duo who overcome adversity and the control of a Kings Cross cyber sex cult, to win a song competition. There has been lots of interest in the audition, but we still have a few places available.
We require two women, early twenties or late teens, who can sing, dance and act, or have any of these skills. We are looking to cast unknown actors in these roles. You will need to commit to two years ongoing filming and hard work. The initial phase of the project will involve building up the online profile of the main characters by releasing a series of podcasts onto popular video web sites during 2008. This will mean rehearsals and video shoots beginning in the next few months and continuing through 2009. This will be followed by the feature film production in the summer of 2009/2010.
The pay during the web site phase of the project will be a combination of an advance and profit share in the feature film. Pay during the film production stage of the project will be standard industry rates. The Dance Sisters project will be an opportunity for some dynamic new performers to get great exposure, industry experience and have some fun! If you're interested in auditioning for either of these roles, please email us email@example.com . We are always happy to receive CV's and expressions of interest for work on our films. Find more information at: www.artmedia.net.au
Special Feature: Giovanni Fusetti in New Zealand -- Workshops 2008
AUCKLAND, MARCH 15 + 16 : Working On Your Own Clown. A coaching workshop for clowns
This workshop is specifically devised to give participants tools to work on their own material: both on their clown persona and on their numbers.
Participants will bring their clown and one existing number, routine or project, solo or not, finished or unfinished. They will present their clown and a short piece (max. 5 min), and this will be the basis for a coaching session that will focus on the three different hats that the clown-creator needs to wear: the Performer, the Director and the Author.
$195 ($165 conc.) Deposit of $50 to be paid asap to secure your place.
MARCH 21 to 24 (Easter) : From the Neutral Mask to the Red Nose.
The essence of physical comedy.
$380 ($345 conc) Deposit of $100 to be paid asap to secure your place.
WELLINGTON, MARCH 29+30: Commedia
Commedia dell’Arte is the theatrical play of urgency and survival: a physical celebration of rhythm, attitudes and improvisational madness.
The workshop proposes an introduction into the world of Commedia dell’Arte, and will touch upon the following themes, in order to reach the level of play that the mask requires.
- The Body in the Space and the levels of playing.
- The play of urgencies: animal states, humans passions and the poetry of survival.
- The analysis of the mask as a moving structure in the space: forms, trajectories, dynamic oppositions, mask and "contre"-mask.
- The essential types of Traditional Commedia.
- Lazzi and "botta e risposta" (action and reaction) as the basis of improvisation in Commedia dell’Arte.
$195 ($165 conc) Deposit of $50 to be paid by Feb 29.
Enrolment and information contact Greg Goodyer :firstname.lastname@example.org Mob: +64 0212674986
For further info on all workshops visit: www.giovannifusetti.com
Giovanni Fusetti was a student, pedagogical assistant and improvisation teacher at the Ecole Jacques Lecoq in Paris, France. He co-founded and served as pedagogical director of KIKLOS International School of Theatre Creation in Padua, Italy, and is now developing the school’s new form: HELIKOS. Giovanni has taught and collaborated internationally with theatre companies, schools and universities including Naropa University (Boulder, CO), LISPA: London International School of Performing Arts (London), Dell’Arte School of Physical Theatre (Blue Lake, CA). Giovanni’s 20 years of pedagogical research includes training in Theatre in Education, Augusto Boal's Theatre of the Oppressed, Gestalt Therapy, Bioenergetics, Wutao and Process Work. His pedagogy integrates physical theatre with different practices of physical and emotional awareness.
Feature: Angels Can Fly, a Modern Clown User Guide
Angels can Fly includes a mix of fiction which follows the adventures of ten clown characters, some personal clown anecdotes from clowns around the world, a total of 50 practical clown exercises, and some theory on the nature of modern clown. The book is available on order through bookshops and online stores in New Zealand, Australia, America and England.
"Clown is a fascinating, diverse, complex and exciting art form, which has existed around the planet for thousands of years. Like any art form it has to evolve to stay relevant to the culture nurturing it, and at the same time, and by its very nature, clown teases and turns upside down the cultural patterns and boundaries around us."
"The 16th Annual New Zealand Juggling Festival, Brookfield's Camp in Moore’s Valley (near Wellington), Thursday 20 - Sunday 23 March 2008 (some over Easter weekend). This friendly, relaxed festival includes workshops in all juggling (balls, rings, clubs, passing, diabolo, devil-stick, poi, fire skills, and more) and many circus skills (trapeze, unicycle, hula hoop, acro-balance and more), parties, renegade shows, shows for the public and formal and informal performance opportunities. This is a great opportunity to improve and share your skills and meet performers and juggling and circus enthusiasts from all over New Zealand. Groups will be up from CircoArts in Christchurch, from Dunedin, and Wellington’s vibrant circus scene will make this one of the best festivals yet. Heaps of events before and after the festival. Visit our web site for more information and contact details." Leila Martley, NZ Juggling Festival. Find a link to NZ Juggling Festival under Festivals at: http://www.artmedia.com.au/links9.htm
"Call for acrobatic physical acts or visual comedy acts, Fiji, 5th - 12th July 2008. I'm looking for stage/walkabout performers for our yearly event in Fiji. Looking for performers who are into cultures and experience, as this gig will fill your heart mind and soul. This event is the biggest of its kind in Fiji and I have been performing in it myself for 15 yrs. Greg Frisbee has already been booked to appear this year. Ideally I would like to book the acts from NZ or Australia, but will look as far as the US, if I have to. I am looking for shows at least 30 mins in length who can play to a family audience - performing 2-3 times per day. The package will include flights and accomm and a meal allowance along with a payment for services. This money is not huge but its a wicked gig. It runs from the 5th to the 12th July with the option to join the other performers on a 5 star tropical resort island for some rest and recreation for 3 days post gig. Please no straight juggling acts or dance troupes. Contact me via email with details to view your act. My apologies if I do not reply to your email personally, but all emails will be viewed." Shayne Thompson. email@example.com
"Cabaret Acts Needed, Adelaide Fringe Festival, Australia, 23 February - 15th March. I'm looking for cabaret acts in Adelaide for the fringe festival cabaret at Higher Ground. The Cabaret starts this sat 23rd and runs until the 15th March. I looking for anything...from multimedia, to circus, burlesque, puppet, new acts, experimental, impro...anything. You get a 10min spot and 3 free drinks at the bar. In the past Higher Ground has had massive audiences and is seen as a great opportunity to promote your show if it's here. If interested please call me at the higher ground cabaret phone." Kane Petersen, Higher Ground Cabaret. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 0450 442 063
"Body and Movement Workshop, Sydney, Australia, March 5th - 26th, Wednesdays. The Toolkit: Autumn 2008 sessions at Queen Street Studio will utilise the Feldenkrais Method as a point of departure (your relationship with your own body). We will endeavour to deepen the performers’ relationship with their instrument. An exploration of space, tempo and patterning, an interrogation of embodiment within the parameters of theatrical and performative genres. Bring your questions to be questioned. Bring your practice to be embraced and shaken not stirred. You’ll work hard (and soft) and have you’ll have fun! Week 1 will look at the extensors and getting you confidently into your environment. What makes a ‘scene/task/action/interaction’ work? What’s your practice? Week 2 will exploring the flexors and sensing vulnerability. What gets in the way of working? How to capitalise on ‘mistakes’? Week 3 is about action and reaction . . . explore the biology of the startle reflex and its impact on task and character. Week 4 Let’s wait and see! This session will be a culmination of individual and the groups work . . . you’ve just gotta be there. Registration deadline is 27 February. Please visit our web site for complete details." Chris Ryan, Guest Artist, Toolkit. Find a link to Queen Street Studio under Training at: http://www.artmedia.com.au/links7.htm
"Moonface Street Performers Festival, Melbourne, Aus, March 24th. We're currently taking applications for performers to take part in this years Moonface Festival happening on the Mornington Peninsula, Vic on Easter Monday, so if you're a Street Performer of any kind Including Escape Artists, Sword Swallowers, Acrobats, Clowns, Magicians, Contortionists, Comedians, Circus Acts, World Musicians, Dancers etc etc and you're available/keen to get involved, just buzz us through your full contact details, a bio, some pics and of course your going rate and we'll take a look! Visit our web site for full contact details." Jacqui Harvey, Peninsula Events. Find a link to Moonface Street Performers Festival under Festivals at: http://www.artmedia.com.au/links9.htm
"Grants for Performing Arts, submissions 4 February - 4 March 2008, must be US citizen or resident. If you are working on an exciting emerging fields, literature, or performing arts project we encourage you to apply in our upcoming Creative Capital grant round. Performing Arts may include dance, music theater, experimental music performance, non-traditional opera, spoken word, theater/performance art, puppetry, and interdisciplinary projects. To apply for a Creative Capital grant, you must first submit an Inquiry Form regarding your project. Tell us about your project and how, in conjunction with a Creative Capital grant, it will be catalytic for your artistic and professional growth. In addition, you will need to describe the influences that inform your work and how your work takes an inventive and original approach to form and content. Be prepared to present a basic budget and to identify the audience(s) for your project and any possible presenting venues. For the Guidelines, Inquiry Form and general information please visit the Creative Capital website." Sean Elwood, Director of Grants and Services, Creative Capitol Foundation. Find a link to Creative Capital under Resources at: http://www.artmedia.com.au/links8.htm
"Flying Trapeze Summer Jobs, New York, US. Do you think you have what it takes to be part of the I.FLY team? If you're interested in a career in flying trapeze and circus arts or a summer apprenticeship, we want to hear from you. We're looking for people to help with daily flying trapeze classes, events, performances, our after school program, summer camp and workshops. Our trapeze season runs from April to November. Out-of-towners feel free to apply. We can help you with housing. The following positions are available for I.FLY's 2008 Season: Experienced Flying Trapeze Instructors and Catchers; Circus Arts Instructors (Silks, Static Trapeze, Hoop, Straps, Spanish Web, Juggling, Clowning); Flying Trapeze/Circus Apprentices; Photographer; Website/Graphic Designer; PR/Marketing Apprentices. If interested, email Anthony with your qualifications. For more information and contact details, visit our web site." Anthony Rosamilia, i.Fly.LI. (Photo left: iFly Long Island) Find a link to i.Fly.LI under Training at: http://www.artmedia.com.au/links7.htm
Physical Theatre Workshop, Vancouver, B.C., 1 March 2008. The Tooba Physical Theatre Centre is offering a day-long workshop in physical theatre for people wanting an introduction to acting techniques which use the body as the primary means of expression. Tooba's training combines the emotional authenticity and detail of Grotowski-based acting work with the physical subtlety and beauty of Etienne Decroux's Corporeal Mime. Studying these subjects simultaneously gives the participant a strong sense of how the various elements of Physical Theatre training interconnect and lead towards a greater depth of experience and range of expression. Participants are introduced to ensemble structures and the tools for creating a safe space of emotional authenticity and techniques for expanding one's artistry. No previous experience is required. Register for one Intro to Physical Theatre Workshop and enjoy open access to future Intro classes at no additional cost. Registration is required as space is limited. For more information and contact details, please visit our web site." Dean Fogal, Tooba Physical Theatre Centre. Find a link to Tooba Physical Theatre Centre under Training at: http://www.artmedia.com.au/links7.htm
"Buskers Festival, Newfoundland, Canada, 8th - 10th August 2008. The Annual 2008 Downtown St. John's Busker Festival is taking place August 8,9 &10. This is the fifth year for our event which has an audience of over 30,000 spectators. St. John's is a great place to busk as the audience is very receptive to this type of entertainment both in terms of participation and hat contributions!! Also, we are the only Busker Festival in our province, so this is a highly anticipated event. Those interested should contact me via email. Please note that were are located in St. John's, Newfoundland, in Canada. Often St. John's, New Brunswick (also in Canada) is often confused with our city. For contact details, please visit our web site." Gaylynne Lambert, Marketing & Events Coordinator, St. John's Downtown Development Commission. Find a link to Downtown St. John's Busker Festival under Festivals at: http://www.artmedia.com.au/links9.htm
"Exploring Play Workshop, Birmingham, UK, 8th and 9th March 2008. Play and the Pleasure Principal is a weekend theatre workshop exploring Play with multi award winning director and teacher of theatre, John Wright . Play is at the heart of our creativity and if you're having a good time, you'll work harder and take more risks. This workshop focuses on the ways and means of generating play. We'll explore conscious and unconscious play, finding the game, revealing the game, hiding the game and opening up texts and situations through play. We will then go on to identify the different impulses towards traditional levels of play such as: clown, tragedy, buffoon, melodrama and commedia, psychological realism, and some evolving ones like: non-theatrical play and magic realism. This workshop is being presented by Cake, an organisation that believes bringing new people together to explore new ways of working will inspire and help develop new theatre in the West Midlands. For more information about this workshop or Cake please visit our web." Ian Pringle, Founder and Director, Cake. Find a link to Cake Theatre workshops under Training at: http://www.artmedia.com.au/links7.htm
"Auditions for Physical Theatre Performers, London, UK, week of 25 February 2008. Theatre-Rites is preparing a Site-Specific project for the Ruhr Triennale Festival, Germany. Auditions will be the week of 25th February 2008 in London, venue tbc. Research & Development will be 1 week in June 2008 (London). There will be a four week rehearsal on site commencing approx 4th August (Düsseldorf). Then a two weeks preview and performance 31st August to 14th September. This is a site-specific performance in a large derelict building. We are looking for a team of 8 performers and/or musicians who would thrive in a very real setting, with the audience moving around the various performers within installation environments. We are interested in: Physical theatre performers (the emphasis is not on the spoken word); Actors who speak German; Actor/musicians. We are particularly interested in percussive musicians or those with a strong singing voice. We offer fees for all research and development weeks. If you are available the week of 25th February please email or post your CV. As we are casting two projects, please state you are interested in the Site-Specific project. For further information on the company please visit our website." Roisin Caffrey, Theatre-Rites. (Photo left: Catch Your Breath 2004, photo by Alan Wood) Find a link to Theatre-Rites under Physical Theatre at: http://www.artmedia.com.au/links4.htm
"Call for puppeteers, circus performers, aerialists, London, UK, week of 25 February 2008. Theatre-Rites and Ockham's Razor are co-producing a visual spectacle for the Lyric Hammersmith main stage, Easter 2009. Inspired by the idea of a human mobile, three aerialists from Ockham's Razor will be constructing and performing on a large scale mobile. We are looking for further collaborators: actors with aerial skills, comic performers, performers with an associated circus skill who have a strong stage presence, puppeteers with a strong stage presence, musicians who like to play live. There will be a Research and Development week beginning the 3rd of March. We offer fees for all research and development weeks. If you are available the week of 25th February please email or post your CV. As we are casting two projects, please state you are interested in the Ockham's Razor project. For further information on the company please visit our website." Roisin Caffrey, Theatre-Rites. Find a link to Theatre-Rites under Physical Theatre at: http://www.artmedia.com.au/links4.htm
"Biomechanics Workshops , Huddersfield, UK, 29th-30th March and 5th-6th April. Biomechanics is a unique approach to movement training, developed by Russian theatre visionary Vsevold Meyerhold. His ideas were fundamental to modern theatre and have influenced major directors such as Peter Brook, Grotowski and Brecht. Weekend One - 29th & 30th March, Introduction to Biomechanics. Weekend Two - 5th & 6th April, Working with text. To attend just weekend two you will need to have trained with Proper Job Theatre Company or Talia Theatre in the past. For more information, please visit our web site." Naomi Whitman, Proper Job Theatre Company. Find a link to Proper Job Theatre Company under Training at: http://www.artmedia.com.au/links7.htm
"First World Circus Trade Show, Paris, France, April 11-13, 2008. Salon Mondial du Cirque, the first professional circus trade show will take place April 11-13, 2008 at the Porte de Versailles (Hall 6) in Paris. The event’s organiser, Balagan International, is expecting many professionals among the exhibitors and visitors. These will include circus companies, festivals, institutional professionals, manufacturers (tents, circus equipment and accessories, software and various circus-based products), cultural and circus training centres, professional and social organisations, service companies (communications, insurers, etc.), publishers and the media. For more information and contact details please visit our web site." Joëlle Berrebi, Balagan International. Find a link to Salon Mondial du Cirque under Resources at: http://www.artmedia.com.au/links8.htm
"SU-EN Butoh Method Workshops, Stockholm, Sweden, April 5th 2008. Creating a dancing and a performing body. Through re-defining the body and space, possibilities for movement are found. A specific quality/tension of the body which will be able to communicate to the audience is the artistic goal. The body is pushed beyond personal limits and re-constructed, thus developing new tools for making dance. No previous dance training is necessary, but participants need to be highly motivated and be prepared to work hard. For more information and contact details, please visit our web site." SU-EN, SU-EN Butoh Company. Find a link to SU-EN Butoh Company under Physical Theatre at: http://www.artmedia.com.au/links4.htm
"Call for Workshop Proposals, 4th International Festival of Making Theater, Athens, Greece. Submissions deadline February 29th 2008. Theater of Changes invites acting, movement and voice teachers to take part in the 4th International Festival of Making Theater (In.F.o.Ma.T.) which will be held July 6th – 13th 2008, at the Theater of Changes. Priority will be given to those teachers whose method is a novelty within the framework of teaching methods in acting, movement and voice. The selected teachers will have the opportunity to present their work three times to a different group of participants each time, over a three-hour workshop. Furthermore, teachers - in their turn - will be able to witness and keep themselves updated with other teachers' methods and working techniques. Please visit our web site for full application details and contact information." Georgia Angelopoulou, Theater of Changes. Find a link to International Festival of Making Theater under Festivals at: http://www.artmedia.com.au/links9.htm
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