The Makings of the Actor: THE ACTOR-DANCER

International Conference, Athens 1-11 September, 2020 Hosted by Michael Cacoyannis Foundation, Alkmini Theatre - Cartel The Makings of the Actor: The Actor-Dancer is an international conference held under the auspices of the Michael Cacoyiannis Foundation, the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, and the Labanarium, organized by Post-doctoral Researcher Dr Kiki Selioni. Conference Venue: Michael Cacoyannis Foundation, Alkmini Theatre, Cartel, Athens and online click program: https://themakingsactor.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Conference-September-2020-4-1.pdf The Actor-Dancer conference will be the first of…

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Live Streaming Performance – Kasper Ravnhøj – BEFORE IT AALL ENDS

DAY: Friday 11th September 2020 Time: 20.30 Athens Time Zone  Kasper Ravnhøj will be creating a performance that is shaved bareof any fluff and cut to the bone. A depiction of pure instinct in dance, of the brawls and light of life.A ripple of confessions through dance, convulsing through forebodings,oscillating between life and death, a performance created for a veryintimate experience between audience and dancer. Expect to walk away with a…

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Teaching Demonstration The Actor and Ensemble Composition: Lars Henning and 3rd Year students at the Copenhagen International School of Performing Arts

Day: Thursday Time: 14.00-15.00 Athens Time Zone Lars Henning Artistic Director Cispa (Copenhagen International School ofPerforming Arts) Denmark This presentation aims to demonstrate two key aspects within the CISPA approach to actor training: ensemble sensitivity and expressivity, both physically and vocally. By this we mean the sensibility of each performer in yielding their individual expressivity to the collective effort and flow, while maintaining awareness of the composition, of musicality, and the…

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Performance Seagull: noname

Premiere 15th of march, Dečje pozorište Subotica 2020 direction&scenography: Diagonal theatre Seagull Depressed clownery based on' Jonathan Livingston Seagull ' by Richard Bach This is the story of a person who once realized that she wasn’t living her life and that she cannot continue living like that. The person says, "freeze-frame! I want to understand where I’ve made a mistake," and plunges into the space of her inner self. And in…

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Vita Brevis by “Rodez” Theatre Group

Day:11th Friday September Time:16.30-17.30 A few words about the performance: “I was born to share love, not hate” said Antigone roughly 800 years before Codex Floriae was written. 2.500 years later, the question remains: why have we come on Earth if not to love and be loved? Could one of the most turbulent love affairs in the history of Christianity answer that? “I’m waiting for you, therefore you exist”. Vita brevis…

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Performance Lecture: DE-CODE:/MNEMONIC IN MOTION

Day: Thursday 10th SeptemberTime: 20.30 Research Project: Choreographing-Live-Archives: Dance, Ancestry & Storytelling as Creative Emergent Modes of Practice Vicky Spanovangelis A performance, dance and ancestry project fusing creative modes of performance practice with ethnographic and historical research.  DE-CODE:/MNEMONIC IN MOTION, is an experimental documentary film presented as a performance-practice lecture, exploring the researcher’s auto-biographical journey of tracing their family roots.  As part of the Choreographing-Live-Archives research project, and as a creative…

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Teaching Demonstration by Jake Harders

Friday 4th September   14.00-16.00 Athens Time Zone Jake Harders, Community Drama and Diploma Manager, RoyalCentral School of Speech and Drama, London (UK)Updated CV can be foundhere: https://www.cssd.ac.uk/staff/jake-harders-ba-ma-mphil Summary of workshopThe actor training work of Jerzy Grotowski placed the emphasis on thebody as the route towards the role, and indeed by extension towards selfknowledge. Since Covid-19, much actor training has been forced to migrate online to platforms such as Zoom. This migration poses…

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The Actor-Dancer as an Artist-Citizen

Thursday 3rd September 11.30 -  13.30 Athens Time Zone bio Juliet Chambers-Coe is a GL-Certified Movement Analyst,Laban and a PhD candidate at the Guildford School of Acting at theUniversity of Surrey. Director of Labanarium; Associate ArtisticDirector The Makings of the Actor.Juliet trained as an actress (GSA) and for over a decade worked intheatre, T.V, film and radio. Since gaining a Masters Degree in SomaticStudies and Labananalysis from the University of Surrey…

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Workshop: Untangling Space and Time

Workshop: Untangling Space and Time: A workshop in cultivatinggreater sensitivity and play in the actor’s relationship to space and time. DURATION: 4 HOURS Day: Tuesday 8th September Athens Time: 11.00- 15.00 Fees workshop Participants: €50Virtual Attendees:€30Venue: Michael Cacoyiannis Foundation for info and booking please send to: info@themakingsactor.com In this practical workshop, practitioners Zoe Katsilerou and EilonMorris will share aspects of their approaches to actor training. Drawing on their respective research into somatic…

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