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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Online Launch of Performer Training Reconfigured by Frank Camilleri

Monday 7th September Athens Time: 10.00- 10.30 Venue: Michael Cacoyannis Foundation The presentation consists of a discussion by the author of the recentlypublished Performer Training Reconfigured (Bloomsbury 2019, 2020). Thebook puts forward the ‘post-psychophysical’ as a more extended form ofpsychophysical discourse and practice that emerged and dominated in the20th century. The ‘post-psychophysical’ updates the concept of anintegrated bodymind in various ways, such as the notion of a performer’sbodyworld that incorporates technology…

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Online Workshop – Urban Butoh: An introduction into a transcultural practice

Online Workshop Urban Butoh: An introduction into a transcultural practice Wednesday 9th  September Athens Time: 11.00- 15.00 Venue : Michael Cacoyannis Foundation by Dr. Olu Taiwo, Senior Lecturer in Performing Arts, Department ofPerforming Arts, University of Winchester, UK. workshop fees: Participants: 50€                Virtual Attendees: 30€ for info and booking please send your application and brief CV to:info@themakingsactor.com This workshop will be an introduction into…

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Us, Joints – Trial& – Performing Arts

PERFORMANCE Title: Us, Joints Group: Trial& - Performing Arts Thursday  10 September  2020 Athens Time: 20.00 THEATRE ALKMINI The interdisciplinary group Trial& presents the performance “Us,Joints”. The act explores the ways in which the body delimits itself within a system of predetermined functions, either because of infrastructural boundaries or within normalities. Central to the discussion was the concept of ‘production’ as an end in itself and its convenient execution within non-places. A…

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Performing & Presenting in English with Confidence and Clarity

21 – 25 September 2020 Venue: Movement Studio Deligianni 19, Athens Performing & Presenting with Confidence and Clarity (PPCC) workshops and individual coaching sessions are intended for those who have the need to work in English, including: actors (of all levels of experience)business executivesprofessionalsacademicslawyerspoliticians The workshops will enhance your ability to speak with a Standard English accent, and foster your ability to radiate confidence and engage audiences through your physical presence, whether…

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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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WORKSHOP: LABAN FOR ACTORS AND DANCERS

Facilitated by Dr Kiki Selioni and Alexandros Psychramis Venue: Movement Studio Deligianni 19, Athens The application of Laban’s method in actor and dancer training has a long history. Although Laban himself applied his method to the training of actors and dancers, it was left mainly to his followers to develop, often erratically Laban’s insights. Practitioners such as Jean Newlove, Yat Malmgren, Geraldine Stephenson, Brigid Panet and so on have all continued…

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