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Physical Theatre Workshop: Transformation Tools for Actors and Dancers


  • October 2, 2021 | 1:00 pm

This 2-hour workshop led by Joan Gavaler is for actors and dancers of all backgrounds and levels of experience. Participants will explore physicality and movement as it relates to storytelling, character development, and ensemble building. The workshop will start with your strengths and add new skills in a supportive and playful environment.

Topics to be explored

-Movement approaches drawn from theatre, dance, and acrobatics training (including Viewpoints)

-Movement improvisation in response to internal and external impulses

-Creative collaboration

-Partnered movement (such as Contact Improvisation, partner acrobatics)

-Compositional and narrative tools for performer-created projects

Workshop Guides:
Joan Gavaler
Keaton Hillman and Marjie Southerland