Monday, August 11, 2008

International Physical Theatre Laboratory

International Physical Theatre Laboratory under the direction of Sergei Ostrenko (Russia) from 1 - 7 November 2008 in Ystad, Sweden

The Lab is open to performers from different creative genres and techniques inspired by Physical Theatre as a bold, vibrant and multidimensional approach to contemporary theater performance. Participants will explore Physicality as the principal creative instrument. Theatre, dance, circus or any other kind of performance, performer’s trained body is inspiring, astonishing and surprising spectator’s feelings.

Sergey Ostrenko is a Russian director and teacher working in professional theatre over twenty-eight years. His creative way has passed through the Cold War of the 1980s, collapse of the USSR in the 1990s, creative ordeals in the period of the interethnic tension in the Baltic and joining the New Europe. His creative work is the synthesis of the Russian Theatre School and the newest experiments in various performing arts.

To apply for participation, candidates should send a CV (resume) and a brief letter of motivation to stating the title, dates and place of the event. The Lab will take place in Ystad, a historical Swedish town situated at the southern point of Sweden on the Baltic Sea. During the Lab accommodation and meals are provided for participants. Click here for more info.

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