Imago Theatre announces ‘ATELIER’ – professional development workshop series for artists

6 workshops to be offered from September 23rd to October 1st, 2017

Imago Theatre is hosting 6 professional development workshops for emerging and established artists to fundraise for ARTISTA: Imago’s free youth mentorship program for young women. The workshops are $75 each and will take place on Sept. 23 and 24 and Sept. 30 and October 1, 2017.

WORKSHOPS OFFERED:

ADAPTATION
with Erin Shields
September 2310:00-6:00pm
Location: Youtheatre Studio 5333 Casgrain Ave

Governor General award-winning playwright Erin Shields offers guided exercises for participants to work through their own process of writing and adapting plays. This workshop will assist in identifying, owning and reimagining plot structure, character, dialogue and image.

BUTOH
with Kyungseo Min
September 2310:00am-2:00pm
October 1 10:00am-2:00pm
Location: Both workshops at: Playwrights’ Workshop Montreal (7250 Clark St Suite 103)

Performer and playwright Kyungseo Min offers an approach to Butoh, a Japanese dance theatre form that helps break down habits, barriers and physical inhibitions in order to engage in rich, alive performance.

DRAMATURGY
with Micheline Chevrier and Emma Tibaldo
September 24 10:00am-6:00pm
Location: Playwrights’ Workshop Montreal (7250 Clark St Suite 103)

Award winning director Micheline Chevrier (Artistic Director of Imago Theatre) and renowned dramaturg and director Emma Tibaldo (Artistic and Executive Director of Playwrights’ Workshop Montreal) offer dramaturgical approaches for preparing new and established scripts for the stage.

INTRODUCTION TO MASK
with Anana Rydvald

September 3010:00-6:00pm
Location: Playwrights’ Workshop Montreal (7250 Clark St Suite 103)

Award winning performer and theatre creator Anana Rydvald opens the door to the world of mask. Through neutral, full face and half mask, participants are guided through various physical and vocal archetypes to discover rich, fully embodied characters.

PURE MOVEMENT
with Rebecca Harper
September 232:30-6:30pm
Playwrights’ Workshop Montreal (7250 Clark St Suite 103)

Award-winning movement teacher Rebecca Harper (Head of Movement at the National Theatre School) leads a training specifically geared towards actors. Going back to the fundamentals using movement analysis, image and Laban, the workshop will work toward Pure Movement’s connection to text.

THE BASICS OF VOICE ACTING
with Lucinda Davis and Pauline Little
September 24 10:00am-6:00pm
National Theatre School of Canada (5030 St Denis St)

Award-winning voice performers, Lucinda Davis and Pauline Little, share their insight into voice acting. In this studio workshop, participants will be privy to their years of experience including how to approach a microphone, how to audition, how to protect the voice and dubbing.

In taking one of these workshops you will be receiving valuable professional development, creative exchange and support at a discounted rate of $75 with a $50 dollar tax receipt. Participants will also be directly supporting a mentorship program that uplifts and empowers young female leaders and creators.


For more information and to register,
visit www.imagotheatre.ca/atelier-2017/

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