March 23, 2008

theatre conferece in slovenia

April 14-17, 2008
Bovec, Slovenia

Dear Colleagues, International University "Global Theatre Experience" is inviting colleagues to take part in the international performing arts conference in Slovenia. A small number of places for FREE participation in all events of the conference program are available on a competitive basis. Accommodation and meals expenses: 150 EUR.

We shall provide you with accommodation in a hotel in twin room (three nights), two meals per day (breakfast and lunch), tea/coffee breaks. The conference will take place in Bovec, the mountain resort and the ancient alpine town located in north-western Slovenia in the Trenta valley of the Julian Alps.

PROGRAMME: workshops, performances, works in progress, readings and lectures by conference presenters from UK, Sweden, Russia and USA:

· "Psychophysical Training Through Movement Improvisation" - Workshop by John Britton - director, performer, writer and educator, Senior Lecturer in Performance at the University of Huddersfield (UK).

· "Performer's Physicality: Biomechanics (Meyerhold), Psychological gesture (M.Chekhov), Physical action (Stanislavsky)" - Workshop by Sergei Ostrenko - theatre director and teacher (Russia).

· "Reflections on the total regeneration of a post high school, professional dancers training program" - Presentation by Fay Nenander - choreographer, teacher, Senior Advisor at The Ballet Academy Stockholm (Sweden).

· "Carnival Arts and Its Impact on Arts Education" - Presentation by Shabaka Thompson - cultural activist, social engineer, Director of the Yaa Asantewaa Arts and Community Centre, CEO of Carnival Village based in Notting Hill (UK).

· "Arts Education and the Disaffected Student" - Presentation by Annie Cornbleet - teacher, education consultant, expert in Creativity and the use of Arts Education, co-founder of CETTIE - Cultural Exchange Through Theatre In Education (UK).

· "Splendid Mummer" by Lonne Elder. A monodrama on the life of the outstanding Black actor: Ira Aldridge" - Presentation by Shango Baku - actor, writer, director, journalist, Artistic Director of CETTIE - Cultural Exchange Through Theatre In Education (UK).

· "Approaches to Movement-Based Theater" - Performance and lecture-demonstration by Pal Bernstein - performer, instructor of physical theater, professor at Rutgers University (USA).

REGISTRATION:To apply, candidates should send a CV and a brief letter of motivation to stating the title, dates and location of the event.



Michael Cooperman
Project Coordinator
International University
"Global Theatre Experience" (IUGTE)
T. +44 020 8133 2593
London, UK

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