Golden Autumn Arts Oasis
International Performing Arts Camp
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Movement: Directing/Teaching Lab
October 25 - 30, 2017



The international program aims at performance and movement practitioners from all over the world interested in movement directing and teaching.

The workshop is open to actors and dancers interested to expand and diversify their professional vocabulary, instructors who work with actors, practitioners from dance, theatre and sport interested to improve their understanding of practical and theoretical aspects of movement in contemporary performance.

This course offers a special vocational teaching in the field of movement for actors and production practice for movement directors. 

There are opportunities for the development of individual movement skills and their application to the work with actors. 

Tradition, experience, eclecticism and innovation summarize the understanding of movement training for theatre. This unique course was created in this spirit.

Practical sessions are designed to enhance the skills of movement teachers and movement directors.

Students may expect to encounter the techniques by the outstanding performing arts practitioners, such as V. Meyerhold (Biomechanics), M.Chekhov (Psychological Gesture), K. Stanislavski (Physical Action).

PROGRAMME LEADER

The Artistic Director of the program is the theatre director, choreographer and teacher, Sergei Ostrenko. 
 
The working language is English

REGISTRATION

To apply for participation, please fill in the online Application Form.
If you have questions about this program, please contact iugte.projects@gmail.com

Participation fee is 750 EUR (early bird reduced fee) / 850 EUR
The fee covers participation in all events of the program: practical training, lectures and discussions (the fee does not include accommodation, please see room details below).

There are several partial scholarships available at the moment. Each scholarship covers 200 EUR of the total participation fee. Apply online

ACCOMMODATION
The group accommodation (shared twin or single room at participant's choice) and group meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) are organized at the hotel of the beautiful XII century Monastery. Participants stay and practice all together at the same venue. The payment for the room and meals should be made upon arrival. Click here to the room information and transportation.

The official arrival day for the group is Wednesday, October 25th from 14:00. 
The departure day is Monday, October 30th after breakfast.

SCHEDULE:

October 25th, Wednesday:  

From 14:00: group arrival & check-in.
16:00-17:00: acquaintance tour around the Monastery.
18:00: first meeting & introduction.
20:00: dinner.

October 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th:

07:30-08:15: morning warm-up in nature.
08:15-09:00: breakfast.
09:00-10:00: break for preparation.
10:00-12:30: creative workshop.
12:30-13:00: break.
13:00-14:00: lunch.
14:00-15:00: break.
15:00-18:00: creative workshop.
18:00-18:30: break.
18:30-20:00: creative discussions.
20:00-21:00: dinner.

October 30th, Monday:

08:00-09:00: breakfast.
before 10:00: check-out & departure.
Click here to find out more about the Monastery, accommodation and transportation details.

IUGTE Staff will be glad to help you in planning your travel itinerary and practical details.
  
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"The whole experience could be described as one enormous boost
of inspiration, innovation, motivation and creativity...
I consider myself very lucky to find the place like IUGTE and have 
opportunity to participate in their events"
Evgeniya Kalugina, Netherlands

"Definitely is a positive outcome because besides enjoying and having so much of good time, I’ve learn so much from other practitioners also the director, Sergei at the way he conducted his workshop. There’s respect among each other and is worth the time and money for this workshop" 
Lim Pei Ern, Malaysia

"I'm grateful for getting the chance to work on simple and concrete tasks, and rediscover them for myself. I found new perspectives on, and within, a lot of the exercises we did throughout the days...What I appreciated the most was the opportunity to meet colleagues from so many different backgrounds and countries. This was beyond any expectation that I had in advance. It was a pleasure to feel how the group managed to get into a very relaxed and developing work dynamic"
Tanja Andreeva, Norway

"The truly international nature of the convergence, brought together people from many parts of the globe, united by the common passions shared, cultures and ideas were shared freely, collaborative possibilities discussed and many jolly conversations had over tasty Italian meals. The choice of venue was splendid. The monastery buildings, the surrounding grounds, and the sea, was the perfect setting for a quiet retreat to relax the mind and let the body create"
Mrinalini Sekar, India

"This workshop will not only teach you how to perform, but also teach you how to put yourself (as a performer) or your peers (as a director) into a state of total creativity where every activity gives rise to a performance in itself...Take part in the magic of theatre..."
Kalyl Kadri, Lebanon-Brazil

"I am feeling really happy and grateful with Sergei and all the IUGTE team for being part of this experience (my first international experience of this kind), meeting all this new people and learning so much of each one. This opens my eyes and my heart to new posibilities and to make sure that there are a lot of amazing opportunities to share and learn.
I really hope to meet you again, soon!"
Karla María Álvarez García, Mexico

"It was a truly a rebirth of my spirit, refocusing of my mind, equipping myself for the road ahead. It is see you soon,
not good bye,
as we will always be connect through our passion.
Our unspoken language.
Our breath..."
Zamora Simmons,
Trinidad and Tobago

"This lab truly was a break through experience for me because it showed me the importance of our body not just as a vessel for movement but it showed that through gesture one can use that to invoke emotion thus, through using this in practice and in the rehearsal room one can really add depth to characters".
Lauren Karl, USA-UK