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E-Mail vom 3.4.2008
Invitation for performers, performing arts educators and teachers!
International Conference "PERFORMING ARTS TRAINING TODAY" 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 firstname.lastname@example.org stating the title, dates and location of the event. PROGRAMME DETAILS: http://www.iugte.com/projects/theatre_conference.php ACCOMMODATION and VENUE: http://www.iugte.com/projects/Bovec.venue.php
Please feel free to forward this information to your colleagues and students. We look forward to meeting you! Sincerely,