Acting Workshop – Intensive
“Love the art in yourself not yourself in the art” C. STANISLAVSKY Learn true “method” acting with the Award Winning Director/Writer LUCIEN BOURJEILY
TO APPLY, SEND BY EMAIL TO: firstname.lastname@example.org
1-) Full name 2-) Contact number/details 3-) Motivation paragraph (explaining why you’d want to participate in this workshop, max 200 words) 4-) NO previous acting experience required, but if available please send also your CV
**** Please note that confirming attendance on the event page is NOT enough to apply/register ****
Application Deadline: Tuesday, February 7th, 2012.
Seats are very limited.
**1st Session starts on Saturday Feb 25th at 4 p.m. **
Intensive 16 hours training in method acting techniques, character building, scene performance, improvisation, and scene analysis from selected plays from Modern Realism (Robertson, Strindberg, Chekhov, Isben, O’Neill, etc…)
The workshop consists of two means of study:
(1) Workshop sessions to develop acting/ character building skills
(2) Scene work to provide study in working with scripts.
Upon completion of this workshop one should develop the ability to Analyze acting scenes, construct a detailed Character from the Givens, create Objectives, find appropriate Actions and locate Transitions. One will learn skills to communicate effectively as a stage performer through the demonstration of specific desirable attributes in scene performances.
220$ (4 sessions x 4 hours per session)
CERTIFICATE & VIDEO
A certificate of completion will be delivered by the end of the 4 sessions to all participants,
along with Videos/Pictures pertaining each of the participant’s best acting scenes/parts during the workshop which could be added to their acting portfolio.
Al Madina Theater (Hamra Street)
Saturday Feb 25th – 4 to 8 p.m.
Sunday Feb 26th – 4 to 8 p.m.
Saturday Mar 3rd – 4 to 8 p.m.
Sunday Mar 4th – 4 to 8 p.m.
FOR MORE DETAILS/INFO PLEASE CHECK EVENT PAGE OR CONTACT
LUCIEN BOURJEILY in brief
Mostly known for his innovative work as a director in the performing arts field and as a filmmaker, for more than 10 years (since early 2001), has conducted numerous acting, improvisation, and storytelling workshops in Lebanon, the Middle East, Europe, and the U.S. to a wide variety of participants. His work has traveled the worldwide festival circuits and won him many prestigious awards of which the YCE international British Council award in Scotland.
He was the first to introduce, in 2008, interactive improvised theater (Forum Theater, theater sports, and other improv formats) to the Lebanese and Middle Eastern audience. He founded ImproBeirut (the first professional improvisational troupe in the Middle East) that same year to spread awareness about improvisational theater in the Arab world and a year later (in 2009) he co-founded VAPA association to advocate the use of arts to resolve social issues.