Approach to life. Scenes from Chekhov

Acting workshop for professional actresses and actors
Teacher: Àlex Rigola ,
From 15/07/2019 to 20/07/2019
From Monday to Saturday, from 10 am to 2 pm and from 3.30 pm to 5.30 pm (Saturday, morning only)
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Total hours: 34


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Course description

One of the most international of Catalan theatre directors proposes a workshop for professional actors interested in the training, research and perfecting of a stage truth based on Chekhov’s The Seagull.

Workshop aimed at actresses and actors interested in training, research and perfecting of a scenic truth in text-based theatre.

Through scenes from Chekhov’s The Seagull, we will be pursuing how to find this investigation of scenic (not reality) truth with a minimum of game rules.

The acting utopia as the goal: how to give continuity to the scenic truth of the actor in performance number 100. Or at the very least, a subjective analysis of what is shown, with no holds barred.

Àlex Rigola

Àlex Rigola is one of the country’s most important theatre directors. He has been the artistic director of the Teatre Lliure (2003-2011), of La Biennale di Venezia (2010-2016) and of the Teatros del Canal de Madrid (2017-2018). He is the founder and director of HEARTBREAK HOTEL performing arts company.

Highlights among the shows he has directed include 23F Anatomia d’un instant (2021), La gavina (2020), Aquest país no descobert que no deixa tornar de les seves fronteres cap dels seus viatgers (2019), Vania (2017), Ivànov (2017), Who is me. Pasolini (2016), El público (2015), Incerta Glòria (2015), 2666 (2007) and European House (2005).

Important information

Admission to the course will be based on order of arrival and CV assessment, which should be sent (with photograph included), filling in the form on the right.

Places on courses are limited. Places will be reserved once the course amount has been paid. Payment must be made within one week of receiving the corresponding acceptance email.

The dates indicated for each course or seminar may be subject to variations in exceptional circumstances. These will be notified when applicable.

For the course to take place, a minimum number of students must be registered. If this number is not reached, the course will be cancelled and the student will have the option of registering for a different course (providing that there are places available) or alternatively will receive a refund of the amount paid (100%). If a student withdraws, a refund of 75% of the registration fee will be applicable, providing that written notice is given at least 10 days before the start of the course.

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