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Course

The Living Text

Advanced playwriting workshop
Teacher: Alícia Gorina ,
Dates
From 20/07/2020 to 24/07/2020
Timetable
From Monday to Saturday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Space
Sala Beckett
Language
Catalan
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Total hours: 15h

Contact: obrador@salabeckett.cat

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Course description

This workshop will be virtually.

The creator of shows such as Watching Peeping Tom or Solitud proposes a course centred, more than ever, on textual scriptwriting and the different ways of understanding it.

Once I wrote, for an article in the journal (pausa.), that in my work as a stage director, the text is a material often converted into images and emotions, with which I establish a relationship of intimacy and submission. That I don’t want the text to enslave me or hinder me, that in some way I convert the text into images and it is based on these that I work on the stage performance, but at the same time that I cling to the text as though it were a refuge, because it is something solid that enables me to develop the creation with greater freedom. It is impossible for me to imagine the texts beyond their lived shows. From the moment that I work on them, they become my own, and I become their author.

For this course, I want to return to this reflection to investigate ways that we can relate in performance terms with the presence or absence of the text, always understanding it as a rich and living stage material. Our starting point will be our own or others’ theatrical or non-theatrical texts, or stage ideas or diverse dramaturgies. We will write, we will read, and we will also be creating live, to generate material that is both stage-related and textual, dramaturgies that link the text to a specific stage proposal, while always seeking our own personal voice.

This will be a practical course, aimed at anyone interested in the performing arts in general.

Alícia Gorina
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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