The Ume Group School: 12-Week Physical Theatre Course
Winter/Spring 2018 Quarter
Dates: January 24 - April 20th, 2018
Duration: 12 weeks, 3 hours ea. week
Day: Wednesdays January 24 & 31, February 7th, February 15th (Friday), February 21, February 28th, March 7th, 14th & 21st, April 4th, 11th & 18th
Showcase: Friday, April 20th, 5-7pm dress rehearsal, 8pm - 10pm showcase
Course Fee: $495 (Early Bird: $375 if you pay in full by December 31st, 2017)
No interview required.
A limited number of partial scholarships & work-study positions are available.
In this course, students work under the direction of The Ume Group’s Artistic Director, Keelie Sheridan and Associate Artistic Director, Yokko, to grasp the fundamentals of the company's 3 primary disciplines: yoga, butoh and devising. The variety of technical, analytic, meditative, and creative course components are aimed at creating for each student a deeply embodied understanding of critical concepts for the physical theatre such as energy lock, active stillness, whole body listening, soft landing, neutrality, embodiment, resonance, ensemble play and more!
"This is a beneficial and necessary training as an actor, no matter what kind of theater you're interested in making."
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NOTE: In order to apply for financial aid, click the "Register Now!' button and follow the prompts. Non-selected Financial Aid applicants can enroll on a space-available basis at the Early Bird Registration price until 1/15/18. However, paying the $100 non-refundable deposit is strongly recommended in order to secure your spot.
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