La MaMa Umbria
Announces Artists for
Workshops in Italy
Playwrights, Composers and Theatre-Makers from Iraq, Japan, Italy and the
United States offer personal insights into theatre-making at La MaMa Umbria in
July / August, 2012. This year’s emphasis is on Collaboration amongst artists
in the theatre and other disciplines.
Among the renowned
theatre practitioners who will participate are: Elizabeth Swados, Neil LaBute, JoAnne Akalaitis, Mac Wellman, Yoji
Sakate, Stephan Koplowitz, Kwesi Johnson, Melanie Joseph, John Moran among
Workshops range from Site-Specific Performance, Meyerhold
Technique, Using Noh with Modern Texts and The Actor/Playwright Collaboration to Creating Theatre Through Music, Pataphysics of Performance and The Tempest and the Sea.
All participants live
and work at La MaMa Umbria International, Founder Ellen Stewart’s 15th
century arts complex in the Umbrian hills near Spoleto. La MaMa Umbria includes
a rehearsal studio, an outdoor stage, gallery space, a café and other unique spaces. Fresh, delicious food
comes from the garden and many meals are cooked in a 500 year-old stone oven.
La MaMa Umbria offers
4 distinct programs in 2012 including
International Symposium for Directors/Theatre-makers, Playwright Retreat,
Master Acting Workshops and
Residencies. Most workshops include visits to areas of local culture
including Assisi, Perugia, Orvieto or other ancient towns and performances at
summer festivals and community events.
The deadline for
Registration/Application for the various programs is May 15, 2012 (except
Residencies). Detailed information and Registration/Application Forms can be
found at http://lamama.org/programs/la-mama-umbria-international/. For more
information, call (212) 620-0703 or (212) 254-6468..
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