Performing Practices - 1st semester
To deeply know all the possibilities and difficulties of performing arts by means of practical exercises.
Docente a definir
Weekly - 3 letivas + 1 tutorial
Total - Available soon
BARBA, Eugénio; SAVARESE, Nicola (1985) Anatomie de l´acteur, Cazilhac, Bouffonneries Contrastes;
BRENNAN, Richard (1994) A técnica Alexander, Lisboa, Estampa;
BRECHT, Bertold (s/ data) Estudos sobre teatro: para uma arte dramática näo-aristotélica, Lisboa, Portugália;
BROOK, Peter (1982) The Empty Space, London, Penguin ;
CHEKHOV, Michael (1984) To the Director and Playwright, New York, Limelight ;
CLURMAN, Harold (1997) On Directing, New York, Fireside ;
MEYERHOLD, Vzevolod (1980) O Teatro Teatral, Lisboa, Arcádia ;
MITTER, Shomit (1992) Systems of Rehearsal: Stanislavsky, Brecht, Grotowski and Brook, London, Routledge;
SMITH-AUTARD, Jacqueline M. (2005) Dance composition, London. A & C Black ;
SOLMER, Antonino (dir.) (1999) Manual de Teatro, Lisboa, Contracena ;
STANISLAVSKI, Konstantin (1979) A Preparação do Actor, Lisboa, Arcádia ;
STRASBERG, Lee (1988) A Dream of Passion: the development of the method, London, Bloomsbury ;
STREHLER, Giorgio (1980) Un théâtre pour la vie, Paris, Fayard.
There will be workshops: big empty space, working clothes, body and voice training combined with table work on theatrical text or on texts and videos that inspire choreographic work and on options for staging and composition; progressive building of characters and of the final projects.
The evaluation will consider attendance, participation during the classes, ability to work in groups, creativity, body and voice skills, capacities to direct or choreograph, and understanding of stage languages.
1) posture, relaxation, sensorial work and bodys freedom
2) contact improvisation;
3) relations between voice and body; breathing and good use of the voice;
4) options for transposing a dramatic text on stage
5) options to build a character;
6) methods for the actors and performers;
7) blocking, mise en place, composition ;
8) experimental presentation of a performing project.
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