Theatrical interpretation for circus performers
Tuesdays and Thursdays, November 17, 19, 24, 26 and December 1 and 3, 2020.
Schedule : from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
[ 12-hour training ]
November 9, 2020
Maximum number of participants
CostSubsidized Rate: 31.00$
Actual Value: 207.00$
In order to be eligible for the subsidized rate, participants must reside in Quebec and either be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident,or hold a work permit (open or closed). In addition, they must have one of the following employment statuses: Self-employed individual or Support for Self-Employment Measure, employee of a non-profit organization or a company whose payroll does not exceed $2,000,000, recipient of Employment Insurance or Social Assistance, recipient of an employment integration measure, or unemployed.
Designed for circus artists, this workshop explores different concepts to develop acting skills, including stage presence, interpretation of texts, the possibilities of the voice, and other theatrical techniques. The instructor will guide participants to develop tools to create characters and develop their theatrical sensibility.
This workshop is for circus artists and is offered online on Zoom.
"Alain Zouvi, a passionate and generous thespian, was able to transmit his knowledge and stimulate our imaginations through our emotions to enrich our approaches to circus performance. Brilliant!"
- Geneviève Besette
A computer and a good wifi connection.
Alain Zouvi has 39 years of experience as a theatre and television actor. He has 13 years of experience as a director and 20 years of experience as a teacher and acting coach. He has been working as a voice over actor for almost 40 years. During his childhood, he rubbed shoulders with the circus world when his father, also an actor, worked as ringmaster.
(Photo credit : Julie Beauchemin)
The twelve-hour workshop will be divided into six two-hour sessions covering the following topics:
• Approaches on how to approach characters
• Reading and adapting texts
• Preserving spontaneity
• Listening in acting
• How to serve the other and how to serve the story when acting