Intro to Zen Acting – Summer intensive weekend workshop (Aug 4-5 // 25-26, 2018)


Instant Theatre Berlin is proud to present a new intensive summer weekend workshop in August aimed at exploring acting and performance from a different angle.

In this 2-day course we’ll be exploring and focusing on the inner life of the performer when she’s on stage. What if we could use constant focus on ourselves and on our reactions and become able to play every scene and every role? What if we could get constant guidance in our performance by just keeping track of our inner activity? This course is addressed to performers of background and any level who would like to make their stage acting more natural and consistent, letting the creativity flow freely without losing effectiveness in their performance.  Intro to Zen Acting is also strongly recommended for people who want to confront their stage fears and get rid of any stiffness or unease once and for all.

Zen Acting is a new approach to acting developed by Instant Theatre Berlin, and its main purpose is to treat the acting discipline as a natural practice that starts from within. In Zen Acting we combine acting training exercises and self-awareness routines inspired by the Zen philosophy, allowing each performer to explore how inspiration and creativity work on stage, and how can we can play around with full awareness and control of our emotions.

This weekend workshop is an introductory course to the discipline. It consists of 8 hours of training (4h on Saturday / 4 hours on Sunday, 2-6pm), and takes place twice in August on different weekends with similar contents.

Day #1: Intro – Main concepts – Observation – Individual work
Day #2: Creation – More Zen practices – Partner work – Conclusion


Alex Casadio @instanttheatreberlin

Alex Casadio, theatre instructor and founder of Instant Theatre Berlin

Due to the variety and the structure of the activities, this class is suitable for all levels, from more expert performers to newcomers. The course is held in English.

Intro to Zen Acting 2018
2 intensive sessions (4h on Saturday / 4 hours on Sunday, 2-6pm)
Project duration: Saturday-Sunday August 4-5 & 25-26 2018
Meetings: Saturday & Sunday, 2-6pm
Location: 800A Berlin, Stettiner Strasse 19, 13357 Berlin
Early Bird price NOW: 60€!!!! <— Register & pay until July 15.
Full price: 80€
Price for both weekends: 120€

MAX 10 Participants per group!! Please consider registering early.

If you prefer to pay by bank transfer, please register through the form below and we’ll contact you in short.

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