Switch off your brain! Performance course 4th Edition (extended)

Switch off your brain: from October 2017
A snapshot from “Switch off your brain 2016”

(FULL! SEND US AN INQUIRY AND YOU’LL BE ABLE TO JOIN LAST-MINUTE IF SOMEONE DROPS OUT)

Course: October 9 – December 11
Shows: December 15, December 16 + 1 show in January 2019.

Instant Theatre Berlin‘s popular performance-oriented format enters its 4th edition!!! A new 10-week acting project for a group to develop an original theatre performance. Focus of the work: how to bring authentic life on stage, the quality of stage interactions and the creation of an original performance.

In everyday life, we are trapped in our heads and our brain produces a constant stream of rational and irrational thoughts. How can we be creative, how can we be relaxed, how can we enjoy the acting process, how can we be honest on stage while all these never-ending thoughts are running through our heads?

In this workshop, we will focus on the sensitivity of our bodies in order to get far away from our daily habits. We will work from the mindfulness of the body in order to find the source of our movement. Through our training, we will find new ways of communication and action on stage.

Most part of our sessions will be dedicated from the very beginning to develop an original theatre performance using devising theatre techniques, improvisation on stage and collective work.

This course is aimed at people with some previous experience in acting or any related field (music/dance/performance/any other relevant discipline. High-school theatre and similar experiences are also OK, it’s just better if you are not an absolute beginner. If you are a beginner, please refer to the First Steps in acting course instead). The reason for this is, this course is 100% focused to create a collective piece of work to be presented on stage. We will use our background, our stories and our personalities as a creative element for our performance.

This year we want to bring the performative experience of the group to the next level: our performance will be played in front of an audience for 3 nights at the end of the course between December 2018 and January 2019!!! You will have the possibility to be on stage for 3 shows, just like a regular company. We strongly believe this experience will be very powerful for all of us.

MAIN TRAINER: Marcelina Bożek, theatre instructor, actress, director.
Produced by Alex Casadio for Instant Theatre Berlin

Switch off your brain!
10 Weekly meetings (Tuesdays, 7-9 PM)
Project duration: From October 9, 2018 to December 11, 2018
Final performances: December 15 + December 16, 2018 + one date in January 2019 to be defined
Location: our performance venue @800A Berlin
Meetings: Tuesdays, 7-9 PM @Theaterhaus Berlin Mitte
Discounted price: 180€

How to get the discounted rate:
Register until September 15, 2018!!!// All Instant Theatre Actors from previous courses have access to the discounted fee. Max 10 participants, please register early!

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

REGISTER HERE:

 

Use the form and the PayPal button above to register and pay the fee for the class of your choice.
*How to get the reduced price: Early Bird period (up to one month before or until the given date), University students (with Ausweis), returning students. We’ll be in touch with you as soon as we get your registration.
For alternative payment methods (i.e. direct bank transfer), just register for the class and wait for us to get in touch. MAX 10 PARTICIPANTS! Please remember that your registration is only binding after your transfer reached us!
Any Questions? Contact us.

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