SEMINAR 2019: “FROM BIOMECHANICS OF SCENIC MOVEMENT TO EXPRESSIVE ACTION. EMOTIONAL GESTURE”
NIKOLAJ KARPOV’S METHOD PRESENTED BY MARIA SCHMAEVICH
Work on Moliere’s «Don Juan“ and
The seminar will take place at “Teatro del Giglio”
in Lucca (Tuscany, Italy)
from 2 to 12 August, 2019
(August the 7th rest day)
The course offers a method that combines the basic principles of actor training and its application to working on text.
THE PROGRAM IS COMPOSED OF THREE SECTIONS.
DEVELOPMENT OF PSYCHOPHYSICAL QUALITIES OF THE ACTOR. INDIVIDUAL, PAIR AND GROUP TRAINING.
Exercises for flexibility, coordination, tension, balance.
Exercises with objects: chair, table, stick, ball, etc.
Individual and pair acrobatics.
Exercises that develop a sense of partner, a sense of space, speed, time.
Falls, wrestling, brawl, stage blows.
DEVELOPMENT OF THE PRINCIPLES OF THEATRICAL BIOMECHANICS
The concept of position and sense of form of movement.
The concept of «failure» — the preparation and the feeling of the beginning of the movement
The concept of «Point» — a sense of form and degree of tension in the position. Il
The concept of «brake» — a sense of inertia.
The concept of impulse and its development in motion.
The concept of «Send» — a sense of movement (strength, amplitude, drawing,
The concept of «Phrase» — the transition from movement to action.
Work on the composition of the movement based on the principles of theatrical biomechanics.
Working with music, as with a partner in plastic compositions.
Work with music as an emotional provocateur.
Search for emotional movement, gesture, provoked by music.
Alignment of the plastic composition based on the material found.
EFFECTIVE ANALYSIS OF DRAMATURGICAL TEXT AND ITS PRACTICAL APPLICATION:
Concepts «Situation», «Event», and «Action»
The principle of dividing the action into phrases.
Playing with action in «Failure».
Expression of action through word and movement.
Physical characterization of the character.
Building the game actor on the principles of theatrical biomechanics.
The number of available places is limited.
those wishing to participate should fill the application form on :
rubrica News ( starting from Apile 2019)
The application form must be filled and sent to
firstname.lastname@example.org before July 15th, 2019.
The enrolment fee is 550,00 € (for those who have already attended 480 €) :
including seven hours of lessons for day,
for ten days , to be paid before July 21, 2019.
We thank “Teatro del Giglio” in LUCCA for collaboration