Talks and Workshops 2018

 

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Talk

WHEN: Tuesday 19th June 2018

WHERE: John Lyon’s Theatre

TALK: Narrative and Theatre

COMPANY/SPEAKER: Eusebio Lázaro, Director of Qué Raros Son Los Hombres

TIME: 17.30 – 18.30

Brief Description

Novels, through lying, express a curious truth, which can only be expressed in a veiled and concealed fashion, masquerading as what it is not. The talk by director Eusebio Lazaro, deals with fiction and representation, and will touch on topics including the beginnings of oral and written literature, the narration of myth, mimesis and theatre becoming an independent genre.

In Spanish with an English interpreter

PRICE: CONCESSION: £5 FULL PRICE: £10

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Talk

WHEN: Friday 22nd June

WHERE: John Lyon’s Theatre

TALK: The Other Generation of ‘27

COMPANY/SPEAKER: El Vodevil. Susana Hernández

TIME: 16.00 – 17.00

Brief Description

Pedro Salinas, Vicente Aleixandre, Jorge Guillén, Federico García Lorca and Rafael Alberti Merello are probably the most well-known members of the Generation of ’27 but there was another Generation of ’27 that was almost eclipsed by the first. Susana Hernández will talk about the latter which included Antonio de Lara (Tono), Miguel Mihura, Jardiel Poncela, Edgar Neville, José López Rubio and K-Hito, who revived the foundations of humour in theatre and cinema.

In Spanish with an English interpreter

PRICE: CONCESSION: £5 FULL PRICE: £10

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PAST WORKSHOPS

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WORKSHOPS 1 & 2

WHEN: Sunday 28th January 2018

 

WORKSHOP #1: Introduction to Spanish Classical Theatre and Verse by Paula Rodriguez from ‘Teatro Inverso’

TIME: 11.15 – 12.45

Brief description

This workshop is an introduction to Spanish Classical Theatre through the works of one of it’s most significant authors; Pedro Calderon de la Barca.

The course is an introductory level and no particular skills are needed. Please bring a notebook and pen if you wish to take notes.

This session will take place in Spanish with an English interpreter.

WORKSHOP #2: Training for Actors; Bodily Poetics. Run by Paula Rodriguez

TIME: 13.15 – 14.45

Brief Description

This workshop is an introduction to the physical and vocal training called: Bodily poetics, developed by our theatre company “Teatro Inverso”. Our method explores how to find the connection with words through physicality when working as actors with classical text.

This is an introductory workshops but previous acting training is needed (any level from beginners to BA students to professional actors or directors). Bring comfortable clothes.

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WORKSHOP 3

WHEN : Sunday 11th February 2018

WORKSHOP #3: Theatre Workshop: Movement by Sergio Jaraiz

TIME: 11.00 – 13.00

Brief Description

This workshop is about exploring basic movement skills and how to develop them.
This workshop is open to everyone. Please wear comfortable clothes for moving in.

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WORKSHOP 4

WHEN : Sunday 25th February 2018

WORKSHOP #4: Architecture Within Theatre: Objects and People by Luis Amália

TIME: 11.00 – 13.00

Brief Description

The workshop is about creating an ensemble theatre piece exploring the ebb and flow of a common living space, because architecture is the theatre or our lives.

No previous acting skills are required. Open to people willing to listen and create a collective piece of theatre. Just bring yourself and your ideas!

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WORKSHOPS 5 & 6

 

WORKSHOP #5: Theatre of the Oppressed: An Introduction to Image and Newspaper Theatre by María Estevez-Serrano and Diego Ludicissa

WHEN: Sunday 18th March 2018

TIME: 11.00 – 14.00

Brief description

Over the course of the two workshops Maria and Diego will introduce some of the main Theatre of the Oppressed techniques Image Theatre, Newspaper Theatre and Forum Theatre. You will explore these techniques and their main objectives.
You will need to wear comfortable clothes to move around in, and a pen and paper.
This session will take place in Spanish with an English interpreter.

 

WORKSHOP #6: Theatre of the Oppressed: An Introduction to ForumTheatre by María Estevez-Serrano and Diego Ludicissa

WHEN: Sunday 25th March 2018

TIME: 11.00 – 14.00

Brief Description

Over the course of the two workshops Maria and Diego will introduce some of the main Theatre of the Oppressed techniques Image Theatre, Newspaper Theatre and Forum Theatre. You will explore these techniques and their main objectives.
You will need to wear comfortable clothes to move around in, and a pen and paper.
This session will take place in Spanish with an English interpreter.

 

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WORKSHOP 7

WHEN : Sunday 15th April 2018

WORKSHOP #7: The Concept of Dramatic Structure by Germán D’Alessandro

TIME: 11.00 – 14.00

Brief Description

This workshop is an introductory course on the concept of ‘Dramatic Structure’ developed by Argentine director Raul Serrano, and based Stanislavski’s Method of Physical Actions.
Loose clothing should be worn. Please bring a bottle of water, a notebook, and a pen.
This session will take place in Spanish with an English interpreter.

 

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WORKSHOP 8

WHEN : Sunday 22nd April 2018

WORKSHOP #8: How to Direct Yourself Before an Audition by Vidal Sancho

TIME: 11.00 – 14.00

Brief Description

This workshop is about how to direct yourself for a scene or monologue with no help from anyone else, ideal for audition pieces.
Please bring a notebook and pen to take notes.

 


WORKSHOP 9

WHEN : Sunday 13th May 2018

WORKSHOP #9: Translating for The Stage by Kathryn Phillips-Miles and Simon Deefholts

TIME: 11.30 – 13.30

Brief Description

The workshop will focus on translating Spanish-language plays into English.
This workshop is aimed at advanced students of Spanish with native English skills. No prior preparation of texts will be required.

 

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Inaugural Talk

WHEN: Wednesday 6th June 2018

WHERE: King’s College London, Bush House Auditorium

TALK: Barroque Theatre and a Humanistic Vision. Man in Barroque Theatre: Man’s Theatre

COMPANY/SPEAKER: Ignacio García (Director of Almagro International Festival of Classical Theatre)

TIME: 13.00 – 14.00

Brief Description

The Golden Age is one of the most florid moments in poetic and theatrical rhetoric in the history of humanity. Only profound knowledge of Spanish Baroque verse, as well as knowledge on the philosophies and ideological realities of its context, will allow one to interpret and understand Baroque texts from a contemporary perspective. Taking Calderon’s ‘Life is a Dream’ as a starting point, Ignacio García, Director of Almagro International Festival of Classical Theatre, will take us on a brief journey from text to contemporary staging.

In Spanish with an English interpreter

 

Ignacio García. El humanismo convertido en arte en las escenificaciones Pdf here

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Workshop

WHEN: Tuesday 12th June 2018

WHERE: John Lyon’s Theatre

WORKSHOP: Introduction to Understanding and Interpreting Spanish Golden Age Theatre

COMPANY/SPEAKER: Apata Teatro/Nacho Vilar Producciones SL. José Bornas (Director of Malvados de Oro)

TIME: 11.00 – 12.00

Brief Description

The term Siglo de Oro (Golden Age) is used to describe the Early Modern period in Spain, a time of extraordinary artistic flowering. The sixteenth and seventeenth centuries saw a monumental increase in the production of live theatre, and it was in this period where Spanish culture brought a crop like no other in terms of dramatic genius. This workshop, led by José Bornas, aims to introduce those who are interested, to Spanish Golden Age theatre and will cover a range of topics including playwrights of the time, staging, texts, characters, the public, relevant themes and many more.

In Spanish with an English interpreter

 

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Workshop

WHEN: Friday 15th June 2018

WHERE: John Lyon’s Theatre

WORKSHOP: Spanish Golden Age Theatre and Verse

COMPANY/SPEAKER: Coenergia Manager SL/ Jóvenes Clásicos. José Carlos Cuevas, Actor of A Secreto Agravio, Secreta Venganza

TIME: 14.00 – 18.00

Brief Description

Peter Brook said, “There are a million ways to say the same line, but we first have to find where that beat is first, because that is what gives the line its electric energy and suspense”. José Carlos Cuevas, will lead a workshop on the ample language of verse in Spanish Golden Age Theatre.

In Spanish with an English interpreter

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Workshop

WHEN: Sunday 17th June

WHERE: John Lyon’s Theatre

WORKSHOP: Classical Theatre for Young People

COMPANY/SPEAKER: El Aedo Teatro. Jesús Torres

TIME: 16.00 – 17.30

Brief Description

Jesús Torres will lead a workshop aimed at young people who are interested in Spanish Classical Theatre. In this practical workshop, Torres will focus on a few scenes from Spanish Golden Age theatre and will explore verse and staging in an exciting and interesting way. He will also teach those interested how to apply didactic tools from classical theatre to a classroom and how to use classical works to talk about relevant topics.

In Spanish with an English interpreter

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Talks and Workshops 2018