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NWPL Summer 2016 Performance Ecology Work Session

Presented by New World Performance Laboratory (NWPL) at Balch Street Theatre, Akron OH

Jul 05 - 17 2016
NWPL Summer 2016 Performance Ecology Work Session

This two week long session will include creative training in the basic elements of the actor’s craft: physical exercises, voice work, attention and perception, precision and flow, seeing, listening, meeting, and devising.

This two week long session will include creative training in the basic elements of the actor’s craft: physical exercises, voice work, attention and perception, precision and flow, seeing, listening, meeting, and devising. Participants will engage in personal research and intensive physical work.

Performance Ecology is more than a workshop; it is a performance event that encourages the task of creating culture—hands on. Jairo Cuesta and James Slowiak have fashioned a structural tool that builds community and compassion while exploring the participant’s individuality, creativity, and cultural dignity.

This field of research, conducted by Cuesta and Slowiak, investigates the interdependence of a variety of stimuli available to the actor.  Their research developed into a flow of detailed exercises, songs, dances, texts, and creative work—all of which serve to reclaim the performer’s vital forces and capacity for contact.

Performance Ecology is an exploratory structure that

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ADMISSION INFO

Fee: $500 (non-refundable $200 is due upon acceptance into the program.)rnThis fee does not include travel, housing or food. For out of town participants, NWPL will help you locate accommodations.

Contact: 330-867-3299

Email: nwplab@gmail.com

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LOCATION

Balch Street Theatre

220 S Balch Street, Akron, OH 44302

PARKING INFO

Parking is available in the adjacent lot.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

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