Suzuki/Viewpoints

Monday, May 7th, 2018 | Blog

With Thomas Morgan Jones

Join us this summer for a performance and creation intensive led by incoming Artistic Director Thomas Morgan Jones.

 

THE SUZUKI METHOD OF ACTOR TRAINING

Developed by internationally acclaimed director Tadashi Suzuki and the Suzuki Company of Toga, the Suzuki Method’s seeks to heighten the actors emotional and physical power and their commitment to everyone moment on stage by returning the wholeness of the human body to the theatrical context.  It is a rigorous physical discipline that acts as fundamental training for actors in the use of their bodies, their energy, and their voice.

VIEWPOINTS

Originally created by choreographer Mary Overlie as the Six Viewpoints, SITI Company expanded the training and adapted it for actors.  It’s primary focus is on elements of time and space in training that is intuitive, spontaneous, and improvisational.  It helps a company of actors to generate material, gives them tools to repeat and interrogate their work and instincts, and creates ensemble.

DATES & TIMES: 

Monday August 27th to Saturday September 1st

Monday – Friday, 10AM to 2PM, Saturday 10 AM to 5 PM

FEES: $200

REGISTER

THOMAS MORGAN JONES

Thomas has worked across Canada and internationally as a director, playwright, dramaturg, instructor, and movement coach.  His productions have received eleven Dora Mavor Moore Awards and eight nominations, he received the 2011 Dora Mavor Moore Guthrie (Stratford Festival), and has been nominated twice for the John Hirsch Award (2008 & 2011) and for the Pauline McGibbon Award. 

As a workshop leader, he has been dedicated to sharing what he has learned at SITI and SCOT.  He has run workshops at the Stratford Festival Birmingham Conservatory (six seasons), The Randolph Academy, Sheridan College, Theatre New Brunswick, St. Thomas University, and Mount Allison University as well as in private workshops in Toronto.

 

PTE Adult Company Presents: Murder by Poe written by Jeffrey Hatcher

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018 | Blog


PTE Adult Company Presents:
Murder by Poe
by Jeffrey Hatcher
Directed by Brenda McLean

May 4 @ 8:00 PM
May 5 @ 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM

Tickets: $10 / $8 (students/seniors)
Available by calling PTE Box Office at 204.942.5483
or at the door

Gendis Studio
Prairie Theatre Exchange
3rd Floor Portage Place

Youth Summer Intensive

Thursday, April 19th, 2018 | Blog

Coming July 2018:

YOUTH SUMMER INTENSIVE (13-14, 15-18)

An intensive summer program for junior and high school students in theater arts. This challenging two week program covers a broad range of performing arts skills. Training will consist of script analysis, character-based scene work, improvisation, speech and vocal performance, movement, monologue preparation, vocal development, a final performance project, guest workshops and field trips.

Working alongside local theatre professionals, you will be immersed in intensive workshops that will develop your skills as an actor, creator, and artist. This program will connect you with your peers and future colleagues, introduce you to local actors and productions, and develop a wide range of collaborative and artistic skills. If you’re serious about theatre, this is the program for you.

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