Theatre exists in the provocative mixing of greed, ambition and sex…
International Summer Theatre Workshop
Steps Theatre, New York, stepstheatre.com
July 25, 26; August 1, 2, 8, 9; 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm; The Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York, Studio C, 520 Eighth Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10018
An intensive, collaborative Master Class for actors, directors and playwrights who aspire to deepen their understanding and practice of theatre.
Improvisation: building and developing a scene
Creating characters and dramatic scene study
Approaching and developing a role
One session $40, six sessions $150
Upon completion of the Workshop the best students will be offered the opportunity to participate in Steps Theatre projects.
Please send your resume, headshots and brief statement of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for submission: July 20th, 2015
The number of participants is limited.
Conducted by Slava Stepnov internationally renowned Steps Theatre Artistic Director and playwright.
A graduate of the Russian Academy of Dramatic Arts (GITIS) in Moscow, Mr. Stepnov has been working for the theatre over 30 years as director and playwright.
Mr. Stepnov came to the United States in 1995 as a guest teacher and director at the Actors Theatre of Louisville. In 1997 Stepnov moved to New York City and founded the Steps Theatre Production Company.
Beginning with its very first production, the company has been working with actors of different nationalities and theatre schools, producing plays in English, Russian and Spanish.
Stepnov’s directing credits include pieces by Chekhov, Shakespeare, Pirandello, Byron, Pushkin, Cortazar, Vampilov, Albee, Singer and others. His productions were presented to the audiences in US, Latin America, Eastern Europe, New Zealand and Russia.
Production of "Cain" was selected by "OOBR Review" magazine as the best production of the month in New York City. Slava’s works were critically acclaimed by Daily News, The Village Voice, OOBR Review Magazine, The Jewish Week, Show Business Weekly, Noticias Del Mundo, El Comercio, Metro, Forward, Dominion Post, Equity Magazine (Australia).
Mr. Stepnov is visiting professor of Britanico Theatre School (Lima, Peru), Wellington School of Dramatic Art (Wellington, New Zealand) and Annual International Theatre Workshop in NYC.
He is the author of plays and essays about the practice and the history of the theatre.
Critics have called Stepnov's style "movie-esque" and referred to him as a "genuine artistic whose choices in a process of searching for forms and expressions are always surprising".
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