Viewpoints and Suzuki - with Ingrid Blekys April 28 & 29 2018
Viewpoints and Suzuki are physical approaches to acting developed by Anne Bogart and the SITI Company based in NYC. This methodology is taught around the world and is a short-hand for creating work for the stage. SUZUKI method is rigorous training developed by Tadashi Suzuki. The training seeks to heighten the actor’s emotional and physical power, deepens focus and concentration. VIEWPOINTS is an improvisational technique creating expressive stories in real time and space. Viewpoints training enhances spontaneity, working from artistic impulse to generate bold theatrical work. No previous experience necessary.
Ingrid Blekys - Associate Artist A founding member, Ingrid has worked in the theatre for over 30 years as an actor, director and educator. She is a graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada and received her MFA in performance from York University in 2005. Ingrid has worked on stages throughout Canada and the U.S.A.: Stratford Festival, The Belfry Theatre, Court Theatre and The Grand Theatre, to name a few. She has taught at Windsor University, University of Victoria, University of Chicago and York University. Presently Ingrid teaches acting and movement for the actor at Fanshawe College in London. She is the recipient of the Dorothy Somerset Theatre Award, Denise Pelletier/Guthrie Award, the Nahlini Graduate Award and was nominated for a Joseph Jefferson Award.
Dates Saturday, April 28th, 10am -3pm Sunday, April 29th, 2pm - 5pm
Fee Fee: $95 (regular), $75 (caea), $65 (student) Early Bird Special: Register before April 15th to receive a 15% discount * financial bursaries available