Roving Classical Commedia University* Mask Arts Company Presents Commedia dell’Arte, Summer WorkshopActors, Artists, Dancers, Directors, Clowns, Teachers, Students and Variety Artists, 6 Days 2015 June 21 – 26 New York, NY

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“Anyone can open the drawer marked Commedia dell’Arte,
but, having opened it, how does one know what to choose from it
.”
Carlo Mazzone-Clementi 1974

Since 2001: teaching Commedia dell’Arte as close to how we believe it was performed in the 1500’s

Roving Classical Commedia University*
Mask Arts Company
Presents
Commedia dell’Arte
Summer Workshop
Actors, Artists, Dancers, Directors, Clowns, Teachers, Students and Variety Artists
6 Days 2015
June 21 – 26
New York, NY

in the Grand Salon at CENTRO ESPAÑOL 239 West 14 St, NYC

$535 over 40 hours
$35 reserves your place

212-255-2882
[email protected]
commediau.com


RCCU 2015:
Teaching Classical Commedia dell’Arte since 2001 as close to its original form as we believe it was performed in the 1500’s. Participants discover and develop their personal historical Commedia dell’Arte traditional characters, style with their individual qualities.
Areas this workshop will concentrate on:
Commedia dell’Arte characters
Their movement, gesture, history of the characters, improvisation, lazzi, mask work, mime, physical skills, prop manipulation, rhythm, scatology, scenario work, women and more; all integrated.
Arlecchino
Pantalone
Dottore
Capitano
Brighella
Lovers

Scenario & Improvisation
Much of our scenario and improvisation work will be taken from our translation of one anonymous scenario and four of Flaminio Scala scenarios believed to be performed by the legendary Gelosi Company 1572 to 1604.

The master teacher:
Stanley Allan Sherman
Ecole Jacque Lecoq Theatre Mime Movement – 1972 graduate
:
making a living performing, directing, mask making, writing and teaching since then

Member of: Screen Actors Guild American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, Actors Equity Association and Association of Theater Artists and Craftspeople

Bio, Reviews & Client Quotes http://www.maskarts.com/stanley-short-history.html

video: commediau.com http://www.commediau.com/

Download pdf summer workshop printable flyer


Academic credit:
Total contact hours of class time 40 hours.

For students or teachers seeking academic credit, please discuss the possibility with your academic advisor about receiving credit as independent study.
Teachers seeking CEU’s, please speak with your administration about receiving credit for this non-accredited workshop. We are happy to discuss and help you with your needs.

Thank you for passing this information onto individuals who may want to take advantage of this workshop.

 

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