Using different types of masks (full and half-masks) we will get to know the basic principals that guide an actor in her or his work such as; neutrality, mimo-dynamics, simplicity, restrictions and precision of movement for example). We will use improvisation of body and voice as a means for sculpting our scenic presence.
The course is comprised of the following elements and themes:
Neutral mask: the essentials.
Larvary mask: incorporating shape and form.
Character mask: working on precision in action.
Half mask: voice and passions.
Workshop suitable for actors, dancers, directors, theatre makers, choreographers, sculptors, puppeteers, designers, architechts, teachers, people interested in education and theatre pedagogy.
Wear dark, unified and comfortable clothing.
Tutore: Pau Cirer and Clíona de Brí
Dates: Thursday July 19th and Friday July 20th 2018
Times: Thursday, 4-9pm and Friday, 10-6pm
Location: Studio 4, The Lab, Foley Street, Dublin 1.
The Actor and the Mask Workshop at The Lab, Dublin