Dates: June 19 – June 30, 2012
Participants will enjoy fourteen days living and working on unique creative projects with internationally acclaimed artists: choreographer Stephan Koplowitz and composer John King. The work created during the Residencies will lead to performances at the La MaMa Spoleto Open, special fringe event of the Spoleto Festival of 2 Worlds.
(in English with Italian translation)
Date: July 3- 31, 2012
The International Symposium for Directors, sponsored by La MaMa Umbria is a training program for professional directors, choreographers and actors. Internationally renowned theatre artists conduct workshops and lecture/demonstrations. (in English language.)
Session One: July 3 – 17, 2012
Stephan Koplowitz – Site Specificity and the Director’s Eye
Neil LaBute and Marco Calvani – The Truth on the Stage
Elisabeth Swados – The human being as theatre instrument
Karin Koonrod – The Tempest and Image of the Sea
Session Two: July 17 – 31, 2012
John Moran – Devising Work Using Pre-Determined Melodic Structures
Dr. Fadil Jaf – Elements of Meyerhold
Yoji Sakate – Japanese Theatre Tradition
Melanie Joseph – Why Do We Make Theatre? And for Whom?
Date: August 2 – 12, 2012
Playwrights will enjoy ten days living and writing in the Umbrian countryside at La MaMa Umbria International, Ellen Stewart’s artist residence in Italy.
Facilitator: Mac Wellman (in English language)
Dates: August 14 – 24, 2012
A ten-day intensive workshop for actors and perfromaers with world-renowned teaching artists. Enhance your skills and learn new approaches to your craft. Teaching artists: Kwesi Johnson and one more artist to be announced (in English language).