2nd meeting

16 | 20 MAY 2013, AMSTERDAM ,HOLLAND.

SECOND WORKSHOP  CONDUCTED BY MS. LIDIA BIONDI, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF MIMOTEATROMOVIMENTO FROM ROME, ITALY

 

Link to the Amsterdam Performance Programme
Link to a historical note about Commedia dell’Arte
Link to the EurPol Amsterdam meeting report

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WORKSHOP PROGRAM

The workshop was divided in two parts:
1 – Commedia technique
2 – Performance with workshop participants

Commedia dell’Arte Technique

• Plastic and physical exercises
• Use of the space
• Mime techniques (Decroux method)
• Vocal exercises
• Movement techniques
• Use of masks
• Study of the principle Commedia dell’Arte characters
• Study of scenes by anonymous Commedia authors

– Participants  met for 5 hours daily. The class was  limited to (about) 15 students.

Performance

The last 2 days of the workshop were focused on preparing the performance, which was based on the European project theme: MIGRATION.

* There was also an historical introduction to Commedia Dell’Arte .

 

31 March, 2013