Entries by Panta Rei Theatre

COMMEDIA dell’Arte for the 21st century

COMMEDIA dell’ARTE for the 21st century Course The Cass 15th of Sept. grotesque, surreal & funny!Information & booking: https://www.londonmet.ac.uk/courses/short/commedia-dellarte-for-the-21st-century/ #commediadellarte #arte #art #commedia #body #expression #gesture #physicality #character #work #language of the body #communication #connection #craft #technique #precision #stamina #attention #focus #audience #interaction #actorslife #directors #actors #theatre #makers #creators

COMMEDIA dell’Arte for the 21st century

COMMEDIA dell’ARTE for the 21st century Course The Cass Enrolment now open. Intense 5 weeks course beginning on the 15th of Sept. Information, course description & enquiries: https://www.londonmet.ac.uk/courses/short/commedia-dellarte-for-the-21st-century/ #commediadellarte #arte #art #commedia #body #expression #gesture #physicality #character #work #language of the body #communication #connection #craft #technique #precision #stamina #attention #focus #audience #interaction #actorslife #directors #actors […]

COMMEDIA dell’Arte for the 21st century

C COMMEDIA dell’ARTE for the 21st CENTURY COURSE @The Cass Intense course open to theatre-lovers, actors, directors, teachers, theatre-makers, pedagogues and anyone interested in exploring an ancient and profound art. An opportunity to discover the legacy of this ancient form of theatre and its applications in contemporary performance. Not only devising theatre and improvisation, but […]

COMMEDIA dell’Arte for the 21st century

COMMEDIA dell’ARTE for the 21st CENTURY COURSE @TheCass: https://www.londonmet.ac.uk/courses/short/commedia-dellarte-for-the-21st-century/ BOOKING OPEN – the course starts on SAT 15th of September. Less than 2 weeks! #commediadellarte #arte #art #commedia #body #expression #gesture #physicality #character #work #language of the body #communication #connection #craft #technique #precision #stamina #attention #focus and lots of #fun ! #actorslife #directors #actors #theatre […]

COMMEDIA dell’Arte for the 21st century

COMMEDIA dell’ARTE for the 21st CENTURY COURSE @TheCass: https://www.londonmet.ac.uk/courses/short/commedia-dellarte-for-the-21st-century/ Commedia dell’Arte is a visceral theatre that speaks to the senses first, then the intellect. The actor communicates through the powerful language of the body much more effectively than with abstract concepts and words. Scala asserts that “even the smallest gesture at the right moment, and […]

COMMEDIA dell’ARTE for the 21st century

Commedia dell’Arte celebrates the corporeal and the physical rejecting the anti-corporeal; it responds to the repression and stigmatisation of the body and its needs by putting them ‘centre stage’ – not only in style (physical performance) but also in content (themes). Come to discover the power of commedia as a tool to explore the body […]

COMMEDIA dell’ARTE for the 21st CENTURY

I describe my work as ‘Artisan Theatre’. This expression embraces the notion of theatre as craft: ‘artistic know-how’. My own work ‘favours’ the practical over the intellectual. I consider my work, both as a director and an actor-director, comparable to the work of a tradesman: an artisan, a carpenter or a builder. Through practice I […]

COMMEDIA dell’ARTE for the 21st century

Anything that contributes to the creation of my performances – written, visual or aural material – ends up in a comprehensive ‘collection’ of inspiring items. This is my contemporary re-invention of the zibadone. In Commedia a zibaldone or libro generico is a commonplace book where actors would collect a personal repertoire of recyclable commonplaces, speeches […]