ATELIER THEATRE WORKSHOPS SUPPORT YOUNG WOMEN’S ACCESS TO THE ARTS
“Micheline Chevrier has worked across Canada and abroad as a director, artistic director, dramaturge and teacher. As a director, she has worked at such theatres as The Shaw Festival, the National Arts Centre, Theatre Calgary, the Globe Theatre,Manitoba Theatre Centre, Canadian Stage, Centaur Theatre and many more.”- On Atelier workshop leader Micheline Chevrier (Tackling Text and Meeting the Director)
“Martha Ross co-founded Theatre Columbus with Leah Cherniak after she graduated from École Jacques Lecoq in Paris. Continuing in the spirit of their training, their company created twenty-eight original comedies, including the world renowned The Anger in Ernest & Ernestine (1987)”- On Atelier Workshop leader Martha Ross (The Character’s Voice)
“Anana Rydvald trained as an actress and mask artist in both Europe and Canada and is a teacher at John Abbott College in Mime and Improvisation. She worked for the renowned Scandinavian Theatre group Cantabile 2 and was awarded a Mecca for her self-written mask show Section O.”-On Atelier Workshop leader Anana Rydvald
Atelier will feature Unmasking, an Exploration of Body Awareness and Play through Mask with Anana Rydvald; Meeting the Director, Demystifying the Audition Process with Micheline Chevrier; The Character’s Voice, A Physical Approach into Theatre Creation with Martha Ross; Tackling Text, Mining a Theatrical Text (for theatre creators of all disciplines) with Micheline Chevrier; and Moving in Space, Engaging with Space and Time within an Ensemble
All proceeds from the workshop fees will go towards supporting ARTISTA. ARTISTA bu
Atelier Workshops are $75 with a $50 donation tax receipt. Workshops will take place at @Playwrights’ Workshop Montreal located at 5337 St. Laurent #240 (only Unmasking) and Variations Dance Studio located at 5555 Avenue de Gaspé, #217 (all other workshops).
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