Team of Teachers' Talks

Revisiting the actor's space

8. Mai 2021 um 12:00

 (UTC+2 / Berlin, Paris time)

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Das Team of Teachers der Online Theatre Academy hat im November 2020 mit einer Gesprächsreihe begonnen zu Fragen der Schauspielkunst in Zeiten der Transformation der Bühnenpraxis. Ob on-stage oder on-line oder on-screen – Schauspieler*innen erfinden sich neu. Der Austausch von neuen Aspekten und Ideen zwischen den Lehrern bezieht nach kurzer Zeit das Online Publikum mit ein. Studierende und erfahrene Theaterschaffende aus aller Welt sind zum Gedankenaustausch eingeladen.

Unser 9. Thema heißt:

Revisiting the actor’s space

The space in which the actor acts is generally considered the responsibility of the set designer and the director. In the moment when the actor enters the stage, an extremely exciting game of forces begins. Who controls whom? In what specific ways does the space shape the actor’s work? How is the actor related to the space so that he or she does not feel at its mercy? From the perception to the taking possession of the space, the actor’s sovereignty becomes evident when it comes to create a dynamic and vibrant atmosphere in it. Sometimes the mere stage presence enables the actor to create imaginary spaces with the means of acting.

Today, the spaces in which theatre is performed are more diverse than ever before. How strongly and in what ways does space influence the choice of acting means? How does the external space affect the actor’s internal space, and how does the special connection between the two spaces arise?

The Team of Teachers of the Online Theatre Academy wants to approach the many facets of the topic – to open up spaces.

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