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Storytelling
Exploring the work of Dario Fo and Franca Rame


Program Dates:

June 1 - 15, 2015

Application Deadline: March 15, 2015*
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*applications for this program are still being accepted and will be until all spaces are filled. Please contact info@dellarte.it if you are interested in applying past the deadline.


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*Please Note: All dates and pricing on the website are current and correct.



PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
The Storytelling Workshop is a two-week program exploring the ancient form of human art: storytelling. The program will draw inspiration from opera, experience, and the genius of Dario Fo and Franca Rame.

Through the stories of “Mistero Buffo” and other works by Fo and Rame, the 2015 ADA Storytelling Workshop will explore the depth and actuality of this theatrical language, with a focus on the techniques and the artistic possibilities that storytelling offers to actors.
Throughout the two week program, students will walk through the world in which physicality and voice, mime and pantomime, language and ‘grammelot’ (the ancient comedians’ language) collect together to create an imaginary set of distinct characters and situations; a place where simplicity meets art, where imagination, technique, and creativity get together to build a real dream for the audience.

The workshop, led by Michele Bottini (ADA faculty member), in collaboration with Giuseppe Palasciano (actor and trainer) and Massimo Navone (director of the ‘Paolo Grassi’ school of Milan), will consist of five hours of work per day, including physical and voice training, analysis of texts, improvisations, and rehearsals.

For more details on how you or your University can become involved please contact kali.quinn@dellarte.it.

Individuals are also encouraged to apply on their own.

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