International Physical Theatre Laboratory
with Sergei Ostrenko

August 1-7, 2008
Malpils, Latvia

The Lab is open for performers from different countries and backgrounds inspired by Physical Theater as a bold, vibrant and multidimensional approach to contemporary theater performance. The Lab is putting particular emphasis on practical exploration of methods and techniques of group theatre training as the foundation for coherent rehearsal process, open creative atmosphere and efficient performance making. Practical sessions develop in the form of various exercises and progress from simple to complicated. Gradually the group is proceeding to group improvisations and structures. Every day is setting advanced creative tasks, developing the preceding steps and deepening into the detailed consecutive process.
Actors of physical, dramatic, musical and dance theatres, dancers, choreographers, directors, stage designers, playwrights, script writers.
Candidates should send a CV and a brief letter of motivation to
stating the title, dates and location of the event.
During the Lab accommodation (six nights) and meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) are provided for participants.