Teaching artists announced for

11th Annual La MaMa International Symposium for Directors

to be held July 17 – August 7, 2010 at La MaMa Umbria in Spoleto, Italy.

 

 

Jean Guy Lecat, from the Peter Brook Company in Paris joins Ong Keng Sen from Singapore, Yuyachkani from Peru, Split Britches (Peggy Shaw and Lois Weaver) and media collaborators Andrea Paciotto and Jan Klug from Italy and The Netherlands, respectively for this summer’s Symposium (plus other artists to be announced.)

            In addition to workshops with these artists, the Symposium experience includes accommodation in a 500-year old former convent, freshly prepared traditional Umbrian meals, visits to cultural attractions in Umbria, performances at summer festivals, sagras (community fairs), opportunities to share your work with colleagues and develop collaborations.

            You may attend for a 2-week session, July 17 – July 31, or a 3-week session, July 17 – August 7. Registration forms and additional information are available at www.lamama.org (click on Italy.)

           

            Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage will facilitate the 4th Annual La MaMa International Playwright Retreat in Spoleto, Italy this summer. During the 10-day retreat to be held July 5-15, Ms. Nottage will lead writers through a process designed to help them explore and develop new projects and those already in progress. La MaMa Umbria offers an inspirational hillside setting for playwrights to write far from the distractions of normal life.

            The Retreat experience includes accommodation in a 500-year old former convent, freshly prepared traditional Umbrian meals, visits to cultural attractions in Umbria, performances at summer festivals, sagras (community fairs), opportunities to share your work with colleagues and develop collaborations.

            Space is limited. Application forms and additional information are available at www.lamama.org (click on Italy.)