The Banff Center: November news from Theatre Arts

Featuring news about our new artistic director of Dance, a Robert LePage event at the Centre, two new workshops for 2015, with Crystal Pite and Companie Marie Chouinard, as well as other programs currently accepting applications.

Read on for more details and to find out how to apply!


The Banff Centre announces sessional artistic director of Dance

Internationally respected and critically acclaimed director, choreographer and dance artist Emily Molnar has been appointed sessional artistic director of Dance at The Banff Centre.

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Banff Talks: Robert Lepage on Creating Outside of the Frame

Join Robert Lepage for this special free talk in the Max Bell Auditorium at The Banff Centre on  Wednesday, December 3, 7:30 p.m.

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Call for applications

New! Morphing / Evolution

An encounter with Compagnie Marie Chouinard's creative universe

March 3 – 5, 2015

Instructors: Carol Prieur, Leon Kupferschmid,Lucy M. May, James Viveiros, Megan Walbaum

This 3-day workshop for professional dancers is an introduction to the basic principles applied and developed by the Compagnie Marie Chouinard. Senior dancers from the company will guide participants through exercises and explorations that awaken and refine spatial awareness, movement choices and connections by use of repertoire and choreographic systems.

Register by: February 11.

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New! The Craft of Embodiment

A creative process workshop with Crystal Pite

June 1 – 5, 2015

Program director: Crystal Pite, with Eric Beauchesne

Investigate the relationship between text and movement, story and the body, and explore a physical process that can deliver narrative elements and emotion. For early-to-mid career artists creating work for the stage, including choreographers, directors, playwrights, and puppeteers. No dance experience is necessary. Individuals and small collectives welcome.

Apply by February 25.

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30th Anniversary Year!

International Voice Workshops with Richard Armstrong

Introductory: May 18 – 20, 2015

Advanced: May 22 – 31, 2015

The vocal training central to these workshops focuses on exploring and expanding range and character, and emphasizes good use of breath, body alignment, and physical grounding.

Apply by February 18.

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Last call!

Theatre Production, Design and Stage Management Practicum Opportunities

From April 2015

Our practicum programs provide exceptional learning opportunities through the on-stage technical and design support of production residencies, the building of original physical productions, and the in-house creation of original main stage productions as part of The Banff Centre’s Summer Arts Festival.

Apply by December 10.

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