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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.