Atelier/workshop in Cardiff july 2008
Speciální mezinárodní letní Summer School francouzského scénografa Jean Guy Lecata, který se představil také na Pražském Quadriennale 2007, nazvaný The Essential Performance Space, se uskuteční 10. - 17. července 2008 v Cardiffu. Lecat byl přes 25 let blízkým spolupracovníkem Petera Brooka, byl autorem divadelního prostoru Scenofest Stage na PQ 07 a jeho workshopy zde patřily k nejúspěšnějším. Zde najdete některé s ohlasů.
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in association with OISTAT
The Essential Performance Space
An exploration of space, design and performance
11th of July to 16th of July 2008
The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
Working with Jean-Guy Lecat
Renowned designer and theatre architecture consultant.
This workshop for performance creators, examines the dynamics of space, performance and inter-disciplinary collaboration within theatre. The workshop explores the dynamics of the audience performer relationship, the essential simplicity of design and the collaborative ethos.
Working within an empty space
Groups of young professionals and students:
- Lighting designers,
- Set and costume designers,
- Sound designers
- Theatre Technicians
Work together over a five-day period, creating devised performances.
Supported by Sean Crowley and Ian Evans of RWCMD
Co-designers of the PQ Scenofest stage. Jean-Guy’s workshop allows international participants to share in a journey that will reveal the full potential of working to create performance, within a truly focussed environment, that refines spatial design to its essential purity.
The workshop is designed for 40 to 50 participants, working in 4 to 5 groups over 5 days.
The workshop is supported by a series of lecture presentations and visits to performance spaces that explore the theories that Jean-Guy has applied throughout his career.
On the final day, all participants will be taken to the Gower Peninsula, one of the United Kingdom’s areas of outstanding natural beauty for an informal celebration of the workshop, barbeque and beach party.
The workshop provides
- Residential accommodation for the week
- A midday meal
- All materials and equipment
- Final celebration
Fee £ 528 .75 inclusive of VAT
All enquiries to be sent to Sean Crowley
Director of Drama
Vice Chair Oistat Education Committee
Arrival date: 10thJuly 2008 Departure: 17th July 2008
The College is located in Cardiff, the capital city of Wales and within the grounds of Cardiff Castle. Easily accessible by road or rail, Cardiff is situated just 2 hours from the centre of London. Cardiff also has its own International Airport which is only a 20 minute drive from the College. With low cost airlines offering excellent deals to Europe, Cardiff is an ideal base from which to visit other countries in the EU.
This workshop is presented in co-ordination with OISTAT, The International Organization of Scenographers, Theatre Architects and Technicians (www.oistat.org ) and a portion of the funds raised by the workshop will fund future OISTAT projects and scholarships.