Creation in Crisis – The Podcast

A new podcast created by Declan Mee and Farhad Mirza!

Creation in Crisis is a podcast which will delve into the social history of the performing arts in times of peril. Each episode will follow stories from the world of performing arts and how it has responded to various historical crises; building from the Spanish flu to the current pandemic.

Supported by Fonds Darstellende Künste with funds from the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media.

Laughing Matters – Joanna Bassi

Clowning with Joanna Bassi
17-19 June, 2022
Wilhelminenhofstr 91, 12459 Berlin

Clown workshop, with some theory, a lot of practice and a little bit of history.

This workshop covers contemporary clowning – what is only absurd, and what is also funny and why. It also looks into classic tricks of the trade, exercises in search of comic identity, style and timing.
On the longer run we can approach how to compose an act. Continue reading “Laughing Matters – Joanna Bassi”

Dance and Acrobatics

A week of dance and acrobatics with André Hidalgo and William Thomas
1pm – 6pm, 30 May-3 June, 2022
Wilhelminenhofstr 91, 12459 Berlin

During this workshop we are going to:
– share thoughts, look for material around acrobatics and dance
– share the process with vocabulary concepts and tools for improvisation and self practice.
– experimenting the process through self experimentation and guided improvisations.
– start a journey to reveal what your body is already able to do, finding your own ways to dig all sorts of forms that suit you.
– enjoy the motions we will discover, dig, and get better at it. Continue reading “Dance and Acrobatics”

Fluxness

Two days of movement with Antoni Androulakis
30-31 October, 2021
Wilhelminenhofstr 91, 12459 Berlin

Having composed & decomposed my floor work practice over the past 9 years, this workshop follows up my ongoing research to develop tools that enable movement artists to expand their physicality. It will include a physical preparation which consists of a mix of mobility exercises, making our bodies ready to incorporate new information in a sustainable way. Continue reading “Fluxness”

Your Creative Space 5.0

3 days of the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique with Anna-Katharina Andrees
15-17 October, 2021
Wilhelminenhofstr 91, 12459 Berlin

Discover your own thinking and feeling in an artistic context. Whether it concerns your creation, your training, your research or your life – there is always something to discover.

I invite you on another journey with the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique to find out together how this method can support us in artistic processes and expand our view. An acting method in which you learn not to act, but to experience the moment completely. Continue reading “Your Creative Space 5.0”

Deep Juggling

5 days of juggling with Stefan Sing
20-24 September, 2021
Wilhelminenhofstr 91, 12459 Berlin

Beside the technical work to connect our bodies with the objects in the outside (organic juggling),
the focus will be the exploration of a metaphorical way of our juggling. juggling is communication,
juggling is a language, juggling is readable – juggling is more than juggling. Continue reading “Deep Juggling”

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