Workshop with Rafael Bianciotto in NY (July 12-17)
Paris-based Master Teacher Rafael Bianciotto returns to NYC
6-day Workshop, July 12-17
from 6:30-10 at Access Theatre
(380 Broadway, 2 blocks below Canal St)
Contact Garth Edwin Sunderland at [email protected]
or 718 703 9257 to register or for more information.
For more information visit http://www.maskandclown.com/
(or $375 with the $50 early registration discount before June 10th.)
The class has three parts:
1) Le Choeur: (chorus) Working with the Neutral Mask.
2) Le Naissance (birth) Creation of characters using masks.
3) Improvisation: texts, songs, props, and interactions with other characters.
ABOUT Rafael Bianciotto
Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Rafael studied computer science and theatre at La Parque and the Universidad de Buenos Aires, later abandoning computers to devote his time entirely to the theatre.Â IN 1990 he travelled to France where he met Mario Gonzalez and discovered the universe of the masks of Commedia dell’Arte.Â He soon became assistant to Mr. Gonzalez, and went on to become an actor and director in his company.Â In 1995 he created the New York Mask and Clown Workshop, with which he works in alternation with his own company, ZÃ©firo Theater, and the Companie Mario Gonzalez in Paris.Â He currently teaches at the Conservatoire d’Art Dramatique d’OrlÃ©ans, and has directed workshops in France, Scandinavia, and throughout the Americas.