The Director and Ensemble Building

3 Months, Distance education

The Director and Ensemble Building

Investigate the relationship between the theatre director and the performers in order to build a friendly environment and creative atmosphere at rehearsals. 

In this course, students will be able to explore the role of the physical training for the ensemble building process, techniques to work with actors in a playful manner, and the strategies to build up a particular atmosphere, cohesion and dynamics within the group.

Flexible Timing

Study in Practice

Professional Approach

There is a high demand for professional theatre directors who would be able to build an ensemble with unfamiliar performers considering the short amount of time for rehearsals. The course offers special techniques for building a friendly environment and inspiring the crew for their best results while being a responsible leader for them.

The course includes:

   Acting Techniques
   Improvisation and Spontaneity
   Actor’s training based on Russian Theatre Tradition
   Director’s Communication Skills

Students will be introduced to

Meyerhold's

Biomechanics

M. Chekhov's

Psychological Gesture

Stanislavsky's

Physical Action

Objectives of the course

Z  Explore the role of physical training for performers;

Z  Investigate various actors training techniques;

Z  Get insight into improvisation aspects in the training;

Z  Learn how to develop creative environment and foster ensemble building process;

Z  Learn how to lead actors through the creative process and unfold their artistic nature.

Program details:

  • Level: Professional
  • Program Duration: 3 months
  • Program Format: Distance education
  • Language: English English
  • Certificate: Available

Each week, students receive distant tasks, assignments, cases for self-studies which gradually lead them to understanding of the topic and the ability to apply knowledge to the projects.

Owing to impressive learning flexibility, this program will be convenient for ambitious professionals who are constantly on the move or are looking to balance work and study to apply their skills in real-time.

The core of every program​ at NIPAI is learning by doing! Thus, at the distance course, our students will gain knowledge through practical tasks for directors that bring better understanding and technical skills in the basics of composition, stage plans, storyboarding, scale models atmosphere creation through the use of a particular design concept.

Upon successful completion of all tasks, students can receive a Certificate of Completion

WHY US?

   Professional growth
   Up-to-date knowledge
   First-hand experience
   Individual approach
   Emphasis on practical learning
   Unique method

We are proud of our students from all around the world!*

Feedback from our students:

“If anyone has lost touch with their body – or if you’re intrigued by Biomechanics – I would nudge you towards IUGTE. Great week of physical lab and a top notch conference!”

Daisy Badger, UK

“If anyone has lost touch with their body – or if you’re intrigued by Biomechanics – I would nudge you towards IUGTE. Great week of physical lab and a top notch conference!”

Daisy Badger, UK

“If anyone has lost touch with their body – or if you’re intrigued by Biomechanics – I would nudge you towards IUGTE. Great week of physical lab and a top notch conference!”

Daisy Badger, UK

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