SHADOW THEATRE WORKSHOPS for Adults (17+) Level 1 & 2

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SHADOW THEATRE WORKSHOP: Level 1  

NOVEMBER 6, 2016
4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

This workshop is created for Adults (17+). Professionals, students, teachers, as well as beginners who have passion for magical theatre are invited to participate!

- BASICS OF SHADOW TECHNIQUE. Technical skills: what kind of lamps, screens, materials you need to set up effective shadow theatre. How to operate shadow puppetry.
- WARM UP. Practical exercises for your hands and arms that will train your body to be firm since shadow operation requires precision in your hands and the whole body.
- CREATION OF SHADOW PUPPETRY. Students will learn how make their own shadow silhouettes and how to select props that will look beautiful on the screen.
- SCENE WORK. Students will work with their shadow puppets and learn to operate them while telling an original story on stage.

FOLLOWED BY….
SHADOW THEATRE WORKSHOP: Level 2
DECEMBER 4, 2016
4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

- WARM UP. Practical exercises for your hands and arms that will train your body to be firm since shadow operation requires precision in your hands and the whole body.
- COLOUR SHADOWS. Shadows don’t have to be black and white! How to colour your shadow image. Students will be making shadow puppets and work with light.
- MOVING SCREENS. How to use screens of all sizes and shapes that are not only built into your set, but rather are coming from your costumes and props.
- BODY AS A TOOL. Learning to include your body into the shadow picture or use it as a screen.
- Learning to apply shadow theatre to your own shows or teaching practices.

What to bring:
- Comfortable clothes, preferably black;
- Indoor shoes;
- Bottle of water;
- Adventurous mood!

Instructors: Ekaterina Vetrov and Alexander Vetrov
Location: Studio 311, Department of Theatre, 135 Seraphin-Marion Pvt., University of Ottawa.
Duration: 3 hours.

Price: Adults $40, Students $30.
(Price includes the materials you will be using, so you are welcome to take home your shadow puppets).

For more info, please,  contact:
Ekaterina Vetrov
613-868-8343
onceuponakingdom@gmail.com
Payment options: Online at our Website, Email Transfer, In Person.