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Workshop (Calgary): Devised Theatre Intensive – Ghost River Theatre

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Workshop (Calgary): Devised Theatre Intensive – Ghost River Theatre


Ghost River Theatre Artistic Director Eric Rose leads a four-day intensive designed to pilot established and emerging artists through an introduction to devised theatre methodologies.

Open to adventurous artists in all media, our intensive will foster an innovative environment where participants will develop, learn and experiment with new tools for creative expression. The intensive demands rigorous participation from individuals through hands-on exercises based on the unique artistic practices Ghost River Theatre has forged in the creation of such shows as the Last Voyage of Donald Crowhurst and The Highest Step in the World.


  • Collaborative creation dynamics,
  • Visual approaches to storytelling,
  • Non-traditional text generation,
  • The key principles of healthy creation practices.


  • Thursday, November 10, 5pm – 10pm.
  • Friday, November 11, 5pm – 10pm.
  • Saturday, November 12, 10am – 5pm.
  • Sunday, November 13, 10am – 5pm.

LOCATION: West Village Theatre, 2007 10 Ave SW, Calgary, AB.


  • Early bird/Equity rate: $350 + GST
  • After October 15, 2016: $375 + GST

To apply, please visit For more information, (or to apply via email) contact intensive registrar:

Deadline to submit is November 7, 2016.

ABOUT ERIC ROSE: Eric Rose is an award winning director, creator, and deviser. His passion for the creative process has inspired the diversity of his theatrical experience spanning: large scale contemporary and classical theatre, site-specific performance, performance creation, devising theatre, new play development, physical theatre and dance. Eric has been honoured to be the Playwright in Residence at Alberta Theatre Projects, to be named to Avenue Magazine’s Top 40 Under 40 and to have received the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Emerging Artist Award for his body of work as a theatrical innovator.

Photo: Devised Theatre Intensive participants.

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