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Workshop (Athabasca): Creative Process in Theatre with Dave Horak

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Workshop (Athabasca): Creative Process in Theatre with Dave Horak


Explore your creative side and act out!!

Character development for actors, directors, and all creative artists!

Dave Horak

Community Theatre Workshop

Creative Process in Theatre
Instructor: Dave Horak

Athabasca Alberta

October 5 &  6, 2018
Registration will be from 5:30-6:00 on Friday October 5 with the workshop running form 6-9. Saturday October 6 will be from 10-3.

On Friday evening we will begin with an introduction to the process of character development. More fun with the creative process will continue on Saturday. At the heart of all endeavours is brainstorming and gathering of ideas. Creative process exercises will help develop different ways of looking at things and with working with people. Prepare for some creative process exercises to help loosen up, talk about ideas and what directors want to see. Discover how to create the inner life of the character. If you have some script examples bring them too. Listening and being onstage DOING NOTHING is sometimes awkward. What does it take to stay in character or in process when there is nothing really for you to do? Creative Process helps to discover your character’s reactions for those moments.

Instructor Dave Horak is a director, actor, and teacher who has worked throughout Canada and the United States and is Artistic Director of the award-winning Edmonton Actors Theatre that recently produced the premiere of Collin Doyle’s Terry and the Dog, Stupid F#@king Bird, and Burning Bluebeard. Dave has taught at MacEwan University’s Theatre Arts Program for 15 years and was honoured to be nominated for a Distinguished Teaching award this past year. Dave holds BFA (Acting) and MFA (Directing) degrees from the University of Alberta and was a participant in the 2015-16 Citadel/ Banff Professional Theatre Program. 

What to wear:
Comfortable clothing and inside running shoes. 

$45.00 per participant

This workshop is hosted by Rural Notes Music Services. For more information or to register:
Ida Edwards
C/O Turnabout Avenue Place
Deadline to register: September 30, 2018

This workshop is sponsored by Theatre Alberta with funding from The Alberta Foundation for the Arts, as part of the Workshops by Request: Hometown Series.

                                 Alberta Foundation for the Arts


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