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Laboratory Course “Intensive”
Acting

Structure and participation fee

The Courses are held in Classroom A and B of the "Circo Massimo" Didactic Center of the Accademia Internazionale di Teatro.

The course is organised in 9 intensive workshops that occurr on:
Saturday 9.00am - 1.00pm / 2.00pm - 6.00pm
Sunday 9.00am - 1.00pm / 2.00pm - 6.00pm

Partecipation fee:
Quarterly fee            € 350
Annual membership fee     €   60

Single weekend fee  € 200
Annual membership fee     €   60

1° Quarter

A.A. 2019/20

1° Stage: 19-20 October 2019
2° Stage: 9-10 November 2019
3° Stage: 21-22 December 2019

Sat at 9-13 / 14-18
Sun at 9-13 / 14-18

2° Quarter

A.A. 2019/20

4° Stage: 11-12 January 2020
5° Stage: 8-9 February 2020
6° Stage: 7-8 March 2020

Sat at 9-13 / 14-18
Sun at 9-13 / 14-18

3° Quarter

A.A. 2019/20

7° Stage: 4-5 April 2020
8° Stage: 9-10 May 2020
9° Stage: 20-21 June 2020
Sab ore 9-13 / 14-18
Dom ore 9-13 / 14-18

Calendar   A.A. 2019/2020

1° Stage October 20th – 21st 2019
The stage presence - tragic monologue

  • Stage presence
  • Neutral mask
  • Chorus and Corifeo
  • Myth and Rite
  • Tragic monologue
  • Diaphragmatic breathing
  • Diction: vowels and consonants
  • Stamp - Volume
  • Dramatic reading

2° Stage November 09 th- 10th 2019
Melò - Poetry - Modern Drama

  • Poetic recitation: great feelings
  • Modern drama
  • Psychology and environments
  • Exasperation and paradox of sentiment
  • The voice: sound channels, resonators
  • Hyphens - phrases - articulation
  • Poetic and dynamic of diction

3° Stage December 21th – 22th 2019
W. Shakespeare

  • Tragedies and Comedies
  • Monologues - Dialogues
  • The figure of the "fool"
  • Verses and prose
  • Power, madness, equivocation, premonition
  • Tonal height, accent, pause, intonation
  • Phonation in relation to movement - space
  • Text analysis
  • Scene and backstage

4° Stage January 11th – 12th 2020
Storytelling - Narrator/Mime - Mime e Pantomime

  • Oriental and Western tales and tales
  • Mysteries
  • Narrator / Mime
  • Call to the public
  • Mime - The art of gesture
  • Abstract movement
  • White pantomime - comics - accelerated

5° Stage February 08th – 09th 2020
La commedia dell'arte - Molière

  • The Comedy “all’improvviso”
  • Farce and jokes
  • Characters and plots
  • Molière: the archetypes
  • Improvisation on “canovaccio”
  • Zanni, Pantalone, the Doctor and the Captain
  • Author comedy

6° Stage March 07th – 08th 2020
The allegorical and modern Buffoon

  • Deformation
  • The buffoonish herd
  • The Metaphor
  • The Parody
  • The Teatro Grottesco
  • Use of the voice: laugh, cry
  • Speech alteration
  • M. De Ghelderode
  • Comedy and irony

7° Stage April 04th – 05th 2020
The Characters and Against Characters

  • Anthropology of the gesture
  • Types - Archetypes
  • Characterization technique
  • Character construction
  • The counter-embodiment: realism / stylization
  • Psychological and behavioral analysis
  • Dramatic action and narrative arc
  • Dramatic score
  • Sensory exercises
  • Analytic / affective / emotional memory
  • Exploration of motivations of the character
  • Identification, intention, subtext

8° Stage May 09th - 10th 2020
The theatrical Clown

  • The relationship with the public
  • The comic couple - The trio
  • The claim and the failure
  • Innocence, detachment
  • Mechanisms and dysfunctions
  • "Comic Timing"
  • Study of the "gag"
  • Improvisation technique
  • Peripheral vision

9° Stage June 20th – 21th 2020
The theatre of the Absurd

  • Excerpts from the authors of the 20th century: Beckett, Pinter, Ionesco, Jarry etc.
  • Excerpts from contemporary authors
  • Theater and visual arts
  • Coreografie dadaiste e surrealiste
  • The relationship with the object
  • Theater-dance

Registration mode to the course

  • No specific attitudes are required and there are no age limits.
  • For the theater course there are intensive study / rehearsal weekends for the preparation of essays / performances of the theater courses of the Acting Academy.
  • The registrations for the quarter Oct.-Dec. 2019, are formalized starting from September 9, 2019 at the secretariat of the Academy, as follows:
  • Signature for acceptance of the theater course contract and regulation.
  • Delivery of two photo cards.
  • Delivery of a photocopy of a valid identity document.
  • Payment of the quarterly fee + membership registration.

 

Corso Intensivo Accademia Internazionale di Teatro

As in the best Acting Schools in Italy, the Academy also conducts courses in specialization or approach to acting. The Actor Course organized by the International Theater Academy is directed by the teachers themselves of also acting in the Academy's teaching modules those enrolled in the Acting Course have the right to attend the students' practical exams of the Academy of Theater. (RECITATION COURSE / THEATER SCHOOL) Quarterly students courses participate in the Academy's Evenings / Show, presenting their works conclusive at the theater. The themes of the "staging" concern the different stylistic acting forms plays: tragedies and comedies of author, narrative theater, fragmentary recitation of the Teatro dell'Assurdo.(CORSO TEATRO / SCUOLA RECITAZIONE / ACCADEMIA TEATRALE).