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Study Authorial Acting in Prague!

Are you interested in Authorial Acting? Would you like to study in English in the Czech Republic? Theatre Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (DAMU) is currently accepting applications for Academic Year 2016/17.

“combine the responsibility of an author with the freedom of an improvisational actor”

Theatre Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (DAMU)
will open a 2 year English language Masters Program for 2016/17 in

Authorial Acting

The Authorial Acting Masters Program at DAMU comes out of the humanist and dialogical traditions. It views performance fi rst and foremost as creative public behavior. We cultivate creativity of body and of mind in real-time by exploring acting through the lenses of different disciplines – this includes theatre performance, but students are also encouraged to go beyond traditional forms of theatre, crossing boundaries and drawing on personal experiences in fields like education, social work, psychology, and visual arts.

Studies: Authorial Acting students are guided towards becoming creative personalities – capable of making and standing by their own authorial solo and group work based on their own personal themes. Students gain experience in key tools of human expression: voice, speech, movement, writing, and Interacting with the Inner Partner (IwIP), but also in philosophy, psychology, theater history, dramaturgy and acting. Studies také the form of regular weekly classes supplemented with intensive workshops with accomplished pedagogues, theoreticians, and artists from our department, the Czech Republic, Europe, and beyond.

Afterwards: Because our goal is to cultivate self-confi dent, creative personalities, graduates’ profi les and employment tends to be very diverse. Frequently they work as authors / creators of their own projects of a theatrical, visual, literary, or other nature; some fi nd work in media. Graduates also often work in a variety of pedagogical professions, from youth theaters to universities – often teaching psychosomatic disciplines in the Czech Republic and abroad. Some continue their studies in Ph.D. programs.

Contact: Howard Lotker, Program Coordinator – howard.lotker@damu.cz

More informations here:

Read more about authorial acting: www.damu.cz/en/m-a-degree-programs/authorial-acting-1
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