Thu, Nov 14 | Poughkeepsie Trolley Barn

Intro To Devised Theater Part 2

Devised theater offers an ensemble the opportunity to make unique and relevant theater in a short period of time. While techniques vary widely, this class will put a few approaches under the microscope as well as begin the process of building our own piece of devised theater.
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Intro To Devised Theater Part 2

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Nov 14, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Poughkeepsie Trolley Barn, 489 Main St, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601, USA

About The Event

Devised theater offers an ensemble the opportunity to make unique and relevant theater in a short period of time. While techniques vary widely, this class will put a few approaches under the microscope as well as begin the process of building our own piece of devised theater.

Part 1 will focus on the history and relevance of Devised Theater as a vehicle for playmaking.

Part 2 will have us putting those techniques into practice as we create our own short pieces of Devised Theater.

Instructor: Liz Dahmen 

Liz is the founding Artistic Director of the Hudson Valley Performing Arts Laboratory. As a director, Liz's work has been seen at The NY International Fringe Festival, Dixon Place, and The Knitting Factory. Recent devised theater pieces include "Living Closely," and two incarnations of "Medea." She is the author of numerous theater pieces, including “Love Songs, Candy Hearts, and Form Letters,” “Teach A Girl To Fish,” and “The Lesbian Overtones Interfaith Holiday Spectacular.”  Liz has worked as a teaching artist for The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival since 2015. Acting credits include Varya in The Cherry Orchard at The Classic Stage Company, and Stella in Ex-Antwone at PS 122. She has a BFA in Acting from the Tisch School of the Arts and an MA in Educational Theatre from Steinhardt/NYU. Liz is a member of the National Alliance of Acting Teachers, and she proudly serves as an Arts Commissioner for the Poughkeepsie Public Arts Commission.

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