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PIG IRON TECHNIQUES FOR THE PERFORMER-CREATOR

WHAT

The Orchard Project is proud to present Pig Iron Techniques for the Performer-Creator to be held October 7-8, 2017 in New York City.

Led by Mel Krodman of Pig Iron Theater Company

This 12-hour workshop will focus on the performer as creator. Rigorous physical exercises lead to the investigation and development of character. Ensemble driven devising approaches lead to the creation of original movement, text and styles, resulting in short performance pieces. Krodman will pull from the vocabulary of Jacques Lecoq, Pig Iron’s signature methods of company creation, as well as her own devising tactics.
 

WHEN

October 7-8, 2017
10am-5pm both days (with one hour lunch break)

WHERE

Location TBD (in Manhattan)

HOW MUCH

$360.00

A limited number of scholarships are available for participants who might not otherwise be able to attend the Intensive. To inquire, email intensive@orchardproject.com

HOUSING/MEALS

Housing and meals are not provided, however we are happy to offer suggestions if needed.

DAILY SCHEDULE

10:00am - 1:00pm MORNING SESSION

1:00pm - 2:00pm LUNCH (on your own)

2:00 - 5:00pm AFTERNOON WORKSHOP

FOR ORCHARD PROJECT ALUMNI

Anyone who has participated in The Orchard Project as an artist or Core Company member will receive a 10% discount on any Intensive program cost.

Mel Krodman is a performer and creator of original, experimental theatre and dance. She is a Pig Iron company member and instructor, and she works frequently with other ensembles including Team Sunshine Performance Corporation, No Face Performance Group, and the choreographer Kelly Bond. Mel was a 2016 Theatre Communications Group On The Road grant recipient for her work with Slovenian artists Eva Nina Lampic and Urska Brodar, and is a 2017 recipient of an Independence Foundation Fellowship. She is a proud graduate of the Pig Iron School for Advanced Performance Training’s inaugural class of 2013.

Pig Iron Theatre Company is dedicated to the creation of new and exuberant performance works that defy easy categorization and to training the next generation of theater makers. Over the course of 20 years, Pig Iron has created over 30 original works and has toured to festivals and theatres nationally and internationally.  The company has been honored with OBIE Awards, Total Theatre Awards (Edinburgh), and Barrymore Awards (Philadelphia).  In 2011, Pig Iron launched a 2-year graduate program in physical and devised theater at new studios in Philadelphia, and in 2015, the company partnered with University of the Arts to offer both a Graduate Certificate and an MFA in Devised Performance.

CONTACT

Brandon Pape
Managing Director
The Orchard Project
(646) 760-6767 x102
brandon@orchardproject.com

October 7th, 2017 10:00 PM   through   October 8th, 2017 5:00 PM
Enrollment Fee $ 360.00

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