Program

THE PROGRAM : Each day is composed of three sectors: Movement: Body Awareness, Movement Analysis, Voice, Rhythm, Acrobatic Movement, Movement Sequencing. Actor Play: silent or spoken improvisation, interpretation, creation of scenes on imposed themes related to the program. Creation of scenes on an imposed theme related to the lessons

 École LASSAAD International School of Theatre

1st Year:

Module A

From Neutral Mask to Play

  • Movement
  • Improvisation, interpretation
  • Themes of action
  • Journey of the Mask through his natural environment
  • Identification to the elements
  • Transfer, Play (improvisation and interpretation)
  • Creation and presentation of weekly scenes

Module B

Characters – Melodrama

    • Movement
    • Preparation for Style
    • Identification to the animals
    • Transfer

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  • Construction of the characters
  • Dynamics of states and passions
  • Melodramatic Situations and Scenes
  • Creation and presentation of weekly scenes

Module C

Performing with Masks

  • Movement
  • Approach to music
  • Expressive Masks
  • Larval Masks
  • Architecture and manipulation
  • Mask shape and body
  • Treatment of themes
  • Creation and presentation of weekly scenes

2nd Year:

 École LASSAAD International School of Theatre

Module D :

The Language of the gesture:

  • White Pantomime
  • Attitude, the articulation of the gesture
  • Comics, Mimetic Strips
  • Cinema: shots, cutting, zooming,…
  • Silent Cinema

Module E :

The Tragedy – The Buffoons

  • The dynamics of verbs
  • The World of Poets
  • Formation and Dynamics of the Greek Choir
  • Interpretation of tragedy texts
  • Body and Shapes of the Buffoons
  • The society of the Buffoons : rhythm and ritual
  • Themes, solo scenes, duos and groups
  • Cabaret Bouffonesque

Module F:

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Commedia dell’Arte – Clowns

  • Preparations for style
  • Attitudes, Steps of the Commedia Characters
  • Wearing a half mask
  • Voice of the Mask
  • Harlequin’s steps
  • Lazzis
  • Solo, Duo and ensemble of valets
  • Themes and canvas
  • The August
  • The duet (August and white clown)
  • Circus Clown and Theatre Clown
  • Different styles of comedy (situational, burlesque, absurd, …)
  • Elaboration of clown acts

Free Course :

Module A elementary and compulsory :

  • From Neutral Mask to Play

Choice of modules :

  • All 1st and 2nd year modules

Practical information:

Courses will take place every day, from Monday to Friday:

  • 1st year: from 10 to 13h: lessons and from 14 to 17h : rehearsals.
  • 2nd year: from 10 to 13h: rehearsals and from 14 to 17h : lessons
  • Free course: depending on the module chosen (refer to the plan above)

Scene presentations will take place on Friday.

Course fees: 1500 euros for each module.

Dates of the modules: season 2021/2022

  • A – D: from 04 October to 26 November 2021
  • B – E: from 17 January to 11 March 2022
  • C – F: from 02 May to 24 June 2022