Satellite Theatre Host Fredericton Workshop

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Making A Forest Grow | A writing-in-movement workshop for actors, dancers, directors, choreographers, writers and visual artists will take place May 19-20 at Theatre New Brunswick’s Open Space Theatre. 

Satellite Theatre’s co-artistic directors Marc-André Charron and Mathieu Chouinard (Golem, Grum On A Wire) are offering an intimate look at their creative methods. A dynamic and baroque outlook on theatremaking is what distinguishes Satellite Theatre, largely due to the co-directors’ process in the rehearsal room. With a playful approach to serious or even cruel themes, participants will be searching for a theatre which grabs at our imagination through movement and evocation.

Participants will use a sensitive provocation as a starting point, be it music, poetry or images, in order to generate material rapidly and in large quantities on stage. Afterwards, intuitive associations will be made throughout this generated material, akin to editing in the media arts, in order to give birth to surprising performances, where the poetic nature of what is created was not foreseen.

This work will be done through an important amount of improvising on stage and movement. Participants should wear ample clothing permitting large gestures and bring a bottle of water.

Find full details in the event below.

Making A Forest Grow | A writing-in-movement workshop for actors, dancers, directors, choreographers, writers and visual artists | May 19-20 | 9:30 – 5 p.m. | Open Space Theatre | Fredericton | View Event

About Satellite Theatre

Avant-garde creation company Satellite Theatre officially moved its activities to Moncton in July 2016 and created the bilingual live-performance GOLEM that very same season. Known in New Brunswick for Mouving, Bouffe (both « Show of the year » — Éloizes 2012 and 2014) Tréteau(x), Les Trois Mousquetaires Plomberie and Grum On A Wire, coproduced with the Théâtre populaire d’Acadie, the company leads local, national and international projects, having collaborated with structures in Japan, France, Mexico, Chad and England. Proudly nested close to the Bay of Fundy, Satellite Theatre is a young cultural firm which already shines in Canada and abroad.

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