Course description

Mime, Marceau technique:

Work on:

  • Rhythm, breaks, breathing and suspension
  • The expression of feelings through body movement
  • The poetry of gesture
  • The distancing of oneself and of the other
  • The visible and the invisible
  • The silence of the gesture

 

Decroux Corporeal Mime: Discover Etienne Decroux’s dramatic corporeal mime, his analysis of movement and his philosophical thought, through a look at his fundamental principles:

  • Work on the fundamental principles of the body mime
  • Basic techniques, body articulation
  • Counterweight, the comedy of effort
  • Work on the movements of the body in space (character walkings)
  • Segmentation and work on rhythm according to the characteristics studied

 

Dramatic Arts :

Drama is the art of representing things, actions, feelings and interactions between subjects, men or women. The essential thing is to portray realism on the stage, to learn to act as if everything is happening for real and for the audience to believe it thus. To do this, one must adapt themselves to the stage space and allow one’s body, mind and feelings to be open, flexible and adaptable to the interpretation of the written word and its origin and to express it thus through body and voice.

 

Staging:

The actor’s staging (mime):

  • His movements on stage
  • Work in relation to the decor
  • Accessories (visible and invisible)
  • Setting and adjusting the sound and lighting for each number

 

Theatre Workshop:

Work on improvisation, burlesque, stand up, forum theatre and absurd.

Courses that are based around the pleasure of playing, generosity and culture. Humour and conviviality are the pillars.

 

Classical dance:

  • Working at the bar and bar on the ground
  • “La petite batterie” technique, “grands sauts”, “pirouettes”, “tours en l’air”
  • Work on both single and duo adages, followed by “assemblés” and “portés” with a partner

 

Fencing:

Work of fencing to give the artist the ability to be lucid and precise in his movements in space, to keep and manage his stress, to work speed, reflexes, tenacity, concentration, strengthening .

 

Café theatre:

  • Work of improvisation
  • Sketch interpretation work

 

Free Workshop:

  • The free workshops in drama and mime consist of revising the subjects taught during the courses of these same disciplines, to repeat, to create on stage, with or without technique sound and lighting.
  • Solo, duo or group work
  • The pupil searches for his own numbers, at least one number per month and per discipline

 

Acrobatics:

Work on the body: balance, juggling, flexibility, contortion, jumps, carried

 

Sewing:

  • How to conceive his costume intimately linked to the artist and the play situation
  • How to create a costume from a pattern
  • How to transform a suit from an existing garment
  • How to control your dyes

 

Sound and lighting workshop:

How to create sound and lighting for your own numbers

 

Makeup:

Learn how to make-up for the stage

 

Clown:

Approaching the clown in writing, in the verb and in play, with and without accessories

Working on your own clown

 

 

Cultural excursions will be organized regularly during the year.