The Dilated Body: Training for Actors


5. Uluslararası Tek Kişilik Oyunlar Festivali  (23-28 August 2022)

In a performance situation, the actor’s physical presence is modeled on different foundations from those applied to everyday life. THE DILATED BODY: TRAINING FOR ACTORS workshop explores different principles that regulate the scenic body found in different theatrical traditions, Western and Eastern, in a pragmatic way, so that the actor can practice them daily and apply them to their work, regardless of the different aesthetic approaches in which it is inserted.

BRUNA LONGO is an actress, movement director, movement researcher and educator from Brazil. Master in Movement Studies – Royal Central School of Speech and Drama – University of London, UK, 2010. She collaborated with the Danish company Odin Teatret, directed by Eugenio Barba, from 2006 to 2010, and was a member of Cia. da Revista, prominent theatre company in São Paulo, Brazil, from 2010 to 2016. Creator of the solo Creature, An Autopsy, a work of friction between the life of Mary Shelley and her romance Frankenstein, nominated for best actress at the Aplauso Brasil Award 2019. She has worked as an actress and movement director in Brazil, England and the United States.

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