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In a four-day workshop led by Modern Times' Artistic Director Soheil Parsa, three directors and six actors from various cultural communities will explore how their cultural backgrounds can be a source of inspiration in rehearsal.

Artists will explore this potential in relationship to a chosen text, and freely explore the material with an eye towards fostering sensitivity to find the essence of one’s cultural experience in rehearsal--the intrinsic spatial, emotion and corporal responses an artist. At a second level of the work, an accent coach will simultaneously explore how actors and directors can use natural accents effectively on stage, both from the perspective of comprehensibility and subtle choices in developing character.

Venue: Aluna Theatre 1 Wiltshire Avenue Toronto ON, Suite 124

Saturday April 1st: 10AM-2PM
Sunday April 2nd: 10AM-2PM
Saturday April 8th: 10AM-2PM
Sunday April 9th: 10AM-2PM

Cost: $275 Bursaries available. Please inquire.

While especially encouraging applications from artists of visible and audible minorities, we also welcome applications from all actors. Preference will be afforded to actors with more than three years’ professional experience. Please send a photo, resume and cover letter outlining your professional background what you would like to contribute to the workshop to: with “Subject and Creation” in the subject line.

Deadline for applications: March 15, 2017

Posted by: Modern Times Stage Company
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