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Jeremy James Workshop and Scholarship

Sunday, April 22, 2018 11:17 AM | GVPTA (Administrator)

Hello Theatre Artists!

Electric Company is teaming up with Radix Theatre to present two different workshops with Jeremy James, May 7-13. These workshops are ideal for actors, directors, choreographers, dancers and all students of performance. ECT is excited to offer two full scholarships to these workshops. In addition, today is the last day to sign up at the deeply discounted Early Bird rate! Here are the details...

Body, Space and the Imagination II: The Journey
Building on preliminary exercises introduced in Jeremy's last Vancouver workshops in 2011 and 2016, this workshop deepens research into some of the most fundamental principles of performance and play.
May 7 - 11

Before the Word: Tensions, Tics and Character Traits
Exploring frameworks for improvisation which support research, preparation, and character development in a devising and rehearsal process.
May 11-13

Priority for scholarships will be given to underrepresented* artists, including actors, directors, dancers, and all theatre creators. Click here to read more about the workshops and internationally renowned artist Jeremy James.

To apply for a scholarship:
Please submit a resume and cover letter to shantini@electriccompanytheatre.com. In your cover letter, please specify:

  • Which workshop you would like to attend.
  • Confirm your availability for all workshop sessions.
  • How you identify as underrepresented.
  • If you are an artist with a disability that affects your mobility, please specify how we can ensure accessibility.

Deadline to Apply: April 26

*Underrepresented people experience systemic barriers to participation, include, but are not limited to, People of Colour; newcomers, refugees and undocumented people; low-income people; deaf people; people who live with dis/abilities; minority language communities; women and girls; and LGBTQ+ People.



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