Content (bachelor’s course)
Acting without words
Making masks/acting with masks
Traditional pantomime techniques
Group and individual exercises
Creation of theatrical figures and short pieces
Developing a personal style of expression
Static and dynamic acrobatics
Exercises to develop suppleness
Acrobatics with a partner
Variety act acrobatics
As far as possible, disciplines chosen by the students themselves are included in the curriculum.
Perception of the body
Expression through movement, complexity and quality of movement, The teaching is based on “Modern Dance” (Humphrey/Limòn technique) and expressive dance.
Basic elements of other forms of dance: popular dance, ballroom, step. Links between dance and the theatre.
Study of the basics of classical rhythms
Interpretation and expression of rhythm using movement, voice and space
Creation of situations using rhythm
Breathing techniques and voice exercises (listening and introspection, relaxation and tension)
Voice exercises in relation to communication and verbal, sung and movement-based expression
Pronunciation and phonetics
Basic elements of interpretation
Basic make-up techniques
Naturalistic, realistic, character, stylistic
Developing a personal style of make-up
Other practical disciplines
Commedia dell'Arte, clowning, slapstick, story-telling, performance, chorus, etc.
Basic concepts of dramatic theory, history of the theatre and dance, dramaturgy (theory and practice of dramatic composition), origins and development of the non-verbal theatre and burlesque
Living and working in the theatre and in an independent theatrical environment, self-management as an artist, forming a troupe, securing funding, copyright, contract law, etc.