Discover what makes you unique and who you are through specific movement exercises, involving breath – sound – voice. Deepen your sense of space and time. Learn how to understand another human being without verbal contact through series of acting exercises.
We will draw on a variety of theatre acting techniques from classical Russian to modern and experimental European ones.
About the facilitator: Ella Tereshchenko graduated from the St. Petersburg Academy of Theater and Film in Russia and become an early member of Adasinsky’s Derevo Theater Troupe. She went on to co-found Leen Teatro, which represented the Czech Republic in international theater festivals performing all over Europe. She earned her Master of Fine Arts degree in directing from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, where she also taught acting. After graduating, she performed in experimental productions in New York City and St. Petersburg, Russia.
More recently, she worked with Viktoria Naraxsa, choreographer of Russian Punk Band Pussy Riot, on The Tempest at Linekona and Naraxsa’s experimental performance Close at Mark’s Garage. Ella has recently co-founded Honolulu based Rhizome Theater Lab and facilitated workshops in Honolulu, HI.
Please wear comfortable clothes to move and comfortable shoes.