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Chekhov Foundation Year

- nine months of full-time study

 

 

 

- professional orientation
- training for professional actors and other artists
- Basic Year of MTSB

2017 / 2018

Director: Jobst Langhans

 

The Chekhov Foundation Year is a nine month full-time training idealy suited to people who ...

 

OCUPATIONAL ORIENTATION / BASIC STUDIES ACTING TRAINING

... want to find out, by way of an intensive acting course, if a career in drama has a future for them, or if they want to qualify for the Professional Training for Actors at the Michael Tschechow Studio Berlin.

 

ACTING/DRAMA THERAPY OR TEACHING AID

... need to prepare for a peadagogical project (in the rhealm of theatre, for example) and wish to refresh or deepen their own understanding of artistic practice before working with others.

 

FURTHER TRAINING

... have already completed a drama training elsewhere, but are interested in developing their craft further in an intensive study of the Chekhov method.

 


 

First Trimester

25 September to 15 December 2017 (c. 22 hours/week)
Basic training (practical and theoretical training in the Stanislavski and Chekhov methods, physical technique, voice and speech training, function and development of the imagination (inner pictures) and atmospheres, psycho-physical exercises, improvisation, character finding, text work, compositional analysis).

 

Second Trimester

08 January to 23 March 2018 (c. 24 hours/week)
Basic training as in the first Trimester, psychogical gesture, space and time composition (dynamics), scene work (in pairs).

 

Third Trimester

16 April to 23 July 2018 (c. 40 hours/week)
Basic training, Project work (production of a finished play, or scenes from a play, or development and writing of the groups own play) to finish in a theatre performance.

 

The basic training is from Monday to Friday from 9.00 until 14.00 (changes can occur). Lesson preparation requires c. 3 hours.

 

Subjects

Basic training, physical technique, psycho-physical training, improvisation, scene-studies, voice and speech training, Feldenkreis/Aikido, Judo, choir, sculpture.

 

Epochs

Foundation course in mime, neutral mask, improvisation.

 


 

Teachers  
Jobst Langhans (director, actor, director of MTSB)
basic training, scene-studies, compositional anaysis.
Rudolf Krause (actor) improvisation
Dido-Marie Laux, Guido Medl (speech teacher) speech
Bernhard Mumm (Feldenkreis teacher/therapist) Feldenkreis method, Aikido.
a. o.
 

Guest Teachers

 
Jörg Brennecke (mime teacher/artist) mime basics, neutral mask.
Fedor Stephanov (actor - Moskow) improvisation
   
Other teachers will be engaged for the scene work.  

(changes can occur)

 


 

Requirements

Access to the Foundation Year depends on the outcome of an audition where applicants will be expected to present one short scene/monologue from a play (max length: 5 minutes), as well as a poem or a short story

Download application form:     pdf-File    

 

Auditions

If you send the completed application to our office, you will receive an invitation for the entrance examination.

 

Fees

are 395 euros/month (9 months)- Fees are to be paid in advance at the beginning of every Trimester.

 


 

 

 

 
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