Training / Chekhov Foundation Year
2023 / 2024
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.
... have already completed a drama training elsewhere, but are interested in developing their craft further in an intensive study of the Chekhov method.
25 September to 15 December 2023 (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).
08 January to 22 March 2024 (c. 24 hours/week)
Basic training as in the first Trimester, psychogical gesture, space and time composition (dynamics), scene work (in pairs).
15 April to 12 July 2024 (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
Basic training, physical technique, psycho-physical training, improvisation, scene-studies, voice and speech training, Feldenkreis/Aikido, choir, Scene Work.
Foundation course in mime, neutral mask, improvisation.
Jobst Langhans(director, actor, director of MTSB)
basic training, scene-studies, compositional anaysis.
Dido-Marie Laux (Actress, speech teacher, business trainer)
Bernhard Mumm(Feldenkreis teacher/therapist, Aikido 2nd
Matthias Fernow (Psychological Counselor, Aikido 3rd Dan)
mime basics, neutral mask
Fedor Stephanov(actor - Moskow)
Other teachers will be engaged for the scene work.
(changes can occur)
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:
If you send the completed application to our office, you will receive an invitation for the entrance examination.
are 395,-- euros/month (9 months)- Fees are to be paid in advance at the beginning of every Trimester.
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