Workshop: PRESENCE and THE WORD Bringing Yourself to Text, Daniel MacIvor and John Beale

A two day workshop for actors

February 21st and 22nd, 2015
11am to 5pm each day
Saturday: clown for actors work with John Beale
Sunday: acting work with Daniel MacIvor
Cost $300 + HST
20% discount for returning participants and union members
Pre-registration and payment is required
Space will be limited to 14 people

For more information and to register: (416) 892-4322

DANIEL MACIVOR – A playwright, director, actor and artistic director of da da kamera from 1987 to 2007, Daniel’s work has toured extensively internationally and in Canada. His plays include You Are Here, In On It, A Beautiful View and the solo shows House, Here Lies Henry, Monster, and Cul-de-sac. From 2007 to 2014 he was playwright-in-residence at Tarragon Theatre in Toronto where he wrote and directed the plays How It Works, Communion, Was Spring and The Best Brothers. As a playwright his work has been translated into French, Portuguese, Spanish, Czech, German, and Japanese. He is the recipient of a Governor General’s Award and the Siminovitch Prize in theatre.

JOHN BEALE is a Toronto based actor, teacher and director. As an actor he originated the role of Kyle in the world premiere of MacIvor’s The Best Brothers at the Stratford Festival and at Tarragon Theatre and the role of Nurk in MacIvor’s Bingo at Neptune Theatre in Halifax and Factory Theatre in Toronto. He was awarded a Merritt Award for his performance in the Crucible with Two Planks and a Passion. A graduate of The Philippe Gaulier International Theatre School in Paris, John also trained, performed and taught extensively with Shakespeare and Company in Lenox, Massachusetts. He has been holding publicly offered performance workshops inspired by Gaulier since 2005.