THE POETICS OF THE SHAME
PERFORMERS, ACTRESSES, ACTORS and DANCERS
Theatre workshop directed by Maja Kleczewska
Campi Salentina (Lecce – Italy) 3-7 November 2018
Artist residency in Skopje (Macedonia)
26 november – 15 dicember 2018
PERFORMERS, ACTRESSES, ACTORS, DANCERS are invited to attend the artistic activities of the project of Matera2019 named ‘The poetics of the shame’ co-produced by Matera2019-Basilicata Foundation and Retetatro41.
Specifically the project activities include:
A theatre workshop directed by Maja Kleczewska, awarded Lion Silver at Venice Biennal 2017, about the issue of the shame. It will take place in Campi Salentina (Lecce) since 3 to 7 November 2018 in cooperation with Mediterrean Academy of the Actor and Istituto Calasanzio-Cultura e Formazione .
The fee to attend the workshop is € 100.
An artist residency in Skopje (Macedonia) between 26 November to 15 December about the topic of the shame. It will be directed by the Italian director and coreographer Silvia Gribaudi , the Kossovarian playwriter Jeton Neziraj , the Spanish-Israelian coreographer Sharon Fridman.
Only for the selected performers to the artists residency in Skopje the participation is free and the full accommodation is covered by the partner organization (Artopia).
THE POETICS OF THE SHAME is a co-creation project between #reteteatro41 (including Petra Theatre Company as project responsible) and Matera-Basilicata 2019 Foundation with the partnership of Accademia Mediterranea dell’Attore ( Lecce-Italy) , Qendra Multimedia ( Pristina-Kosovo), Artopia ( Skopje-Macedonia), Ballo(Podgorica – Montenegro), Center of Cultural Decontamination (Belgrado-Serbia). Artistic curator of the project is Antonella Iallorenzi. Project coordinator is Franco Ungaro.
The aim of the project is implementing of a research, training and production process including workshops, artists residency, artistic incursions that will finish through the creation of one performance about the topic of the shame directed by Silvia Gribaudi (www.silviagribaudi.com) that will be played in Matera on 2019 March 9th. The cast of the final performance will be decided after the artists residency in Skopje.
This call is aimed at informing and inviting the performers interested to participate to the artistic activities of the project and to be selected for the final performance.
- good speaking in English language;
- strong physical training;
- interest into practice dance language and humor, with predisposition for irony;
- predisposizione a ironia e humour;
- availability to nudity;
- knowledge and practice of contact improvisation;
- ability for improvisation in singing, dance, theatre;
- relational skills with people and communities.
A project of Matera, European Capital of Culture and co-produced by
The Project Leader is #reteteatro41 (Potenza-Italia), the Project Partners are:
Accademia Mediterranea dell’Attore
Osservatorio Balcani Caucaso
(Potenza – Italy)