THE S WORD: STANISLAVSKY AND DISABILITY

13 January, 2021 by Stefan Aquilina | 0 comments

THE S WORD: STANISLAVSKY AND DISABILITY

Brought to you by the Stanislavsky Research Centre, co-hosted by the School of Performing Arts (University of Malta) and the School of Performance and Cultural Industries (University of Leeds).

Date:

18 February, 18:00 (GMT – London)

 

Registration:

https://universityofmalta.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_md_GOgQrSHiZQ7dw7u-2aQ

 

Speakers:

 

Ann Stocking, Member of SAG AFTRA and Actors Equity Association

Would Stanislavsky have trained a person with a disability? Prejudice and ableism in modern actor training

 

Bella Merlin, Department of Theatre, Film and Digital Production, University of California, Riverside

‘Throwing my money in the fire’: Addressing unconscious bias in psychophysical actor training

 

Daron Oram, The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

Psychological, psychophysical, and physical: Neurodivergent translations and Stanislavski

 

Kaite O’Reilly, Independent playwright and dramaturg

Un/Conscious bias and the atypical actor’s body

 

Kathy Dacre, Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance UK

Stanislavsky and accessible performance

 

Session moderated by:

Stefan Aquilina, Director, School of Performing Arts, University of Malta

 

The webinar will open with the launch of a new website featuring Stanislavsky research material, with contributions from Anatoly Smeliansky, Maria Shevtsova, Jean Benedetti, Sharon Carnicke, Bella Merlin, Sergei Tcherkasski, John Gillett, Jonathan Pitches, David Shirley, and Michael Craig among others.

 

For more information email stefan.aquilina@um.edu.mt.

 

Photograph: Sara Beer in “richard iii redux [or] Sara Beer is/not Richard III” by Kaite O’Reilly and Phillip Zarrilli (The Llanarth Group). Photo: Panopticon photography 

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