THE S WORD: STANISLAVSKY AND DISABILITY
13 January, 2021 by Stefan Aquilina | 0 comments
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).
18 February, 18:00 (GMT – London)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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