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Physical Theater Festival Workshops

Physical Theater Festival is pleased to offer workshops with visiting and local artists. Hone your skills, add to your artistic toolbox, pique your curiosity, and meet physical theatre practitioners in an engaging setting.

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Speaking Bodies Dancing Voices

Workshop by Altered Skin’s Shane Shambhu

Sunday, October 29


Abbott Hall - Northwestern University

710 North Lake Shore Drive Chicago, IL 60611

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Devise from a different cultural standpoint using the underpinning principles of the South Indian Performing Art of Bharatanatyam and examine/explore the impact of multilingual work through reflections on rhythm and structure. Participants will

  • Explore differing approaches and starting points to devising.

  • Explore the interplay between text and movement.

  • Discover the use of multilingualism to create and devise.


Audience: Actors, Dancers, Playwrights

Class size limited to 14 students. 

Workshop Fee: $50

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