Instituto do Ator offers free workshops in Rio de Janeiro from June through the Lapa Mundi Project

Instituto do Ator offers free workshops in Rio de Janeiro from June through the Lapa Mundi Project

Instituto do Actor will hold two workshops free and face-to-face, in June, for actors and theater students (over 18 years). As offices, that are part of the Lapa Mundi Project, will be held at the Institute's headquarters, in Lapa, in Rio de Janeiro. The cultural project Lapa Mundi – 30 years of Studio Stanislavski was planned for the maintenance of Studio Stanislavski, experimental theater company from Rio de Janeiro that this year is completing 30 years of operation.


The workshops take place between the days 6 and 28 June and will be taught by actors Jonyjarp Pontes and Bruna Felix, from the Actor's Institute. “The Live Actor on Stage”, What happens between 6 and 27 of June, will be Jonyjarp Pontes' workshop, where participants will develop a creative process, with a study on the basic structure, working momentum, songs and text. Bruna Felix will give the workshop “Yoga and De-training: intuition as a compass” between the days 7 and 28 of June. From elements of yoga and training for practitioners, the members will work on what would be a de-training of the techniques that blunt the freedom for artistic creation.

to register, interested parties must send a letter of intent and a mini-curriculum by the 2 from June to email and wait for confirmation also by email until the next day. Spaces are limited and each workshop will have a maximum of 10 participants. The Lapa Mundi project is being carried out through the public notice FOCA – Programa de Fomento Carioca, of the Municipal Secretary of Culture of the city of Rio de Janeiro. The LAPA MUNDI project – 30 Studio Stanislavski years, as well as its segments – SHOWER SHOW, LAPA NA TELA, GROTOWSKI GROUP and WORKSHOPS – is aimed at residents of the Lapa neighborhood and surroundings, artists in training, researchers in the humanities and artists interested in the work of Constantin Stanislavski and Jerzy Grotowski.

The Instituto do Ator will host shows by associated groups, as “Susuarana” by Cia LUAR, “Nyogolon”, from the ARTISÃO TEATRO group, both directed by Jonyjarp Pontes, with four performances of each show. The project will also carry out special editions of the weekly study group GRUPÃO GROTOWSKI, during 6 months, online, open and free, on the Google Meet platform. The study group takes place since 2009, all Thursdays, 20:30h. It will be a series of basic encounters for the understanding of Jerzy Grotowski's theater, to Studio's YouTube channel, with subtitles, serving hearing-impaired spectators.

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At the headquarters of the Instituto do Actor, LAPA À MOSTRA will also be held, with 3 months of presentations of the Studio's shows: Bergman Planetarium Bar, Matrioshka Polifônica, Sofia and Her Twelve Analysts. Performances will take place from Friday to Sunday., totaling 12 presentations of each piece. The direction of the shows, as well as the Actor's Institute, is made by Celina Sodré (overall coordination, director and speaker of the Grotowski Group). Celina Sodré has been a theater director since 1983 and conducts Studio Stanislavski, company created in 91.

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Sodré was nominated for the SHELL Award in three editions, and, won the QUESTION OF CRITICISM Award in 2013 for the creation of the Grotowski Group. Since 2008 is the coordinator of the Instituto do Ator which is an informal specialization school for actors in Rio de Janeiro. From 1995 to 2015 was a professor of interpretation at CAL – Laranjeiras House of Arts. Academically, he completed his master's degree at the University of London with a dissertation on Shakespeare on Film.: The Second Original, and, doctorate at UNIRIO with the thesis: Jerzy Grotowski: artisan of meta-daily human behaviors. The director specializes in Stanislavski's psychophysical actions and in Jerzy Grotowski's trajectory.. In 2019 was nominated for the CESGRANRIO Award in the Special category for 10 years of the Actor's Institute. He is currently, also, professor at UFF – Fluminense Federal University, Graduate and Postgraduate and works as a Psychoanalyst.

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