Constellations Summer Camp

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The Centre for Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies presents:

Opportunities abroad with the Workcenter's Open Program, Italy & Turkey!

Two opportunities abroad with the artists of the Open Program this summer. Explore and refine your tools and resources as an artist, scholar, activist, or otherwise engaged person in the company of like-minded folks from all over the world in beautiful Tuscany & coastal Turkey!

In thanks for our recent hospitality during the Encounters residency, the Open Program is extending a special lowered participation fee to the U of T community. 

See attached poster and feel free to contact PhD Candidate Myrto Koumarianos with questions about the group's work and the nature of these opportunities at:



July 15 - 26, 2019, Workcenter in Pontedera, Italy

A two week intensive with the Open Program at the Workcenter in Tuscany. Open to actors, directors, singers, dancers and writers interested in refining or rediscovering the tools of their craft in an exploration beyond the strictly theatrical. Elements of individual and group work will include: intention, action, contact, reaction, vibration of the voice, relation to the surrounding world and to one's own intentions and associative flow, work on the living word, dramaturgical elaboration and composition, improvisation in a structure, psychophysical training of the actor, technical analysis of scenic material and their elaboration.

Fee: 950 euros *SPECIAL CDTPS / UofT RATE: 800 euros (Participants cover their own food & lodging)
For more details:



Aug. 24 – Sept. 16, 2019, Tiyatro Medresesi, Şirince, Turkey

Work with the Open Program and with folks from all over the world (including artists, activists, academics, craftspeople, and other practitioners) in Turkey, over the period of three weeks, to help create and then participate in a 3-day and 3-night festival! This is a very special project, in a beautiful place, and with high aspirations about what we might accomplish together through our artistic craft and/in collaboration!

Participation fee: 300 euros (Affordable accommodation options all include full meal)
*International Pedagogic Encounter participants do not pay a participation fee for Constellations.
For full project description & details:



CDTPS open program poster