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  • Outdoor Physical Theatre Conditioning

    Lead teacher

    Kimberley Twiner

     

    A short burst of classes to support, reinvigorate and reconnect performers with physical play and movement. It is designed to adhere with current Covid-19 restrictions and will be limited to 9 participants per class.

     

    This workshop is grounded in two aspects: Le Jeu and Movement Analysis.

    With Le Jeu (pleasure/fun) you can expect playful theatre games, ball games, stick games, chorus work and cardio work. The Movement Analysis sees us breaking down some essential movements, practicing mechanics and connecting with technique. Everything is designed to be non-contact and promote physical distance between students.

     

    All levels of experience are welcome and wanted, sessions will include a warm up and a warm down.

     

    December Dates:

     

    Good Morning classes

    Tues 8th

    7:00am - 9:00am

    Wed 9th

    7:00am - 9:00am

    Thurs 10th

    7:00am - 9:00am

     

    Good Evening classes

    Tues 8th

    6:00pm - 8:00pm

    Wed 9th

    6:00am - 8:00am

    Thurs 10th

    6:00am - 8:00am

     

    Location

    Balfe Park, Brunswick East, 3057

     

    Price

    Book as many classes as you like, whilst booking you pay PER class.

     

    Full: $20.00 per class

    Conc: $15.00 per class

    Pay Want You Can: Need a cheaper price right now? Negotiate with me prior to booking, so contact me ASAP.

     

    Contact

     

    Please get in contact if you have any questions about the health and safety modifications I am making for these classes. A Covid Safe Plan will be available to read.

     

    E: ktwiner@gmail.com

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  • About

    Started by Kimberley Twiner in 2019.

    Melbourne Physical Theatre School is a place for high quality training taught by local, national and international maestros.

     

    Kimberley is a Melbourne based performer, director and teacher.

    She is a Fusetti, Bolton and Gaulier trained performer. In 2019 she studied THE PEDAGOGIC JOURNEY An Advanced Training in Movement Theatre under the tutelage of Giovanni Fusetti. This was a study into teaching the Lecoq lineage of training.

     

    She is obsessed with many aspects of theatre training and believes that technical training and play based training hold hands with each other. Play without technique doesn't work, and technique without play doesn't work. Kimberley seeks to train people in a non-personal way, because theatre trangresses the personal, a performer must go beyond their own private experience.

     

    Kimberley's expertise is found in devised physical comedy, clown, bouffon and character comedy. Her practice is explored through her award winning queer comedy troupe PO PO MO CO, award winning directing for The Travelling Sisters, devising contemporary clown with Fish & Twiner's Bait Shop and her bouffon troupe Physical and Political.

  • Past Workshops

    Winter 2020

    Outdoor Physical Theatre Conditioning Series

    Summer 2020

    From the Neutral Mask to Red Nose

    The Pedagogy of Bouffon

    Bouffon and the Ecstasy of Mocking

    Spring 2020

    Drag 101: Performing Skills

    Character Charge Up

  • Creative Food

    Resources for the eyes and ears that capture something about the incapturable.

    Books

    The Poetic Body (also known as The Moving Body) by Jacques Lecoq

    Women Who Run With The Wolves by Dr Clarissa Pinkola Estes

    The Empty Space by Peter Brook

    Why Is That So Funny? by John Wright

    True and False by David Mamet

    Every Little Movement by Ted Shawn

    Listenings

    Myths of the Family by James Hillman

    The Creative Fire by Dr Clarissa Pinkola Estes

    The Politics of Feeling by James Hillman

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