Creatively Independent Workshop

Join us for a very special weekend Intensive with Creatively Independent!

December 15 to 17, 2017

Friday from 6 to 9pm; Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4pm
Workshop meets at Mechanics Hall in downtown Portland

Please note that tuition payments are non-refundable unless we have to cancel the class


CREATIVE OWNERSHIP INSIDE SHAKESPEARE:
Devising Your Path as an Artist

taught by Christopher Beaulieu 

Artistry requires creative ownership—caring deeply and taking personal responsibility—for why, how, and what you put into the world. Actively define your artistic practice through personal identity, intention, and it’s impact. Utilizing Shakespeare as a creative playground, we’ll explore making space for individual interpretation and relevance through ferocious play, mindfulness, and ensemble techniques. The only way to make unique art is to own what makes you unique. Active class— Lets Play!

A limited number of $175 pre-registrations are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Only 8 will be sold – registrants must have been invited by Acorn to attend at this special rate

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Christopher Beaulieu, Education Director and Co-Founder of revolutionary arts education company, Creatively Independent, is an internationally touring trickster hell-bent on ferocious play. For over 25 years, Chris has worked as a director-actor-educator with Shakespeare & Co., Williamstown Theatre Festival’s Greylock Project, Dell’Arte, Circus Smirkus, ISTA, NYU/Tisch, Brown/Trinty Rep, BU, UVA, Kennedy Center (KCACTF – SE), SETC (2015-17 Stage Movement chair), Performing the World, multiple State Thespians and teacher training conferences. Recently, Chris created “To The Breach”, a high-energy adaptation of Henry V (world premiere, Germany) which will be highlighted in CI’s second book “Shakespeare’s Ensemble: Creative Ownership Project”. He’s currently workshopping “A Fire Just Waiting” featuring Ani DiFranco’s music. TRAINING: Shakespeare & Co., Dell’Arte International, Society of American Fight Directors, Pilobolus. AWARDS: NEA grant, Paddy Crean Award (SAFD) more @ http://creativelyindependent.net