Solo Performance Improvisation in movement and voice – workshop with Andrew Morrish in Helsinki


Workshop time: May 26- 27.5.2018, Sat and Sun 10-16h
Place: Esitystaiteenkeskus, Kaasutehtaankatu 1, 1/33, Puhdistamo, building nr. 6. 2nd floor.
Workshop fee: 140 €, early bird 120€ if paid by 11.5.

Teaching is in English. Open level.

Registration: +358 44 231 64 55

This  workshop will explore methods of shifting between language, voice and movement in solo performance improvisation. Participants will be encouraged to become their own editor in performance, by developing skills of shifting their point of attention, developing texture and maintaining clarity. It is suitable for people interested in deepening their understanding of themselves as a performer at any level, and finding resources that will enrich their improvisational performing.

Participants should come expecting to enjoy themselves.

Andrew Morrish has 35 years of experience working as a freelance performer, teacher and researcher into improvisation. He has worked internationally in theatre, dance and opera. He was an original member of Al Wunder’s “Theatre of the Ordinary” in Melbourne and his own improvisation practice was fostered by 8 years in Theatre of the Ordinary and 12 years working in close collaboration with Peter Trotman.

He has developed his personal approach to teaching improvisation in the last 17 years and teaches extensively in Europe and Australia. In 2016 he taught and performed in Australia – Melbourne, Orbost, Sydney, Adelaide, Canberra, Germany – Berlin, Stuttgart, Munich, Austria – Vienna, France -Paris, Bouxwiller, Sweden – Gothenburg, U.K. – London, Bristol, Huddersfield, Falmouth, Poland – Poznan and Croatia – Zagreb. In 2016 he was awarded the Australia Council for the Arts,Dance Fellowship. In 2018 he will be teaching in Berlin, Paris, Gothenburg, London, Cologne, Warsaw, Amsterdam, Poznan, Bouxwiller, Glasgow, Helsinki, Adelaide and Melbourne.