Indianostrum Theatre along with Alliance Française de Pondicherry, Puducherry Tourism and the French Embassy, are excited to announce that Ariane Mnouchkine, Europe’s foremost experimental theatre director, and twelve members of the radical collective Théâtre du Soleil, are bringing their École Nomade to Pondicherry.
The workshop is open to all – anyone over the age of eighteen is welcome to apply.
It does not matter whether or not you have studied drama before, you must simply want to engage in the experiment of collective theatre-making. The sessions of the École Nomade, which will take place in English, and will run from the 14th to 30th December, are not drama classes. They constitute moments of practical reflection, involving improvisation, masks, music, dance, and movement, in which Mnouchkine and her troupe seek to set out, explain, and clarify their methods, and their collective way of working.
More information and how to apply:
About the Théâtre du Soleil:
An English bibliography on the Théâtre du Soleil (PDF)
An introduction to director Ariane Mnouchkine (PDF)
Guardian interview with Ariane Mnouchkine (August 2012)
Serge Nicolaï discusses Théâtre du Soleil’s Naufragés (PDF 2012)