Lectures

IX ATEC Forum – “Game-Playing in Theatre Pedagogy”
Cali, May 20th to 21st 2015
Universidad del Valle, Aud. No 5 – Faculty of Engineering

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Session 1: Game Playing and Actor Training

8:15 – 8:30

Presentation

8:30 – 8:50

Everett Dixon, Del Valle University – Colombia.
A Variation on the “Étude Method”: Improvisation as a Motor for Table Analysis.

8:50 – 9:10

Wang Bonan, Shanghai Theatre Academy – China.
Space in Play and Play in Space: Time and Space in the Chinese Traditional Opera “Crossroads”.

9:10 – 9:30

Li Jianping, Shanghai Theatre Academy – China.
Exercises on Theatre Convention, which are similar to Pedagogical Methods of Improvisation.

9:30 – 10:00

Summary, Question Session

10:00 – 10:30

Coffee-break 

Session 2: Theatre Play and Society

10:30 – 10:40

Presentation

10:40 – 11:00

Giorgi Margvelashvili, Shota Rustaveli Theatre and Film Georgia State University – Georgia.
Theatre – Working with Non-Theatre Gamers.

11:00 – 11:20

Susana Uribe, Del Valle University – Colombia.
The Power of Play as a Tool for Social Change.

11:20 – 11:40

Tamar Tsagareli, Shota Rustaveli Theatre and Film Georgia State University – Georgia.
A Monkey Business: How Theatre Makers, Critics and Audiences Came to Distrust Each Other.

11:40 – 12:00

Summary, Question Session

12:00 – 14:00

Lunch

Session 3: Game Playing and Actor Training

Presentation

14:00 – 14:20

Zhang Jindi, Shanghai Theatre Academy – China.
The Relationship between Drama and Play.

14:20 – 14:40

Felipe Pérez Agudelo, Del Valle University – Colombia.
Play as a Basis for Ensemble Work.

14:40 – 15:00

Yao Ziqiang, National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts – China.
The Dangers and Advantages of Improvisational Training in the Reform of Traditional Chinese Theater Education.

15:00 – 15:20

Alejandro González Puche, Del Valle University – Colombia.
Exercises in Structure and Composition.

15:20 – 15:40

Summary, Question Session

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Session 4: Actor Training and Stage Creation

8:15 – 8:30

Induction

8:30 – 8:50

Li Yadi, The Central Academy of Drama – China.
Theatre in Play and Play in Theatre.

8:50 – 9:10

Chen Gang, The Central Academy of Drama – China.
Game Playing in the Training of the Actor as Artist.

9:10 – 9:30

BianWentong, The Central Academy of Drama – China.
The Use of Chinese Imagery in the Design of Western Stage Productions.

9:30 – 10:00

Summary, Question Session

10:00 – 10:30

Coffee-break

Session 5: Theatre Games and Education

Presentation

10:30 – 10:50

Manuel Viveros, Del Valle University – Colombia.
Play, a Different Political Culture.

10:50 – 11:10

Marleyda Soto, Del Valle University – Colombia.
Theatre Alphabets, a brief description of an Experience Teaching Theatre Games to Infants.

11:15 – 12:00

Conversation with the artists, meeting of the directors and actors of the festival.

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14:00 – 16:00

Session of Master Class demonstration to Forum assistants