Master Classes

Embodied Problem Solving with Anne Bogart

Friday 9/30 (7-10pm) Saturday 10/1 (1-4pm) & Sunday 10/2 (2-5pm)

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This in-person weekend workshop will consist of three sessions open to actors, directors, and anyone who works in theatre who is interested in learning more about Anne Bogart’s process of physically and collaboratively solving creative problems. Participants should be prepared to move each day. 

Anne Bogart is one of the three Co-Artistic Directors of the SITI Company, which she founded with Japanese director Tadashi Suzuki in 1992. She is a Professor at Columbia University where she runs the Graduate Directing Program. Works with SITI include FALLING & LOVING, The Bacchae, Chess Match No. 5; Lost in the Stars; Persians; Steel Hammer; A Rite; Café Variations; Trojan Women (After Euripides); American Document; Antigone; Under Construction; Freshwater; Who Do You Think You Are; Radio Macbeth; Hotel Cassiopeia; Death and the Ploughman; La Dispute; Score; bobrauschenbergamerica; Room; War of the Worlds–the Radio Play; Cabin Pressure; Alice’s Adventures; Culture of Desire; Bob; Going, Going, Gone; Small Lives/Big Dreams; The Medium; Noel Coward’s Hay Fever and Private Lives; August Strindberg’s Miss Julie; and Charles Mee’s Orestes. Recent operas include The Handmaid’s Tale, Handel’s Alcina, Dvorak’s Dimitrij, Verdi’s Macbeth, Bellini’s Norma and Bizet’s Carmen. She is the author of six books: The Art of Resonance, A Director Prepares; The Viewpoints Book; And Then, You Act; Conversations with Anne; and What’s the Story.

Application Deadline: September 6, 2022. Acceptances will go out by September 9th for applications received by September 6th. For early acceptance and notification for travel purposes, please email training@siti.org

Program Dates:

Friday September 30 from 7-10pm

Saturday October 1 from  1-4pm

Sunday October 2 from 2-5pm

For more information:
SITI Company: http://siti.org/training
Viewpoints: http://www.sixviewpoints.com/

Who should apply:
This workshop is open to actors, directors, dancers, and performance makers.
Artists who have not trained with SITI before are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Location: 
SITI Company
520 8th Avenue, Suite 310
New York, NY 10018

COVID Safety:
We are requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enroll in this training session. Additionally, we are closely monitoring state and city guidance regarding capacity and safety protocols.  There may be limited capacity for this workshop and participants should be prepared to train while wearing a mask and submit a recent negative PCR test prior to studio entry.

Cost of the workshop:
The cost of the workshop is $500. The $30 non-refundable application fees are used the cover the admin costs of processing applications for our programs; however, if that fee creates a significant hurdle for you please reach out to us at training@siti.org to discuss.

BIPOC Scholarships
SITI has a limited number of $300 scholarships for BIPOC artists. To be considered for that scholarship, please email training@siti.org. SITI offers these scholarships as a part of a larger effort to diversify our training room. We recognize that having BIPOC representation in each training makes the experience better for all artists and hope this offering will help us to build a safer room for our BIPOC alumni and collaborators. Individual artists’ scholarship status will not be disclosed to faculty or other artists.