MTCtraining: Professional training for all aspects of the performing arts.
Instructor: Octavio Campos, MTC Resident Artist
Participants will explore their potential through physical exercises that release tension and emotional blocks, helping them find a new sense of freedom to bring back into their performance practice. Octavio Campos will take participants through a guided movement map that uses rich imagery, directed focus and rigorous athleticism to encourage them to take physical and vocal risks.
Session 1: Oct. 1-Dec.17, 2012.
Session 2: Feb. 4-April 29, 2013
Time: Mondays, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Cost: $150/session or $15/class
For: Dancers, actors, singers, clowns, night-club performers, performance artists, directors and choreographers of any skill level.
Instructor: Ron Burns, MTC Technical Director
Burns reviews production schedules and responsibilities of stagehands. The safety portion of the class covers proper use of the Genie, scaffolding, ladders, fire safety and tips on how to spot potential hazards. Prior to joining MTC, Burns worked in technical direction and scenic and lighting design for many theaters across the country. He holds an M.F.A. in Scenic Design and Lighting from the University of North Carolina, Greensboro.
Date: May 11, 2013
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
For: Students and professionals interested in working as stagehands at MTC or in the field.