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Q+A with Rob Epstein

Linda Ronstadt: The sound of my voice

On Tues 5 November 2019, at V&A Museum, Sinéad will be in conversation with film-maker Rob Epstein of Telling Pictures following a European preview screening of his latest film (co-directed with Jeffrey Friedman), Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice.

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Talk on Polyphonic Characterisation

Sinéad will give a talk on Polyphonic Characterisation in relation to her production of Night Just Before the Forests at the Michael Chekhov conference at the National Academy of Dramatic Art in Warsaw, Poland.

The conference will take place on 26-27 October 2019.

Concert performances Autumn 2019

This autumn, Concert will have several international performances:

2-3 October, Dansens Hus, Stockholm, Sweden.
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14-16 November, Baryshnikov Arts Centre, New York, USA.
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Autumn Workshops 2019

Sinéad will teach the following workshops on the Michael Chekhov technique in the autumn.

Psychological Gesture
21 Sept, 10-5: Pushkin House, London.
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Intro to the MC technique
3 Nov, 11-2: Sadler’s Wells, London.
With Shapes in Motion.
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Devising with the MC technique
16 Nov, 2-5pm: New York City, USA.
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On Air

Sinéad performed as part of Graeme Miller’s production, On Air, a live broadcast work staged between an aerial vantage point and audience at ground level in St Botolphe’s without Aldgate church in London. The landscape is translated into words by a team of commentators and relayed to the remote audience — an act of faith between listeners and speakers.

The performance was on 20 July 2019 as part of Nocturnal Creatures festival at Whitechapel Gallery, London.

MICHA USA 2019

Sinéad will promote her new book on Michael Chekhov technique and give a talk, ‘Feeling Space, Making Space: Michael Chekhov and Theatre Design’ at the annual international Michael Chekhov workshop and conference at Connecticut College, New London, USA on Tuesday 18 June 2019.

School of Sound

Polyphonic characterisation in Night Just Before the Forests.

Sinéad will present a talk on polyphonic characterisation and her production of Bernard-Marie Koltès’s play, Night Just Before the Forests for the Macau Arts Festival, China (2018) at the School of Sound 2019 Symposium at the Purcell Room, South Bank Centre, London.

Sinéad will present on Friday 26 April; the conference runs from Wed 24-Sat 27 April 2019.

You can register here. See the programme and full list of speakers here.

 

Book Launch at Royal Central

Michael Chekhov’s Acting Technique: A Practitioner’s Guide 

Book launch

Tues 5 March 2019, 6.30pm

New Studio
Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London

Free event but please book your place here.

In this event, Sinéad celebrates the launch of her new book, Michael Chekhov’s Acting Technique: A Practitioner’s Guide, published by Bloomsbury Methuen.

The book provides a complete overview of the whole method, and includes illuminating explanations of its principles, as well as a wide range of practical exercises that illustrate, step by step, how they can be applied to dramatic texts. Drawing on the full range of Chekhov’s writing in English and French, it also examines unpublished material from the Dartington Hall archives and features interviews with actors who have worked with the technique, including Simon Callow and Joanna Merlin.

The evening will include short a presentation from Sinéad as well as from actors Gretchen Egolf and Robert Bowman, and will be followed by a drinks reception.

Michael Chekhov workshop

An introduction to Michael Chekhov technique

Saturday 2 March 2019, 10-5pm

Pushkin House
5a Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2TA.
www.pushkinhouse.org
0207 269 9770

Sinéad will teach a one day workshop on the practical ideas and principles at the heart of the Michael Chekhov technique at Pushkin House, London.

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Pushkin House: a talk

Feeling Space, Making Space

Michael Chekhov and Theatre Design

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13 February 2019, 7-8.30pm
Pushkin House
5a Bloomsbury Square, London 2TA WC1A .
www.pushkinhouse.org
0207 269 9770

Sinéad will give a talk on Michael Chekhov’s ideas on theatre design and scenography. She will present a slideshow of Chekhov’s own unpublished character drawings and sketches from the Dartington Hall Michael Chekhov Theatre Studio archives.

Book here.