Saturday August 13th . 10-4

Connecting to the World of the Play and the Production.  will focus on atmosphere, the Feeling of Form and the Feeling of the  Whole. Michael Chekhov believed that whilst there was a different contribution made by actors director and all theatre artists, that somehow there needed to be something of a unified creative vision and that is what we will work towards in the workshop by looking mainly at the beginning and the end of the play..   We will use Antigone for this workshop.  the workshop will cost 60€


Venue NUI Galway

Max Hafler 

Max Hafler  began his professional life as an actor, training at LAMDA and working with a whole number of distinguished actors and directors. He is a theatre tutor, director and writer who now specialises primarily in Michael Chekhov Technique and Voice. He trained in Chekhov Technique at MICHA and Michael Chekhov Europe. He teaches at NUI Galway in Ireland, and has guested at Boston MIT, USMaine Gorham, the Lir and others. He has worked extensively on youth and applied theatre programmes. He set up Chekhov Training and Performance Ireland to make the West of Ireland a hub for the acting technique and runs it now with co-director Declan Drohan. Of his many productions, his most recent professional production was  The Sacrificial Wind , a poem-play by Lorna Shaughnessy about Iphigenia which we recreated online. From 2004 – 2015 he ran a successful touring classical theatre company called Theatrecorp, which brought productions of Faustus,Waiting for Godot, Blood Wedding amongst several others . His college and youth theatre work include The Caucasian Chalk Circle, Yerma ,The Trial, The Bacchae in the version by David Greig and Twelfth Night.

His books, ‘Teaching Voice’,and  most recently “What Country Friends is This?” (2021)are published by Nick Hern Books

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Date Posted: 21 July 2022
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