We offer workshops for both professional and amateur actors, aimed at promoting contemporary and physical actor training methodologies in Hong Kong. We offer eight week courses of single weekly classes, as well as intensive courses.
Physical theatre training in a natural environment, including sunrise yoga, sunset running, tai chi in the water, rhythm work and polyphonic song.
This course will introduce what song theatre is, where it has come from and how to understand its use in contemporary theatre through a practical performance-based approach.
Working in a natural environment, we can fully commit to training and regain the essential parts of our humanity that are being lost through the overcrowding and technology we are adapting to.
Through exercises and explorations into breath, movement, interaction, musicality, we explore the body-mind connection and apply it practically, improving participants’ psychophysical awareness.
Leaving the city behind and working in a natural environment, we can fully commit to performance training and regain the essential parts of our humanity that are being lost through the overcrowding
We were invited to Guangzhou by Friends Playback Theater (同声同戏剧团), to give a three day intensive course focusing on physical theatre, incorporating voice, breath and polyphonic singing (song theatre).
Ivor Houlker’s series of workshops on European Physical Theatre Practice in Hong Kong, which started on the 6th May 2014. The workshop ran every Tuesday evening for two months (8pm-10.30pm). The
Polyphonic song is a tradition of singing together in different voices, which combine to make the whole sound. This workshop involves learning by ear and using songs in theatre.
Ivor’s workshops in Actor Training Through Physical Theatre took place at the start of 2015. These workshops focused on taking training and techniques from physical theatre and applying them to