Improvisation and Storytelling Workshop in Oulu

Improvisation and Storytelling

Walk the  boundaries of where improvisation and storytelling meet. We will
explore the structure of stories, make stories as a group, play with
content, physicality, music and silence. We will explore use of the space
to tell a story, using techniques such as viewpoints and freeform. We will
explore both performance improvisation as well as improv for composition.
Expect discovery and fun!

Suitable for those with some improv performance experience.

Date and duration: 9.10.2016 10-16
Place: Oulun suomalaisen yhteiskoulun lukio, Maunonkatu 1, Oulu
Participation fee: 60 €
Participation limit: 16 persons
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Instructor Órla Mc GovernÓrlappcolour

Órla Mc Govern is Artistic Director of The Spontaneous Theatre People & The Sky Babies, Galway, and is an  Artistic Director for Improv Fest Ireland.

As a performer, she lived, trained and worked extensively in the US for many years and was an original member of Improv groups: Seattle goga, Seattle Neutrino Project, and Spolin Player Seattle. She also had the pleasure of performing with Edge Bainbridge, Jet City Improv, Unexpected Productions, and many others in the US.

As a workshop facilitator, Órla is equally passionate about her work.  She has facilitated numerous workshops for Corporate, Artistic, and Individual clients around the world, and is skilled at tailoring each session to suit their needs. Some festival appearances include: Dublin, Ireland, Tampere, Finland, Gothenburg, Sweden, Bucharest, Romania, Barcelona, Spain, and Strasbourg, France. Órla continues to teach and perform globally, including with her troupe The Sky Babies and with Moth & Butterfly (an innovative Storytelling / Improv Project).

She is a professional actor for stage/tv/film &radio, as well as a playwright, storyteller and Voice Over artist.  She also has an alter ego who has her own career entirely!

Improtyöpajoja 30.11. Oulussa / Improv workshops in Oulu

Marras-joulukuussa Ouluun saapuu improkouluttajia maailmalta. Sveitsiläinen Gerald Weber ja hollantilainen Laura Doorneweerd  tulevat Uniikki Unikornin vieraiksi, ja he kouluttavat lauantaina 30.11.2013. Työpajoihin on paikkoja rajoitetusti, joten ilmoittaudu mukaan heti! Kun työpajat täyttyvät, ilmoitamme siitä tällä sivulla.

Työpajojen kieli on englanti. Ilmoittautumisohjeet löytyvät tämän artikkelin lopusta.


kouluttaja: Gerald Weber (nettisivut)

lauantaina 30.11. kello 9.00-12.00

paikka: OSYK eli Oulun Suomalaisen Yhteiskoulun lukio (Maunonkatu 1), draamaluokka

hinta: 40 euroa, aleryhmät 30 euroa

Improv can be so much more than talking head on a stage. In this training we will develop methods how to use the stage, positioning, levels, and physical acting in a scene. Through this workshop the participants will enchance their performances by gaining the view of a theatre director and a play writer and by means of physical acting. Enchanced with the basich of Stanislavski’s, Brect’s, and Shakespeare’s stage and theatre theories we will gear towards to the experience of theatrical art and incorporate in to some classical longforms.


kouluttaja: Laura Doorneweerd (nettisivut)

lauantaina 30.11. kello 13.00-16.00

paikka: OSYK eli Oulun Suomalaisen Yhteiskoulun lukio (Maunonkatu 1), draamaluokka

hinta: 40 euroa, aleryhmät 30 euroa

In this workshop improv and dance teacher Laura Doorneweerd will teach you how to bluff your way in ballet. Or in hiphop, Bollywood, country, disco, tango and many more styles.

You will learn the most important tricks and steps to make it look like you are a dancer. The audience can shout out any style in music or dance: you will know what to do. And what games you can play using your moves.

Laura has taught this workshop to many Dutch improv groups and it is the most fun you will have in using your body on stage.
Stiff as a board? No sense for rhythm? Perfect, then book this workshop now!


Ilmoittaudu lähettämällä viesti osoitteeseen Kerro kumpaan työpajaan osallistut vai osallistutko molempiin. Ilmoita viestissä nimesi, puhelinnumerosi, sähköpostiosoitteesi ja kuulutko johonkin alennusryhmään (opiskelijat, työttömät, eläkeläiset jne.). Maksuohjeet saat sähköpostitse. Ilmoittautuminen on sitova.

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