International Webinar by Eminent Theater Practitioner John Britton on ‘The Performer's Journey into Presence'
Center for Performance Research and Cultural Studies invites you to the International Webinar by eminent theater practitioner John Britton on ‘The Performer's Journey into Presence' on 18 February 2021 through ‘ZOOM’.
N.P Ashley will serve as the moderator of the webinar.
Please register free of coast with the GOOGLE FORM LINK(Click here).
Participation certificate will be provided.
John Britton is an internationally known director, writer, performer and trainer. He is the creator of 'Self-With-Others', a psychophysical approach to training performers within ensemble. He is the founder of The Duende School of Ensemble Physical Theatre, a peripathetic training initiative for physical performers based in Self-With-Others. He was Senior Lecturer at the University in Huddersfield and later the Course Leader of the MA Ensemble Physical Theatre: Training and Performance. His productions include 'The House of the Mayfly', The Shattering Man' for Duende ( Athens), Macbeth at NSD ( India), 'Pulsar' Rosa Podromou ( Athens), 'Jerk'for ESP ( Australia) and so on. He has authored books such as 'Encountering Ensemble' and 'Climbing the Mountain: The Performer's Journey into Presence'. He is completing a third one focused on offering insights on presence to people who do not work in performance. He is freelancing at present and is into mentorship, writing, seminar and consultancy. Currently, his focus in more towards training presence, looking at what artists can teach people who are not performers and also on what the function of art can be in a time of crisis and catastrophe.
Dramaturg, translator and socio-political commentator N. P. Ashley teaches English at St. Stephen's College, Delhi. The plays he has worked as dramaturg have performed at Edinburgh Festival Fringe (Blind Spots), Brisbane World Theatre (Saagarakanyaka), Delhi Ibsen Festival (An Enemy of the People) and Delhi Bharat Rang Festival (The Museum of Lost Pieces). The areas of his scholarly interest are Youth Culture, Literary Theory, Performance Studies and Indian Shakespeares.
Coordinator: Abheeshta Nath J R
Assistant Professor of English
Govt. KNM Arts and Science College