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Commedia “Movement-theatre” workshop 3-5. Juni 2022

Discover new possibilities to surprise the audience and surprise yourself! Commedia Workshop – ‘Movement Theatre’ (Everything moves. That’s the starting point.) “Commedia Dell’arte is dead. Long Live Commedia!” shouts Carlo Mazzone-Clementi from his grave. The great theatre teacher of the twentieth century, and co-founder of The Commedia School, preferred to use “Commedia” to indicate something …

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Have-Spektakel: A Backyard Theatre Festival (Sat 4th Sept)

Have-Spektakel is a backyard theatre festival in Vanløse, performed in private gardens in the local community. It’s a one-day festival with music, theatre and performance, taking place in backyards near Kastanjelunden in Vanløse. Several neighborhoods offer their gardens, windows and garages, for performances suited to both adults and children. Enjoy these performances and others: Concert …

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International Storytelling

International Storytelling The Commedia School students are ready to present their storytelling performance! This style of telling stories draws on the performers creativity and physicallity, building images using movement, mime, acrobatics and voice. Are you confused? Good. Come and join an enjoyable, crazy evening of physical theatre. We are performing outside, at Den Grønne friskole, …

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“Something is loose” an epic pandemic commedia show 6. and 13. June 2020

“Something is looose” – performance is about the corona outbreak. A cosmic, comical and physical performance about experiments going wrong, vainglory, an escaped of a virus and young love. The performance puts Corona under a magnifier and chases the virus all the way into the human corners. “Something is looose” is an epic pandemic Commedia …

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Short Courses now available!

Styles that are integral in the curriculum of The Commedia School are now available as short individual courses for those who do not have the time to take the complete two-year course of study. The courses cover Melodrama, Buffoon, Commedia and Clown.

The human voice with Ulrik Barfod 22. – 26. June 2020

Introducing the physical approach to theatre, this workshop aims at developing spontaneity and creativity, giving you quick insights on the tools offered by the school to make every performance fresh and alive. Introductions of the mime and acrobatic training in the curriculum will be presented, such as improvisation exercises, simultaneously raising awareness to the movement of your body and voice in space. Discover new possibilities to surprise the audience and surprise yourself!

The Government Inspector – video

A video of the story telling adaptation of Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol’s 1836 hilarious satire on the corruption in the Russian Empire – perfectly actual for today in every country.

Elif Temucin and Erkan Uyaniksoy, two recent graduates of The Commedia School from Istanbul preformed their well reviewed version of this story to The Commedia School Studio.

The show is supported by NORDPLUS and The Gogol Project which is a ESD (Education for Sustainable Development) network of activities in many countries.

The Government Inspector

A story telling adaptation of Gogol’s 1836 hilarious satire on the corruption in the Russian Empire – perfectly actual for today in every country.
Elif Temucin and Erkan Uyaniksoy, two recent graduates of The Commedia School from Istanbul bring their well reviewed version of this story to The Commedia School Studio. Entry is free. The show is supported by Nord Plus and The Gogol Project which is a ESD (Education for Sustainable Development) network of activities in many countries. There will be a discussion after the show lead by the Danish coordinators of The Gogol Project, Benjamin Laier and Ole Brekke.

2012 – A big year

2012, A big year for graduates – Scott Nelson – the Lead act with The Big Apple Circus, New York. Two Reumert awards, (the Danish National Theatre awards) – Sigrid Husjord, best supporting actress in “Oliver With a Twist”, and a special award to Kristjan Ingimarsson for the show “Blam.” And, Erkan Uyaniksoy and Elif …

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Letter from Istanbul

From Istanbul Dear Ole, A criticism about our play (Gogol Stories) has been published in a popular, very well-known theatre magazine (named ‘Tiyatro… Tiyatro…’) this month. It is written by Robert Schild – a very well-known critic. As a summary, he has written that ‘our play is the master-piece of the theatre season, it is …

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