Thursday, March 4, 2010

Workshops in Bogotá, Colombia

Suzuki & Viewpoints Workshop with Donnie Mather
March 29 - April 2, 2010
at the Iberoamericano Theatre Festival

of Bogotá, Colombia

The Iberoamericano Theatre Festival is the largest international theatre festival in the Western Hemisphere. Artists from all over the world participate and attend this two and half week celebration of Theatre. As a guest artist, Donnie Mather will present 2 separate workshop series in the Suzuki Method and the Viewpoints Training during the week of March 29 - April 2. Both workshops are open to actors, directors, dancers, and choreographers as well as students and professionals alike. This series is part of the numerous special events surrounding the Iberoamericano. For more information on the Festival, please visit:
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Suzuki Method for the Actor9:30 am - 12:30 pm (15 hours)
Monday - Friday
March 29 - April 2
$180.000 Pesos
The Suzuki Method for the Actor was created by Japanese Director Tadashi Suzuki and his company. The training is a physical and vocal discipline that combines traditional and innovative forms. Through a series of exercises, the performer addresses energy, breath and concentration.
Viewpoints Training2 - 5 pm (15 hours)
Monday - Friday
March 29 - April 2
$180.000 Pesos
This technique was first articulated by Choreographer Mary Overlie and later adapted for the stage by Director Anne Bogart and members of the SITI Company. The Viewpoints Training addresses issues of Time and Space through physical improvisation. Participants expand their awareness through a unique physical vocabulary exploring the limits of theatre, movement, and music.

Donnie Mather is an actor and teacher based in New York City. With over 10 years of teaching experience, Donnie has taught at theatre programs and universities throughout the U.S., Colombia, Brazil, and Puerto Rico. He trained as well as performed with SITI Company (Anne Bogart, Artistic Director) where he was an Associate Artist for many years. Currently, Donnie is an instructor at the Atlantic Theatre Conservatory in New York.
To enroll in either of the workshops, please email
Register early as space is extremely limited.