Workshop: The Sixth Sense of Theatre

Date: Tuesday 02 – Saturday 06 August 2005
Time: 18:00 – 23:00, Saturday: morning
Venue: MITP Theatre


 Workshop Content:

The workshop will focus on actor-training techniques. A set number of exercises will be transmitted with the aim of equipping participants with skills and tools that are essential to the craft of theatre. These exercises are aimed at enhancing physical flexibility, flow of energy, attention, interaction, and sensitivity to tempo and rhythm. This work will also serve as a basis for improvisatory skills within a disciplined structure as well as a springboard for vocal and song sessions. Vocal and song techniques (such as text articulation, voice projection, rhythm) will be transmitted within the parameters of the work on intentions and physical actions.
The workshop, of ca 30 hours duration, is limited to 12 participants and 3 observers. It will include various demonstrations of work.



Mario Ruggeri, Centro Indipendente Ricerca Teatrale (Milano).
Frank Camilleri, Theatre Studies Programme, University of Malta.



150 euros (50% payable by 15 June 2005)
Reservations should be sent to:


Mario Ruggeri has been a professional actor since 1985. From 1985 he worked with Gabriele Calindri, Gabriele Vacis, Ludvic Flaszen, Abani Biswas, Marcel li Antunez, Elio de Capitani, Gey Pin Ang, Nhandan Chirco. In 2001 he founded C.I.R.T. Centro Indipendente Ricerca Teatrale. Since 2001 C.I.R.T. has been based in Milan, travelling to Poland, Sicily, France, Malta and Spain to lead workshops as well as to hold exchanges with Theatre groups and present their work.

Frank Camilleri has been doing theatre since 1989. He has performed, delivered workshops and theory courses in Malta and abroad since 1994. He is Artistic Director of Icarus Performance Project (Malta) and Acting Coordinator of the Theatre Studies Programme at the University of Malta where he specialises in the praxis of theatre-making. For more information visit: .