Acting Workshop

The first day of the conference (Thursday 20th September 2018) will conclude with a two-hour Commedia dell’Arte acting workshop to be held in the Judith E. Wilson Drama Studio in the Faculty of English on the Sidgwick Site of the University of Cambridge (9 West Road, CB3 9DP).

One of our keynote speakers, Prof. Richard Andrews (University of Leeds), will give a short introduction to Commedia dell’Arte before the workshop. The workshop will be lead by Ludovico Nolfi, director and theatre trainer from Rome (Ars In Fieri).

After a few warm up exercises, participants will be able to learn movements for stock characters, explore solo lazzi, as well as develop short improvised scenes for pairs of characters.

There is no participation fee, but advance registration is required as spaces are limited.
Participation is not limited to conference attendees.

For the workshop Facebook page, see here.


The workshop is now fully booked – please, let us know immediately if you can no longer attend.

Parts of the workshop will be filmed and photographed – this material may appear on social media. Please, let us know if this is a problem.

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