“Stories From the Body/Stories from the Land” - zapisy na warsztaty prowadzone przez Monique Mojicę

9 Maj. 2013

Centrum Studiów Kanadyjskich zaprasza na warsztaty pt. "Stories From the Body/Stories from the Land", prowadzone przez Monique Mojicę, dramatopisarkę, reżyserkę teatralną, aktorkę, dyrektora artystycznego grupy teatralnej ludności rdzennej Kanady, Chocolate Woman Collective. Warszaty odbędą się 15 maja 2013 r. (środa).

Studenci zainteresowani uczestnictwem w warsztatach proszeni są o kontakt z p. Kingą Kowalską poprzez e-mail: Ten adres pocztowy jest chroniony przed spamowaniem. Aby go zobaczyć, konieczne jest włączenie obsługi JavaScript. najpóźniej do 13 maja. Uczestnicy otrzymają dyplom ukończenia warsztatów.

Poniżej przedstawiamy opis warsztatów w języku angielksim oraz biogram prowadzącej warszaty.

Stories From the Body/Stories from the Land

Workshop leader: Monique Mojica, playwright, stage and film actress, Artistic Director of Chocolate Woman Collective

A brief overview of embodied research and creation process of the work-in-progress, Side Show freaks and Circus Injuns followed by an introductory workshop in Indigenous performance through generating organic texts from the body's memory. Participants will explore impulse, gesture, sound, movement, as an embodied approach to storytelling. The workshop will include participatory "on your feet" group exercises in ensemble theatre techniques and collective creation as well as a physical warm up and a vocal warm up. Comfortable attire required. All present are asked to participate — no observers.


MoniqueMojicaMonique Mojica (Guna and Rappahannock), playwright, artistic director of Chocolate Woman Collective, stage and film actress and social activist, committed to strengthening the continental links among the Indigenous peoples of the Americas. She is passionately dedicated to a theatrical practice as acts of healing and reclaiming historical/cultural memory. Her acting credits include: Red River by Daniel David Moses and Jim Millan; Mango Chutney, The Rez Sisters by Tomson Highway; Jessica by Maria Campbell and Linda Griffiths; Sucker Falls by Drew Hayden Taylor and The Adventures of a Black Girl in Search of God by Djanet Sears; Her film and television credits are: Smoke Signals, Traders, Earth: Final Conflict, La Femme Nikita, and Conspiracy of Silence. She is the author of Princess Pocahontas and the Blue Spots and co-editor with Ric Knowles, of Staging Coyote's Dream An Anthology of First Nations Drama in English, vols. I & II. As a co-founder of Turtle Gals Performance Ensemble, Mojica taught Indigenous Theatre in theory, process and practice at the University of Illinois, the Institute of American Indian Arts and at McMaster University. She founded Chocolate Woman Collective in 2007 to develop the play Chocolate Woman Dreams the Milky Way (2011) which was created by devising a dramaturgy specific to Guna cultural aesthetics, story narrative and literary structure. She was most recently seen on stage in the role of Goneril in the NAC's production of King Lear. Her upcoming projects include Side Show Freaks and Circus Injuns co-written with LeAnne Howe and directed by Michael Greyeyes.

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Wydział Filologiczny Uniwersytetu Śląskiego w Katowicach
ul. Gen. S. Grota-Roweckiego 5
41-205 Sosnowiec