5-Day International Workshop

26 - 30 April 2023

EDEN Studios ***** Berlin, Germany


Come to attend a unique training with world-class practices, and master the art of improvisation through your body and movement!


26 - 30 April 2023

Berlin - Germany 

  • How to teach the body to express emotions through physical action?

  • How to master the practices of improvisation, concentration and interaction with a partner?

  • And how to create a unique performance using this knowledge in your practice?

Find out at our 5-day International Workshop "PHYSICALITY IN PERFORMANCE"!

What is the advantage of the program?


  • Using the world's effective biomechanics practices and the latest experiments in the performing arts, such as animal flow and others;

  • Deep dive into the process under attentive mentorship of world-class professionals;

  • In a short time you will be introduced into the world of physicality and movement; we will teach your body to speak and express feelings and emotions without words;

  • Practice makes perfect

  • We will not just speak in theory - you will use everything you have learned and improve your professional skills.

What are the opportunities revealed at the workshop?


  • Learn how to stage performances by yourself, with the help of feature movements and how to tell a story through the body and movement of the actors;

  • Strengthen your professional skills and knowledge, which will be useful in your work with actors and dancers or practices in related fields of sports;

  • Gain new competencies in directing, ensemble building, composition understanding, as well as improving professional tools such as body, voice and mind through daily creative practice.


Who is the workshop for?


  • Performance and movement practitioners

  • Theatre and film directors;

  • Choreographers;

  • Circus actors and directors;

  • All those who want to gain new knowledge and see their body from the other perspective!



April 26 - 30, 2023



EDEN Studios, Berlin, Germany


The working language is English.


Apply to participate and immerse yourself in a world of unique action that will enrich your professional skills and give you the opportunity to share an intense creative experience on a global level!


Sergei Ostrenko has over 30 years of professional experience as a Director, Choreographer and Performance Teacher.


Sergei has directed over 40 theatre productions, producing international projects for both the professional stage and for education in numerous countries, including Austria, Canada, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Russia, Slovenia, Sweden, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom.




Gennadiy Ostrenko is a professional expert in theatre biomechanics technique, movement directing, and stage combat.


Despite having a Fine Arts Academy education, he is professionally involved in theatre work for the most part of life. His stagecraft skills have enabled Gennadiy to diversify his artistic activities and he now devotes himself a lot to physical theatre and movement expressiveness. and frequently collaborates with his brother, Sergei, as a Movement Director in performance productions. 




Students can receive the

Certificate of Participation in this intensive training. 


Evidence that you are serious about your education and professional development.

The certificate is provided after student's participation in the training and submitting the report/essay of their experience at the program (1500 words).




To apply for participation, please fill in the online Application Form. 

Early Bird fee: 350 EUR (until August 12, 2022)

After: 450 EUR

*The fee covers participation in the program.

Please, note, that group is formed on a competitive basis.


EDEN Studios, Berlin - Germany

Registered participants will receive more detailed information. 





April 26 - 30:

10:00-13:00 - Practical Training

13:00-14:30 - Lunch Break

14:30-18:00 - Practical Training

18:00-18:30 - Break

18:30-20:30 - Creative Hour

The organizer preserves the right to make changes in the schedule and the program. 

"We had enchanting group of people, all coming from different countries, cultures, speaking different languages and still working together. It was so good to exchange ideas, suggestions and skills in between the classes and so good to meet lovely artistic people from all parts of the world. I am glad that I participated in this workshop; it was indeed a very special experience"

Kiran Pavaskar, India

"Participating in one of Ostrenko workshops will not only give you new skills but will also help you gain a fresh perspective on your practice. ...This has genuinely been one of the best experiences of my life. Recommended!"

Magdalena Krohn , Poland

"It was a big pleasure and honor for me to work under brilliant teachers Sergei Ostrenko and Ilgenio Russo, and with others participants form all around the world. THANK YOU ALL for a wonderful time, hard but charming training and tons of new experiences and informations" Juraj Benko, Slovakia

Juraj Benko, Slovakia

"If anyone has lost touch with their body - or if you're intrigued by Biomechanics - I would nudge you towards IUGTE. Great week of physical lab and a top notch conference!" 

Daisy Badger, UK