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One-Week  International Intensive Workshop 

Rome, Latina - Italy 

Special program for those who work primarily on the "movement part" of performance, -choreography and for directors or performers who are interested in gaining tools, approaches and methods to create physical performances of any genre.


Anfiteatro Academy A.S.D. - via Maira, Latina, Italy


Special program, primarily aimed on those who work primarily on the "movement part" of performance,  and for directors or performers who are interested in gaining tools, approaches and methods to create physical performances of any genre.

Also, it is aimed at professional physical theatre, performance, dance and movement artists who wish to develop their skills, views and approaches to work on stage by self and with others, and ultimately meet peer colleagues from around the world and get new connections with professionals. 

Program consists of several blended sessions with 3 different teachers, focusing participants on the practical exploration of the following topics:

  • improvisation and spontaneity - as a tool for rehearsals and making a performance;

  • emotional language of the body through dance and movement;

  • ensemble building and creating performance pieces in limited rehearsal time;

  • movement training, floor-work and animal technique

  • Physical Theatre through a prism of traditional Russian school and contemporary European approaches. 


The training is designed as the multidisciplinary intensive lab with participation and practice together with performing arts practitioners from different techniques and countries.


This workshop can lay a solid ground for your further professional development as a performer, choreographer, Regisseur or teacher.  It can help help you to formulate your personal unique approach to work on performances and work with performers, and a general approach to building up a creative process.  


The course is taught by experienced professional practitioners, experts in performing arts pedagogy, actors’ training, theatre directing and movement research in intercultural groups and projects. 


The working language is English.

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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.


Valeria is a professional dancer and  choreographer from Latina, Italy. She devoted all her life to dance. She does all choreography of all the shows at her company "Anfiteatro Academy A.S.D.". Since 1999, she produced over 50 different shows, from musicals to original shows of contemporary dance. She grew students who joined The Royal Ballet School; Laban School; School of Teatro dell’Opera di Roma and Accademia  Nazionale Di Danza in Rome. 


Anfiteatro Academy A.S.D.

via Maira, Latina, Italy.

Latina is 50 km south of Rome...

5 km from the Tyrrhenian Sea. 


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).





*The fee covers participation in the program.

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

To enroll and hold a place in the program, the student should submit a deposit, which is non-refundable and will be applied towards the tuition fee.

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The organizer receives the right to make changes in the schedule. 

"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

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