Daniel Arbaczewski, Poland
Actor, director, pedagogue of theater. He graduaded of Department of Puppetry State Drama School in Wroclaw,
and also School of Theater Education on Theatre Institute in Warsaw. Two years ago he won artistic scholarship of Programme Minister of Culture and Heritage of Poland.
Since 2002 he is an actor on ensamble in Andersen Theatre in Lublin. He cooperate with theaters from Belgium,
Great Britain, Holland, Norway, Finland, Japan, Palestine and Turkey. He led many international projects about artistic workshops in Turkey, Ukraine, Palestine and Indonesia. At his work he mix acting with objects, puppets and mask techniques trying to find new ways of theater. Every year he take part in many polish and international production. His last directing works, "Ali Baba and forty thieves" (Yes Theatre in Hebron) and "Angel behind the fridge" ( Lublin, Andersen Theatre, cooperation with artists from Israel) were found successfully. This year he gain governmental scholarschip for project "Carmen" with dance artist from Mexico (during realisation).
ALPHABET OF PUPPETRY by Shakespeare
How to use classical Shakespeare's play and characters to build new stories and situations.
Using excercises of acting methods improvisations, and elements of objects and puppets theater we try to find contemporary reading of classical text. I will try to show how to animate and prepare simple puppets form, and what is the meanig of puppets in the theatre for adults. All tasks and exercise will be base on the elements from the Sheakespeare’s story.
We wiil focus on buiding puppet characters on the stage using two or free actors to one character. We will discuss how important is cooperation
on the stage and how to move emotion from actor to the atrificial puppet form.