Performer Training

A group that shares research about performer training in all its manifestations.

TaPRA 2020, 2 – 4 September, Liverpool Hope University, Performer Training Working Group CfP: Training and Agency

Deadline: April 17, 2020
Training could be thought of as a regime; a repeated practice with structures and boundaries within which the subject performs. Yet, this subject is an agent with their own thoughts, feelings and instincts apart from the demands of the training. In this conference, we will be exploring performer training in relation to the idea of agency. Developing from our 2019 theme of The Exercise, in that the exercise might represent structure, we will explore to what extent the subject has agency within...

TaPRA 2019, Exeter, Performer Training WG CfP: Exercise

Deadline: April 16, 2019
The Performer Training Working Group The Performer Training Working Group has been meeting for thirteen years and has produced several collaborative outputs, including a variety of contributions to the thrice-yearly journal, Theatre, Dance and Performance Training (TDPT), dedicated to training in all its manifestations, and the associated blog, http://theatredanceperformancetraining.org. The Context Performer training is often conducted through and made up of ‘exercises’. These...

TaPRA 2018, Aberystwyth, Performer Training WG: ‘Who are we training for?’

Deadline: April 20, 2018
TaPRA Performer Training Working Group University of Aberystwyth 5th – 7th September 2018   Performer Training Working Group   The Performer Training Working Group has been meeting for thirteen years and has produced several collaborative outputs, including a variety of contributions to the thrice-yearly journal, Theatre, Dance and Performance Training, dedicated to training in all its manifestations, and the associated blog...

The End of Training

Deadline: April 13, 2017
The Performer Training Working Group has been meeting for twelve years and has produced several collaborative outputs, including a variety of contributions to the thrice-yearly journal, Theatre, Dance and Performance Training, dedicated to training in all its manifestations, and the associated blog http://theatredanceperformancetraining.org. The working group co-convenors are delighted to issue a call for contributions for the forthcoming 2017 TaPRA conference. We are interested in a...

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