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CPPM / Gecko Theatre: Open Class

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CPPM (MA in Contemporary Physical Performance Making) was founded under the belief that the most intense artistic growth occurs through genuine encounters with inspirational artists. That is why most studies are conducted by internationally renowned directors, choreographers, performers, and companies from all over the world. The guest artists for 2022-24 include DV8 Physical Theatre (UK), Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch (Saksamaa), Guillermo Gomez-Pena (USA), Olivier de Sagazan (FRA), Rimini Protokoll (GER), Anne Bogart (USA), Theatre-Re (UK), Electric Company Theatre (CAN), Song of the Goat (POL), Rakesh Sukesh (IN), Frances Barbe (AUS), Mart Kangro (EST) and many others. You can see the complete list of guest artists on CPPM website www.mastersincppm.com

This Open Class is part of The International Visual Theatre Festival Tallinn Treff. 
When: May 27 at 16.00
Where: Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre

Gecko is a renowned physical theatre company led by Amit Lahav, its Artistic Director. Since its establishment in 2001, the company has produced eight highly acclaimed shows, two Associate Shows, and two films that have earned them international recognition. Amit has developed an organic process that prioritises imagination, collaboration, and skill, allowing the team of devising performers, creatives, and technicians to bring their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and cultures to the creative process. The team engages in a rigorous cycle of experimentation, reflection, and technical development within and outside of the rehearsal studio.

Gecko’s work is driven by a fascination with human beings and their struggles to express themselves in society. Their productions are created by and for individuals of all ages, genders, and backgrounds, representing a diverse range of cultures. The company employs multiple languages to tell universal stories through movement, emotion, sound, lighting, and set design, ensuring that people from all walks of life can engage with their work. Their productions explore and reflect on contemporary issues relevant to a diverse society, inspired by their audiences. Gecko aims to communicate with each audience member directly and encourage full engagement with the content. They strive to remove barriers to engagement for as many people and cultures as possible, offering a unique and high-quality theatrical experience.

CPPM’s web page

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