As a special start-of-semester treat, the TSU will be hosting a FREE movement psychology training workshop with Lavinia Hollands!
NOW THERE ARE 1 SPOTS LEFT. EMAIL ANNIE AT firstname.lastname@example.org ! (Update Sept 7)
10am to 1pm
studio 4270, SFU Woodward's!
About Movement Psychology:
This technique of Character Transformation was created by the renowned Yat Malmgren, co-founder of Drama Centre London and further developed by Tom Bentley-Fisher.
Create a unique character and discover all the notes available to you through the principle of Weight (light or strong), Space (flexible or direct), Time (quick or sustained) and Flow (free or bound).
About Lavinia Hollands:
Lavinia has just completed an MA at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in Actor training and Coaching (2015). She has taught acting at Rose Bruford, the University of East London and most recently, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (Central Connects). She specializes in teaching the Laban Malmgren Technique of Movement Psychology. She currently teaches at Drama Centre London and also runs private workshops.
WEDESNDAY, AUGUST 31ST:
1:30pm - 4:30 pm | Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema
First/Second Years Welcome with Dean Lastoria. Meet and Mingle with current SFU: SCA students and the SFU alumni who form Hong Kong Exiles.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9TH:
1:00pm - 2:30pm | Studio 4270
Faculty Orientation led by Cole, Ker, Kugler and KSteven (silent k; he just wants to fit in). All students welcomed!
3:30pm - 7:30pm | The Anvil Centre, New Westminister
Hile'kw FCAT Welcome, for first years only! Participate in workshops that explore indigenous world views, culture and identities. Don't worry if you don't know where The Anvil Centre is, we'll be bringing you over in a group after the Faculty Orientation.
3:00pm - whenever | Location TBD, Near the School
Happy Hour Beers with the Profs! For current students of legal drinking age only. Let's get happy!
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10TH:
10:00am - 1:00pm | Studio 4270
Movement Psychology workshop with Lavina Hollands. For the first 14 students to sign up! Free training, what what?!
1:30pm - whenever | C.R.A.B. Park
SCA WELCOME POTLUCK PICNIC. All SFU:SCA students welcomed! Meet the people who basically call SFU Woodwards home, students and profs alike!
Internship class is offering a new spots for students. Out of all categories, these are in favor of theatre students.
Application deadline September 15th
Internship period: November 1st - December 31st
Dances for a Small Stage/Turning Point Ensemble
Application deadline: August 26th
Internship period: September - December
How to apply
Use Symplicity to apply for these internship positions. Symplicity is SFU's original job database.
While applying to symplicity, communicate with Chelsea Hunter, our proffesional development advisor by appointment or email to enroll in FPA406, the internship course.
Often the course is 4 credit , which is 120hour course.
5% End semester debrief
5% Online assessment
25% 2-3 pages Final Report
65% Supervisor evaluation
Some of the agenda
orientation- all of orientation plans, vote on budget,
Online archival system
SCA student union= union for all programs in the contemporary arts a way to bring us all together
People who are new to the executive what to get done - Nuts and Bolts
all the money we want to spend this term
Invasive Species Project (to be titled)
Directed by Maiko Yamamoto
This piece is to be made in collaboration with Theatre Replacement.
With Visual Design by Leah Weinstein and Sound Design by Emma Hendrix
Assistant Direction by June Fukumura
The Invasive Species Project is a new, site oriented creation project directed by Theatre Replacement’s Maiko Yamamoto, to be made in collaboration with theatre performance, production & design students at SFU’s School for the Contemporary Arts. You can find more information about the piece and director below.
Important dates to note are:
September 16th, 6pm REHEARSALS START
Sept 16 – November 6th WORKING PERIOD
November 5 & 6, DEVELOPMENT PRESENTATION at 7 & 9pm
Date: September 12th, 6-9pm
Place: Theatre room 4270
・1 contemporary monologue, 3 minutes max.
・1 physical piece*, 1 minute max.
*This should be a piece that showcases your movement choices and capabilities that is not mime of dance.
Feel free to think abstractly.
・A sample of writing*.
*This should be a piece of creative writing, to a max of one page.
・This will be a group audition.
・The first portion is working as an ensemble, with the second portion focusing on the individual.
To sign up for the audition:
・SIGN-UP SHEETS ARE IN 4TH FLOOR STUDENT LOUNGE AT WOODWARDS.
・Please note that this project is part of a class and only open for the SFU students.
Nicholas will be keeping you up to date on current events, auditions, shows, and more through this page. We'll be keeping you posted.