Preparing to Act: From Contradiction


Preparing to Act: from Contradiction is a workshop that teaches the fundamentals required for acting using the idea of Contradiction as a core of training. Working from concepts such as Opposition, Precision and Spontaneity, this workshop offers a comprehensive guide to exploring the intricacies of action and its connection to any situation or scene.

Participants should be at least 18 years old, with basic experience / exposure to theatre training (minimum 1 year).
Maximum number: 16

About the teacher
Alberto Ruiz Lopez (a.k.a Beto) is a full-time faculty member of ITI and is its Head of Acting. Beto is an actor, director and teacher from Mexico. Prior to joining ITI, Beto had taught modules in acting, movement and Graham Technique since 1990.

Formerly the Director of the Company of Theatre from Jalisco, he has also helmed operas such as Verdi’s La Traviata and Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas, and plays such as Dario Fo’s Un Dia Cualquiera and Alfred Jarry’s King Ubu. His work extends beyond his home country of Mexico to Poland; Texas, USA; and Colombia.





16 Jul 2016


9AM - 1PM


Attend all 3 at $50 off! Special rate of $190
Discount of 20% available for students/NSF for all workshops.
Proof of identification will be requested on workshop attendance day. 

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