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Acrobatics of the Heart, 2017:
twelve-days of intense Untaming

The development of our civilization and culture, has pushed us in the direction of taming everything… animals, trees… and ourselves… [and] we have lost something, something ‘untamed’.”
Jerzy Grotowski, 1970

Acrobatics of the Heart – at Earthdance:
A twelve-day immersion in Grotowski-based physical acting training in the Berkshire mountains with master teacher Stephen Wangh (author of An Acrobat of the Heart and The Heart of Teaching) and co-teachers Erica Fae, Wendy vanden Heuvel, and Raïna von Waldenburg.

All Day Training Includes:

  • Physical work (cat, corporels, plastiques)
  • Image work, voice work, presence work, and application of the training to text
  • Intensive text work for students who have extensive previous training
  • Outdoor and late-night training sessions
  • Discussions/lectures on practice
  • In-depth pedagogy talks for teachers and those who want to teach this work