The New Text New Theatre Directing Workshop offers a program that will proceed in parallel with the Playwriting Workshops and with which the workshops will benefit one another. The director candidates will have the opportunity to work with writers and actors throughout the year as well as to have the chance to direct play readings during the New Text New Theatre Festival at the end of the year.
The classes will be led by the General Art Director of GalataPerform, Yesim Ozsoy.
In addition to the main course held on Saturday’s, director candidates will be able to attend the Playwriting Workshop courses on text analysis, dramaturgy, theatre history and creative writing taught by Yesim Ozsoy, Ferdi Cetin and Ozan Omer Akgul on Wednesday evenings between 19:30-22:30.
Participants of the workshop will also have the chance to attend workshops of guest teachers who join us from Turkey and from abroad every year. International names such as Ronan Cheneau, David Bobee, Samuel Gallet, David Leon, Maria Velasco, Asa Lindholm, Peca Stefan, Finn Iunker have given lessons in New Text New Theatre workshops in previous years.
This year, the instructors who will be joining the program from France, Sweden and Spain in addition to the many writers and directors who will be hosted as part of the workshop will be announced in the coming days.
At the end of the workshops, the 9th New Text New Theatre Festival which offers the opportunity participate in various fields, will be held in 2020.