Viente Pasos acting technique
Sept. 11, 18, 25, Oct. 2, 9 @ 7-9pm
About the Teatro Workshops
Explore your potential. Discover a new path that could help lead you into being a conscious creator of your everyday. Use your life's energy congruently with your heart, mind, body and spirit -- that most of all, is what the "Viente Pasos" technique imparts to its participants.
This technique was created through the collective process of the core members of El Teatro Campesino and is based on Mayan philosophy. It utilizes improvisation, theater exercises/games, breathing, music, creative writing, and exploratory body movement.
Instructor Olivia Chumacero asks that those who plan to participate commit themselves to the duration of this five-part series, without exception. Sessions will begin promptly at 7pm; please come in workout attire.
A brief note for all potential participants: These sessions will be physically demanding.
To attend, RSVP by e-mailing info [at] farmlab [dog] org by September 14, 2007. Please type, "RSVP: Teatro" in the subject line.
About Olivia Chumacero
Olivia Chumacero developed her skills as writer/director/actor during the thirteen years of participation with the world renowned El Teatro Campesino, which is currently based in San Juan Bautista, California. Chumacero was one of a core group of individuals who created the acting method known as the "Viente Pasos." Those interested can read about this technique and about Chumacero in Dr. Yolanda Broyles-Gonzalez's book titled, El Teatro Campesino.
Chumacero carries the title of El Teatro Campesinos ambassador, and has taught this acting technique in locations including Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia; Vaxjo, Sweden; Paris, France; Beijing, China, Soledad, California, Anchorage, Alaska;and New York City.