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July 2014
$0.00 - $21.00

AVOTCJA’s 73rd BIRTHDAY BASH

July 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
La Pena Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

  AVOTCJA‘s 73rd BIRTHDAY BASH RAMON PIÑERO-POET JEANNE POWELL-Poet LOS SANTOS.(w/Muteado  Mark G) Poets ODILIA GALVÁN RODRIGUEZ (Poeta) AUGUSTA LEE COLLINS Blues Singer/Guitarist KAYLAH MARIN & TASHA KAME (Poet/Musician) DUOMUXA (w/Marci & Ricardo Valdivieso) MAURISA THOMPSON (Poet) CRIS & ISRAEL MATOS of MANICATO MUSICA CARLOS DISDIER-Poeta Boricua KUJICHAGULIA & Family (expect the miraculous) KWAMA THOMPSON (Singer/Storyteller) BILL VARTNAW-(Poet) IAN DOGOLE-Perc. & MARIAH PARKER-Piano MARC KOKINOS-(Poet) OSCAR PEÑARANDA-Poet/Educator THE TROUBLEMAKERS UNION- AVOTCJA & MODÚPUE-(w/Jon Jang, Francis Wong, Eugene Warren, Manny Martinez, Hector Lugo, Ian…

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August 2014
$235.00 - $300.00

Acting workshop with Golden Thread

August 3 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week for 9 weeks
La Peña Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Drawing from plays by Middle Eastern and Middle Eastern American playwrights, this 9-week workshop will enhance the participants’ skills in improvisation, scene study and solo performance. The curriculum will begin with 3 sessions focused on improvisation, physical performance techniques, and stock charcaters rooted in Commedia dell Arte. Participants will apply those skills in the next 4 sessions towards dramatic text analysis, building a character, and physical story-telling. The participants will present their scenes at the final session which will be…

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$235.00 - $300.00

Acting workshop with Golden Thread

August 10 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week for 9 weeks
La Peña Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Drawing from plays by Middle Eastern and Middle Eastern American playwrights, this 9-week workshop will enhance the participants’ skills in improvisation, scene study and solo performance. The curriculum will begin with 3 sessions focused on improvisation, physical performance techniques, and stock charcaters rooted in Commedia dell Arte. Participants will apply those skills in the next 4 sessions towards dramatic text analysis, building a character, and physical story-telling. The participants will present their scenes at the final session which will be…

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$235.00 - $300.00

Acting workshop with Golden Thread

August 17 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week for 9 weeks
La Peña Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Drawing from plays by Middle Eastern and Middle Eastern American playwrights, this 9-week workshop will enhance the participants’ skills in improvisation, scene study and solo performance. The curriculum will begin with 3 sessions focused on improvisation, physical performance techniques, and stock charcaters rooted in Commedia dell Arte. Participants will apply those skills in the next 4 sessions towards dramatic text analysis, building a character, and physical story-telling. The participants will present their scenes at the final session which will be…

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$235.00 - $300.00

Acting workshop with Golden Thread

August 24 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week for 9 weeks
La Peña Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Drawing from plays by Middle Eastern and Middle Eastern American playwrights, this 9-week workshop will enhance the participants’ skills in improvisation, scene study and solo performance. The curriculum will begin with 3 sessions focused on improvisation, physical performance techniques, and stock charcaters rooted in Commedia dell Arte. Participants will apply those skills in the next 4 sessions towards dramatic text analysis, building a character, and physical story-telling. The participants will present their scenes at the final session which will be…

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$235.00 - $300.00

Acting workshop with Golden Thread

August 31 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week for 9 weeks
La Peña Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Drawing from plays by Middle Eastern and Middle Eastern American playwrights, this 9-week workshop will enhance the participants’ skills in improvisation, scene study and solo performance. The curriculum will begin with 3 sessions focused on improvisation, physical performance techniques, and stock charcaters rooted in Commedia dell Arte. Participants will apply those skills in the next 4 sessions towards dramatic text analysis, building a character, and physical story-telling. The participants will present their scenes at the final session which will be…

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September 2014
$235.00 - $300.00

Acting workshop with Golden Thread

September 7 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week for 9 weeks
La Peña Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Drawing from plays by Middle Eastern and Middle Eastern American playwrights, this 9-week workshop will enhance the participants’ skills in improvisation, scene study and solo performance. The curriculum will begin with 3 sessions focused on improvisation, physical performance techniques, and stock charcaters rooted in Commedia dell Arte. Participants will apply those skills in the next 4 sessions towards dramatic text analysis, building a character, and physical story-telling. The participants will present their scenes at the final session which will be…

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$235.00 - $300.00

Acting workshop with Golden Thread

September 14 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week for 9 weeks
La Peña Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Drawing from plays by Middle Eastern and Middle Eastern American playwrights, this 9-week workshop will enhance the participants’ skills in improvisation, scene study and solo performance. The curriculum will begin with 3 sessions focused on improvisation, physical performance techniques, and stock charcaters rooted in Commedia dell Arte. Participants will apply those skills in the next 4 sessions towards dramatic text analysis, building a character, and physical story-telling. The participants will present their scenes at the final session which will be…

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$235.00 - $300.00

Acting workshop with Golden Thread

September 21 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week for 9 weeks
La Peña Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Drawing from plays by Middle Eastern and Middle Eastern American playwrights, this 9-week workshop will enhance the participants’ skills in improvisation, scene study and solo performance. The curriculum will begin with 3 sessions focused on improvisation, physical performance techniques, and stock charcaters rooted in Commedia dell Arte. Participants will apply those skills in the next 4 sessions towards dramatic text analysis, building a character, and physical story-telling. The participants will present their scenes at the final session which will be…

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$235.00 - $300.00

Acting workshop with Golden Thread

September 28 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week for 9 weeks
La Peña Cultural Center,
3105 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Drawing from plays by Middle Eastern and Middle Eastern American playwrights, this 9-week workshop will enhance the participants’ skills in improvisation, scene study and solo performance. The curriculum will begin with 3 sessions focused on improvisation, physical performance techniques, and stock charcaters rooted in Commedia dell Arte. Participants will apply those skills in the next 4 sessions towards dramatic text analysis, building a character, and physical story-telling. The participants will present their scenes at the final session which will be…

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