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The Director and Ensemble Building

Flexible Timing

Study in Practice



From Beginner to Pro


There is a lack of professional theatre directors who would be able to really build an ensemble with unfamiliar performers considering the short amount of time for rehearsals. This course will open up special techniques for you on building a friendly environment and creative atmosphere but still being a responsible leader for the result

At this course, students will be able to explore the role of the physical training for the ensemble building process, techniques to work with actors in a playful manner, how to build up a particular atmosphere, cohesion and dynamics within the group. 

The core of this course is the investigation of the relationship in practice between the theatre director and the performers; the development of this relationship for particular results. Our teachers consistently guide students to an understanding and application of the gained knowledge in real practice. 


  •  Acting Techniques

  •  K.Stanislavsky "Physical Action"

  •  Vs.Meyerhold "Theatre Biomechanics"

  •  M.Chekhov "Psychological Gesture"

  •  Improvisation and Spontaneity 

  •  Director's Communication Skills 


  • Explore the role of the physical training for performers

  • Investigate different techniques for actors training

  • Understanding of improvisation aspects of in the training 

  • Learning exercises to create a creative environment and to foster an ensemble building process

  • Learn how to lead actors through the creative process and unfold their artistic nature

Format: Each week students receive distant tasks, assignments, cases for self-studies which gradually lead them to understanding of the topic and ability to apply knowledge to the projects.

Level: Professional.

Studies Duration: 3-Month

Language: English

Certificate: Upon completing all assignments, students can receive a Certificate.

Rolling Admission

Upon successful completion of all tasks, students can receive a Certificate of Completion.

Next Program Start:
September 2023
October 2023

Program Duration: 3 months 

Program Format: Online

Language: English

Certificate: Available 



This is a unique and renowned course designed specifically for those who are already practicing and feel a need for specific knowledge. The program enables you to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills, tools in the specific field of theatre directing so that you could apply it immediately and reach your results 


  • gaining access to up-to-date theoretical and practical knowledge

  • obtaining knowledge of a wide range of directing methodologies and practices 

  • high-class faculty and guidance 


  • studying online alongside the work 

  • accessibility to knowledge from all over the world

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