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Ensemble Building Course

Due to the limited rehearsal time and a shortage of skills, it can be challenging to assemble a cohesive ensemble of unfamiliar performers. However, this course aims to provide specific techniques for creating a welcoming and creative atmosphere while also ensuring accountability for the final product. You will be able to explore physical training for ensemble building, playful techniques for working with actors, and strategies for fostering atmosphere, cohesion, and dynamics within the group.

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Flexible Timing

Study in Practice

Professional Approach

In this course, students will delve into the role of physical training in the ensemble-building process, learn techniques for engaging with performers playfully, and discover strategies to foster a specific atmosphere, cohesion, and dynamics within a group.


The heart of this course centers on understanding the practical relationship between the theatre/circus director or choreographer and the performers, aiming to develop this bond for targeted outcomes. Our instructors consistently guide students toward both understanding and applying the acquired knowledge in real-world scenarios.

  • Acting Techniques

  •  K.Stanislavsky "Physical Action"

  •  Vs.Meyerhold "Theatre Biomechanics"

  •  M.Chekhov "Psychological Gesture"

  •  Improvisation and Spontaneity 

  •  Director's Communication Skills 

There is a high demand for professional theatre/circus directors and choreographers who would be able to build an ensemble with unfamiliar performers considering the short amount of time for rehearsals. The course offers special techniques for building a friendly environment and inspiring the crew for their best results while being a responsible leader for them.

Upon successfully completing all assigned tasks and meeting course requirements, students will receive a certificate of completion. This certificate stands as proof of your dedication and expertise in the subject matter and can be a valuable addition to your professional portfolio or resume.

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  • Professional growth

  • Up-to-date knowledge

  • First hand experience

  • Individual approach

  • Emphasis on practical learning

  • Unique method


  • Physical Theatre

  • Dance Theatre

  • Drama Theatre

  • Musical Theatre

  • Mime Theatre

  • Puppetry Theatre

  • Circus on Stage

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What Students Say

I found it to be such a rewarding and enriching experience in terms of what I took away from this course not only as inspiring artist, but also as a student who can use much of what I learned in application with my studies while I finish my degree.
Onika Henry, Canada