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New York IB workshop 2017

DP Theatre Category 1, Category 2 and Category 3 (CS)
October 12 - October 14 2017
United States
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The workshops start at 9:00am on Thursday 12th October 2017.


The workshops finish at 3:00pm on Saturday 14th October 2017.


Ripley Grier Studios

520 Eighth Avenue (Bet. 36th & 37th Streets)

16th Floor

New York, NY 10018


Ian Pike -




DP Theatre Category 1, 2 & 3 (Learning through cultural settings)


Registration is now open and will close on Friday 1st September 2017.



Travel form from artists is due by Friday 15th September 2017.



A full information pack will be sent to all participants three weeks prior to the workshop.


Participants are advised to arrive into New York by evening on Wednesday 11th October 2016 and should not plan to leave New York until after the last session finishes at 3:00pm on Saturday.


Early departures mean that a fully completed certificate of attendance will NOT be issued.


Please arrange travel accordingly.


All participants should fly into New York City airports: JFK, LGA and EWR.


Please note it is the responsibility of teachers and ISTA artists to ensure they have arranged their own visas, as required.


All participants are responsible for booking their own hotel accommodation in New York. You might want to choose a location close to Ripley Grier Studios for easy access to the workshop venue.



ISTA will be organising accommodation for the ISTA artists for the 11th, 12th and 13th October 2016.


Registration fees


Teachers from member schools: £609.50


Teachers from non-member schools: £672.00





ISTA t-shirts: £12.00


Registration fees and surcharges will be invoiced on completion of registration.


Coffee/tea breaks and lunches are provided as part of your registration fees.


Breakfasts and dinners will not be provided at this event.






Teachers attending will have one 90-minute master class from a range of traditions including Butoh, Bunraku and Musical Theatre.


All participants will attend two professional theatre performances.


The first is The play that Goes Wrong at the Lyceum Theatre. Winner of the Olivier Award for BEST NEW COMEDY, THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG is a classic murder mystery chock-full of mishaps and more madcap mania than a Monty Python marathon!


Welcome to opening night of The Murder at Haversham Manor where things are quickly going from bad to utterly disastrous. With an unconscious leading lady, a corpse that can’t play dead, and actors who trip over everything (including their lines), it’s bedlam beyond Broadway’s wildest nightmare and “A RIOTOUS EXPLOSION OF COMEDY!” (The Daily Beast).



The second sees Vangeline Theater presents : Butoh Beethoven: Eclipse with Vangeline at the Theater for the New City, (Johnson Theater)


A 60-minute Butoh solo conceived, choreographed and performed, by New York Butoh star Vangeline, conjuring the ghosts of two passionate giants — Tatsumi Hijikata, founder of Butoh, and composer Ludwig van Beethoven in this hypnotic, electrifying and award-winning solo performance.


BUTOH BEETHOVEN: ECLIPSE (Admiring Tatsumi Hijikata), is a solo piece that illuminates the darkness of Butoh with the addition of cutting edge lighting technologies such as the futuristic creations of European designer Tilen Sepi?, and fiber optic costume by the French company Lumigram.


After touring this show for the past two years and receiving four stars at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, five stars at Copenhagen Stage Festival and critical acclaim in New York and the United States, Vangeline shines a new light on Butoh and will transport audiences.


Antioch High School

Cairo American College

Charyl Stockwell Prepatory Academy

Commack High School

Dwight School New York

Harrison High School

Lawrence Central High School

Mulgrave School

Norcross High School

North Hall High School, Georgia

Notre Dame de la Baie Academy

Riverview High School

Salisbury Composite High School

South Pointe High School

Walworth Barbour American International School

Weber High School


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TWL: Simon Bell

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