The ATELIER Mask Movement Theatre is a international school center for theatre research and creation, conceived and directed by Matteo Destro based in San Miniato, Italy.
The objective of the Atelier team is to offer a space of creative inquiry for artists interested in expanding their creative tools as actor, director, playwright or wishing to further their knowledge of Mask and Physical, Movement Based Theatre.
The next 3-month program will be held from January 4th - March 27th 2021. Registrations is open.
The summer workshop are canceled due to the covid emergency. New dates will be proposed as soon as possible.
You can read more about the Matteo Destro's activities as a theatre creator consulting the web-site:
THE THREE MONTH PROGRAM
The Mask is the guiding theme throughout the program.
We seek to understand the Mask in its deeper significance as a structure through which the invisible comes to life in a tangible form.
The Mask is the most important tool within the foundation of theatrical expression at all levels: directing, acting, writing, teaching, and creating original pieces.
Its profound significance, its functions, its uses, and its constant demand for authenticity require a rigorous technical practice and, simultaneously, a generous openness toward play