Kalamata Drama International Summer School KaDISS 2023
WHAT IS KaDISS
The Kalamata Drama International Summer School (KaDISS) is a new, intensive 3-week course, taught in English, to be held annually at a designated venue in the city of Kalamata, teaching the practice of acting. Classes will be held Monday-Friday 09:00 to 16:00 and Saturdays 9.00 – 13.00. Students should also set aside time for daily preparation.
WHO IS IT FOR?
The Summer School reaches out to young performers worldwide. It is aimed at professional actors, graduates of drama schools and young people who already have professional experience in performance as well as those who require an acting ability/foundation in other areas of the performing arts, such as opera and music-theatre, and who want to evolve their own methodology and skills in acting […]
HOW IS IT TAUGHT?
The course is taught in English by a team of tutor-practitioners of international reputation.
Through immersion in and exploration of the dramatic language of Shakespeare (Scene Study) and approaches to ritual-based Greek Classical Theatre (Classical Theatre Lab) as dual foundations, as well as Physical Performance and Vocal Performance, the intensive course provides comprehensive re-examination […]
The course includes daily classes in voice and verse, movement, text and character study through the language of William Shakespeare and approaches to Greek Classical Drama. The course culminates in workshop productions of scenes from Shakespeare’s plays, or an abridged Shakespeare play, and of an ancient Greek drama. […]
Course Leader KaDISS and Scene Study
Trained in acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama (1973-76) and began his directing career at the Young Vic Theatre, London.
PHYSICAL PERFORMANCE AND TRANSFORMATION
Gabrielle is a movement artist, movement director and acting tutor.
Teaching work includes guest movement workshops for…
VOCAL PERFORMANCE AND VERSE
Adrienne Thomas read Modern History at Oxford University and then trained as an actor at The Central School of Speech and Drama.
Acting and Improvisation
Dan is a director, writer, and teacher. He trained at RADA and at the National Theatre Studio.
Dan teaches Acting, Improvisation, and Active Analysis on the MA Theatre Lab Programme at RADA;
George A. Iliopoulos
EXECUTIVE MANAGER KADISS
Born in Kalamata in 1987. He took up dramatic and vocal training at an early age and studied European Music theory and Byzantine music.