The Director and Play
3 Months, Distance education (IUGTE with NIPAI)
This is one of the rare programs that will teach you how to make a deep active analysis of the play. The course offers the necessary tools for directors to work with the text of the play, research a historical and theoretical context and delve into the material. You will practice analyzing play texts through the given tasks and exercises.
The course includes:
Storytelling / Retelling
Basic blocks of story – structure, character, dialog, etc.
Units and objectives analysis to build a character’s through-line
The course will be useful to directors and actors of Drama Theatre, who wish to learn how to read a play in a way that is useful for a staged production. The students are taught to go deep in the text, considering authors’ tools and ideas to express meaning and engage audiences.
Program Duration: 3 months
Program Format: Distance education
Each week, students receive distant tasks, assignments, cases for self-studies which gradually lead them to an understanding of the topic and the ability to apply knowledge to the real-life projects.
Objectives of the course:
Gain a firm understanding of the conception of the play analysis and the role of historical context;
Work through real-life scenarios and case studies to develop your skills;
Construct a relationship between the director, author, and text.
Owing to impressive learning flexibility, this program will be convenient for ambitious professionals who are constantly on the move or are looking to balance work and study to apply their skills in real-time.
The core of every program at NIPAI is learning by doing! Thus, at the distance course, our students will gain knowledge through practical tasks for directors that bring better understanding and technical skills in the basics of composition, stage plans, storyboarding, scale models atmosphere creation through the use of a particular design concept.
Upon successful completion of all tasks, students can receive a Certificate of Completion.
First hand experience
Emphasis on practical learning
We are proud of our students from all around the world!
Heather Ostberg Johnson, USA
Albert, Sergei, NIPAI team! Yay, I did it. Thank you so much! Thank you for your guidance through every step and the fabulous curriculum you created. I had a great experience and was so grateful to have found your program. I will look forward to the next NIPAI workshop/course I can take. Until then, cheers, thank you, and be well!