MICHA Presents…

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Devising: Theatre-making and creating from the Michael Chekhov perspective


One Day Only - NYC Workshop - Saturday November 16th 

with Sinéad Rushe

This one-day-only afternoon workshop will explore approaches to devising and theatre-making influenced by Michael Chekhov’s tools and broader ideas on design. London-based Irish director Sinéad Rushe will share some of her methodology in directing and co-creating Concert, a new dance-theatre production performed by Colin Dunne and sound designed by Mel Mercier, which will perform at Baryshnikov Arts Centre, New York City, from 14-16 November 2019.

If you have an idea for a show you are thinking about, working on, or would like to work on, bring it to the workshop. You can also just show up without any particular idea!

Saturday November 16th
2-5pm
Spaces @ 520
520 Eighth Avenue, 3rd Floor, NYC

MICHA Members: $40
Non-members: $75

REGISTER HERE space is limited so register early!



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Sinéad Rushe

Director, Teacher, Author

 Sinéad Rushe

Sinéad Rushe is a theatre director, performer and teacher. She studied at Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland and École Normale Supérieure, Paris, France before training as an actor at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London, UK where she is Senior Lecturer in Acting and Movement on the BA Acting CDT programme. 

She specializes in the Michael Chekhov Technique, Meyerhold's Biomechanics and directing Shakespeare. She is the author of Michael Chekhov’s Acting Technique: A Practitioner’s Guide, (Bloomsbury Methuen 2019), and the co-translator into French of four plays by Howard Barker (published by Editions Théâtrales, Paris).

Sinéad's directing credits include Concert (The Pit, Barbican, Centre National de la Danse, Paris, and 2017 Dublin Dance Festival; Gradam Comharcheoil TG4 2018 Award-Winner), Out of Time (The Pit, Barbican, London, Baryshnikov Arts Centre, New York & international tour; nominated for Olivier and Dance Critics' Circle Award), Gogol's Diary of a Madman with Living Pictures (Sherman Cymru, Cardiff, & international tour) and Something or Nothing with Guy Dartnell (The Place Theatre & tour), commissioned by Sadler's Wells.

Sinéad has directed four shows with her own company, out of Inc: Loaded (The Old Rep, Birmingham, Jacksons Lane, London), Night-Light (Oval House, London, Bristol Old Vic & tour), Life in the Folds (BAC, London & tour), and An Evening with Sinéad Rushe (BAC, London), all supported by Arts Council England.