International Workshop and Festival
MICHA’S International Michael Chekhov Workshop, Connecticut College, New London, CT June 23 – July 1, 2017
Registration for the 2017 International Workshop & Festival will open on November 1st.
2017 Faculty: Marjolein Baars, Bethany Caputo, Jessica Cerullo, Ragnar Freidank, John McManus, Joanna Merlin, Ulrich Meyer-Horsch, Marjo-Riikka Makela, Ted Pugh and Fern Sloan.
Workshop participants are professional actors, teachers and directors. Committed performance students may attend on the recommendation of a faculty member. Previous experience in the Chekhov Technique is not necessary in order to attend. A typical day begins with a warm-up followed by a morning and afternoon class. Evenings are often devoted to special workshops, performances and lectures from the MICHA Community.
Schedule: details TBA
Fee for Workshop: $1250 (includes lunch and dinner meals)
$1150 early bird registration, non refundable deposit paid by December 1, 2016.
Additional $20 discount for 2017 Friends-of-MICHA members
Fee for Housing: $400 (includes breakfast meals) 8 nights in campus dormitory housing with shared bathrooms (arrival June 23 / departure July 1)
A day early arrival (June 22) and a day late departure (July 2) can be accommodated for an extra fee $100 fee each, and include all extra meals during stay.
Connecticut College dormitory rooms are clean and spartan with a single bed and are inclusive of sheets, pillow, light blanket and bath towels. The rooms share communal bathrooms in the main hallway. Participants often choose to bring an additional blanket and a few other comforts from home to enhance the spartan environment.
There are many hotels in the New London area, many of which include free breakfast. We recommend a car or taxi to travel to campus.
Nearby hotels, 1-3 miles from Connecticut College campus.
Holiday Inn, New London 860 443-7000 35 Governor Winthrop Blvd. A newly renovated hotel located in downtown New London, 2.5miles from campus; restaurant onsite.
Marriott Spring Hill Suites 401 N Frontage Road 860 439-0151. A newly built hotel located 1.5miles from campus with suites available for sharing a room; free breakfast included.
Clarion Inn, 269 N Frontage Road 866 460-7456. The Clarion Inn is 1+mile from campus (but not walkable) – it is walking distance to a grocery store and chain restaurants. If you say you are with the MICHA conference at Connecticut College they offer a $TBD per night room rate plus taxes; free breakfast included.
Peter Pan/Greyhoud Bus and Amtrak Train services New London with regular arrivals from NYC and Boston.
The nearest airport is Groton/New London Airport (10 minutes).
Providence Rhode Island Airport is approximately 1 hour away and has access to Amtrak train service that will take you to New London.
Hartford/Springfield airport is 1 hour away but if you are not renting a car it is difficult to get to New London.
If you fly into Boston (1.75 hours away) you can also connect to an Amtrak train that will take you to New London.
If you fly into New York City or Newark (3+ hours away) you can eventually connect to an Amtrak train that can take you to New London.