Eileen Jackson, France
Eileen is currently based in Paris, France. As a dramaturge/director, her recent creations include The Rose Tattoo by Tennessee Williams, Nude with Violin by Noël Coward, Ichi-go Ichi-e (after Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest), and Les Belles by Michel Tremblay, which were performed in Paris, France. She writes, leads workshops, and works as movement coach. In 2008, she founded a physical theatre training programme. The core of the training focuses on movement, voice, and breathing to approach and devise texts. She attended the Ecoles Jacques Lecoq and Théâtre Ecole du Passage and has trained under Monika Pagneux, Ariane Mnouchkine, Magenia Mime and the Roy Hart. In 2012, she participated in the making of the film and book, Inside/Outside about the life and work of Monika Pagneux. She has a Ph.D. in Theatre Studies from Trinity College, Dublin.
Bodysonic - Exploring the Physicality and Emotions of Sounds
Exploring the sounds and textures of words through breath, rhythm and movement. Improvising with sonic material to approach a selection of texts in English. Wear comfortable clothes. Participants are invited to work barefoot or to wear light gym shoes. Bring water.