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The Architecture and Playability of Theatre

$56 general /
$45 members, students, and seniors

The Architecture and Playability of Theatre
with Mikel Murfi

As seen in The Man In The Woman’s Shoes

Back by Popular Demand in an Extended Version!

No previous directing or acting experience necessary; interest in theatre and in directing required. Participants will be expected to take part as actors in the workshop.

Sunday, February 28 | 5 pm

In this lecture/demonstration writer, actor, and director Mikel Murfi talks about his work and influences with particular reference to his recent works with writer/director Enda Walsh and designer Sabine Dargent. He also examines the nature of creativity and talks about his practice as a directorthe techniques he uses to help actors create more freely, to prepare them for the rehearsal room It's a fluid wide ranging discussion followed by a question and answer session and maybe even some participation. 

Mikel Murfi is an actor, writer, director based in Ireland. He trained in Ecole Jacques Lecoq, Paris and is a certified teacher of the Lecoq pedagogy. His work with Enda Walsh on The Walworth Farce, The New Electric Ballroom, Penelope, Misterman and most recently Ballyturk has been a particularly fruitful. The works all been presented by St Ann’s Warehouse, Brooklyn. The New York Times said of his direction of The Walworth Farce that you "feel that you’ve walked in on a Hibernian Three Stooges routine, directed by a drunken Dadaist.”


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