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Webinar: Teaching Physical Theatre

Thursday, 4th April, 4pm BST (this webinar will last for approximately 1 hour).

Double Edge’s Carlos Uriona, and practitioner, author, and teacher Stephen Wangh join us to discuss their work and share invaluable insights into physical storytelling. By attending this dynamic session, you’ll get: 

  • Expert Insights: Gain invaluable knowledge from renowned physical theatre company Double Edge, as they share their wealth of experience and expertise in working with the body, vocalisation, sound and music
  • Pedagogical Strategies: Explore innovative teaching methodologies with Grotowski-inspired teacher and practitioner Stephen Wangh, renowned for his writing and his transformative approaches to physical and psychophysical theatre education.
  • Curriculum Enhancement: Discover practical tips and innovative resources to integrate physical theatre techniques into your syllabus, enriching the learning experience for your students.



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Meet the panel...

Stephen Wangh

Stephen Wangh

Stephen Wangh, is a director, acting teacher and author. He was Associate Writer for The Laramie Project (Emmy nomination 2002), a co-writer, of The People’s Temple (Glickman Award: Best Play in the Bay Area 2005), and dramaturg of Moisés Kaufman’s Gross Indecency. His recent works include The Waiting Room, a zoom-play, Silverthorne Theater 2021; Waking Up, a ten-minute anxiety Dream, Vermont Actor’s Rep, 2022; and Misconceptions, Blessed Unrest, NYC, May, 2023. Steve is the author of two books: An Acrobat of the Heart, a Physical Approach to Acting Inspired by the Work of Jerzy Grotowski, (Vintage Random House 2000) and The Heart of Teaching: Empowering Students in the Performing Arts, (Routledge, 2012). He has taught acting at Emerson College, at Naropa University, and at NYU, where he is Arts Professor Emeritus. During the past few years, Steve has also been training actors in Hong Kong, Taipei, Singapore, Bangkok and at the Freedom Theatre in Jenin, Palestine.


Carlos Uriona

Carlos Uriona is Double Edge Theatre’s Cultural Strategist, lead actor, creator, puppeteer and grassroots organizer, originally from Argentina. As a bridge builder, Uriona has forged the way for DE’s audience and grassroots involvement and infused the theatre’s work with a deep sense of optimism. Since 1996, he has co-created and appeared in all of the theatre’s performances. Before coming to Double Edge, Uriona founded the award-winning puppet theatre Diablomundo, named one of the “Top Ten Most Important Argentine Theatres of the 20th Century” by the Association of Argentinean Critics. Uriona has received numerous awards including a Lila Wallace APAP award and was a recipient of the Doris Duke/Andrew Mellon/TCG New Generations Mentorship Award.