Conducted since 2006, Galataperform’s New Text New Theatre  Project has introduced many new names in the field of PLAYWRITING to the theatre world. GalataPerform’s instructors are opening the season with the ACTING course, which is the New Text New Theatre projects new component.

Similar to our Playwriting Workshop, instructors and professionals both from Turkey and abroad participate in the ACTING workshop. The workshop will take place between November 2015- June 2016.

The workshops are conducted by GalataPerform’s Art Director Yeşim Özsoy. Playwright/Director/Actor Yeşim Özsoy’s plays have been staged in various festivals and events both in Turkey and the World. Her plays have been translated into many languages and she has completed her master degree in Performance Studies at Northwestern University, US. She has attended History of Theatre and Theory courses at Columbia University and has participated in undergraduate courses at Sarah Lawrence College based on Acting, Writing and Directing. Özsoy taught at Boğaziçi University, Studio Players and is currently teaching at Contemporary Dance Department at Mimar Sinan University. She is a versatile artist who won the Afife Award. The Schedule of the Acting course is wide ranged. Besides the core classes participants are expected to take mutual classes with students from Playwriting and Directing.

Core Classes;

Zero Point Acting (Yeşim Özsoy)
Contemporary Text and Acting (Okan Urun)
Monologues from Ancient Greece to Contemporary Texts (Yeşim Özsoy)
Acting and Diction (Hümay Güldağ)
Voice, Motion and Improvising (Mine Çerçi)
Modern Theatre and After( Ferdi Çetin)

Acting with Instructors from Abroad – This year the selected foreign instructors included in the programme will be from France, Poland, Spain and Romania. Foreign instructors, to be anounced, are an important part of the programme.  Ricci- Forte is a good example for what kind of instructors are introduced to the programme.

Experience Classes with Professionals: Şebnem Köstem, Ayfer Dönmez, Sevinç Erbulak, Sezgi Mengi, Mehtap Bayri, Batur Belirdi, Metin Akdülger, Ayşe Lebriz Berkem and others.

Elective Classes;

Creative Writing (Yeşim Özsoy)
Writing and Excercise (Ahmet Sami Özbudak)
Classical Dramaturgy (Ozan Ömer Akgül)
Directing Core Course (Yeşim Özsoy)

Participants, will get the opportunity to work with us on stage/off stage during the New Text New Theatre Festival in June 2016.


Send your CV to yenimetinyenitiyatro@galataperform and request for an appointment.

The Workshop Programme;

Saturday 11:30 – 14:00
Thursday 19:00 – 22:00

Times may differ with elective courses from Writing and Directing courses.

Get info/ Fees and details: +90 530 260 2524




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