Mindfulness Through Theatre

Hands on Workshop

Mindfulness Through Theatre

Explore theatre tools and techniques that will encourage students to be present and aware of themselves and each other in a group setting. Using imagery, breath, and a variety of theatre exercises, this workshop will help you find ways to engage learners of all abilities.

To Bring/Important Notes

paper, pen/pencil, and comfortable clothing

Sessions

Friday 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Room 607
Vancouver Film School (VFS) Hastings

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Friday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Room 607
Vancouver Film School (VFS) Hastings

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Saturday 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Room 607
Vancouver Film School (VFS) Hastings

Secure your spot now.

 Add To My Workshops
Saturday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Room 607
Vancouver Film School (VFS) Hastings

Secure your spot now.

 Add To My Workshops

Presenter

  • Paul Moniz de Sa

    Paul has worked as a professional actor, director, and sound designer in theatres across North America including Bard on the Beach, Touchstone Theatre, The Arts Club, The Vancouver Playhouse, Green Thumb Theatre, Manitoba Theatre Centre, and The National Arts Centre. Paul received Jessie Richardson awards for his work in The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe for Pacific Theatre as well as for his work in the original production of The Overcoat.

    Paul's film and TV credits include Spielberg’s The BFG, Arrow, Shut Eye, Timeless, The Flash, Once Upon a Time in Wonderland, Motive, Fringe, The Killing, Cold Squad, The X-Files as well as recurring roles on Stargate SG1 and Eureka.

    As an educator, Paul has worked with students of all ages over the past 20 years in various institutions across the Lower Mainland including Douglas College. Paul has been the director of the Senior Theatre Troupe for more than 10 years and is very proud to be a graduate of both The Arts Umbrella Theatre Program and Studio 58.

     

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  • Susanne Moniz de Sa

    Susanne is an accomplished theatre educator, director and consultant, and is a graduate of both the University of Manitoba (BA - Psychology) and The University of Calgary (BFA – Theatre Directing).

    Susanne has been working professionally, as a director, since 1992 and was a theatre intern and research assistant at the Citadel Theatre in Edmonton, Alberta. She worked, for many years, for the Vancouver Fringe Festival, as their Performer Liaison, and was a member of the Tight Corset Theatre Company where she directed “Dumb Blind Luck” (Best New Play – Victoria Fringe – 2002), “Ways to Woo Enrique” (24 Hour Play Festival – 2003) and Awkward (2004).

    Susanne started at Arts Umbrella in 1997 and has taught every age level in the Theatre and Music department. She now focuses her time on numerous outreach programs and is the Director of the Junior Theatre Troupe, which is a part of the Pre-Professional Theatre Program. Susanne is also the Coordinator of the Theatre and Music Department.