The first day of Iranian Week of Performance received many spectators. On April 12th, This event was opened by six lectures by Dr. Yasaman Khajeie, Professor Christien Biet, Mansour Ebrahimi, Dr. Rahmat Amini, Victor Thimonier, Amir Rad and a video sent by Richard Schechner.
Professor Christien Biet's Master Class will be held 10-13 on Tuesday April 13th. In addition, two performances will be performed at 3 and 8 pm in the main theater hall at Mowlavi.
Iranian Week of Performance Press Conference:
On Sunday April 11th, Iranian Week of Performance Press Conference will be held at 10:30, hosting Professor Christien Biet, Amir Hossein Hariri (Chairman of Mowlavi), Neda Shahrokhi (Artistic Director of Fanous) and Morteza Younes Zadeh (Director of Fanous).
It has been more than a decade since Performance or Art of Performing has been founded within Performing Arts of Iran and is now one of the most popular executive-artistic styles.
Regarding this popularity in addition to many differences and similarities of this artistic style between Iran and other countries, the 1st "Studious & Executive Week of Iranian Performance" will take place April 2016 with a focus on:
- characteristics and elements composing an Iranian performance
- the effect of ancient traditions and ceremonies on the formation of performance
- the effect of Iranian society and culture on the concept of Art of Performing and its approach
- Means of connection between Art of Performing and other artistic styles
As a result, all the researchers and artists who are active in any art are welcome to participate in one of this Studious & Executive Week sections by presenting related piece of art and lectures.