Jean-Louis Heckel, the former director of École de Charles de Mésier and the current director of Nef Theater Company, was invited to Iran by Fanoos-e-Honar-e-Pars Institute. He instructed two courses at Fanoos and at the end of the second workshop, he directed the primary part of "Conference of the Birds, Attar" with the students as their final project. This play will be produced as a cooperation between Fanoos and Nef and will be performed in Iran and France.
The workshop of "Melodrama" was held in Tehran as a result of the cooperation between Fanous e Honar e Pars Art & Culture Institute and POINT FIXE Ecole de Theatre in Paris.
Dominique Dupoux Vaudeville, the director and instructor of POINT FIXE Ecole, was the instructor of this workshop.
In this workshop five french students were among the participants.
At the end of the workshop, participants were given certificates on behalf of the POINT FIXE Ecole.
This workshop is the 12th international workshop held by Fanous.
Jean Louis Heckel is a director, actor and an puppeteer.
He has directed many plays at notable theater companies of France and has performed at "Theatre de la Ville" Paris and other European cities. He had been the principal of National College of Charleville Mézières from 2004 until 2014 and he is currently the principal of "Nef" Company in France.
He had cooperated with famous artists such as Antoine Vitez, Jacques Lecoq, Maurice Bénichu and Jean Louis Barrault.
"Fanous e Honar e Pars" Art & Culture Institute has invited this well-known artist to Tehran and has organised 2 workshops for him to instruct, followed by its cultural and international activities.
The first workshop is called "Puppet & Object" and the second one is a executive project adopted from "The Conference of the Birds" by Farid ud-Din Attar (Attar of Nishapur). The second workshop leads to a collaborative performance.
Students will be admitted for the second workshop after a careful evaluation of their CVs.
First Workshop: 25-29 July 2016 , 10-16, 6 hours per day
Second Workshop: 31 July - 4 August 2016 , 10-16, 6 hours per day
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