Movement for Actors / Acting for Dancers / Residencies

March 25, 2024

Organization Name: New International Performing Arts Institute (NIPAI)

Organization Location: Berlin, Germany

Type: Residencies

Fee: For more information about the cost and other details of the workshop, please feel free to visit our website at this link:


How to use your body as an expressive tool and develop your stage presence.
Monday, 1.04.2024 – Thursday, 4.04.2024
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday, 5.04.2024
10:00 am – 3:00 pm

DOCK 11 EDEN, Breite Str 43, 13187 Berlin (Pankow)

Who is this program for?
This workshop is designed for directors in Physical, Drama, Musical Theatre, Choreography, and Circus, as well as for actors and dancers aiming to develop a director’s toolkit. It is suitable for both resilient professionals and committed pre-professionals, ensuring full participation throughout.

Performers will practically explore:
Building images and characters using physical movement, space, and partner interaction.
Connecting isolated elements into cohesive performance fragments.
Unleashing actors’ creativity and promoting improvisation and spontaneity in rehearsal and training.

Workshop Program Includes:
Five days of classes from 10:30 AM to 6:00 PM.
Opportunity to receive an international certificate upon completion from NIPAI with Sergei Ostrenko.
Personalized support, feedback, and advice from the mentor.

The workshop uses the Ostrenko Brothers Method for physical training and rehearsal, fostering a unique approach to working with actors and dancers. This method is recognized for its innovation in performance, blending various concepts and playtexts.

Participants will be introduced to Meyerhold’s “Biomechanics”, M.Chekhov’s “Psychological Gesture”, and Stanislavsky’s “Physical Action” by experienced practitioners and experts in performing arts.

Your mentor, Sergei Ostrenko, brings over 30 years of experience as a Director, Choreographer, and Performance Teacher. He has worked internationally, producing diverse projects in both professional stage settings and educational contexts.

The program’s working language is English. It is a multidisciplinary intensive lab fostering multicultural collaboration among performers from various backgrounds and techniques.

This is an excellent opportunity to enhance your skills, broaden your knowledge, and connect with industry peers.

Tuition Fee and Registration details are available at

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