Extra Activities At the festival:
This year's participants:
(The Maids) الخادمتان
(The Darkness) الظلمة
Dance on Film:
Three dance films: We Might As Well, Snowscape and Salt in My Nose explore the fascinating bridge between movement, space and time.
Directed by Wafa’a Céline Halawi.
“And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music” Nietzsche.
(The Auction Market) سوق المزاد
(A Crime in a Hospital) جريمة في مستشفى
(Lines from Egypt's Diaries) سطور من دفاتر مصر
Six Characters in Search of an Author
(He Who Is Born Is Stuck) يللي خلق علق
(The Chairs) الكراسي
The Arab Theatre Training Centre (ATTC) in collaboration with LAU Department of Communication Arts
Augusto Boal’s Forum Theatreconducted by Ms. Sahar Assaf
Friday, March 23rd, 2012 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Saturday, March 24th, 2012 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
The workshop is an introduction to Forum Theatre, the main technique ofthe Theatre of the Oppressed, developed by the Brazilian director and scholar Augusto Boal
The workshop is open to LAU Senior Communication Arts students and students from other Lebanese universities.Interested students please sign your name at LAU Drama Ofﬁce (Fine Arts bldg. 1st ﬂoor, room 102 – Tel: 01- 786464 Ext: 1172)
Guantanamo معنى الانتظار directed by LAU student Farah Shaer participated in the 22nd annual Cairo International Festival for Experimental theatre.
Two performances were held on October during the festival which was from October 10 till October 20, 2010.
Below, are links to some of the press that discussed the performances in Egypt
http://www.filfan.com/News.asp?newsid=17730 (Mohammad Abd El Khalek)
http://horytna.net/Articles/Details.aspx?AID=25939 (Hiba Mohsen)
http://www.alkaheranews.com/details.php?pId=3&aId=1470&issId=544 (Dr. Yasmine Faraj)
http://al-masrah.com/portal2/archives/2595 (Dr. Hassan Ateya)
LAU’s Department of Communication Arts participated in the fifth University Theatre Festival in Fez, Morocco, from April 8–11, with the student theatre production Seven Jewish Children: A Play for Gaza.
Jewish Children, a play for Gaza (trailer)
Developed for the Play Production I course, the play is directed by LAU's communication arts student Fuad Halwani, under the academic supervision of Dr. Mona Knio, associate professor of theatre at LAU. It is based on a script written by English playwright Caryl Churchill in 2009.
The festival was organized by the Université Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah in Fez. It featured student troupes from North African, Arab, European and Canadian universities that staged more than a dozen performances.
Courtesy of www.lau.edu.lb