Umbria Acting Workshop Teaching Artist: Nicholas Wolcz

Niky Wolcz studied at the Theater Universitat in Bucharest and since has been in high demand as an actor, teacher, and director throughout Europe. He has been on the faculty at Columbia University in New York City since 1996, where his productions include Twelfth Night,The Caucasian Chalk Circle , Ionesco’s Bald Soprano, The Lesson, and […]

La MaMa Umbria: Acting for the Camera Workshop

August 24 - August 28, 2015

Teaching Artist: John Strasberg What makes an artist? What makes him or her creative, going beyond technique? The answer is profoundly simple, the ability to be inspired, able to live spontaneously in the context of the character and the play or film. Real thoughts are simple, personal, profound, they come from what you sense and feel. […]

Umbria ’16: Acting Workshop

Workshop Dates TBA Teaching Artists TBA  Now Accepting Applications Application FormFEE: $2,400. Fee includes workshop, housing and meals for the duration of the program, ground transportation from the Rome airport to and from La MaMa Umbria, and excursions by bus, van or car. APPLICATION PROCESS: Actors who wish to participate in the retreat will fill out the Application Form and […]

Umbria 2016: International Symposium for Directors

Symposium Session One July 11 – July 25 Mabou Mines: From Idea to Execution Lee Breuer/Maude Mitchell (USA) Legendary experimental theatre company Mabou Mines’ founder Lee Breuer and Maude Mitchell lead participants through the company’s process of creation used in their iconic productions. Participants develop projects under Lee and Maude’s mentorship. Lee Breuer is the […]

Umbria 2016: International Playwright Retreat

Teaching Artist: Mac Wellman (USA) August 12 – 22, 2016 Mac Wellman is best known for his experimental work in the theater which rebels against theatrical conventions, often abandoning such traditional elements as plot and character altogether. His plays frequently resemble a moving collage of events which has more in common with an avant-garde dance production […]

Umbria ’16: Site-Specific Creative Residency

  La MaMa Umbria International is seeking applications for a two-week creative residency   Residency Dates: TBA   Application Deadline: May 1st, 2016 Workshop on the outdoor stage. Excursion to Lake Trasimeno Puppet Workshop Mary Overlie leads a workshop Artistic Director Mia Yoo with David Diamond and Billy Clark The outdoor stage photo by Nicolai […]

La MaMa Umbria Applications are Open!

Spend Your Summer with La MaMa! La Mama Umbria International is a non-profit cultural center and artist residence where artists from around the world meet to create, sharing work and ideas. Housed in a 700 year old monastery just outside Spoleto, Italy, the center hosts artist residencies and workshops led by internationally renowned art professionals every summer.