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When

Occurs on Wednesday December 11 2019

Approximate running time: 3 hours

Venue

Classes At Prairie Theatre Exchange
3rd Floor Portage Place
Winnipeg MB R3B 3H6

Performance Notes

× Join internationally acclaimed director Soheil Parsa for this three hour master class that explores the integration of movement into text. Space is limited to 12 actors and 8 auditors.

Soheil Parsa - Artistic Director of Modern Times Stage Company

Soheil Parsa is an award-winning director, writer, dramaturg, choreographer and teacher, whose professional theatre career spans forty years and two continents. In his native Iran, Soheil completed studies in Theatre Performance at the University of Tehran and began a promising career as an actor and director. Arriving in Canada with his family in 1984, Soheil completed a second Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Studies at York University and then went on to establish Modern Times Stage Company, one of the most innovating theatre companies in Canada. Soheil’s own work at Modern Times has been recognized with six Dora Mavor Moore Awards, a Chalmers Fellowship in 2002, a senior artist creation grant from the Canada Council, as well as a number of international prizes and master class requests. In 2007 and 2010 he was short-listed for the Siminovitch Prize in Theatre Celebrating Directors, the highest honour in Canadian theatre. In 2013, Soheil was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for his contribution as a theatre artist to Canadian society. In 2015, he was named as the best director at the Toronto Theatre Critics awards.

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