A New Book on Teaching Commedia dell’Arte Released

From: Lightwire Theatrical Productions
Published: Tue Oct 05 2010

'Teaching Commedia dell'Arte' is a teaching manual that will enable teachers to effectively communicate the mystery of Commedia dell'Arte. The new book contains resource directions, planned workshops and comments from the author’s personal experience.

'Teaching Commedia dell'Arte' is the most valuable teaching resource and a necessary handbook for teachers committed to providing their students with the best possible results in their class. The handbook contains concise planned lessons, which can be extended or shortened depending on the need of the classroom, contributions from Tony relating to personal experience, a character introduction and preparation time-lines.

As a teacher you will be able to better plan and implement your lessons and the whole time you will have Tony’s experience on your side. In Teaching Commedia dell'Arte' you will find the perfect companion to enable you to get the most out of your class in terms of participation, skills and enthusiasm.

Tony Kishawi has a performance career spanning 35 years coupled with extensive experience teaching Commedia. Tony himself struggled at school with learning difficulties and feels that this has given him an insight and empathy for all students. An experienced workshop provider, Tony has contributed to thousands of actors, performers and community group members. He has developed strategies that ensure students of the subject really ‘get’ what it is all about.

Having trained in Commedia dell ‘Arte at the International School of Comic Acting in Italy studying under Antonio Fava, an artist of international acclaim, Tony has evolved into an expert in Commedia dell ‘Arte in Australia. Rely on him and his book 'Teaching Commedia dell'Arte'.

About the Author, Tony Kishawi:
Since graduating in 1980 Tony Kishawi has been pursuing a love of performance theatre through Commedia dell 'Arte incorporating extensive training in mime, clowning, movement and street theatre. Tony has worked in the theatre industry as an Actor, Director, Creator, Producer and successful Queensland Arts Council contributor. He has also taught at NIDA and undertaken many community based theatre projects and events. Through his company, Lightwire Theatrical Productions, Tony specialises in educational teaching resources, production development, touring workshops and performances. We have a wide range of products and services in immediate theatre, movement, mask, Commedia dell 'Arte, street theatre, in school productions and performance improvisations.
Company: Lightwire Theatrical Productions
Contact Name: Tony Kishawi
Contact Email: admin@lightwire.com.au
Contact Phone: +617 54 08 2137