Scuola Giovanni Grasso 2020/2021

Workshops in acting, lyrical singing and Italian language

 

Scuola Giovanni Grasso 2020/2021

WINTER ONLINE WORKSHOPS

 

The teacher collective Scuola internazionale di Teatro Giovanni Grasso is proud to offer two Italian language, diction and text/character analysis intensive workshops this winter. 

An opportunity to: 

-boost your learning process with tailormade language classes

-finetune your diction skills

-connect with our international community 

-deepen your text analysis skills

Dates: Jan 18-29 and March 1-12

How does it work?

All classes will be held online between 9AM and 11:30AM (EST — Eastern Standard Time) from Monday to Friday.

The career development and interpretation masterclasses will be offered on Tuesday and Thursday from 10:30AM to 12:30PM.

Details:

-10 hours of personalized Italian lessons

-5 hours of “Performative Italian diction”

-5 hours of Aria & Character analysis

-group conversation sessions 

-career development and interpretation masterclasses

Teachers:

Rose Naggar-Tremblay: Italian Language (Beginners)

Chiara Cimmino: Italian Language (Intermediate), “Performative Italian diction”

Marco Piana: Italian Language (Advanced)

Valerio Vittorio Garaffa: Aria & Character analysis

Price: $CA 350 each workshop

Minimum enrollment: 6 people 

Register via email: scuolagiovannigrasso@gmail.com 

Please mention your preferred dates and your current level of Italian language/diction.

Winter Immersive Workshops

The teacher collective Scuola internazionale di Teatro Giovanni Grasso is proud to offer two Italian language, diction and text/character analysis intensive workshops this winter. 

An opportunity to: 

-boost your learning process with tailormade language classes

-finetune your diction skills

-connect with our international community 

-deepen your text analysis skills

Dates: Jan 18-29 and March 1-12

How does it work?

All classes will be held online between 9AM and 11:30AM (EST — Eastern Standard Time) from Monday to Friday.

The career development and interpretation masterclasses will be offered on Tuesday and Thursday from 10:30AM to 12:30PM.

 

Details:

-10 hours of personalized Italian lessons

-5 hours of “Performative Italian diction”

-5 hours of Aria & Character analysis

-group conversation sessions 

-career development and interpretation masterclasses

 

Teachers:

Rose Naggar-Tremblay: Italian Language (Beginners)

Chiara Cimmino: Italian Language (Intermediate), “Performative Italian diction”

Marco Piana: Italian Language (Advanced)

Valerio Vittorio Garaffa: Aria & Character analysis

 

Price: $CA 350 each workshop

Minimum enrollment: 6 people 

Register via email: scuolagiovannigrasso@gmail.com 

Please mention your preferred dates and your current level of Italian language/diction.

SUMMER SCHOOL

Our summer workshop offers a wide range of advanced classes designed exclusively to improve the performance of singers from every point of view.

Our courses include:

–       Voice masterclasses

–       One-on-one voice coachings

–       Beginners & Advanced Italian, to master Italian language in all its nuances

–       Performative Diction for Singers: a new approach to Italian diction, aimed at developing pronunciation and voice flow to its maximum capability

–       Relationship Acting Method: an acting method created exclusively for Opera singers to increase their stage presence and discover their star power

SUMMER SCHOOL

Scuola Internazionale di Teatro Italiano “Giovanni Grasso” and The Italian Institute of Culture – Montréal are proud to present “Passioni”, the 2021 Summer Workshop for professional development in the field of Italian language, opera, and the performing arts.

During four weeks of training, 10 – 15 selected students will explore the theme of passion, perfecting the characters and themes of the Italian Opera repertoire. During four weeks of intensive workshops, students will work on some of the most iconic roles of Italian Opera and will bring those character to life on the final show.

Recipients

The workshop is dedicated to: 

  • students of lyrical singing and professional lyrical singers
  • students of acting and professional actors

Where and when

The school and the workshops will be hosted by the Italian Institute of Culture, located in Downtown Montreal (1200, avenue Dr. Penfield – Montréal, Québec, H3A 1A9). The training will take place from May 24 to June 18, from 9:30 to 16:30, and the final staging will take place Friday, June 18.

2021 Summer Workshop

Scuola Internazionale di Teatro Italiano “Giovanni Grasso” and The Italian Institute of Culture – Montréal are proud to present “Passioni”, the 2021 Summer Workshop for professional development in the field of Italian language, opera, and the performing arts.

During four weeks of training, 10 – 15 selected students will explore the theme of passion, perfecting the characters and themes of the Italian Opera repertoire. During four weeks of intensive workshops, students will work on some of the most iconic roles of Italian Opera and will bring those character to life on the final show.

Our summer workshop offers a wide range of advanced classes designed exclusively to improve the performance of singers from every point of view.

Our courses include:

–       Voice masterclasses

–       One-on-one voice coachings

–       Beginners & Advanced Italian, to master Italian language in all its nuances

–       Performative Diction for Singers: a new approach to Italian diction, aimed at developing pronunciation and voice flow to its maximum capability

–       Relationship Acting Method: an acting method created exclusively for Opera singers to increase their stage presence and discover their star power

 Where and when

The school and the workshops will be hosted by the Italian Institute of Culture, located in Downtown Montreal (1200, avenue Dr. Penfield – Montréal, Québec, H3A 1A9). The training will take place from May 24 to June 18, from 9:30 to 16:30, and the final staging will take place Friday, June 18.

YEAR-LONG MENTORSHIP 

Our faculty offers a range of online courses and mentorships:

– Italian language and conversation (Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced)

– Italian Diction

– Aria & Character Analysis

– Composition and Musicianship (Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced)

For info and rates, contact us via email at scuolagiovannigrasso@gmail.com

Year-long Mentorship

Our faculty offers a range of online courses:

– Italian language and conversation (Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced)

– Italian Diction

– Aria & Character Analysis

– Composition and Musicianship (Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced)

For info and rates, contact us via email at scuolagiovannigrasso@gmail.com

Summer workshop 2020 – Free Online Language Classes and Workshop Series

Due to the COVID 19 crisis, the artist community has been shaken in an unprecedented way. For this reason, this year’s Scuola Giovanni Grasso has been moved to a series of free online workshops and roundtables to provide help and advice to our community of students, professionals, and emerging artists.

The school also offers online Italian conversation classes for all performers and performing arts students.

Join our FB group @ Caffè d’Arte “Giovanni Grasso”

To enroll in our free workshops and conversation classes, send us an email at scuolagiovannigrasso@gmail.com

OUR PAST WORKSHOPS:

Performing Artists Beyond the Stage

Free e-Conference

 

Sunday, August 02, 2 PM EDT

What lies beyond the stage? Discover a world of career opportunities in and outside the performing arts.

Guest Speakers:

Marco Piana, PhD – University Professor, Project Manager

Arile Lefebvre – Cultural Worker, Tenor

RSVP via email to scuolagiovannigrasso@gmail.com

 

Own Your Creative Process

Free Workshop

 

Sunday, July 19, 2 PM EDT

Explore your personal creative process and stimulate your imagination. Think outside the box.

 

Chiara Cimmino  –  Actor, Director

Valerio Vittorio Garaffa  –  Actor, Director

12 places only

RSVP via email to scuolagiovannigrasso@gmail.com

 

Play with Arias

Free Workshop

 

Sunday, July 5, 2 PM EDT

Discover a creative and surprising approach to analyzing arias. Free your mind and widen your performer’s toolbox.

 

Valerio Vittorio Garaffa  –  Actor, Director

RSVP via email to scuolagiovannigrasso@gmail.com

 

Own Your Narrative

Free Workshop

 

Sunday, June 21, 2 PM EDT

Take control over your career development plan and start defining it based on a deeper understanding of yourself. Rethink your biography: what is the story you want to tell?

 

Rose Naggar Tremblay  –  Mezzo-Soprano, Author

12 places only

RSVP via email to scuolagiovannigrasso@gmail.com

Performing Arts in Times of Crisis

Free e-Conference

Monday, May 25, 2 PM EDT

COVID19 radically changed the panorama of performing arts in the next few years. What are the new challenges and opportunities that young artists will encounter in the near future?

Guest Speakers:

John Mac Master (Tenor)

Valerio Vittorio Garaffa (Actor, Director)

Chiara Cimmino (Actress, Director)

Giancarlo Scalia (Pianist, Composer)

Rose Naggar-Tremblay (Mezzo-Soprano, Author)

Marco Piana (Academic, Administrator)

RSVP via email to scuolagiovannigrasso@gmail.com.