Dramatizing Scripture

November 3, 2020 - November 6, 2020
Suggested Donation: $360
1615 Rte 9W
Hyde ParkNY12538
USA

Led By: Br. Josép Martinez-Cubero, OHC

The Bible was experienced by listening to it being read aloud, and it was largely written with this in mind until the printing press made ownership of books commonplace. Expand your experience of Holy Scripture by exploring different ways of delivering aloud the words of the Bible. We will use a variety of acting techniques including light and easy physical exercises, diction exercises, games, and journaling. We will do dramatic readings of scripture being attentive to what in the text “hits us”, and describing what we know about God when facing those sections of scripture that are the most perplexing or even troubling. No acting experience is necessary, but do come with an open mind, a relaxed stance, and a desire to know scripture in a new way.

 

 

Br. Josép has been a theatre director and voice teacher for more than 25 years. Before entering the Order of the Holy Cross, Br. Josép worked as a voice teacher and theatre director in NYC for 19 years. He founded The Pied Piper Children’s Theatre of NYC in 1999, and Delphi Theatre in 2004. With those two organizations he produced over 130 plays, musical, and operas, and taught acting, scene study, and musical theatre repertoire classes. As a singer/actor he has performed in operas, oratorios, musical theatre, concerts, recitals, cabarets, and theatrical plays throughout the United States.

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