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Department of French & Italian at Emory

US Bernard-Marie Koltès Project 2011

February 15-25, 2011

French Stage Director
Head of Theater Group Wor{l}d Cie
Philip Boulay

Actor & Founder of the US Koltès Project
7 Stages Theatre, in Atlanta
Isma`il Ibn Conner

The Night Just Before the Forests and Tabataba
by Bernard-Marie Koltès
with new English translations
by Amin Erfani

Feb. 15 to Feb. 25, 2011

Table-work on English Translations of The Night Just Before the Forests and Tabataba

Feb. 15-17, 9 am-5pm, Harland Cinema, DUC, Emory University
With stage director Philip Boulay, actor Isma`il Ibn Conner, and translator Amin Erfani.
9am-3pm: Open to the public for discrete listening;
3pm-4pm: Open discussion with the public.

First Stage Reading of The Night Just Before the Forests and Tabataba

Feb. 18, 12pm-3pm, Harland Cinema, DUC, Emory University
With stage director Philip Boulay, actor Isma`il Ibn Conner, and translator Amin Erfani;
first stage reading, open to the public, followed by Q&A.

The Theater and its Other: Philip Boulay

Feb. 21, 4:15pm, White Hall 110, Emory University
Screening and discussion on the work of stage director Philip Boulay

Three-Day Koltès Workshop: the Foundations of Theater

Feb. 21-23, 12pm-3pm, Harland Cinema, DUC, Emory University :
Three-day stage workshop, with director Philip Boulay, actor Isma`il Ibn Conner, translator Amin Erfani, and enrolled participants; open to the public for viewing;
for enrollment and active stage participation, contact:
Amin Erfani at aerfani@emory.edu

Why Koltès Today? Round-Table

Feb. 23, 4:15-6pm, C202, Callaway Building, Emory University
Round Table on Koltès with Dr. Claire Nouvet (Emory), André Petitjean (Université de Metz), artists and scholars; open to the public

From the Text to the Stage:

Feb 24-25, 12pm-3pm, Harland Cinema, DUC, Emory University :
Stage adaptations of English translations of The Night Just Before the Forests and Tabataba,
with director Philip Boulay, and actor Isma`il Ibn Conner, and translator Amin Erfani

For more information and enrollment in the stage-workshop, contact: Amin Erfani at aerfani@emory.edu, 404-290-3179

Sponsored by: Culturesfrance, Fonds Face, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, Emory University's Department of French and Italian, Theater Studies, and the French Enrichment and Response Association.

 

 

 

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