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Workshops

Green Journalism

LOYAC Academy of Performing Arts (LAPA) presenting a new workshop called "Green Journalism". The workshop is to teach children (aged 14-17) the basics of journalism, and the skills of writing and conversing in Arabic,inaddition to all type of Media, visual, audiovisual, and media coverage which will be provided by media professionals. field trip and visits to big studies inside and out side Kuwait will be part of the program .


Age Group: 14 - 17 Years.


Timing: 4:30-7:30 PM


Starting Date: 27-08-2018


For more information, call: 97239408


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Musical Theatre Workshop

This elite Broadway musical theatre workshop that is making the pioneer steps of future musical theatre in Kuwait and Middle East is carefully projected to give it's participants the full experience of creating a Broadway musical theatre show and it is divided into the 3 sections that are of most significance for musical theatre- the American way. The program opener is a 2 hours lecture with a video presentation about the history of Broadway musical and golden age of Hollywood musical theatre movies of 40's, 50's and 60's. In six days participants will have a jazz dance technique classes with strong core warmup and strengthening, choreography rehearsals, and singing and acting class. The dance program will be adapted to the level of dancers applied for the workshop , but with the punctual insisting on accomplishing a basically jazz form of dance technique. Choreography rehearsals will be productive sessions of making a dance number coming out of the movement adopted in the jazz dance technique classes, encouraged to be personalized within the technical form and within the theme. This workshop's theme will evolve around Cole Porter's song "Let's do it (Lets fall in love)" from the musical Paris, also well known as the jazz standard. For acting and singing class each student should come with the upfront prepared musical theatre song of their choice which will be performed with the help of the piano accompanist and with the accent on "telling the story" of a song. Students will get tasks that will more than likely be out of their comfort zone physically and emotionally, but with the goal of accomplishing more relaxed and honest performance and "becoming a character". Last day of the workshop is reserved for performing event consisted of dance musical number prepared within the workshop and individual performing of the 3 most talented singers of the workshop. End of the performance activities will be the presenting the 2 most talented students who will get the chance to showcase their talents on the final performance of LAPA's annual festival of Art and Dance (F.A.D) in December 2018.


About Mirela Božić Jovanović

Mirela Bozic Jovanovic is a dancer, singer, choreographer, dance and fitness instructor from Serbia. As a member of a ballet ensemble of Terazije Theatre (Belgrade, Serbia) she was performing the past 9 years as a musical theatre dancer, singer and actress. As a part of the corpse du ballet and a soloist she participated in selected musicals: Chicago, Victor Victoria, Grease, Producers, Some Like it Hot, Gypsies goes to heaven, Zona Zamfirova, Sweet Cherity, The Phantom of the Opera, Montyphyton Spamalot Musical,... In 2014 participated the 11 Countries Project and won scholarship for The Jacob’s Pillow School (USA, 2015) where she learned from many important names of Broadway: Chet Walker (Fosse, Pippin, Jack Cole), Bill Hastings, Jack S. Gill, Patty Wilcox, Shannon Lewis, Bob Richards, Diane Laurenson, Doug Cohen, John Fisher, Lucy Arnaz, etc. also performed in the Jacob's Pillow Festival's 83rd anniversary Musical Theatre Gala. In April 2017 Mirela choreographed musical theatre Show “Ljubav I Moda (Love and Fashion)” in Opera & Theatre Madlenianum, a show that was rated by Serbian audience as the best private production musical theatre show of the year and rated by Serbian press and critics as choreographed to perfection. In 15 years of dancing career she had over 300 appearances as a dancer on Serbian and regional Balkan TV’s. Amongst many international appearances in dance shows, TV commercials and performances, the most significant one is dancing appearance in Hollywood remake of The Papillon Movie - expected in movie theaters in august 2018. Of the work recognizable in Middle East there is dancing appearance in music video "Mashalah Haga" of a famous Arabic singer Samira Said. For the past 6 years she was leading musical theatre, classical ballet, contemporary dance and fitness seminars and classes for young dancers in selected dance studios in Belgrade and Pancevo and Classical Ballet Highschool Dimitrije Parlic (Pancevo, Serbia). Currently working as a barre (ballet- fitness) and personal trainer in StudioX, Kuwait, since November 2017.


Date: 26 of August till 31st of August


Time: 9.00 am till 11.30 am


Final performance in loyac on 31st of August


Fees: 80 KD


Age: 7 years old (exceptional. if the kid is mature) or 8 to 12 years old


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Date: 23rd of September till 28th of September


Time: 8.30 pm till 11.30 pm


Final performance in loyac on 28th of September


Fees: 80 KD


Age: 13 to 28 years old (or plus 28 if there are interested dancers older than 28)


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Wood Carving Workshop

LAPA offers Wood Carving workshop by Fahad Alhajry.


introduction to all types of sculpting schools

introduction to materials & tools used in sculpting.

practical wood carving by carving on wood using basic tools.

‏Advanced sculpting workshop conducted by artist Fahed Alhajry

‏working on 3D sculpted design

‏3D stereoscopic work of light white stone with gypsum using hand saw and & chalk.


Bio: About Fahad Faleh Al Hajry:


Internal and external exhibitions and participations:


Internal

Al - Qurain Festival Exhibition

Al - Qurain Festival Exhibition

Exhibition of the Qurain Festival 2000

Al - Qurain Festival Exhibition

Al Qurain Festival Exhibition

The Qurain Festival Exhibition

Festival in love of Kuwait meet

The first Kharafi Biennale 2004

Small Business Exhibition

Al Shaheed Exhibition

National Day and pberation Festival 2003-2004

Kuwait Creativity Festival

Sheikha Souad Al - Sabah Workshop

Kuwait Creativity Festival

MakerFaire World Expo2017

Festival of the Qurain Festival

Exhibition of artists free art ateper workshop 2017

The First Kuwait International Sculpture Symposium - Free Workshop - 2017

* Organizer and supervisor of Kuwait's first symposium - 2017

Makers Fair World Gallery - Kuwait2018


External

Muscat Festival of Capital of Arab Culture 2006

Arab Youth Sculptors Symposium 2015 Oman - Muscat

Kuwait Gulf Joint Exhibition - Nicosia - Cyprus 2016

World Timber Day 2016 Kathmandu - Nepal

World Wood Day 2017 Los Angeles - Capfornia - USA

International Sculpture Camp - Sultanate of Oman - Sohar

World Timber Day 2018 Siem Reap - Cambodia

International Madinah almonawrah -ksa Symposium2018


Awards

Creativity Award at the Kuwait Festival of Creativity Award of His Highness the country - 2017

The Issa Saqr Award for Creativity at the Qurain Cultural Festival 2017

Third place at the Fair of the World Fair 2017

The third best work of the World Wood Day Los Angeles - United States of America


Collectibles

A number of Kuwaiti and Gulf businessmen and personalities

Museum of Kathmandu-Nepal

Ministry of Culture - Sultanate of Oman

Museum of Modern Art - Kuwait

University of California, Los Angeles

Sohar Art Foundation - Sultanate of Oman


Location: LOYAC


Age Group: Adults only


Level 1
From 26-08-2018 - 06-09-2018


Level 2
From 09-09-2018 - 20-09-2018


Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday


Fees: 160 KD


Registration Fee paid is not refundable

For more information, call: 97239408


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