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Dramaturgy Workshop

Fri 24 Sept | 10 am – 12 pm
Al Balad Theater

Angela Stoecklin

Al Balad Theater

Capacity Building



Dramaturgy Workshop

Dramaturgy is the overall rhythmical arch of a production. This workshop offers theoretical and practical insight. What are the basic questions to start off with? How do we accomplish what we search for?

Teacher: Angela Stoecklin 

Duration: 120 min

Capacity: <20 people

This workshop is part of an Interdisciplinary program that consists of 6 workshops, from 2 Swiss professional artists specialized in such topics: 

  • movement in space
  • light and sound
  • musicality in movement, space and light 

Through case study, and hands-on experience, participants will be introduced to how to create performative installative spaces, moving spatial-sensuous experiences, translating movement into spatiality, engaging public space, etc.

Program details: 

  1. Dramaturgy Workshop ( 120 min )
  2. Lighting Design Workshop ( 120 min )
  3. Movement Composition Workshop ( 120 min )
  4. Three-Day-Intensive-Workshop ( 550 min )


Fri 24 Sept 2021 | 10 am – 12 pm


Al Balad Theater




Central to the ethos of our Festival is providing opportunities for members of the wider community to participate in dance. We believe using our bodies, voices or in-animating objects to express is an essential part of the human experience.

This workshop was made possible with the support of: 

Angela Stoecklin

Angela Stoecklin grew up in Iran and Nepal and has been living in Switzerland since 1979.

She attended art school in Basel and received her dance education at ch-Tanztheater Zurich. She holds a Master of Arts BFH in Contemporary Arts Practise.

Stoecklin has danced for numerous contemporary companies and productions in Switzerland, Germany and Belgium.

She further created choreography, performative and installation pieces, short to full-length productions, solo and interdisciplinary projects, and does intercultural work. She explores the multilayered facets of communication and perception and explores process-oriented approaches.

Stoecklin founded the fusion projects in 2008 encompass works of interaction between different art forms.

In 2019, Stoecklin launched the Festival Instant Composition in Zurich in collaboration with the Zirkusquartier. 

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