Patrick Forian Actor - Director - Pedagogue

Welcome to my gallery Atelierforian. The formations I direct emphasize the bodily involvement of the actor through masked play, commedia dell'arte and mime. The central theme of the pedagogy is the universality of the language of gesture and of scenic composition.

Study on the choir and the expressiveness of feelings, during a workshop directed by Patrick Forian.

Group dynamic study

Work on scenic composition, workshop directed by Patrick Forian.

Scenic composition

acting techniques : study on movement, relastionship an feelings, workshop directed by Patrick Forian.

Mouvement study

work on scenic composition and the expressiveness of feelings, during a workshop directed by Patrick Forian.

Scenic composition

acting techniques : study on movement, relastionship an feelings, workshop directed by Patrick Forian.

Mouvement study

acting techniques and scenic composition, formation directed by Patrick Forian.

Scenic composition

Work on silent film with student actors

Silent movie

Work on silent film with student actors

Silent movie

Work on silent film with student actors

Silent movie

Work on silent film with student actors

Silent movie

Work on silent film with student actors

Silent movie

Work on silent film with student actors

Silent movie

Warm-up under the look of larval masks

Warming up

Explanations and criticisms, a time of words between the teacher, Patrick Forian, and the students.

Time of talk

Mario Gonzalez exercises with empty masks.

Empty masks

Characters of the commedia dell'arte, end of workshop presentation, directed by Patrick Forian.

Commedia dell'arte

Exercises on the neutral mask, under the eye of Patrick Forian.

Neutral masks

Exercises from Mario Gonzalez on masked choir, with empty masks.

Demonstration

movement exercises during a class

Mouvement exercices

Improvisation and scenic composition

Scenic composition

Exercises on image and scenic composition with student actors.

Scenic composition

In preparation for a student show

Preparation of a show

Masks and commedia dell'arte workshop, directed by Patrick Forian.

Time for a talk

Larval masks duo, during a masks and commedia dell'arte workshop, directed by Patrick Forian.

The mask is waiting

Photos : Atelierforian, Myo, Adélie, Fabien Patrigot, Daniel Caran, Patrick Forian