Mon 15 Jan 2024: 10:00AM
New International Performing Arts Institute

Choreography and Blocking in Performance

Venue: Online
Prices: 1950€

The Choreography and Blocking in Performance course offered by the New International Performing Arts Institute (NIPAI) is a specialised programme aimed at enhancing the skills of professionals in the performing arts, particularly those involved in directing and choreography.

It is designed to equip directors and choreographers with essential skills and tools for creating compelling mise-en-scene, blocking, composition, and movement direction in their productions. This three-month, fully-online course is targeted towards professional growth in the field of performance-making, focusing on choreography, composition, and blocking as key components. It combines theoretical knowledge with practical assignments, making it a hands-on learning experience for participants from diverse backgrounds in the performing arts.

The course emphasises a professional approach to performance-making, providing directors and performers with up-to-date knowledge and first-hand experience. It’s designed to facilitate learning through practice, ensuring an individual approach and focusing on practical learning.

The programme offers flexible timing and is conducted in English. It employs a mix of self-study, virtual classroom, and text-based learning methods. Students receive weekly assignments and tasks for self-study to gradually develop their understanding of the topics and the ability to apply knowledge to their projects.

Key aspects of the course include…

The curriculum covers a range of topics essential for performance creation, such as Blocking and Mise-en-Scene, Tempo and Rhythm, Montage, Movement for Actors, Acting for Dancers, Improvisation and Spontaneity, and Composition.

Who is it for?

This course is ideal for directors, dancers, choreographers, physical theatre actors, contemporary circus and musical theatre performers, and performance artists. It’s also suitable for practitioners from related fields seeking a deeper understanding of movement in contemporary performance.

The course is open to international students and professionals with varying levels of experience. The main requirement is a commitment to developing skills in theatre directing and choreography.

Upon successful completion, students are awarded a certificate of completion, which can be a valuable addition to their professional portfolio or resume.


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