Director Arthur Nauzyciel, Paris (TBC)

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Dec 12, 2005
Dec 12, 2005
Segal Theater
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BLACK BATTLE WITH DOGS Courtesy of Arthur Nauzyciel

Courtesy of Arthur Nauzyciel

Staging French playwrights in the USA/Working with American actors French director and actor Arthur Nauzyciel will discuss his experience with American actors, focusing on his American production Black Battles with Dogs, adapted from Bernard-Marie Koltès’s Combat de nègres et de chiens. Also invited: Robert Woodruff (Artistic Director, A.R.T. Boston)

As an actor, Nauzyciel was trained at L’École Nationale de Chaillot under the direction of Antoine Vitez (1987–89), and worked with Jean-Marie Villégier, Jérôme Savary, Éric Vigner, and Anatoli Vassiliev, among others, and with film directors Milos Forman, François Dupeyron, Tsai Ming Liang, and Christophe Le Masne. In 1999, he founded his own company. His recent works as a director include Black Battles with Dogs, a translation of Combat de nègres et de chiens by Bernard-Marie Koltès (Atlanta, USA, 2001; Lorient, France, 2002; Chicago 2004), Oh les beaux jours by Samuel Beckett (starring Marilù Marini, Théâtre de l’Odéon, 2004; Buenos Aires 2004, Critic’s award for best actress and foreign play), and Place des héros by Thomas Bernhard (Comédie Française, 2004). His next production, The Word, will be premiered at the Avignon Festival in 2006.

6:30 p.m., Monday, December 12, 2005, Martin E. Segal Theatre

Res. Code 6435. Free

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