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Ohio Workshop IV

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New World Performance Laboratory

Akron, Ohio


Ohio Workshop IV 

Performance Ecology Workshop

April 1, 2, 3, 2005


New World Performance Laboratory announces a Workshop in Performance Ecology in residence at the beautiful Camp Asbury in Northeastern Ohio, April 1-3, 2005

New World Performance Lab will conduct a three day workshop in Performance Ecology in residence at Camp Asbury the weekend of April 1-3, 2005. Pre-registration is from February 7 through March 1. Participation is limited. Cost of the workshop is $200. This includes two nights of lodging and six meals (dinner on Friday through lunch on Sunday). The workshop begins Friday after dinner and continues until Sunday afternoon. To register and for more information contact NWPL at 330-867-3299 or


Performance Ecology


Jairo Cuesta, James Slowiak, and the members of New World Performance Laboratory will lead participants in the basic elements of theatre craft and creative training techniques (1) physical exercises, voice work, attention and perception, precision and flow, seeing, listening, meeting and memory; (2) collective or individual exercises in coordination, rhythm, untaming, space awareness, singing and dancing; (3) The Rendering (improvisation)a structured flow of detailed actions and exercises organized in a creative montage that serves to reclaim the performers vital forces and capacity for contact.  The intention is to give the participant a foundation in the ethics, principles, and basic techniques of performance work.



You are invited to meet the NWPL company and work with us for three days at beautiful Camp Asbury.



C a m p A S B U R Y
About the Camp

Camp Asbury is a year-round facility owned and operated by the East Ohio Conference of The United Methodist Church.
Camp Asbury is open to all persons regardless of race, gender, age, religion, or disability.

Camp Asbury began as a summer camping site, offering its first summer programming in 1957. Over the years, Camp Asbury has evolved into a year-round retreat and conference center with he addition of all season facilities and year-round staff.

Camp Asbury is conveniently located two miles southwest of Hiram, Ohio, in northern portage County. It is easily accessible from the Ohio turnpike (exit 13A), US Route 422 extension, and State Routes 82 and 88. The camp is approximately a one-hour drive from the Akron, Canton, Cleveland and Youngstown areas. Cleveland Hopkins International Airport and Akron/Canton Regional Airport are each about a one-hour drive from Camp Asbury. Pittsburgh International Airport is located about 100 miles from the camp.

The site is managed by the Camp director, Rev. William Graham, and the site manager, Mr. Frank Duplay, who reside at the camp. Year-round staff also includes an assistant director, food service manager and a caretaker.

Camp Asbury is a not-for-profit, religiously affiliated organization and meets all criteria as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.

Camp Asbury is accredited by the American Camping Association (ACA) and is approved by the Portage County Health Department.


To register: call 330-867-3299 or e-mail us at