Escuela de interpretación Madrid

KAMERON STEELE

CO-DIRECOTOR ARTÍSTICO

Kameron Steele trabaja como actor de teatro y cine desde el año 1991 (AEA) y como director en el ámbito profesional desde el año 2000.  Actualmente, es miembro fundador de alaSur en Mendoza, Argentina.  Maestro del método Suzuki de entrenamiento para actores y Magister obtenido en CalArts. Kameron es miembro activo de la compañía de teatro SCOT de Tadahsi Suzuki desde 1989 a 1984 y desde el 2009 al presente.  Trabajó con Robert Wilson en varias obras y formó parte de las residencias internacionales del Watermill Center desde 1998 al 2008.  alaSur también fue parte de las residencias de HERE Arts Center en Nueva York desde el 2007 al 2011. 

Los trabajos de Steele se han visto en Estados Unidos, Méjico, Argentina, España, Japón, Bélgica.

Su traducción en inglés de Culture is the Body de Tadashi Suzuki se publicó en julio del 2015. 


+ Producciones de Kameron Steele

CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCACIÓN

  • MFA Directing, School of Theatre. California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles
  • Travis Preston, Advisor
  • BFA Performance Studies, School of Communications. Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
  • Paul Edwards, Advisor
  • Suzuki Method of Actor Training. Tadashi Suzuki / SCOT
  • Performance Art / Light Design. Robert Wilson / Watermill Center
  • Singing. Meredith Monk / Omega Institute
  • Viewpoints / Composition. Ann Bogart / SITI Company
  • Acting. Marrissa Chibas / CalArts
  • Dialects. Liz Smith / The Juilliard School
  • Acting in Shakespeare. Ada Brown-Mather / RADA
  • Set Design. Christopher Barreca / CalArts
  • Dramaturgy. Mona Heinze / CalArts
  • Roy Hart Vocal Technique. Rafael Lopez-Barrantes/ CalArts
  • Alexander Technique. Babette Markus / CalArts
  • Skinner Speech Technique. Dwight Bacquie / CalArts
  • Noh Technique (Kita School). Richart Emmert / Kita Nogakuin, Tokyo
  • Lincoln Center Director’s Lab. Anne Catanneo / Lincoln Center

PREMIOS / CONCESIONES

ARGENTINA:   
  • XX Festival de Estrenos de Mendoza, Mejor Obra (Aoi: El Gualicho de la Malvarrosa), 2017
  • XX Festival de Estrenos de Mendoza, Mejor Direccion (Aoi: El Gualicho de la Malvarrosa), 2017 XIX Festvial de Estrenos, Mejor Diseño Ilumínico (Me Pegan Las Luces),2016
USA:                
  • Multi-Arts Production Fund (MAP) Grant, 2010
  • Japan Foundation PAJ Grant, 2008, 2010
  • NYSCA Individual Artist Grant, 2009
  • Watermill Residency Grant, 2006, 2007
  • LMCC Swing Space Production Grant, 2006
  • NEA Production Grant, 2004 (with MexicoNow)
  • ArtsInternational Production Grant, 2004
  • Northwestern University Book Award for Performance Studies, 1991
JAPAN:            
  • Yomiuri Prize, Best Production of 2004, Daruma-san ga Koronda
  • Yomiuri Nomination, Best Production of 1999, The Emperor & the Kiss.

(both with Yoji Sakate & Rinkogun)

 

CRÍTICAS / TRADUCCIONES

  • Ensayando con Suzuki y Wilson,Los Rabdomantes, Vol.5, pp.4-14,Universidad del Salvador, 2005
  • The South Wing, The Watermill Center: A Laboratory for Perofrmance,pp.174-177, Daco Verlag, 2012
    Culture is the Body, Tadashi Suzuki (translator) TCG, 2015
  • The Suzuki Company of Toga(SCOT) website (translator) www.scot-suzukicompany.com/en/

EXPERIENCIA LABORAL SELECCIONADA

COMPROMISOS A LARGO PLAZO
1990.7~1994.7
2008.11~present
 

Artistic Associate of the Suzuki Company of Toga (SCOT) in Nanto, Japan. Employed as actor, director, assistant director and translator

1999.7~2008.1  

Associate of The Watermill Center, Southampton, NY, leading and participating in various residencies; acting, singing, directing and design workshops; seminars; as well as in the creation of over a dozen new pieces with Robert Wilson

 

2003.2~present  

Founding Artistic Director of The South Wing Theatre Company/Ala Sur, Brooklyn, NY and Mendoza, Argentina with Ivana Catanese

 

2009.6~present

 

Theatre Olympics International Committee Production Associate, facilitating negotiations for Olympics in Seoul (2010) and Beijing (2014), working with Ikuko Saito, Tadashi Suzuki, Robert Wilson, Theodoros Terzopoulos, Ratan Thiyam, Yuri Lubimov, Liu Libin, Choi Chi-rym and members of the local organizing committees

 

2013.1~present  

Co-Director of International Suzuki Company of Toga (I-SCOT)

 

 

PROYECTOS ESPECÍFICOS (los más recientes)

 

COMO DIRECTOR/ ESCRITOR/ DISEÑADOR

 

2017.7-present Directed Ivana Catanese’s AOI!: el gualicho de la malvarrosa, an adaptation of Mishima’s The Lady Aoi at the Teatro Independencia, Le Parc and several other venues on tour in province of Mendoza, Argentina (original music by Marc Appart)

 

2016.9-11 Directed Caryl Churchill’s The Skriker at Williams College ’62 Center’s Center Stage, Williamstown, MA (original music by Marc Appart)

 

2016.4-7 Directed Brecht/Weill’s The Threepenny Opera (La Opera de los Tres Mangos) at Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina (Gabriela Guembe, musical director)

 

2016.2 Directed Mishima’s Hanjo, The Lady Aoi and Sotoba Komachi with Baco Teatro, Bariloche, Argentina (original music by Marc Appart)

 

2015.9-10 Directed Federico Garcia Lorca’s Blood Wedding at Williams College ’62 Center’s Center Stage, Williamstown, MA (original music by Ileana Perez-Velazquez)

 

2015.3-6 Light & Sound Designer for Ivana Catanese’s Me Pegan Las Luces at CELCIT, Buenos Aires. Produced by AlaSur

 

2013.11 Directed Brecht/Weill’s The Threepenny Opera at CalArts Modular Theater, Los Angeles (Michael Skoloff & Jonathan Freilich, musical directors)

 

2013.4 Directed Tennessee William’s Suddenly Last Summer at CalArts Ensemble Theatre, Los Angeles (original music by I. Nyomen Wenten and the Gamelan ensemble)

 

2012.11 Light Designer for Ivana Catanese’s adaptation of Euripides’ Medea, Quietud at LeParc in Mendoza, Argentina. Produced by The South Wing/Ala Sur

 

2012.8 Assistant-directed Suzuki’s Electra at the Edinburgh International Festival, Scotland

 

2012.5 Directed No Exit in CalArts Light Lab, Los Angeles, CA (music by Marc Apart)

 

2011.4 Directed The South Wing production Epona’s Labyrinth, based on Kobo Abe’s novel Secret Rendezvous at HERE Arts Center, NYC; a collaboration with Yokohama art collective Nibroll (music by Skank)

 

2011.1 Directed premiere of Yoav Gal’s Hebrew opera Mosheh at HERE Arts Center

 

2010.9 Assistant-directed Suzuki’s Dionysus at the 5th International Theatre Olympics in Seoul

 

2010.8 Light Designer for Goodfellows Playhouse production of The Lost Lesson at Karyn Mannix Gallery, Southampton, NY, dir. Ivana Catanese

 

2010.5 Assistant-directed Suzuki’s Electra at the Istanbul International Theatre Festival

 

2010.2 Assistant-directed Suzuki’s Dionysus at the OKT/Vilnius City Theatre, Lithuania as part of the Sirenas festival

 

2009.10 Assistant-directed Suzuki’s Cyrano de Bergerac at the National Theatre of Taiwan, Taipei and at the Myongdong Theatre, Seoul as part of the 14th BeSeTo Festival

 

2009.7 Translated, adapted and directed Yukio Mishima’s modern Noh play The Lady Aoi (AOI!) at the undergroundzero festival at PS122, NYC (music by Marc Appart)

 

2009.5~6 Assistant-directed tour Suzuki’s Electra at the Year of Grotowski: The World as a Place of Truth international theatre festival in Wroclaw, Poland; the Attis Theatre in Athens; and the Singapore International Arts Festival.

 

2009.2~3 Directed concert performance of Eric Schorr’s original musical Tokyo Confidential at Chelsea Studios, NYC

 

2008.6 Directed Tibetan Book of the Dead, a theatre/digital video collaboration with Carl Skelton and the Interactive Media Departments of Brooklyn Polytechnic and NYU

 

2007.11~2008.1 Directed cross-cultural adaptation residency at the Watermill Center with The South Wing to create Epona’s Labyrinth

 

2007.9 Directed AOI! at PRELUDE 07, curated by PS122, New York Theatre Workshop, and the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center / CUNY Graduate Center

 

2007.5 Premiered AOI! at Japan Society’s Noh~Now! Festival, NYC

 

2006.10 Directed DEATH IN VACANT LOT! (DiVL!) based on Terayama Shuji’s film To Die in the Country (Cache Cache Pastoral) at Watermill Center and LMCC Swing Space,15 Nassau St., NYC (music by J.A. Ceasar, Katie Down)

 

2006.6 Participated in the Lincoln Center Directors Lab, dir. Anne Cattaneo

 

2006.2 Directed HANJO REDUX at CRS theatre, NYC (music by Marc Appart)

 

2005.7 Wrote and directed original work Saudade, based on Jose Luis Borges’ short story Las Ruinas Circulares as part of The American Living Room festival at HERE Arts Center

 

2004.11 Directed Hanjo at Here Arts Center as part of Arts International’s mexicoNow Festival

 

2004.9~10 Co-wrote / directed and performed in Opium, a dance-theatre collaboration with Arco Renz / Kobalt Works at STUK arts center in Leuven, Belgium, The Monty in Antwerp, and De Brakke Grond in Amsterdam (music by Marc Appart)

 

2004.3~5 Directed The Bacchae at Long Island University, Brooklyn campus. Taught course in Suzuki-based physical theatre to undergraduate theatre majors

 

2003.7~12 Translated, Adapted and Directed Yukio Mishima’s modern Noh play Hanjo at Guadalajara’s Teatro Degollado opera house. Hanjo voted “Best Play of the 2003” by El Mural newspaper

 

2000.5~7 Directed Las Bacantes (The Bacchae) with students from the University of Cuyo Theatre Department in Mendoza, Argentina. The production was the opening gala event at the newly renovated Teatro Mendoza

 

1992.4 Assistant-directed Polish director Lech Mackiewics’ production of Peter Handke’s Kaspar at the Art Tower Mito, Japan

 

COMO PROFESOR/ ACADÉMICO
2015.9~2017.12  

Visiting Lecturer in Williams College Theatre Department, Williamstown, MA

 

2011.8~present  

Manage and teach Suzuki Method of Actor Training Program for Tadashi Suzuki during Toga Summer Season

 

2015.5  

Taught workshop in Suzuki Method of Actor Training at CELCIT, Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

2015.3-4  

Taught workshop in Suzuki Method of Actor Training at Taipei National University of the Arts, Taiwan

 

2014.7  

Taught workshops in Suzuki Method of Actor Training at Espacio Cultural Julio LeParc (Mendoza), Universidad Nacional de Rio Negro (Bariloche) La Fabrica Escenica (Buenos Aires)

 

2014.1~4  

Taught workshops in Suzuki Method of Actor Training at Shanghai Theatre Academy. Cast students for Suzuki’s production of Cinderella

 

2013.11  

Guest lecturer at Oakley Center, Williams College, MA. Presented lecture The Cross Cultural Significance of Japanese Theater and led workshops in Suzuki Method of Actor Training

 

2011.9~2013.11  

Taught workshops in Suzuki Method of Actor Training at CalArts, Los Angeles

 

2010.10  

Assisted Danish director Annelise Gabold’s Suzuki Method of Actor Training workshop at Universdad de Playa Ancha (UPLA), Valparaiso, Chile

 

2008.5  

Taught intensive lecture/demonstration/workshop on Japanese traditional Noh theatre to The Wooster Group at the Performing Garage, NYC in preparation for their production of Tennessee Williams’ Vieux Carré

 

2006.12  

Taught winter seminar in Suzuki-based physical theatre to graduate theatre students at Brooklyn College, NY

 

2006.5  

Taught composition workshop and presented HANJO REDUX at La Bellone, Brussels

 

2006.3, 2004.2  

Taught seminar in Suzuki-based physical theatre at Institut del Teatre, Barcelona

 

2005.6
2004.9~10
 

Taught series of intensive workshop in Suzuki-based physical theatre at Michèle Anne De Mey (MADM) studios in Brussels and at STUK arts center in Leuven, Belgium

 

2003.7~12  

Taught Suzuki-based physical theatre and composition at the University of Guadalajara, Mexico Dance Department and in residency at Teatro Hundido

 

2004.3~5  

Taught course in Suzuki-based physical theatre to undergraduate theatre majors at Long Island University, Brooklyn campus in conjunction with production of The Bacchae

 

2000.6-7  

Taught course in Suzuki-based physical theatre to undergraduate theatre majors at University of Cuyo Theatre Department in Mendoza, Argentina in conjunction with production of The Bacchae (Las Bacantes)

 

1999.8~2006.8  

Taught summer workshops in Suzuki Method of Actor Training at The Watermill Center

 

1999.9  

Taught workshops in Suzuki Method of Actor Training at National Theatre Conservatory in Buenos Aires

 

1992.10~1995.7  

Taught workshops in Suzuki Method of Actor Training for StageWest (LORT C) for resident acting company in Springfield, MA under direction of Eric Hill

 

1992.8  

Assisted with the first lecture/demonstration and workshops of Tadashi Suzuki and Ann Bogart’s SITI (Saratoga International Theatre Institute) company in Saratoga Springs, NY

 

1991.6  

Graduated with Bachelor of Arts Degree in Performance Studies from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL

 

1989.8~1990.9  

Completed theatre curriculum in International Division of Waseda University in Tokyo. Studied traditional Noh performance technique at the Kita Noh School and with Richard Emmert (Yugen). Completed a three-week workshop/seminar in the Suzuki Method of Actor Training with Tadashi Suzuki and SCOT in Toga

COMO PERFORMER

 

2012.11  

Performed role of «Creon» in Ivana Catanese’s adaptation of Euripides Medea, entitled Quietud at LeParc in Mendoza, Argentina. Produced by Ala Sur

2014.2 Performed role of «Emperor» in Mattias Sebastian’s six-language production of Arrabal’s The Architect and the Emperor of Assyria, for International Suzuki Company of Toga. Tadashi Suzuki, Artistic Director

 

2013.1-8  

Performed role of «Marie» in Mattias Sebastian’s five-language production of The Bald Soprano, for new-formed International Suzuki Company of Toga. Named Co-director of the company with Mr. Sebastian.

 

2012.8  

Performed role of “Edmund” in Suzuki’s Japanese-English production of King Lear in Toga

 

2012.6  

Performed role of “Gloucester” in workshop of Suzuki’s quatri-lingual production of King Lear in Toga, in collaboration with the Central Academy of Drama, Beijing

 

2010.12  

Performed role of “Edmund” in Suzuki’s quatri-lingual production of King Lear at Shizuoka Art Theatre in Shizuoka and Kichijoji Theatre in Tokyo, Japan

2010.6  

Performed in Sybille Wilson’s Tom & Bess O’Bedlam, prod. by Bozarts ,Kaaitheatre, Brussels

 

2009.8  

Performed role of “Edmund” in Suzuki’s quatri-lingual production of King Lear in Toga

 

2005.10  

Performed feature role of “Charlie Ryan” in Mayu Nakamura’s independent Japanese feature film Hariyo no Natsu (Summer of the Stickleback) with Jun Fubuki and Akira Emoto

 

2004.6~8  

Performed in seven-city Japan tour of Daruma-san ga Koronda and Watashitachi no Senso, two anti-Iraq-war plays by Yoji Sakate and the Rinkogun Theatre Company

 

2004 .1  

Performed in Ripe Time’s The Innocents at Lincoln Center’s Clarke Studio Theatre, NYC

 

2002.10~11  

Performed in Robert Wilson’s Woyzeck at Brooklyn Academy of Music Next Wave Festival, NYC

 

2001.1  

Performed title role in Robert Wilson’s Prometheus (music by Iannis Xenakis) at Megaron Mousikis, part of the Olympic Arts Festival in Athens, Greece

 

2000.8  

Performed in Robert Wilson’s The Days Before (music by Ryuichi Sakamoto) and Persephone (music by Phillip Glass) at the Millennium Festival in Santiago de Compostela, Spain

 

2000.4  

Performed in Robert Wilson’s The Days Before at the Istanbul International Theatre Festival

 

1999.10~12  

Performed in The Emperor and The Kiss, an original work by Yoji Sakate and the Rinkogun Theatre Company in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya

 

1999.9  

Performed in Robert Wilson’s Persephone at the Segunda Festival Internacional de Teatro de Buenos Aires at the Teatro Avenida, Argentina

 

1995.8~1999.6  

Performed in regional and off/off-off Broadway theatre. Venues included The Culture Project, Century Center for the Performing Arts, Classic Stage Company, LaMama E.T.C., Juilliard School, 78th Street Theatre Lab, New Georges, New York Theatre Workshop and Lincoln Center (see actor resume)

 

1993.6~1994.1  

Performed role of “Romeo’s Ghost” in Tadashi Suzuki’s Waiting for Romeo, at the Toga Festival, Art Tower Mito, Japan and Saratoga Springs, NY

 

1992.10~1995.7  

Associate Member of StageWest (LORT C) resident acting company in Springfield, MA under direction of Eric Hill

 

1991.11~1992.1  

Performed in Tadashi Suzuki’s Ivanov based on Chekhov’s original, Art Tower Mito, Japan

 

1991.8~present  

Performed in Tadashi Suzuki’s Greetings from the Edge of the Earth at the Toga Festival

 

1991.6  

Performed in Tadashi Suzuki’s Dionysus at Lincoln Center Festival , NYC

 

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