About Aphrodite Evangelatou

Aphrodite Evangelatou is an actor and actor trainer. She trained at Drama Centre London, the Vakhtangov Institute (Moscow) and Delos Drama School (Athens). Since 2013 she has been an Associate Lecturer at Goldsmiths College, where she is also a PhD candidate. Her research interests include physical theatre, acted emotion and the psychophysical.

Reflections on the IPPT Ghent 2018

The International Platform for Performer Training (IPPT) provides a safe and supportive space for performer trainers and academics to share their research and pedagogical practices. It is organised annually and each year hosted by a different institution. The IPPT 2018 took place in Ghent, and was hosted by the KASK/School of Arts Ghent (Belgium). The theme for this year was Movement, with particular interest in the exploration of movement that does not directly relate to or derive from the European physical theatre tradition. Attempting to widen our understanding of movement and its use in performer training, we gathered to ask questions such as: ‘how does movement stand to dance or choreography’ or ‘how does movement stand to (spoken) language’.

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