Short Directing Course

18-20 September 2023
19:00 - Berlin time | 7 pm - New York time

For theatre directors and actors, choreographers and dancers, circus directors and circus actors, and other performers who want to improve their knowledge and skills in directing, from play analysis to working with an ensemble and blocking on stage.

The number of participants is limited!


Who is this course for?


Theatre directors and actors


Choreographers and dancers


Circus directors and circus artists


Other performers

What does this course offer?


Distance classes

Gain valuable knowledge through remotely delivered content and complete practical assignments that will be assessed by your dedicated instructor.


Learning by doing

Students complete assignments to put their knowledge into practice and receive feedback from their instructors.


Instructors' help

Instructors curate your classes and provide feedback. You can contact them regarding any organizational issues.

What will you get?


6 hours of classes

Gain the knowledge and experience conveyed in simple language.


4,5 hours of practice

Polish your skills during classes and homework


Communication and support

Ask questions to teachers after the completion of practical tasks.



Receive a link to class recordings that will be available to you throughout the year.


Manager's assistance

We can recommend students who show excellent results for further education at NIPAI.



Each student receives a certificate of successful course completion.

You will be able to:

  • Acquire fundamental knowledge about script analysis.
  • Learn how to create a space for performers to explore uncomfortable emotions without carrying those feelings into their personal lives.
  • Understand how to build an ensemble through exercises with performers during rehearsals.
  • Explore how directors tell stories through movement and blocking.

Course price

Start of the course: September 18


Duration: 3 days
Format: distance

Start of the course: September 18


3 days + 1 live in-class session on January 8-11 or 12-14 in Berlin, Germany

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  • What is Directing Course?

    Learn script analysis, emotion exploration, ensemble building, and stage movement for a successful directing career in live performance. Join us to unleash your creative potential as a director!

  • How is this course different from its alternatives?

    We specialize in learning by doing education.

    We don't just teach theory but focus on its practical application, constantly refining their own skills to provide relevant and hands-on knowledge.

  • Why should you study with us?

    Professional Growth: We prioritize your professional development, offering opportunities for skill enhancement and career advancement.

    Up-to-Date Knowledge: Stay at the forefront of your field with access to the latest industry insights and trends.

    First-Hand Experience: Gain invaluable experience through hands-on learning, putting theory into practice.

    Individual Approach: We tailor our programs to your unique needs, ensuring a personalized and effective learning journey.

    Emphasis on Practical Learning: We believe in learning by doing, with a strong focus on real-world applications.


  • How and when does the course take place?

    You can take courses both offline and online.

    For the free plan, only remote 3-day classes are offered, focusing on practical tasks. With a paid plan, participants can also attend one of the in-person sessions in January, with the following options to choose from:

    Theatrical Biomechanics: January 8-11, 2024

    Physical Action in Performance Making: January 12-14, 2024