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“DREAMS AND DECONSTRUCTIONS”

Masterclass Overview

29 JANUARY – 31 JANUARY 2019
Soweto Theatre
Course times: 10am-12pm & 6pm – 8pm (daily)
FREE ENTRY (Limited Space available)
Ages: 15 and over
Focus on Writing & Directing

Carla Fonseca (Actor, Director, Performance Artist) is offering 6 public workshops on
directing and scriptwriting. These workshops will examine practical and collaborative
approaches to play formation, workshopped processes, writing, scene work and the craft
of storytelling. Attendants are requested to bring material (notepad and pen) to the
workshops, and the instructor will provide other materials if needed. The workshops are
practical in nature and will allow participants to work, with direction and guidance, toward
a clearer understanding of the craft.

● Storytelling
● Linear vs. Non-Linear
● Structure & Time
● Writing / Collaborating / Devizing
● Writing Effective Dialogue
● What is character?
● Directing / Collaborating / Devizing
● Endings & Beginnings

Carla Fonseca IMG_8652

 

CURRICULUM VITAE OF
CARLA FONSECA
ACTRESS/DIRECTOR/PERFORMER
cemdcfonseca@gmail.com
+27722075321

Carla Fonseca is a multi-talented and bravely devoted artist, actress and director with
her roots from both Mozambique and South Africa. Carla completed her BA degree in
Theatre and Performance at the University of Cape Town in 2010. Since then she has
created various prestigious works of theatre, film and performance art around the
world.

THEATRE:
2018 THE SAME PAIN (JHB) Role: Director + Co-Producer
2017 MODJADJI (CPT) Role: Director + Producer
2016 WHISKY & CIGARETTES (JHB) Role: Actress + Co-Director
2015 SENT (JHB & USA) Role: Actress + Co-Director
2011 OTHER PEOPLE’S LIVES (CPT) Role: Lead Actress
2011 PASSAGES (CPT) Role: Lead Actress
2010 SIENER IN DIE SUBURBS (CPT) Role: Lead Actress
2009 A LOVELY SUNDAY AT CREVE COEUR (CPT) Role: Actress
2009 COWBOY MOUTH (CPT) Role: Lead Actress

FILM:
2017 BURKINABE Role: Director + Actress
2017 THE OTHER SIDE Role: Actress
2017 STRANGER Role: Director + Actress
2016 PEOPLE YOU MAY KNOW (SERIES) Role: Actress
2014 HEROES Role: Actress
2014 RING AROUND THE ROSES Role: Director + Actress

PERFORMANCES:
Carla Fonseca is the lead vocalist for South African collective, BATUK.
Between 2015 – 2018 she has performed on over 20 countries worldwide, including
Belgium, Burkina Faso, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Kenya, Mozambique,
Norway, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Reunion Island, South Africa, South Korea, Spain,
Swaziland, Switzerland, Sweden, Uganda, USA and the United Kingdom.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
2015 PLEASE DO NOT REPLY FNB ART Festival, JHB
2015 PLEASE DO NOT REPLY Turbine Art Festival, JHB
2014 IN HONOUR OF THE WOMAN V-Art gallery, Germany
2014 DON’T REPLY TO THIS SMS Kalashnikovv Gallery
2014 RIOT EXHIBITION Constitutional Hill, JHB
2014 DEATH OF THE OLD Kalashnikovv Gallery
2013 BANG Kalashnikovv Gallery
2011 REPUBLIC Cape Town City Hall
2011 TOO LEITE Barrington Studios

COMMERCIALS:
2014 STERKINEKOR Role: Actress
2014 TOTAL Role: Actress
2011 SAPS COMP Role: Actress
2011 SCHUR (GERMANY) Role: Model

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