Energy, Archetypes and the Dramatic Imagination

May 22nd – 26th 2020


A five day workshop : Lenard Petit,

with Max Hafler and Declan Drohan

Venue NUI Galway, Ireland

We are thrilled to offer this 5 day workshop, with Lenard Petit, Master teacher of the Michael Chekhov Technique, Director of the Michael Chekhov Studio New York and author of The Michael Chekhov Handbook for The Actor. He has been working with the Chekhov Technique for over thirty years. He will be leading the workshop with Max Hafler and Declan Drohan 


“Michael Chekhov was ahead of his time. Artists nowadays have ears for an approach to working and seeing such as Chekhov’s… We accept spiritual and energetic influences on life. The Michael Chekhov Technique is a very free way to work as an actor.”

Lenard Petit: The Michael Chekhov Handbook


Max Hafler and Declan Drohan are Chekhov teachers in the West of Ireland . Max has been teaching theatre for two decades at NUI Galway, including Chekhov technique for the last nine years. His book Teaching Voice fuses Voice and Chekhov work. Declan Drohan has spent 25 yrs teaching actors and now teaches directing and Acting through the Chekhov work at IT Sligo on the BA and MA programmes . 


Working totally on our feet, this will be a completely practical Chekhov workshop. The workshop will use some scenes from a play which we will notify you of nearer the time


Cost and how to book

360€ (320€ if you pay before March 1st)

Email for details of how to book your place. Places are limited.

c.2017 photos by Sean O'Meallaigh, Max Hafler, Melinda Szuts,Amy Walsh, John McHugh Thais Lureiro, Nicole Gervais

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