Cocktails and Classics

Our 7-week, spring online program Cocktails and Classics has concluded.  If you missed it, please click on the button below to request access and to learn about EgoPo’s directorial and artistic approach with Founding Artistic Director, Lane Savadove. 


The week’s cocktail recipe is listed with the link, for you to create right from your very own living room.  Sit back, relax and enjoy happy hour with a bit of classic EgoPo nerdiness. 



Lecture #1: Directorial Point of View and The Last Supper:
Why every show is expressionist

Thursday, April 16th, 2020

Cocktail: Manhattan

Lecture #2: Via Negativa and Pooh Sticks:
How riverbanks lead to freedom

Thursday, April 23rd, 2020
Cocktail: Sidecar

Lecture #3: The Jelly and the Donut:
Balancing Content and Form

Thursday, April 30th, 2020
Cocktail: Boulevardier

Lecture #4: Super Objectives and Stakes:

Making theater visceral through rigorous psychology

Thursday, May 7th, 2020
Cocktail: Sazerac

Lecture #5: Imbalance in Acting and Directing:

How physical imbalance drives dramatic conflict

Thursday, May 14th, 2020
Cocktail: Vesper

Lecture #6: Physical Actions as Building Blocks:
Joining physical and psychological to activate the text

Thursday, May 21st, 2020

Cocktail: Negroni

Lecture #7:  Theater as Gift Giving:

Making generous audience-focused theater

Thursday, May 28th, 2020
Cocktail: Corpse Reviver #2

"Lydie Breeze Trilogy" by John Guare

Director: Lane Savadove
Photo: Dave Sarrafian
Pictured: Melanie Julian, Ed Swidey, David Girard

The Art of Directing lectures can be offered as a "Cocktail-Free" video for use in educational courses.

Contact us for general or educational access.