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  • Monkey Bottom Collaborative 609 Trent Drive Durham, NC, 27705 United States (map)

After international tours to Kanchanburi, Thailand, and all over China (Beijing, Shanghai, Kunming and Hangzhou), Incubator Actor Training returns to Durham for a week-long intensive at Monkey Bottom Collaborative.

Saturday, May 18th through Friday, May 24th, 9am-10pm

All inquiries for participation should be made via email to:

Incubator Actor Training is the educational wing of Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern. This year, our training intensive will feature French teaching artist Guillaume-Harry Françoise, Chinese teaching artist Lingling Chen and NC Triangle artists Ellen Hemphill, Dana Marks, Jaybird O’Berski and Dale Wolf. Focus will be on Voice, Movement, Clown, Meisner and a master class in Acting.

Durham, North Carolina

Saturday, May 18th through Friday, May 24th

All inquiries for participation should be made via email to:
Jaybird O’Berski, Co-Artistic Director Incubator Actor Training & Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern:

Local Participants
Seven Days $400 ($200 for LGP Company Members)
Just PM Master Class (7-10pm inc final performance) $200 ($100 for LGP)

International Visitors
Seven Days Only $800 (includes Air BnB accommodation) 


Guillame-Harry Francoise (France) is a renowned actor, clown and movement teacher who works extensively in Asia and Europe. He studied at L'Ecole des Haute Etudes en Sciences Sociales in France. His work has recently been seen at the Wuzhen Festival in China as well on stages in Kunming, Beijing and Shanghai (China) and with Incubator Thailand in Kanchanaburi.

Lingling Chen (China) quit her branding job and created Lingling Art Salon to help people get to know their body & mind through art. Lingling is Co-Artistic Director of Incubator and teaches movement and Meisner acting technique. 

Ellen Hemphill (USA) is the Artistic and Managing Director and co-Founder of Archipelago Theatre /CINE in Chapel Hill, NC. She is an Associate Professor in the Duke Theatre Studies Department where she has taught since 1993. Ellen has taught at UNC graduate School of Dramatic Arts and Voice and Gesture at the American Dance Festival (1992-2015). She is a former member of the Roy Hart Theatre of France, where she taught and performed internationally for 13 years.

Dana Marks (USA) is the Co-ArtisticDirector of Little Green Pig. She is a graduate of the American Repertory Theatre/Moscow Art Theatre Institute for Advanced Theater Training and has performed across the U.S., Russia, Italy, and Germany.

Jaybird O'Berski (USA) is the Co-Artistic Director of International Incubator Actor Training and Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern. He is an Associate Artistic Director of Manbites Dog Theater and taught acting and improv at Duke University for 19 years. His work has appeared in New York City, Chicago, Seattle, Pittsburgh, Moscow (Russia), San Miguel Allende (Mexico), Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Maseru (Lesotho, Africa), Kachanburi (Thailand), and Shanghai, Chengdu, Kunming and Beijing (China).

Dale Wolf (USA) is a writer, mime, performer, teacher, veteran of the NC arts community and recipient of the Indie Award for excellence in the arts. They began their creative tenure in North Carolina in 1976 as one of the original members of the movement theater ensemble, TOUCH. Dale has written and performed original works such as In the OUTfield and 50! Evolution of a Butch Lesbian. Dale works with local theater companies such as Little Green Pig, The Delta Boys, Manbites Dog, both hands, Deep Dish, Common Ground, and Leviathan Theatre. Most recently: Master Builder, The Changeling, for Little Green Pig

Earlier Event: May 8
Later Event: June 13