London, United Kingdom

Analysis of Schnitzler´s “La Ronde/Reigen” with Mike Alfreds

online course
when 20 November 2023 - 24 November 2023
language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 255

La Ronde, also known as Reigen in German, is a play that portrays ten individuals forming an unwitting circle of secret sexual relationships. Arthur Schnitzler wrote it in 1897 and was controversial.


1: Break-down of the structure and general organisation of the play
2: Detailed analysis of a single character.
3: Analysis of all the characters’ super objectives and the super objective of the play.
4: As a finale: putting all the above elements together to decide what the themes of the play are and how that would be imagined physically on stage.

Course leader

Mike Alfreds is a highly acclaimed British director. Through his groundbreaking directorial work and influential collaborations with exceptional actors like Mark Rylance and Sir Ian McKellen...

Target group

Actors, Actresses, Acting Students, Directors

Course aim

Skills for Play Analysis, Understanding of dramatic structure, Character Super Objective

Fee info

EUR 255: Early Registration
EUR 315: Normal Fee