Hila Di Castro is an actress, international improviser and teacher based in Israel. You can find her every year in Pandora improve festival (Italy) as she is the director of the international cast. Hila is the co-founder, member and co-artistic director of the trio MOMENTUM – one of the leading improv groups in Israel. She is the creator and director of the show „Woman up!“ and also the host and one of the performers both in the Israeli and the international cast. She is leading this show with a vision of a worldwide project to create a web of women groups performing it worldwide. Hila is the co-founder of „equal & above“ improve a production company that aims to advocate gender equity throughout Israel and the world with improve shows and workshops. For over 10 years Hila tours the world performing and teaching acting and improv. She has visited over 10 countries, bringing her unique, inspiring, personal style and improv philosophy.


Saturday Oct. 5, 2024

Monday Oct. 7, 2024



Sunday Oct. 6, 2024
3.30 – 6.30 pm

I love those moments when my character suddenly comes to life and I feel like it’s the character, not me, in the scene. There are two main approaches to creating improvised characters: Outside In focuses on the character’s physical attributes and uses these to understand who they are on the inside; Inside Out focuses on personality traits, wishes, hopes and fears as the foundation for the character’s appearance, voice and physicality. Since we are creating characters in a split second, most of the time we end up starting on the outside and stopping there – or we simply act as ourselves in each and every scene, without changing anything on the outside. This means we are missing out on the fun and the impact of playing round, layered characters, who are rich and interesting both inside and outside. In this workshop, we will learn how we can use the outside to quickly dive deep and find the inside of the character as well as practice key internal elements that are so compelling, we do not have to actively change our voice, body, face or accent in order to achieve different and unique characters


Workshop Fee     € 50
Duration    3 hours
Location     TAG Rehearsal Room, Gumpendorfer Str. 67/4, 1060 Vienna

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SCHNITTSTELLE – The International Showcase Ensemble

TAG and Hila di Castro will cast a group of advanced players who’ll have the possibility to train with Hila di Castro during the MOMENT! Festival 2024 and perform AFTER NIDNIGHT on stage on Saturday Oct. 5, 2024.

Oct. 3 – 8, 2024
Workshop Fee     € 190


Training Sessions:
Thursday Oct. 5, 2024, 11.00 am – 3.00 pm
Friday Oct. 6, 2024, 10.00 am – 3.00 pm
Saturday Oct. 7, 2024, 10.00 am – 3.00 pm


Human interactions are fascinating – when do we tell the truth and when do we hide it and why, how do we effect one another emotionally and how are we getting effected, how we can just grab a moment with someone to the fullest and leave a our mark on the other person.
In this workshop we will create scenes that would be gentle, vulnerable and heart breaking along with crazy, strong and powerful ones. We will juggle between comedy and drama with letting truth and authenticity leads us.
We will work on:

  • emotional action and emotional re-action (the source of acting)
  • bold strong choices – those kind of choices that make the scene exhilarating.
  • „Don’t drop your baby“ – make your idea and your partner idea work together
  • creating safe space for intimacy
  • being comfortable in our own skin – vulnerability and authenticity

Location     TAG Rehearsal Room, Gumpendorfer Str. 67/4, 1060 Vienna


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See you in a MOMENT!

TAG - Theater an der Gumpendorfer Straße