Movement

 
 


Movement Patterning for Actors

 
This training integrates and coordinates the body in motion and refines the connection between the mind and the body. The somatic processes of the Bartenieff Movement Fundamentals and the Developmental Movement Patterns are the basis of this work. As an awareness of habitual patterns surface, new options arise. Fluidity and ease penetrate your movement and presence. Your expressive palette broadens.
The tools include
– Facilitated exploration of the principles of moving in your body
– The practice of specific forms which elicit a grounded and dynamic alignment
– Hands-on guidance

Instructor: Helen Walkley (Read More)

Cost:
6 weeks
$340 + GST (2 payment option)
$290 if taken in conjunction with Scene Study

Up-coming Program Dates:
Saturdays
10am – 12:30pm
Starts April 28, 2018
No class May 19

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Alexander Technique

 
Alexander Technique: The Alexander Technique is a self-use method used by actors to discover and reduce patterns of excess tension in movement, posture and performance, free up breathing, enhance vocal production, reduce performance anxiety, and access deeper presence on the stage and screen. It’s taught in the top performing arts schools including the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London, the Yale University School of Drama, and The Miller Healthcare Institute for Performing Arts NYC, and is used by actors such as Judi Dench, John Cleese, Leonardo DiCaprio, Hilary Swank, Hugh Jackman, Juliette Binoche, and many others.

● Improved basic body mapping and self-awareness for movement
● Enhanced self-observation skills
● Strategies to enhance and develop a skilled use of attention/intention
● Increased understanding and tools to:

○Identify personal physical and/or vocal habits

○ Identify and reduce excess tension or boost awareness

○ Enhance coordination and presence

● Begin application of Alexander Technique concepts in your everyday life and acting

Instructors: Mark Vasek (Read More) and Desmond Price (Read More)

Cost:
6 weeks
$340 + GST (2 payment option)
$290 if taken in conjunction with Scene Study

Up-coming Program Dates:
Mondays
7pm – 9:30pm
Starts April 16, 2018
No class May 21

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