Use of guided movement explorations, partner work,, readings, and discussion to explore structural and, functional aspects of the body and anatomy with, the goal of increasing efficiency of movement and, physical coordination. Use of imagery supports, dynamic alignment, breath, mobility/stability,, relaxation, and partner work including massage,, with a main focus on the skeletal system and, elements of muscle and organ systems, as well as, the relationship between the body and, psychological/emotional patterns. Extensive, journal writing.
The fundamentals of acting, including, physicalization, text analysis, objectives and, actions, rehearsal techniques. Development of, skills through class exercises and the rehearsal, and performance of short projects and, two-character scenes. Writing assignments, including script analyses, character biographies,, peer reviews, performance reviews, observation, exercises, journals.
The fundamentals of acting, including, physicalization, text analysis, objectives and, actions, rehearsal techniques. Development of, skills through class exercises and the rehearsal, and performance of short projects and, two-character scenes. Writing assignments, including script analyses, character biographies,, peer reviews, performance reviews, observation, exercises, journals.
Physical investigation into gravity, momentum,, and weight sharing between two or more bodies., Specific skills such as falling, perching, and, rolling point of contact; readings and video, assignments help to place CI in a historical,, social, and artistic context.
This class will introduce students to a range of, vocal and physical techniques for creative, expression in performance. Through a series of, exercises, trainings, and performances, students, will have the opportunity to reduce habitual, tensions, connect their movement and voice to, imagery and text, and increase the strength,, flexibility, and dynamic of their voices and, bodies in performance. The class will cover, techniques drawn from a wide variety of voice and, movement philosophies including Linklater, Suzuki,, Grotowski, Alexander, yoga, and others.
Introduction to the expressive principles,, components, and processes of design. Projects and, exercises explore conceptualization of story-based, ideas as well as introduce the challenges and, rigors of collaboration. Basic visual, communication and expressive forms for theatre, practitioners, but the skills involved are widely, applicable to all design disciplines. Foundation, course for advanced work in the theory and, aesthetics of theatrical design. Fee.