Physical skills for actors

  1. Laban: The Eight Efforts

    Course Date: Mon 28 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Rudolf Laban was a movement theorist, a choreographer and a dancer. Today his work is a core element within actor training. Laban has Eight Efforts to explore and are used as a way to extend an actor’s movement vocabulary and ability to play characters physically. His Effort work can be thought of as a way of identifying the ‘quality’ of our movement during action.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

  2. Movement for actors

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 9 Nov 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Good acting relies on the instrument of our body!

    In this course we will build a ‘movement toolbox’ that allows the actor to engage with a responsive body to create movement stories, solo and in relationship with others. You will learn skills that allow anyone interested in acting to find ease of expression, presence, physical instinct and spontaneity. Come prepared to have serious fun!
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £73.00

  3. Alexander technique for performers

    Course Date: Mon 13 Jan 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The Alexander Technique encourages the release of habitual tension to allow greater freedom in movement, breath and speech. The course includes one-to-one, hands-on work in performance situations, addressing the breathing and vocal needs of the actor, singer, musician and all performers, of any level.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £95.00
    Concession: £73.00

  4. Lecoq technique: an introduction

    Course Date: Mon 24 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Jacques Lecoq’s method focuses on physicality and movement. Lecoq himself believed in the importance of freedom and creativity, giving an actor the confidence to creatively express themselves, rather than being bogged down by stringent rules. Lecoq is about engaging the whole body, balancing the entire space and working as a collective with your fellow actors.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

  5. Viewpoints: an introduction

    Course Date: Mon 1 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A fundamental part of actor training in the US and rapidly gaining popularity here, Viewpoints is an acting technique with a focus on time and space. Viewpoints disrupt vocal and physical habits to bring freshness to engagement with text. Suitable for actors, movers, directors and the creatively curious.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

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