The demanding movement disciplines
challenge actors to discover, awaken and develop their instruments to meet the
demands of being on the stage and in front of the camera. The collective process of these studies aid in creating a free, strong, alive, expressive body.
The objectives are to develop a more reliable kinesthetic awareness, to hone skills for physical transformation and to acquire a physical craft for theatrical expression.
Deep awareness of physical sense is developed through thoughtful and interactive exercises. Designed to transform unconscious physical habits that interfere with performance, this practice allows for increased awareness and a reliable sense of movement, balance and spacial awareness.
Actors explore and learn the relationship between internal experience and external physical expression: how to create character.
With an improved understanding of self and physical transformation skills, artistic choices can be made to support character choices, employing movement, gesture, shape or stillness to embody the story. The movement curriculum allows actors to meet the demands of any play with full, vibrant expression.
Photos by Tyler Caffall and Scott Wynn