The emotional self is the key to unlocking the psyche. Knowing how we are shaped by our life experiences and understanding their role in our psychological development, enable the actor to harness emotional truth and deliver dynamic performances.
Defining pivotal moments in the actors life, unpacking and owning these, help to further break down blocks to honesty in performance. Using techniques and exercises developed by Lee Strasberg, Susan Batson, Sanford Meisner and other master practitioners, allow students to further explore, develop and deepen their understanding of textual analysis, acting and performance.
This course is designed for the new actor as well as the professional, looking for re- inspiration. It culminates in the filmed performance of a scene and a monologue.