The Art of Transformation

FALL 2019:

What is the “Dusa Blush?” A Psychophysical Response to Imaginary Circumstances
The physical exploration and study of the science of Emotion in Drama

An advanced two-part movement for actors course. You are invited to sign up for either five-week part or for the full ten weeks: $180 each or both for $345. 

Psychophysical Methods in the exploration of the dramatic, the imagination, movement, breath, Archetypal Emotion and Gesture. Cross Pedagogy: Michael Chekhov and Rasa Boxes.

From Roman Gestures to Delsarte and Indian Drama to Chekhov, we explore qualities of emotion and Sensations in creating a character’s Physiological Gestures.

Topics explored include Michael Chekhov Atmospheres and Gestures, Moving from the Sensation of Emotion, Imaging the Five Senses to discover the Quality of Movement, the 8 Circles of Emotion, inner and outer images, 8 Rasa Emotions in Indian Drama, Rasa Grid and Rasa Circles of Emotion, the emotional mask, posture and breathing and cross-cultural Masks of Paul Eckman, Six Primal and animal Emotions, Archetypal Mask and Posture in Indian Drama, Alba Mask Posture and Breathing Methods, Archetypal statues and Atmospheres of emotion.

Current and Upcoming