The Actor's Tool Box: Creating Emotional Truth

THEATER X 409

Gain acting tools and techniques to help you create true-to-life characters with emotional depth in this workshop, by learning how to draw emotional material from tools that are both external and internal to the actor.

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Summer
Remote Instruction
Starting at $699.00
As few as 10 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Learn insightful tools such as sense memory, relaxation, imaging, and voice and body work
  • Understand how to relive sensations to create a more truthful character
  • Discover the use of imaginary people or objects to access emotions
  • Utilize your voice and movement to sharpen your body as an instrument
  • Perform a scene or monologue using the techniques explored in class

About this course:

Gain acting tools and techniques to help you create true-to-life characters with emotional depth. In this workshop, you learn how to draw emotional material from an array of tools that are both external and internal to the actor. Those tools include sense memory, relaxation, imaging, voice and body work, and improvisation techniques. Sense memory involves reliving sensations experienced through your five senses and helps create a more truthful life for your character. Relaxation techniques help the actor loosen up and access sense memory. Imaging techniques involve the use of imaginary people or objects to access emotions, voice and movement techniques to help sharpen your body as an instrument, and improvisation increases your capability of being "in the moment." All these tools are explored in a supportive environment through weekly exercises. At the end of the class, you perform a scene or a monologue using the techniques explored throughout the class.

Summer 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

Remote instruction courses are taught online in real-time with regularly scheduled class meetings held via Zoom. Course materials can be accessed any time through an online learning platform.

Available
-
Saturday
Location: Online
Instructor: Felix Pire
380978
Fee:
$699.00
10 days left. Enroll by Jun 26, 2021
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Notes

No meeting July 3. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after June 30, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Sat Jun 26, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Jul 3, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Jul 10, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Jul 17, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Jul 24, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Jul 24, 2021
10:00AM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Jul 31, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Jul 31, 2021
10:00AM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Aug 7, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Aug 14, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Aug 21, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Aug 28, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online

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