New PDF release: Acting and Being: Explorations in Embodied Performance

By Elizabeth Hess

ISBN-10: 1349951056

ISBN-13: 9781349951055

In this e-book, educator-actor-playwright-director Elizabeth Hess bargains systematic and unique explorations in functionality strategy. This hybrid technique is a fusion of actual theater modalities culled from Western practices (Psycho-physical activities, Viewpoints) jap practices (Butoh, Kundalini yoga) and similar functionality disciplines (Mask, Puppetry). Behavioral, physiological and mental ‘states of being’ are engaged to liberate impulses, entry event and amplify the mind's eye. via person, partnered and collective explorations, actors discover a character’s essence and point of recognition, their power heart and physique language, and their archetype and courting to common topics. Magic (to fake, as if), Metaphor (to evaluate, as like) and delusion (to development after, as in) give you the origin for producing transformative, empathetic and expansive inventive expression. Explorations may be tailored to personality paintings, scene research and construction, together with original/devised paintings and verified textual content, to light up singular and fabulous paintings via collaborative creativity that's artistic, inclusive and alive.

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