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Acting and Being: Explorations in Embodied Performance by Elizabeth Hess PDF

By Elizabeth Hess

In this booklet, educator-actor-playwright-director Elizabeth Hess bargains systematic and unique explorations in functionality strategy. This hybrid process is a fusion of actual theater modalities culled from Western practices (Psycho-physical activities, Viewpoints) japanese practices (Butoh, Kundalini yoga) and comparable functionality disciplines (Mask, Puppetry). Behavioral, physiological and mental ‘states of being’ are engaged to release impulses, entry event and magnify the mind's eye. via person, partnered and collective explorations, actors discover a character’s essence and point of cognizance, their power middle and physique language, and their archetype and dating to common topics. Magic (to fake, as if), Metaphor (to examine, as like) and delusion (to development after, as in) give you the origin for producing transformative, empathetic and expansive inventive expression. Explorations might be tailored to personality paintings, scene examine and creation, together with original/devised paintings and proven textual content, to light up singular and marvelous paintings via collaborative creativity that's artistic, inclusive and alive.

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