Open up your physical acting, identify and challenge your own physical habits and connect deeply with characters in ways we often never have imagined. Classes will explore Body Alignment, Status, Physical Character Work, Neutral Mask, Comedia dell’Arte and Scene Work. This course is designed to explore character and challenge the physical limits of the actor. Participants will be offered opportunities to identify character types that may be physically difficult or confronting and find ways to explore, find freedom and perform as these characters. Who might this appeal to?
How does it work?
What will you gain from it?
Places are limited to 12 participants.
Class runs weekly - six sessions over six weeks.
Tutor - Lawrence Carmichael
"Lawrence is awesome. He's fun, charismatic, full of energy, very inspiring and really funny, I have learnt a phenomenal amount working with him..." - John Kelley, Actor "Lawrence is as bold as he is sensitive. His intuitive teaching style means that whatever you're learning from him is organic and a direct response from what's happening around him. He has an innate ability to deliver exceptional levels of stage craft ...Specifically for me it was a joy to find out what matters most... trusting your body and Lawrence to guide you to letting go, turning your impulses into fully realized moments and feeling physically liberated!" - Kim Hardy, Actor the salon:collective This course is run by the salon:collective, a thriving actor training organisation offering a range of courses designed around the modern working actor. The ethos of our training is influenced by the Meisner technique of acting, each tutor has a fully grounded knowledge of the technique, in addition to their own specialism: physical theatre, Shakespeare, voice work and screen acting.
Image credit: Kim Hardy