Arthur Lessac’s Embodied Actor Training by Melissa Hurt PDF

By Melissa Hurt

ISBN-10: 0415710812

ISBN-13: 9780415710817

ISBN-10: 1138094064

ISBN-13: 9781138094062

Arthur Lessac’s Embodied Actor education situates the paintings of well known voice and circulation coach Arthur Lessac within the context of up to date actor training.



Supported by way of the paintings of Constantin Stanislavsky and Maurice Merleau-Ponty's theories of embodiment, the e-book explores Lessac's perform by way of embodied performing, a key topic in modern functionality. In doing so, the writer explains how the actor can come to adventure either ability and expression as a subjective entire via energetic meditation and spatial attunement.



As good as feeding this psychophysical strategy right into a wider dialogue of embodiment, the ebook offers concrete examples of ways the perform may be enforce. utilizing insights gleaned from interviews carried out with Lessac and his grasp academics, the writer enlightens our personal knowing of Lessac’s practices.



Three useful appendices improve the reader’s adventure. those include:


a biographical timeline of Lessac’s existence and career


sample curricula and a lesson plan for lecturers at collage level


explorations for private discovery



Melissa harm is a Lessac qualified coach and has taught appearing and Lessac’s voice, speech, and flow paintings at faculties around the usa. She has a PhD from the college of Oregon and an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University.

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