Physical Acting for Singers

Based on selected individual exercises suitable for small spaces as an introduction to the ABC of stage performance. It aims to help improving awareness of the body, such as posture, balance, focus, articulation in all sense, playfulness as we know from mime technique, grounding, general condition with a focus on the core elements and awareness of spatial relation and finding relation between breathing and action. The program was developed for the Opera Studio Nederland and later for the Conservatory of Amsterdam. For the intermediate trainings can be helpful to check out basics, exercises which can be found in the series 'Introduction to exercises', 'Good Morning Body' and 'Musicality of Movement-Basics'. For exploring more playfulness check the series 'Walk and Play'! What you need: space 2x2m, comfortable clothing.

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Episode 1

Alignment - Neutrality

Alignment - neutrality. How are they related? Individual session, where the balanced body posture is in focus. Helping to find 'neutrality', the 'white page' as the base.

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Episode 2

Articulation-Rotation

Connecting to space using active focus is more than the eyes we know. This episode is an introduction to the articulation of the spine. More specifically the possibility of moving around a vertical axis.

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Episode 3

Articulation-Arms & Hands 1

In this episode we focus on articulating arms & hands, feeling where the movement is happening and how.

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Episode 4

Progressive-Digressive

How the beginning of a movement can define it's meaning. What is the difference between the two ways 'from outside in or inside out'

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Episode 5

Walk - play

A sequence of selected different 'walks', giving a little insight of playful practice on concrete chosen issues. You can take the examples and practice in your own time.

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