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 flow coach Arthur Lessac within the context of latest actor training.



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



As good as feeding this psychophysical technique right into a wider dialogue of embodiment, the publication offers concrete examples of the way the perform may be implement. utilizing insights gleaned from interviews performed with Lessac and his grasp academics, the writer enlightens our personal realizing of Lessac’s practices.



Three priceless appendices increase the reader’s event. those include:


a biographical timeline of Lessac’s existence and career


sample curricula and a lesson plan for lecturers at college level


explorations for private discovery



Melissa harm is a Lessac qualified coach and has taught performing 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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