Energize Holistic Acting Workshops for Groups and Organizations
CHOOSE BETWEEN 10 TWO-HOUR MODULES! Create what best fits your group and I will bring it to you.
MODULES: Each module is 2 hours long. They can be configured any way and all work as stand alone presentations, except for Module E II. I recommend no more than 3 modules in one day, as this is a lot of information to absorb. High School age appropriate workshops are marked with a *. All workshops are suited for college age level and professional actors.
MODULE A*: ENERGIZE: A NEW HOLISTIC APPROACH TO ACTING
The Mind/body/spirit connection, Energy awareness, applications in acting, bridging inside-out/outside-in approaches, pre- or post- show meditation. Lecture and exercises.
MODULE B*: PRE-PERFORMANCE PREPARATION
Use of holistic techniques to focus and reach your Highest Creative Potential. Pre-performance stress analysis, energy awareness, pre-show preparation meditation and focusing, visualization. Reclaiming your highest creative potential. Lecture and exercises.
MODULE C*: POST-PERFORMANCE BLUES
Finding closure after the emotional rollercoaster of performance Post-performance stress analysis, energy awareness, post-show closure meditation, visualization, character withdrawal. Lecture and exercises.
MODULE D*: SURVIVE AND PROSPER IN THE ACTING BUSINESS
Performers’ Health: a way of life, a Balancing Act! Actors, athletes of the emotion; the mind/body/spirit connection, the actors’ instrument. Physical activity, nutrition, breath, sleep, alcohol and drugs, mindfulness, focus, presence, charisma. Energy support, connection to nature, solitude, journaling. Relationships on stage, secret magic space, post-partum grieving, sense of home. Lecture and exercises.
Module E is required before E II. Polar opposites, stage fright, hidden fears, character resonance, expectations clearing. Self Love. Lecture. Clearing techniques: practicum.
MODULE F: CHARACTERS’ VIBRATION AND BLUEPRINT
A new way to develop your character Listening to the character, peak performance visualization, character blueprint, luminous cord, dual consciousness, letting the character lead. Lecture and exercises.
MODULE G: SUB-PERSONALITY WORK: THE VOICES IN OUR HEAD
Tuning into the Actors’ Inner Facets. Archetypes, voice dialogue, sub-personalities (RYSE work). Choosing the best vessel. Tuning the antenna. Lecture and exercises.
MODULE H: THE ACTOR’S SPIRITUAL PURPOSE
Spiritual implications of acting and performance. A sense of responsibility to the world. Finding your purpose as an actor. Reclaiming your Highest Acting Self. Discovering your Highest Blueprint. Lecture and exercises.
MODULE I: DIRECTING WITH A HOLISTIC APPROACH
A doula process, workshopping the play. Atmosphere vibrations and energy of the play. Rehearsal techniques. Letting characters direct. Lecture and exercises.
FEES - TRAVEL
FEE: $300 per module for a group of 15 students maximum We recommend no more than 3 modules per day. Choose what fits your needs and budget. Contact us for questions and to develop a tailored program.
TRAVEL: We are located in Gorham Maine. Therefore, mileage is added for Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island at the going rate. Plane fare is added for New York and the rest of the country.
Overnight accommodation is needed for workshops lasting longer than one day or for workshops located more than a two-hour drive from Gorham, Maine. Home stay is accepted.
THE BOOK: A BALANCING ACT
The development of Energize a holistic approach to acting will help students go further and retain a lot more of the presented information. $24.95 (Starlight Acting Books 2008) Starlight Acting Books offer a 10% discount on the book for individual students attending workshops. Group/school orders of more than 10 books get a 20% discount.