University of California, Santa Barbara

Title I
Body, Mind and Energy: Resources and Techniques for the Performer

Exercises and techniques, compatible with the work of Stanislavski, Vahktangov, Michael Chekhov and Laban. The exercises will deal with the three concurrent levels of: physicality, sensory/personalization work, and subtle energy work—and demonstrate the ability of the performer to multi-layer or track these tasks.

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Title II
Tai Chi Chuan and Nei Gong: Psychophysical Tools for Actor Training

Workshop will approach Tai Chi Chuan and Nei Gong as psychophysical tools for actor training, involving: alignment, centering, movement flow, energy accumulation and partner work.

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