American Acting Techniques for Teachers and Students - Florence

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Acting is playing. The purpose of this course is to learn to have fun while teaching! In addition, participants will learn how to improve their communication skills, presentation skills, and teacher-student engagement. The instructor takes a playful approach to teaching Stanislavski oriented techniques for the craft of acting, which are the foundation of the “American” style of acting. This course will also provide teachers who direct their schools’ theatrical productions with best practices for communicating with actors with clear, specific and actionable language that will set their students free to “live truthfully under imaginary circumstances.”

Participants are guided through exercises selected from: the Meisner Technique that builds spontaneity, authenticity, and listening skills; Viola Spolin’s “Theater Games” that teach actors to live in the moment, responding truthfully and intuitively to their surroundings; and script analysis from David Mamet’s “Practical Aesthetics” which helps actors choose specific playable actions to influence their fellow actor.

Together, these approaches help teachers bring more enthusiasm to their lessons, think creatively on their feet, remove self-consciousness, and improve verbal and non-verbal expressiveness for more effective classroom productivity.

All our courses in Florence include two guided city tours and 1 full-day excursion (usually on a Saturday)

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Europass Teacher Academy
Florence, Italy

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06.07.2020 > 11.07.2020 (ID: 112639)
03.08.2020 > 08.08.2020 (ID: 129974)

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