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FROM THE OUTSIDE IN:
PHYSICALIZING THE TEXT
by Theatre Unspeakable
Mondays: 7:00pm to 10:00pm
January 6th to February 10th
Do you want to physicalize your acting? Bring movement to your monologue, scene or even your directing?
This 6-week workshop will provide you with the basics of physical theater training from multiple perspectives, including: Viewpoints, Alexander Technique, Mask work and Lecoq pedagogy. Students will learn to sharpen their physical presence and create dynamic physical characters in solo and group work that will apply to text, monologues, and scenes. This class provides the basics of physical theater training for the aspiring actor and the seasoned professional who is looking to strengthen their creative process.
Meet Theatre Unspeakable´s Director MARC FROST
Classes will be led by Theater Unspeakable’s Marc Frost and a small team of experienced teachers. Marc studied with disciples of Jacques Lecoq at the London International School of Performing Arts and has been teaching physical theater in the Chicago area for nearly a decade. He has taught or currently teaches at Columbia College Chicago, DePaul University, Chicago High School for the Arts and Paola Coletto’s The School for Theatre Creators.
As the founder of TU, he has directed and produced several original devised, physical theater shows and toured them around the country for thousands of young audiences. Based in Chicago, the award-winning company has toured nationally to thousands of young audiences at venues including Lincoln Center Education (NY) and Kennedy Center (DC). He also co-founded Physical Festival Chicago, an international physical theater festival and is a recent graduate of the Commercial Theatre Institute’s 14-Week Training Program for Commercial Theatre Producers in New York City.
QUESTIONS? ASK AWAY!
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