THE FIRST TERM: INITIATION OF THE POETIC BODY
Awareness of the body in space
Space & breath.
Observation & imitation of every day life.
Le Jeu: the non-intentional action, play, states of playing.
The rules of theatre play: space, action/reaction, time, duration, rhythm, timing, crescendo, & fun.
Mime of Action: study of movement of the human body.
The 20 Movements of Jacques Lecoq.
The duality of Neutral Mask & Red Nose.
Voice as movement, voice as dynamic, voice as character.
Clown state & neutral state.
Neutral space and dramatic space.
The Neutral Mask: calm presence and the neutral body. The actor in the theatrical space.
The Mimo-Dynamic Journey: dynamic study of nature (elements, animals, materials...) towards theatre creation.
The actor as a Shapeshifter and a Storyteller.
The dynamics of emotions, human passions & psychological movements (polarities).
Creation of theatrical characters.