About this workshop
Acting using Michael Chekhov’s Psychological Gesture
This 2-day workshop will focus on Michael Chekhov’s renowned Psychological Gesture. This workshop will be delivered by Sarah Purcell.
Sarah is a qualified Michael Chekhov teacher, you can find out more about her on our Tutors page.
At the core of the Michael Chekhov Technique is the training of concentration, imagination and movement. This workshop will look at some of the core principles of the technique by involving the psycho-physical training and the application of acting tools suggested by Chekhov. This workshop will focus mainly on Chekhov’s use of Psychological Gesture by means of portraying the character. We will be finding the character’s objective and bringing this to a gesture with qualities in order to get a deeper understanding of the character. This workshop is open to all levels of experience. We will be using short monologues to apply the technique and all participants should leave inspired by new ways to approach their art form.
Our hygiene and protective measures for this workshop are as follows, firstly only appear if you feel healthy. Hands can be disinfected on arrival in space and at intervals when leaving space. The room is 186 m² (20m*9m), with a height of 6,60 m and will be ventilated with windows on opposite sides of the room at various times throughout the workshop.
To apply for this course, simply email firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday 15th May 2021 10:00 – 16:00
Sunday 16th May 2021 10:00 – 16:00