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The Well-Tempered Body: Expressive Movement for Actors, Improvisers, and Performance Artists

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Wake up your body with this unique program of solo, pair-work and ensemble exercises, inspired by the writings of the great directors from Stanislavsky onwards. Delve into the physical side of characterization with Laban, and learn practical ways of organizing rehearsals and movement improvisations. Topics include the power of physical expression, the motion of emotion, th ...more
Paperback, 296 pages
Published August 1st 2007 by Lulu.com
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I am a writer and educator, with degrees in psychology and theater studies, and certificates in English teaching and Japanese proficiency.

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