Stanislavski: An Introduction

For adults 18 years +

Level: Beginner

Workshop Stanislavski’s methods in a practical fast-paced intensive course. Uncover the magic ‘if’, given circumstances, actions, objectives and stakes. Learn how to analyse a script to uncover the life of the character. The Stanislavski approach is one of the most widely acknowledged and enduring actor training systems in the world, closely connected to the birth of modern drama and psychological realism.

Course components

  • Explore the Stanislavski System through practical exercises, including the ‘method of physical action’.
  • Work with given circumstances, actions and objectives to unlock scripts and examine character motivation.
  • Deconstruct the components of Realism to craft truthful Performances for the stage.

Outcomes

  • Confident application of Stanislavski’s System to realise truthful character portrayals.
  • A secure method of script analysis technique utilising action objective work for performance.
  • Ability to immerse in the narrative arc of a character’s journey whilst maintaining emotional integrity.

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Prerequisites
No experience necessary

Important information

  • Please read our Cancellation and Transfer Policy.
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  • Please wear comfortable clothing you can move in for all drama and performance related courses. Clothing that restricts movement is inappropriate.
  • Please wear closed-in shoes. Shoes may be removed in the rehearsal room on the direction of the class tutor.
  • Please bring along a pen, notebook or electronic device and a bottle of water to all classes.

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