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The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts | Evaluated Learning Experience
Michael Chekhov Technique for Actors (DAN223)
The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, 39 West 19th Street, New York, NY.
June 2007 - August 2009.*
Approach acting through the basic principles and exercises outlined in Chekhov's book To the Actor, including psycho/physical exercises, character work, and ensemble improvisation.
This class explores Michael Chekhov's "psycho-physical" approach to acting through the basic principles and exercises outlined in Chekhov's book To the Actor, including psycho/physical exercises, character work, and ensemble improvisation. Each class begins with a warm-up specifically designed to develop the organic connection between the actor's inner life, creative imagination and expressive body. Through the rigorous practice of Chekhov's core exercises students explore: Archetypes, Imaginary Centers, Imaginary Body, Character Atmospheres, Overall Scenic Atmospheres, Qualities of Movement, Imaginary Place and Psychological Gesture, and on-camera adjustments.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Theatre, Drama, Communications, or Radio and Television (7/07) (6/08 revalidation).*NOTE: This course is now grouped with Stage Combat II (DAN 212). Refer to the next exhibit.