The study of human expression has the potential to unite the traditionally disparate disciplines of movement, voice and acting in a unified method of training.
MICHAEL LUGERING
The actor in training should begin focusing not on what "is" but rather what "ought" or "could" be if the conditions are right.
MICHAEL LUGERING
Integration is predicated on physical action, occurs through physical action and is foundationally a study of physical action.
MICHAEL LUGERING
I believe that meaning and understanding emerge from our visceral connection to our bodies.
MICHAEL LUGERING
A detailed and precise physical vocabulary lies at the very heart of any serious technique.
MICHAEL LUGERING
The actor's primary responsibility is not merely to live truthfully in imaginary circumstances, but also to live artfully in imaginary circumstances.
MICHAEL LUGERING
The goal is to develop a specific set of physical resources that lead, prompt and motivate expressive action.
MICHAEL LUGERING
The language of the body is specific and concrete and of great practial use to the actor.
MICHAEL LUGERING


PUBLICATIONS

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"An excellent blueprint for instruction."

Voice and Speech Review

"This book challenges the way in which most actor training takes place in America."

Voice and Speech Review

"…and important work that deserves serious consideration..."

Voice and Speech Review

"…the exercises marry purposesfull movement and purposeful sound in the service of an active verb…"

Voice and Speech Review

"…Finally, a thoroughly comprehensive approach to actor training from a master teacher of acting, voice and movement."

Joan Melton, PhD, ADVS, Writer, Researcher & Voice Coach

"The Expressive Actor is a remarkable achievement."

Joan Melton, PhD, ADVS, Writer, Researcher & Voice Coach

"My ten favorite 2012 training books."

Susan Elkin, THE.STAGE.CO.UK

"…a comprehensive training method--bringing together voice, movement and acting skills."

Susan Elkin, THE.STAGE.CO.UK


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