Speaking while Moving
with Patricia Bardi
This class is part of the Masterclass in Performance meets The Physical Actor and Voice & Movement course beginning at the end of Sept.
For more information go to the Masterclass in Performance page.
Developing emotive power and physical presence are essential tools in the actor/performer.
The body is the vehicle for bringing vocal resonance, articulation and nuance into a whole
body movement focus. This workshop aims to develop your creative skills to bring your
speaking voice into a dynamic communication that is authentic, emotive, playful and
embodied. Developing our breath awareness through actively moving enhances our vocal
presence and gives us a way to engage our body awareness. This helps to build an active,
inspired dialogue in experiencing and developing our communication skills and creative
Patricia Bardi’s work combines vocal expression with physical movement to deepen
awareness and awaken perception in ways that foster transformation. Sound making as a
physical process can facilitate a fuller understanding of oneself and open our powers of
expression and response. Developing our body presence through actively using breath and
movement informs our sense of awareness in how and what we want to communicate in our
voice and body.
We will work with connecting our breath to physical sensation while actively moving in
space. We will engage with sound and language through improvisation opening up the space
inside ourselves, in partners and in a shared circle of sound & rhythm. From this sense of
physical connection, we will move into interacting with sounds coming from physical gesture
and fluctuating rhythms.
Bringing the body into a felt sense of awareness provides fertile ground for bringing our
awareness & vocal presence into a whole body experience that supports our capacity to
communicate, concentrate and focus enhancing our performance skills and gives us new
material for auditions.
Our expression begins to converge & navigate through uncharted territory refreshing our
relationship to our creativity and aliveness.
Our location for Classes and Courses 2017
Arie Biemondstraat 111
1054 PD Amsterdam
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