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Acting: Introduction to Laban

Acting: Introduction to Laban

Central Saint Martins
Taught by
Bradley Taylor


This course will introduce you to the acting techniques created by Rudolf Laban, common referred to as Movement Psychology or Laban.

Movement is as the core of this innovative and inspiring way of looking at performance. A series of movement will be explored unlocking a large tapestry of character choices, as well as giving you the basis tools with which to analyse and decode a performance and a character within a text.

Who should take this course
This course is open to anyone who would like to explore a new acting technique from a movement perspective.

Topics Covered
The course will be taught through a combination of practical exercises, workshops and discussions. Expect to work on scenes and analyse movement and how it relates to character and performance.

Key topics:
•    Mental Factors
•    Motion Factors
•    Inner Quests

You will leave this course with a good understanding Laban and an insight into your strengths as an actor and areas which require further work.

All Levels

Entry Requirements
Students should willing to learn and have an interest in performance or becoming a professional actor.

Please note: This course is for students aged 18 and older

Tutor Description

Bradley Taylor trained at Drama Centre and has been involved in various productions in theatre, film and tv. His most recent credits include the Royal National Theatre, sell out shows of Othello (Rose theatre) and to date playing Leontes in The Winter's Tale (Old Vic Tunnels). Bradley is currently in Someone To Blame at the Kingshead.

Available dates

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