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In this publication, educator-actor-playwright-director Elizabeth Hess deals systematic and unique explorations in functionality approach. This hybrid strategy is a fusion of actual theater modalities culled from Western practices (Psycho-physical activities, Viewpoints) jap practices (Butoh, Kundalini yoga) and similar functionality disciplines (Mask, Puppetry). Behavioral, physiological and mental ‘states of being’ are engaged to free up impulses, entry event and amplify the mind's eye. via person, partnered and collective explorations, actors discover a character’s essence and point of cognizance, their strength middle and physique language, and their archetype and dating to common issues. Magic (to faux, as if), Metaphor (to examine, as like) and delusion (to trend after, as in) give you the beginning for producing transformative, empathetic and expansive creative expression. Explorations could be tailored to personality paintings, scene examine and creation, together with original/devised paintings and validated textual content, to light up singular and impressive paintings via collaborative creativity that's artistic, inclusive and alive.

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