The mind and the body are linked, and many believe that it is the mind that leads the body. Everything that has ever happened to you, your history, all of your experiences, emotions and traumas are stored in the bones, muscles and cells of your body. This affects the way you walk, move, your posture and your gestures. To play a character, you must change your physicality by identifying your physical habits. We will work on our voices as well. Voice work is not just about projection. It is about learning to express yourself through your voice. In this lesson, I ask my students to become various characters and act them out.
Acting with Body and Voice: Level 2