Daring to be real on stage – Bodywork for actors

A good actor is good at being real. I love the theater, because I enjoy watching the actors. A good play in my opinion is not depending on the text or the aesthetic components, but most of all on the physicality and the liveliness of the actors. I like listening to complicated thoughts on stage, if I can feel that the actor is actually thinking them in that very moment. And I love watching movements, if I can feel that they are filled with meaning. Detecting the emotional relationships between the characters on stage, if the actors are daring to allow those emotions to be there in that moment, is an amazing experience. Being real is what makes a good actor. I teach people to be real, how to be themselves without fighting against it. In general, physical therapy is a wonderful learning tool for actors, because their bodies are […]