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SELF TAPE MASTERCLASS with LABAN
EFFORT ACTION TECHNIQUE

Drama Students
2 DAY MASTERCLASS

SATURDAY 1st OCTOBER
&
SATURDAY 8th OCTOBER 

Adults & 15 + years

SELF TAPE MASTERCLASS with Asha Cluer

Lights, Camera, Effort Action!

An intermediate masterclass taking place over two days which exposes students to the movement technique of Laban Effort Actions to character and text to elevate your self tape performances, create a bold and memorable audition. For adults and ages 15+. Taught by Asha Cluer. 

 

Workshop will involve:

(Pre Workshop) Students prepare a self tape of their choice and send it to be reviewed by workshop facilitator in advance. 

 

Watch self tapes as a group.

 

Students self identify 2 things to improve on.

 

Specific critique from workshop facilitator focussing on character and non verbal communication.

 

Breaking Down Character, Establishing Physical Neutral 

What is neutral and what does that look like in my body? 

What is my character's neutral and what subtle (or large) changes do I need to make to my body to communicate this? 

 

Introduction to Laban Movement Analysis: Through the parameters of Weight, Space, Time and Flow we find our 8 Effort Actions: Thrust, Press, Wring, Slash, Glide, Dab, Flick, Float.

Solo exploration of full range of each Effort Action, including exploration of the full pure movement as well as experimenting with different levels of subtly to find screen appropriate movement levels. 

 

Towards the end of the course, students will put the work into practice and shoot a self tape in class.

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ABOUT THE TEACHER - ASHA CORNELIA CLUER

Asha is from Perth originally but ventured to UK over a decade ago when she was accepted to study acting at The Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in the UK. A multi-skilled performer, Asha also plays a variety of instruments, make plays, immersive events, films, pictures, and specializes in movement. Asha has a keen passion for the arts and education and uses all she has learned to help and nurture young up and coming actors, as well as coaching, mentoring and directing experienced and intermediate actors.

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DATES | TIMES | ENROL

2 X DAY MASTERCLASS

SAT 1st October - SAT 8th October

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

(each Saturday)

Course Cost 

$200 +GST

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