About This Course

Identifying the blocks of self consciousness and how to work through them.

An in-depth look into how to prepare for a strong presence in performance and how to maintain that presence throughout a scene. You will take a deep dive into examining, vulnerability, self consciousness, and how to strengthen your point of focus through Active Discovery. Prerequisite: Expression

Course curriculum

  • 2

    Public Solitude

    • Public Solitude Lesson

    • Public Solitude Exercise Explanation

    • Public Solitude Audio Recording - Long Version

    • Public Solitude Reflection

    • Public Solitude Audio - Short Version

  • 3

    Investigating Sight

    • Point of Focus Lesson

    • Point of Focus Exercise

    • Point of Focus Exercise Explanation

    • Point of Focus Exercise Example

    • Point of Focus Exercise Submission

    • Point of Focus Exercise Reflection

  • 4

    Blocking Out

    • Intro to Blocking Out

    • Blocking Out Question

    • Reasons for Blocking Out

  • 5

    Speaking and Listening

    • Communicating Beyond Words

    • Personal Communication Reflection

    • Communication Exercise

    • Communication Exercise Explanation

    • Communication Exercise Example

    • Communication Exercise Submission

    • Communication Exercise Reflection

  • 6

    Vulnerability

    • Intro to Vulnerability and the Mask

    • Viola Davis Example

    • Vulnerability and the Mask Lesson

    • How to Work with with Feelings

    • Working with Feelings Personal Reflection

  • 7

    Self Consciousness

    • How to Work with Self Consciousness

    • The Benefits of Self Consciousness

    • Self Consciousness Exercise

  • 8

    Investigating Movement

    • Movement Lesson

    • One Movement Exercise

    • One Movement Exercise Explanation

    • One Movement Exercise Student Example

    • One Movement Exercise Submission

    • One Movement Exercise Reflection

  • 9

    Active Discovery

    • Active Discovery Lesson

    • Active Discovery Exercise

    • Active Discovery Exercise Explanation

    • Active Discovery Exercise Student Example

    • Active Discovery Exercise Submission

    • Active Discovery Exercise Reflection

  • 10

    Incorporating Lines

    • Incorporating Lines Lesson

    • Incorporating Lines Exercise

    • Incorporating Lines Exercise Explanation

    • Incorporating Lines Student Example

    • Incorporating Lines Exercise Submission

    • Incorporating Lines Reflection

  • 11

    Sense Memory

    • Sense Memory Lesson

    • Sense Memory Exercise

    • Sense Memory Exercise Explanation

    • Sense Memory Audio Recording

  • 12

    Bringing it all Together

    • Final Exercise

    • Final Exercise Explanation

    • Final Exercise Student Examples

    • Final Exercise Submission

    • Final Exercise Reflection

  • 13

    Conclusion

    • Course Summary