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Don't miss out on the 2016 AP Pre Conference!! 0 University of New Hampshire Exploding the Myths: Science, SuperScenes, and Stanislavsky Dates:  Wed Aug. 10th 10am-5pm and 7-9pm, Thur. Aug. 11, 2016 10am-1pm. Wrap-up session within the main conference: Sat Aug 13,  3:30-5pm Location: OFFSITE The Actor’s Studio, 10 W Hubbard, Chicago, IL. (Less than a mile from the Palmer House).  Cost: is $85 participants, $20 Observers Conference Brochure Description This workshop will take a fresh look at psychophysical action through active analysis for rehearsal and the use of archetypes and SuperScenes.  Both teachers will offer relevant insights from contemporary neuroscience, psychology, physiology and other sciences as they reflect on the psychophysical instrument.   Abstract The impetus for this pre-conference resulted from the many ATHE members who have taken workshops with both Jane Drake Brody and Stephanie Daventry French over the years and wanted more in-depth experiences with the work. This workshop will aid in applying their advanced work to both rehearsal and training in a sequential process. Both authors are steeped in the late and active work of Stanislavsky and have devoted much research and writing to investigate Stanislavsky's theories within the context of modern science.    Brody's process of SuperScenes is her response to Stanislavsky's theory of physical action viewed through a neuroscientific lens and focusing on the physical play of archetype and primal action. Brody is the author of Acting, Archetype, and Neuroscience to be released in September, 2016 by Routledge Press. Her book The Actor's Business Plan: A Career Guide for the Acting Life by Jane Brody Release Date: Oct 22, 2015, Bloomsbury Press. Bloomsbury Press   French combines Stanislavsky’s Psychophysical Action and Active Analysis with a host of other active and experimental theatre approaches to actor training, directing and devising. She is co-author of Experiencing Stanislavsky Today: Training and Rehearsal for the Psychophysical Actor by Stephanie Daventry French and Philip G. Bennett, Routledge Press. Release date December 24, 2015 US, December 24, 2015 England.
by University of New Hampshire
Thursday, July 7, 2016
Seeking Panelists - Multi-disciplinary: Integration in Acting Training 0 K. Dana, SMU, Meadows School of the Arts Voice/Movement/Acting:  Can or should the divisionist model survive in an integrating world? Chaired by Scott Miller, Graduate Acting Program at NYU | Tisch School of the Arts  Seeking presenters from various disciplines including (but not limited to) Voice, Movement and Acting to form a Panel Discussion/Roundtable exploring Integration in Acting Training. The discussion will focus on whether the traditional conservatory actor training approach, whereby disciplines are divided into the departments of Acting, Movement and Voice, is still the most effective and efficient model for actor training in America. Areas of discussion may include: the history of how the divisionist model came to be, the roles of voice/speech, movement and acting teaching professionals in the traditional model, the changing landscape of education in general and how that might effect models moving forward, how/if integration serves breaking down old barriers and how can the teaching professional navigate this evolution "safely." If interested in contributing, please forward a short bio, contact information, and an abstract of your perspective/how you might contribute as part of this panel to Kristi Dana at no later than 12pm on Sunday, November 1st.  Feel free to email for further question and/or to share ideas. Sincerely,                                                                                            Kristi Dana --------------------------------------------------------- Adjunct Associate Professor, Voice & Speech, Acting MFA, MA, BFA Programs Long Island University, Post  Miller Voice Method (mVm), Teaching Apprentice (2014-2016),  mentored by Scott Miller, hosted in part at the  Graduate Acting Program at NYU | Tisch School of the Arts  ( Officer, ATHE Conference Planner for VASTA, 2015-2017 Voice and Speech Trainers Association
by K. Dana, SMU, Meadows School of the Arts
Saturday, October 31, 2015
Seeking Proposals For “Adjudicated Acting Exercises Debut Panel" 0 F. Polanco Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Conference, 2016 WHEN: Aug. 11-14, 2016 WHERE: Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. SUBJECT: Acting Focus Group Seeking Proposals For “Adjudicated Acting Exercises Debut Panel” The Acting Focus Group of the ATHE seeks submissions for it’s adjudicated double session panel. The session will offer an opportunity for Acting Teachers to impart exercises that they have created or adapted from their original style. All submitted exercises for presentation will be peer reviewed. In addition, the selected presenters will be able to obtain direct responses from their ATHE colleagues to refine and expand their pedagogical research. We seek submissions from members who have not presented at ATHE and experienced presenters. Please send submissions to Lesley-Ann Timlick at Due Date: Oct. 20, 2015. Please send a MS word doc. that includes the following information:  Name and contact information (Cell Phone and email):   The exercise name:   Brief description of the exercise with outcomes (no more than one page please) Exercise should be no longer than 15 minutes in length.   Have you ever presented at ATHE before, if so how many times?   How does the exercise meet the requirements of “new” or adapted?   Will it require any materials to present (i.e. projector, boom box, white board etc.)?
by F. Polanco
Friday, August 21, 2015
Syllabus Exchange 0 M. Mills, Rider University Post your syllabi here if you'd like to share them with your colleagues.
by M. Mills, Rider University
Saturday, July 26, 2014
2014 Conference 0 M. Mills, Rider University Test post to help learn Forums. Ignore.
by T. Robson, Millikin University
Saturday, July 26, 2014

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