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CalStage Offers “Movement for the Actor” Class with Lori Russo

Love, Isadora star Lori Russo draws from several techniques in her 5 week workshop this summer

Actress and dancer Lori Russo will teach a 5 week workshop on Movement for the Actor this summer for CalStage, Sunday evenings July 12th-August 9th, 6-9 PM.

Lori Rusoo as Isadora Duncan to teach classSays Lori, “An audience cannot experience the actor’s intention, no matter how much he means it, if it remains ‘locked’ inside an unskilled body and an underdeveloped voice.”

Students in her weekly workshop will work towards achieving the kind of freedom of movement that provides the form through which a Character’s emotion can flow freely and spontaneously. They will learn to think of their body and voice as a whole instrument while focusing on and exploring Relaxation, Core awareness and strengthening, Creativity, use of Energy, and putting Voice on Breath with movement. Continue reading