Don’t mistake Tension for Intention

I’ve been reading a fantastic book called Physical Expression and the Performing Artist. It explores peoples’ misconceptions about how their bodies work, and how many of us subconsciously add tension in order to make our bodies move the way we think they should. All this tension makes for less expressive work because the performer is trying to […]

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What is Stage Combat?

“If a fight is to be exciting, believable and yet safe, everyone involved should be aware of two things: firstly that though the people in the script are capable of committing acts of violence, the actors or actresses themselves must always be in total control of their actions; and secondly that while aggression generated on […]

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