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MASTERCLASS

3 - 7 MAY 2024 | LONDON
A PHYSICAL LAB MASTERCLASS WITH YORGOS KARAMALEGOS

PRESENCE IN ACTING

LONDON

3 - 7 MAY 2024

Mastery in embodied acting

requires consistent repetition! 

 

The focus of the Masterclass will be

on Presence in Acting

unlocking a dynamic and authentic expression

that transcends traditional acting norms.

Yorgos will engage

in personalised one-on-one session with each actor, ensuring focused and tailored interactions

multiple times over the span of 5 days.

 

Explore the daily itinerary provided below. 

 

An opportunity for Labbers and professional level actors to further deepen their craft.

VENUE
Chisenhale Dance Space

64-84 Chisenhale Rd, Bow, London E3 5QZ

DATE & TIME
Friday, 3 May - Tuesday, 7 May 2024 
12:00 - 20:00 

(Saturday 13:00 - 20:00)
 

PRICING

£590 standard price
£570 labber price

PLEASE NOTE THIS WORKSHOP IS
LIMITED TO 
10 PROFESSIONALS ONLY

CANCELLATION POLICY

We have a cancellation policy of three weeks prior to the start of the Lab for short workshops and one calendar month for residencies. After this, we cannot offer refunds unless another participant can be found to take the place.

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WORKSHOP DETAILS

Yorgos will lead this five-day Physical Lab Masterclass in London.

This Masterclass will equip participants with practical tools and techniques for use on set, stage, and during auditions.

The goal is to achieve outstanding performances rooted in the actor's true spirit and authenticity. 

Throughout the course of this class, you will: 

 

  • Explore embodiment practices for heightened physical presence.

  • Break free from ingrained acting habits to access genuine, unconventional expressions.

  • Harness the potency of presence as a formidable acting tool.

  • Apply these techniques practically to individual scene work.

This opportunity is tailored for professional actors who seek to elevate their skills and fully tap into their innate essence without constraints.

In this 5-day Masterclass, full commitment is essential. Therefore, this workshop will be limited to 10 professionals only!

 

The schedule below ensures actors participate in multiple ensemble and one-on-one sessions.

DAILY SCHEDULE

DAY 1- Friday, May 3rd

  • Introduction to Presence, Embodiment & De-conditioning in a lecture.

  • Goal and Intention Setting for the Intensive.

  • Embodiment Training with Ensemble work.


DAY 2 - Saturday, May 4th

  • Voice & Embodiment Training.

  • Text Embodiment (Ownership Exercise).

  • Each actor will have an initial one-on-one de-conditioning session.


DAY 3 - Sunday, May 5th

  • Utilising Presence as an Acting Tool.

  • Each actor will undergo a mid-length individual session on presence in performance. 

DAY 4 - Monday, May 6th

  • Q&A Session: Progress Evaluation.

  • Embodiment Training. 

  • Embodied Acting Part 1: Half of the group will partake in extended personalised one-on-one sessions, honing individual acting exploration and scene application.


DAY 5 - Tuesday, May 7th

  • On the final day, actors individually apply the tools for their day's preparation.

  • Embodied Acting Part 2: The second half the group The group will partake in extended personalised one-on-one sessions, honing individual acting exploration and scene application.

  • Inquiry Session for Post-Workshop Research Questions.

NOTE TO PARTICIPANTS

Select an engaging and challenging monologue for practice.

You may also choose a piece of text from our archive. 
Please email your chosen scene to yorgos@physicallab.co.uk by

Friday, April 26th 2024.

WAIT LIST

Thank you for your interest!

We have currently reached max capacity for this Lab.

However, if you are interested in being placed on the Wait List should a spot become available, please send an email to the following address:

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