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Integrated Voice, Movement & Acting with Michael Lugering
1 Grove (formerly Kunst-Stoff)
San Francisco, CA
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Integrated Voice, Movement & Acting with Michael Lugering
The 2-DAY INTRODUCTORY WORKSHOP offers a survey of the principles and practices of the Lugering Method:

Architecture of an Expressive Action--the physical raw materials that make human expression possible will be articulated and researched in an experiential process rooted in sensation and exploration.

Hierarchy of an Expressive Action--an improvisatory process in which an expressive action is built from the ground-up. The actor investigate how a weight-shift influences a breath-shift, influences a sound-shift and ultimately a speak-shift in integrated organized human expression.

Voice and Body Exercises--are comprised of a series of exercises that progress sequentially from lying, to sitting, to standing, and finally, to upright locomotive movement. Each of the exercises incorporates a series of integrated moving, breathing and sounding actions that mirror the universal physical pattern that makes human expression possible.

The workshop is open to participants of all backgrounds and experience.

Dates/Times: January 25 and 26, 2014 10am-6pm
Class Venue: 1 Grove Street (formerly Kunst-Stoff)
What to Bring:
Athletic style clothing required. Long pants are highly recommended. Denim not permitted. A crew style T-shirt highly recommended. Halter and tank tops not permitted. Bare feet preferred. Athletic shoes acceptable. Optional, sweatshirt recommended.

Bring paper and pencil with you each day.

A 75 minutes lunch break will be scheduled at the start of each full day. One 15 minute break will be taken during each afternoon and evening session.

About the Instructor: MICHAEL LUGERING is a Professor of Theatre at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Mr. Lugering came to UNLV in 1991 as a performance faculty member in the recently developed MFA Actor Training Program. During the last 20 years, Mr. Lugering's research has focused on the physical and aesthetic aspects of human expression in relationship to actor training. The second edition of Mr. Lugering's well received book THE EXPRESSIVE ACTOR: Integrated Voice, Movement & Actor Training was published by Routledge Drama and Performance in Spring 2013. This seminal work offers a pioneering method of integrated voice, movement and actor training rooted in the exploration of physical action. In 2013, Mr. Lugering received a Faculty Opportunity Award for a media project documenting the principles and practices outlined in his book. This project was a collaboration of students and faculty in the Department of Theatre and UNLV-TV. Mr. Lugering is the Founding Director of The Expressive Actor, a non-profit arts organization committed to the exploration of integrated methods of actor training. This organization holds workshops, lectures and demonstrations nationally and internationally and offers a teacher certification program designed specifically for actor trainers. Lugering has taught master classes in acting, voice, movement and classical text at theatre conferences and Professional Acting Training Programs throughout the United States, Scotland, Korea, Japan, Australia and the United Kingdom. Acting credits include JOE performed in Las Vegas, Monaco, Scotland, Los Angeles, Liverpool, Japan and Quebec. Lugering is a passionate stage director noted for his innovative approach to the classics. He has served as a professional voice coach for the Utah Shakespearian Festival and is a resident director at the Nevada Conservatory Theatre (NCT). Mr. Lugering is a proud recipient of college and university distinguished teaching awards.Contact Michael Lugering directly at or 702-812-4520.

Cancellation policy:
Refunds are time-sensitive, as registration payment is the main source of income for paying our instructors and bringing quality training to the public. Even one student's registration can often make a considerable financial difference in our ability to offer a workshop or class.

Classes and workshops are subject to a $75 non-refundable deposit which goes toward the full balance of the class or workshop. Students withdrawing from a class or workshop more than seven days before the first day will receive the balance less the $75 non-refundable deposit.

Students withdrawing less than seven days before the first day will receive 50% of the total balance less the $75 non-refundable deposit.

In the event of a cancellation, foolsFURY Theater will apply any un-refunded income towards the balance of any future class or workshop for that student.



1 Grove (formerly Kunst-Stoff) (View)
1 Grove Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
United States

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