A Korean Approach to Actor Training

This volume examines the psychophysical nature of a performer's creative process, applying Dahnhak, a form of Korean meditation, and its central principle of ki-energy, to the processes and dramaturgies of acting.

A Korean Approach to Actor Training

Author: Jeungsook Yoo

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781138189393

Page: 146

View: 958

A Korean Approach to Actor Training- Front Cover -- A Korean Approach to Actor Training -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Contents -- List of figures -- Acknowledgements -- Note on Korean terms -- Chapter 1: Introduction: toward gained nature in artificiality -- 1. An intercultural and psychophysical approach to acting and actor training -- 2. Meditation and acting as a psychophysical 'technique' -- 3. Tao, Te and kungfu -- Chapter 2: Dahnhak meditation: recovering sensitivity toward mastery -- 1. Introduction to Dahnhak -- 2. Three Methods practice -- Chapter 3: The Bald Soprano: forming an active-passive relationship -- 1. Introduction -- 2. From paper to time and space: the nature of acting -- 3. Forming an active-passive relationship to a psychophysical score -- Chapter 4: The Water Station: moving ki in inner and outer space -- 1. Introduction -- 2. A starting point of acting: a way of appreciation -- 3. The 'visible' and the 'invisible' -- 4. A design of awareness and ki: moving ki in time and space -- 5. Autonomy of the ki-flow -- Chapter 5: Playing 'The Maids': tuning emotional ki -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The Korean imagination: han and salpuri dance -- 3. Emotion as ki -- 4. Tuning the characteristics of emotional ki -- 5. A character's emotion and an actor's emotion -- Chapter 6: Conclusion: a theory of sympathy -- Bibliography -- Index

Related Books:

A Korean Approach to Actor Training
Language: en
Pages: 146
Authors: Jeungsook Yoo
Categories: Acting
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Routledge

A Korean Approach to Actor Training- Front Cover -- A Korean Approach to Actor Training -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Contents -- List of figures -- Acknowledgements -- Note on Korean terms -- Chapter 1: Introduction: toward gained nature in artificiality -- 1. An intercultural and
A Korean Approach to Actor Training
Language: en
Pages: 134
Authors: Jeungsook Yoo
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-22 - Publisher: Routledge

A Korean Approach to Actor Training develops a vital, intercultural method of performer training, introducing Korean and more broadly East Asian discourses into contemporary training and acting practice. This volume examines the psychophysical nature of a performer’s creative process, applying Dahnhak, a form of Korean meditation, and its central principle
(toward) a phenomenology of acting
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Phillip Zarrilli
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-09 - Publisher: Routledge

In (toward) a phenomenology of acting, Phillip Zarrilli considers acting as a ‘question’ to be explored in the studio and then reflected upon. This book is a vital response to Jerzy Grotowski’s essential question: "How does the actor ‘touch that which is untouchable?’" Phenomenology invites us to listen to "the
Acting
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Phillip B. Zarrilli, Jerri Daboo, Rebecca Loukes
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-06 - Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

What is the relationship between 'body' and 'mind', 'inner' and 'outer' in any approach to acting? How have different modes of actor training shaped actors' experiences of acting and how they understand their work? Phillip B. Zarrilli, Jerri Daboo and Rebecca Loukes offer insight into such questions, analysing acting as
Somatic Voices in Performance Research and Beyond
Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: Christina Kapadocha
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-21 - Publisher: Routledge

Somatic Voices in Performance Research and Beyond brings together a community of international practitioner-researchers who explore voice through soma or soma through voice. Somatic methodologies offer research processes within a new area of vocal, somatic and performance praxis. Voice work and theoretical ideas emerge from dance, acting and performance training