AT for the Actor Part Deux

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December 11 & 12 9am-12pm

Refine your craft with the Alexander Technique Part Deux:  This follow up workshop to Alexander Technique for the Actor, will dive deeper into developmental movement and transition into maximizing your expression.  With the Alexander Technique as your foundation, we will continue to build the layers of Acting with text and imagination, pulling from various methods and how AT continues to be the "glue" that integrates your acting, voice, speech and movement training.   A psychophysical tool for body, breath, and imagination, it teaches actors how to release habitual tension and instead bring freedom, poise, and presence to performance.  

The class is open to anyone age 18 and over with an interest and willingness to commit to the intensive demands of actor training, however, a phone or Zoom interview is necessary before acceptance into the workshop.

Fee for the class is $90.  A $25 deposit will be required to hold your place. The deposit is refundable if you cancel your registration by November 27. The balance is to be paid by December 4  and is non-refundable.  Cash, check, PayPal, or Venmo is accepted.  Students who have taken AT for the Actor via Up&Back or the Guthrie receive a 10% discount.   

Register by emailing eli.sibley@yahoo.com.  Previous AT with Eli is not required, though some knowledge of the technique is preferred.

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Eli Sibley has been a theatre professional for over 20 years.  Originally hailing from the Twin Cities she's performed with Classical Actors Ensemble, Minnesota Shakespeare Project, Pig's Eye Theatre, Theatre Pro Rata, and Theatre in the Round. Other Regional performance credits include: California Shakespeare Festival, Sierra Repertory Theatre, Mendocino Shakespeare Festival, Actors' Theatre California, Kennedy Center, The Keegan Theatre, American Century Theatre and Lincoln Center.

In addition to performing, she and her husband co-founded Vacant Lot Theatre Company in New York City. She wrote and co-produced the one woman storytelling movement piece, Born of a Fairytale.  She was movement coordinator for Hunger and Thirst Theatre Collective.  In 2015 she was movement coordinator and workshop leader for Dramatic Adventure Theatre's Heart of Europe Tour and resulting production in NYC, in conjunction with West Virginia University.  Recently she was movement coordinator and choreographer with Classical Actors Ensemble.

As a teaching artist, Eli works with the Children's Theatre Company and the Guthrie Theatre.  Additional credits include Stages Theatre, Classical Actors Ensemble, and Brooklyn College Preparatory School for the Arts.  She's taught and presented workshops at New World School of the Arts, Michigan Technological University, Riverland Community College, Catholic University of America, CUNY John Jay College, Freedom to Act Conference, The Barrow Group, the Todoroff Studio, and Twin Cities Actors Training.  She continues to teach privately out of her studio and seasonally for Minneapolis Community Ed.

She received her MFA from Catholic University of America and holds certifications in the Alexander Technique from the Balance Arts Center (AmSAT) and Laban Movement Analysis from LIMS.

Contact information

Up&Back Performance and Alexander Technique
Eli Sibley
612-839-1062
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