Making the Text Your Own with Natasha McNamara

Details

  • 30 September 2020
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online
Applications Open 17 September 2020 9:00 am
Applications Close 30 September 2020 6:00 pm
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Synopsis

This will be a practical workshop where we will explore text, character and situation, physically and vocally. How do we as actors make the text our own? How do we inhabit the words we speak, and sound authentic? We will look at scoring the text for breath, marking the vowel length for the emotion - using the consonants to find the intellect and exploring the images with sensory work as well as using Laban to explores the rhythms of the text.

Host(s)

  • Natasha McNamara

    Natasha is a WAAPA graduate of the Acting program and a NIDA graduate of the Voice. Natasha has been coaching for over 15 years, working with leading Theatre company’s STC, Belvoir, Bell Shakespeare and the Ensemble. She also works in Film & TV working with Hugh Jackman and Rachel Griffiths to name a few. She has worked with the leading voice teachers in the world, Cicely Berry, Kristin Linklater, Patsy Rodenburg. She currently is one of the leading corporate trainers at NIDA whilst running her own business Speak Easy.

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