The course puts the empfasis on understanding and application of the four basic qualities of human behavior (straight/curved, light/heavy), which through combination or mutual exclusion shape a theatrical character.
Course Content (Syllabus)
This is a continuation of the previous semester course. After modeling specific characters generated through disparate images-portraits of everyday people, students will deepen further in shaping the character, based on the work of Xavier Durringer: "Chronicles: whole days, whole nights." All characters will be devised not on the content of the text to be interpreted, but on arbitrary character trades of student’s choice. Particular emphasis will be given to four key qualities of human behavior: straight/curved, heavy/light. The course is focused on devising speech and gestures of everyday life,