An exploration of the use of masks in actor training and the mask also reveals to us important elements of our own humanity.
Awareness Unmasked; Seeing and Listening27/03/2019 Duration: 19min
The following questions are addressed: What does it mean to be aware? What is one supposed to be aware of? How does one become aware? How does one use the knowledge gained through a state of heightened awareness? What does seeing and listening have to do with it all? What does heightened awareness and this idea of alone and together have to do with masks?
Behind The Mask Of Perspective14/03/2019 Duration: 20min
Why is perspective a topic worth exploring you ask? what does this have to do with masks? What does this have to do with the art of performance? I am going to start with the following list of fundamental beliefs: Understanding who we are, how we see the world is essential. Understanding oneself is the foundation for all creativity. What we create as artists is an extension of who we are and the more we truly understand self the better creators we will be. Understanding self also leads to being a better human, so there’s that.