Actor's Movement Warm-up
The body is the actor's greatest tool, so it is critical to warm-up safely and effectively. This pre-recorded resource readies the body for the rigors of an acting class. By centering breath and activating the major muscle groups, this activity enhances coordination and focus, allows greater blood and oxygen flow, and reduces the possibility of injury during physical acting exercises.
Full instructional video
Elements of Storytelling: As actors, what are our basic tools and how do we develop them?
D.C.NH.8.1. I can identify and demonstrate movements specific to individual body parts for physical health.
This resource also aligns with the following from the Profile of the SC Graduate:
World Class Skills: Creativity and Innovation
Life and Career Characteristics: Self-Direction, Work Ethic
About Rhonda Murray
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