We very much look forward to forging a strong and lasting partnership with Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School in Wellington New Zealand over the next two weeks as Stephan Perdekamp, Kristina Heuer and Master Instructor Sarah Victoria begin workshops with first and second year students on Monday to give them a solid foundation in PEM! It is a very exciting time and we look forward also to weekend workshops for the public in Wellington, Auckland and Christchurch. Thank you to PEM New Zealand Representative and Toi Whakaari Voice lecturer Jon Hunter and acting lecturer Vaughan Slinn for making this tour happen. We'd also [...]
Meeting of the PEM International Office at Dubai airport. Defining the last details for a two week workshop at New Zealand's national drama school Toi Whakaari in Wellington. With Developer of PEM Voice Kristina Heuer, PEM Master Instructor Sarah Victoria and PEM creator Stephan Perdekamp!
Our first PEM workshop in Moscow, Russia, went exceptionally well! Talented actors with deep understanding and intense commitment experienced a comprehensive introduction to PEM! Thank you, Irina Bagrova, for bringing PEM to Moscow and thank you, Nastia Pronina for spreading the word! We look forward to returning soon and to share more of our knowledge with you! Tonight, PEM creator Stephan Perdekamp, PEM Master Instructor Sarah Victoria and the creator of PEM voice Kristina Heuer travel on to New Zealand! Safe travels!
PEM's new friend, 16th Street Actors Studio, is hosting Sarah Victoria for an exciting series of PEM workshops in Sydney and Melbourne. 16th Street is one of Australia's leading acting schools and its director, Kim Krejus, is solely responsible for bringing such teachers as Mike Alfreds, Larry Moss and Ivana Chubbuck to Australia. We look forward to a new phase of PEM in the Southern Hemisphere and bringing our knowledge to as many of you possible. Please click the link for more information or to register! http://www.16thstreet.com.au/classes/p-e-m-workshop/
The first Foundation Workshop in Australia was a great success! Congratulations to PEM representative Rik Stowman who held his first class and shared the PEM knowledge so capably with Australian actors. Always a pleasure to welcome a dedicated teacher aboard! :) Testimonials from the day: "Such a rewarding day Rik! The Foundation Workshop has left me hungry for more of this technique which is an incredibly empowering and liberating process as an actor, and as a good human. Thank you." Sandra Morrison actress "Thanks Rik Stowman, what an amazing way to work and so quick and effective. Looking forward to working [...]
PEM creator Stephan Perdekamp and PEM Master Instructor Sarah Victoria arrived in Moscow today. An exciting week teaching PEM to Russian actors and acting students has started! http://les-center.ru/kursyi/akterskoe-masterstvo/p-e-m-akterskoe-masterstvo.html
Australian PEM representative Rik Stowman will hold the upcoming PEM Foundation Workshop in Melbourne this Sunday 19th February. We are excited to welcome him as a PEM tutor. Thanks to Rik's dedication, PEM classes continue in Australia. We look forward to returning there ourselves in March! https://www.facebook.com/events/1590674947626346/
Andrew Adamson, writer, director and producer of both the 'Shrek' and 'Chronicles of Narnia' franchises, along with his wife Gyulnara Karaeva, who attended the PEM workshops in New York as well as in New Zealand, invited PEM Master Instructor Sarah Victoria to their house in New Zealand. Sarah introduced the PEM process and Andrew endorsed PEM with the following comment: 'PEM is a very refreshing approach to accessing the emotions that leaves the actor open for listening and being in the moment.'
With an invitation from Toi Acting + Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School and generous support from Goethe-Institut New Zealand, PEM Perdekamp Emotional Method returns to NZ in March 2017! Creator Stephan Perdekamp, Master Instructor Sarah Victoria and Kristina Heuer (Developer of PEM Voice) will work intensively with the actors-in-training at Toi Whakaari for two weeks. There will also be opportunities for you to experience PEM with public Weekend Workshops in Auckland and Wellington. Check back soon for workshop information or sign up to the mailing list (click 'Email Signup' in left menu of PEM New Zealand) for priority notice of PEM training opportunities in NZ.