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April 2017

Interview with PEM instructor Peter McAllister at RCSSD

By | 2017-04-28T14:28:40+00:00 April 28th, 2017|News|

We announced yesterday that the Royal Central School of Speech & Drama has been rated as the top drama school in the UK! Due to this, we would like to share a brief profile on Peter McAllister, Senior Lecturer and PEM instructor at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Peter trained in an 8-month PEM course and qualified as an instructor last year. He now uses PEM techniques in his teachings in the BA Acting Course. This is his interview: How long have you taught acting at Central? I began working at Central in 2000. I teach on [...]

PEM is part of the UK’s top rated drama school!

By | 2017-04-27T14:26:09+00:00 April 27th, 2017|News|

The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London announced today that they are ranked top drama school in the UK for 2018! Please read this article for more info: http://www.cssd.ac.uk/news/central-ranked-top-drama-school-uk-2018?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=27_april_2017 We are very proud that PEM is part of the BA Acting Programme at RCSSD!

PEM practice groups in Australia and New Zealand!

By | 2017-04-24T13:59:08+00:00 April 24th, 2017|News|

While the PEM team has returned to Europe, our representatives down under will now offer PEM training opportunities for local actors. Australian PEM representative Rik Stowman held the first session of the PEM practice group in Melbourne today. The group meets weekly. NZ representative Jon Hunter will start the PEM sessions tomorrow in Auckland. More information, please email either: rik.stowman@pem-acting.com for Australia or jon.hunter@pem-acting.com for New Zealand. You can only join the groups if you have already experienced at least a two day intensive workshop! Thank you for continuing the work in our absence. We look forward to sharing more [...]

New workshop dates for Australia!

By | 2017-04-19T13:56:59+00:00 April 19th, 2017|News|

PEM is pleased to announce two one day Foundation Courses in the Perdekamp Emotional Method here in Australia! Sydney The Actor's Centre Australia Saturday May 27th 10am to 5pm. Melbourne Richmond Uniting Church, Clifton Hill Hall Sunday June 4th 10am to 5pm. How will it work? True emotions are the key to authentic and touching performances for film and stage.This workshop will teach an easy and repeatable way to access physical triggers for biological emotions as a basis of then using them for subtle or intense artistic work. The workshop will also offer exercises to work through emotional blockages and [...]

PEM at Actors Centre London

By | 2017-04-18T13:53:18+00:00 April 18th, 2017|News|

Excited about our upcoming workshop at The Actors Centre London today. Wishing all participants an inspiring class with PEM Master Instructor Sarah Victoria!

Next stop Russia!

By | 2017-04-09T13:51:08+00:00 April 9th, 2017|News|

The PEM team travels on to Moscow today. PEM creator Stephan Perdekamp and PEM Master Instructor Sarah Victoria will hold an intensive workshop week for Russian actors and performers in Moscow from 10th to 17th April. Thank you for inviting us back, Irina Bagrova! We look forward to seeing old and new faces during our stay! Link: http://les-center.ru/kursyi/akterskoe-masterstvo/p-e-m-akterskoe-masterstvo.html

What an extraordinary tour of New Zealand and Australia!

By | 2017-04-07T13:48:47+00:00 April 7th, 2017|News|

Starting at New Zealand's National Drama School Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School, PEM creator and director Stephan Perdekamp, voice coach Kristina Heuer, Master Instructor Sarah Victoria and PEM Australia Representative Rik Stowman spent two full weeks with the first and second year acting students sharing the knowledge of PEM and watching the incredible transformations that occur when dedication meets craft and inspiration! The weekend workshops in Wellington, Auckland and Christchurch were outstanding. Such gratitude to PEM New Zealand Representative Jon Hunter for his hospitality and organization and to Vaughan Slinn for his passion. Thank you to all the tutors and [...]

PEM at NIDA – National Institute of Dramatic Arts

By | 2017-04-03T13:34:33+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|News|

Wonderful day with the 2nd year students at NIDA! Talented, hard working and dedicated actors all. Thank you, John Bashford, Head of Acting and Gavin Robins, Head of Movement, for the invitation and for taking part to get an in the body experience of PEM! We look forward to a new and exciting relationship with NIDA into the future. Thank you, Rik Stowman, PEM Representative Australia, for holding PEM's vision in Australia!

Feedback from our PEM 2 workshop in Australia

By | 2017-04-02T13:31:55+00:00 April 2nd, 2017|News|

Thank you Sarah Victoria and the dedicated actors who took part in the first international PEM 2 intensive! We are just getting a glimpse now of how deep PEM Perdekamp Emotional Method goes! More please! Great to hear this example of the group's experience... "I felt enormous amount of electricity gone through my hand, sole of my feet, my legs, my whole body. I was shaking with energy while performing. I was top of the mountain. There is no feeling like it. I wish with all my heart that I could go there with my performances every week. P.E.M. is [...]

Successful workshop in Melbourne!

By | 2017-04-01T13:27:45+00:00 April 1st, 2017|News|

Thank you again Melbourne and well done to the 22 enthusiastic actors who took part in the PEM Perdekamp Emotional Method four day intensive. Such a great time and so much knowledge shared! Thanks always to Sarah Victoria for her effortless expertise and also 16th Street Actors Studio who hosted this tour! We'll see you all again soon!