Last weekend marked one month since the PEM Studios Melbourne first opened their doors to students at PEM's first and only studio in the Southern Hemisphere... "Everything inside and outside of me is exploding thanks to the sense of fulfillment that this amazing course is providing me with. Awe inspiring instructors and magical memories are going to stay with me for the rest of my life! Rosy Leonardi - Fundamentals term class 1 An incredible month for both instructors and students at the studio...and only the beginning.
PEM is not only a unique method providing Actors with access to their emotions.... Due to its Biological Process, PEM has been found to be of great use in areas outside of the Arts, including helping those on the Autism spectrum. Last week, autism for autism, held their first introduction to PEM workshop in Sydney where our PEM Master instructor Sarah Victoria and Australian representative Rik Stowman met with renowned Tony Attwood, one of the worlds leading ASD psychologists. Tony, who has written several publications on Asperger's syndrome, attended and participated in the workshop along with ASD participants, and had the [...]
PEM representative for New Zealand Jon Hunter writes: "The gifted actor finds in his instinct the wherewithal to catch and project certain forces: but although these forces have their physical pathways within the body and within the organs, he would be completely amazed if someone revealed to them that they exist, for their existence has never occurred to him for a moment." - Antonin Artaud, 'The Theatre and Its Double’ (1938) Are you ready to move from instinct to knowledge? PEM reveals exactly what Artaud speaks of - how to ‘catch and project certain forces’, how to locate and make [...]
Our Spanish PEM representative Julio Mascaraque recently filmed the short movie „Vae Victis“ under the direction of Francisco Porras who has worked for renowned productions such as Game of Thrones. Julio prepared for his role using PEM techniques. Here is what he says about his work: "I prepared Marco Antonio, the character of this short film with Sarah Victoria and PEM. For me it has been very enriching, giving me a lot of confidence and presence in the character. The energy and presence of Marco Antonio frame is very different from mine and PEM gave me the keys to be [...]