Interesting and deep talk about theatre, poetry, society and artistic international work between Ion Caramitru, Romania's former minister of culture, director of the National Theatre, Bucharest, director of Uniter (Romania's actors union), and PEM creator and director Stephan Perdekamp. Location: Gala HOP - Gala Tânărului Actor
If you were to walk into Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School this week, you would have been challenged by these faces looming larger-than-life over you as you entered the main plaza. Jack William Parker - final year acting student at Toi Whakaari - presented an exhibition as part of Toi Whakaari's annual 'Festival of Work in Development' this week. MASKS THAT REVEAL - a study of male emotional expression/repression. Artwork by Jon Hunter. Watch the video here: https://vimeo.com/huntercocreative/masksthatreveal
PEM creator Stephan Perdekamp and PEM Master Instructor Sarah Victoria will travel to Romania from 3rd - 8th September to teach young professional actors at Romania´s most established acting competition for new talents, the Gala HOP event. All participants were preselected by a renowned Romanian jury and will compete in two sections during the event: one man/woman show and group performance! The organizers of Gala HOP felt that apart from the competition aspect, it is also important to give those young actors access to the most cutting-edge acting technique that will help them in their future careers. Therefore, during the [...]
We enjoyed having the PEM representatives from Australia, Russia and Spain with us at the PEM Center Hamburg for an intense week of cultural exchange and training of PEM skills, together with our German ensemble. Thank you, Julio Mascaraque from Madrid, Irina Bagrova from Moscow, Liana Brener and Rik Stowman from Melbourne for coming all this way to shape the future international steps for PEM! It was a unique opportunity to learn and connect as artists! Thank you also, Jon Hunter and Vaughan Slinn, from the National Drama School in Wellington, Toi Whakaari, for their video message to Germany as [...]
While our first PEM international conference is well under way in Hamburg, we would like to thank again the Voice and Speech Trainers Association VASTA for giving us the opportunity to introduce PEM Voice at their conference in Singapore last week! The PEM lecture on the final day of the conference was attended by voice professionals from all around the world, including representatives from: WAAPA, NIDA and QUT in Australia Californian Universities in San Diego, Irvine and Santa Cruz National School of Drama in India NASDA in New Zealand Escuela Nacional de Arte Teatral in Mexico Lasalle College in Singapore [...]
Today marks the start of the first international PEM conference with guests and PEM representatives from Australia, Japan, Russia, Spain and Germany. We are hosting this event from 10th - 20th August at the PEM Center Hamburg. Our opening ceremony today offers a series of lectures about PEM’s intercultural endeavors and significance as an acting and communication method. We will talk about our past experiences and make plans for PEM’s opportunities in the future. Talks include: PEM acting worldwide; PEM as a business and communication method; and PEM’s latest successful project, 'autism for autism‘. We look forward to shaping the [...]
The PEM team getting ready for their introductory workshop to the PEM method and Voice, at the 31st annual VASTA conference in Singapore! from left to right: Liana Brener (future PEM voice teacher in Australia), Sarah Victoria (PEM Master Instructor and Head of PEM - International Office), Kristina Heuer (creator of PEM voice)
We are excited for our first PEM workshops in Madrid - dates for September! PEM workshop for actors: Fri 15th Sept - Sun 17th Sept 2017 Fri: 4pm - 8pm Sat/Sun: 10.30am - 2.30pm PEM workshop for therapists: Sat 16th Sept - Sun 17th Sept 2017 4pm - 8pm both days Please sign up here: http://pem-acting.com/workshops-and-clas…/spanish-programmes We look forward to sharing our knowledge with Spain!
The PEM International team with PEM Master Instructor Sarah Victoria and the creator of PEM voice Kristina Heuer on their way to Singapore! The VASTA conference takes place August 4th - 8th. Please see all info concerning the PEM master class "Emotion to Voice - PEM Voice Work" and registration here: https://www.vasta.org/member-presentations We look forward to being part of this conference!
So gratifying and moving to see the Melbourne practice group deepen in their craft with PEM! PEM Australia Representative Rik Stowman and Master Instructor Sarah Victoria sat in on this evening's practice group via skype from PEM Center Hamburg and enjoyed every minute! Keep it up guys! Such an amazing thing to witness artists become independent and autonomous!