PEM was again invited by the German State Theatre (Teatrul German de Stat Timișoara) in Timisoara to hold a four day acting workshop at the Youth Theater Festival (Jugendtheaterfestival) in Romania. This year, PEM was represented by Kata Klug, member of the German PEM Ensemble in Hamburg and personal assistant to PEM Master Instructor Sarah Victoria. It was a fantastic experience to work with dedicated young and aspiring actors from German-speaking communities in Romania, Serbia, Croatia, Hungary and Ukraine. Thank you, Isolde Cobet and Isa Berger, for giving us the opportunity to share the PEM knowledge with the next generation [...]
Images from the PEM practice group in Melbourne taking place each Friday...
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. 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 to safely release pent up emotions. Additionally, participants will learn easy release [...]
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 [...]
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!
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: email@example.com for Australia or firstname.lastname@example.org 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 [...]
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 [...]
Excited about our upcoming workshop at The Actors Centre London today. Wishing all participants an inspiring class with PEM Master Instructor Sarah Victoria!
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
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 [...]