We are thrilled to announce that the rumors are true... The Perdekamp Emotional method is in Australia to stay with the recent set up of PEM Studios Melbourne - One of only two acting studios in the world that teaches the authentic and comprehensive PEM approach to the craft of acting, and the only studio in the Southern Hemisphere! The studio and PEM's second artistic home will facilitate full-time programs as well as term classes for any performers who wish to achieve their fullest potential as artists. Classes begin from the 17th of February. For more information on training at [...]
We start off our international travels in 2018 with a first-time trip to one of India’s most renowned drama universities: the National School of Drama in Delhi! PEM Master Instructor and Head of the PEM International Office Sarah Victoria was invited to hold a week-long masterclass for 1st and 3rd year students. Indian drama teachers discovered the crucial impact of PEM on the actor’s emotional craft at last year’s VASTA conference in Singapore and did not hesitate to make this knowledge available to their acting students. We look forward to returning to Delhi and sharing PEM with dedicated young actors [...]
Some of the members of the PEM Studios Melbourne team from the one year pilot program met with PEM creator and director Stephan Perdekamp (all the way from Germany!) to start exciting work of creating a home for artists who wish to train in this groundbreaking and liberating approach! With such humanity at the table we cannot but succeed!
Autism Workshop: PEM - The Mechanics of Emotion Clarity, Congruence and Communication in everyday relationships. The Workshop will be attended by Dr. Tony Attwood. The Perdekamp Emotional Method (PEM) in cooperation with the peer project ‘AFA’ (Autisten für Autisten) Hamburg is pleased to offer an introductory 3- hour workshop in Sydney on March the 8th in 2018 for those diagnosed with Aspergers. Our workshop, ‘The Mechanics of Emotion: Clarity, Congruence and Communication in everyday relationships', will provide participants with the tools to clarify the physical location and expression of emotion in the body to improve the professional and personal relationships [...]
The PEM - International Office wishes a very Happy New Year to all our followers! We would like to share with you this newsletter about our upcoming projects in 2018. Enjoy! http://mailchi.mp/26c6055b07a1/bepwhn4kq4-1561873?e=8a3acb14f4
What a year! It was only just over a year ago that PEM held its first ever workshop in Australia. And now, with the last set of workshops complete, we are beyond excited to be setting up a permanent base here in Melbourne in 2018, offering Australian actors a unique biological method of training that guarantees a safe access to direct, effortless and authentic emotions. Thank you to all the actors who have taken the leap over the last year and came in with curiosity and openness. Wishing you all a happy new year and looking forward to what will [...]
'It was so wonderful having you in the school and the work you gave us has been used over and over already! Especially I notice that my actors are going very deep emotionally into the work and coming out easily, safely and well. So good!’ Glenda Linscott, Head of Acting at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA). Thank you Glenda and all the committed actors who made our time at WAAPA this year so remarkable! We were honored to share our knowledge with such a beautiful community of actors and staff, and are thrilled to hear of the [...]
In 2018, the PEM International Office plans travels to India, Japan, Romania, Turkey, Spain and New Zealand as well as setting up a new branch with term classes, 3- months programs and one-year acting programs in Melbourne, Australia. We are very excited about our new endeavors and grateful for the opportunity to spread the PEM knowledge further! To give you a chance to read up on what we have achieved so far and to give you a deeper insight into our unique method, we would like to share with you this blog by Casting Networks International who interviewed Head of [...]
Master Instructor Sarah Victoria and PEM Australia Representative Rik Stowman are heading out of the super storm zone to Sydney to share PEM with another group of actors interested in deepening their craft and freeing their emotional instruments. Looking forward to another great workshop at the Actors Centre Australia!!
Rekha John-Cheriyan used to work as Senior Producer at the BBC before pursuing her dream to become an actress. She now works as a full-time professional actress in London in various theatre and film projects, such as the feature film 'Tomb Raider‘ to be released in 2018. Here is what she wrote about her experiences with PEM! Link to her blog entry: https://rjchery.wordpress.com/2014/11/12/pem-the-new-way-to-access-emotion/