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July 2016

Director Mike Alfreds about PEM

By | 2016-07-30T12:56:19+00:00 July 30th, 2016|News|

Mike Alfreds - described by Sir Ian McKellen as one of the three best directors in the country - visited the PEM international training week in London this month. He observed the PEM process for an entire day. This is what he says about his experience: "I'm very impressed by the techniques PEM has developed to facilitate actors' access to their feelings. It is absolutely in keeping with current discoveries in neuro-science and the results are more honest than a lot of the traditional strain and self-indulgence that surrounds much acting work. Actors do not have to go into autobiographical trauma [...]

Peter McAllister from Royal Central School of Speech and Drama about PEM

By | 2016-07-23T18:55:23+00:00 July 23rd, 2016|News|

"Stephan Perdekamp has created something extraordinary, a method for producing emotion using only an actor's bio-physiology. This is the acting technique for the twenty-first century - it would have amazed even Stanislavsky!” Peter McAllister, Acting Teacher / Certified PEM Instructor The Royal Central School of Speech & Drama Try out this revolutionary acting approach in the most comprehensive and intense week at Rose Bruford College in August with PEM creator Stephan Perdekamp and PEM Master Instructor Sarah Victoria. Check for concessions:

Mike Alfreds visits PEM intensive workshop

By | 2016-07-16T09:33:58+00:00 July 16th, 2016|News|

Mike Alfreds ("described by Ian McKellen as one of the three best directors in the country") visited the PEM intensive workshop in London for a whole day today. We feel very honoured by his presence and the kind and supportive words he had for Stephan Perdekamp's work.

PEM international advanced intensive summer workshop in London

By | 2016-07-14T13:31:20+00:00 July 14th, 2016|News|

Third day of the ‪PEM‬ international workshop week in London: PEM creator Stephan Perdekamp, PEM Master Instructor Sarah Victoria and Developer of PEM Voice Kristina Heuer are giving an intense overview of the PEM core disciplines: emotional access, breath and voice, physical character work and scene work, all based on PEM's unique bio-dynamics approach. Talented artists came from Los Angeles, New York, Vancouver, Moscow and several cities in the UK. "I know I can create and repeat anything that is needed in my acting at will." Justin Younts, actor, New York "PEM is a fascinating approach, a very delicate, sensitive and gentle approach. [...]

PEM required at audition

By | 2016-07-03T09:56:37+00:00 July 3rd, 2016|News|

As we just learned, a UK theatre production requires actors to have PEM knowledge in order to be booked! We are very proud, that directors and producers start to explore the possibilities that PEM offers to actors! We love to share our knowledge with you!

PEM Skype sessions go global!

By | 2016-07-01T09:55:21+00:00 July 1st, 2016|News|

Today, PEM Master Instructor Sarah Victoria teaches actors in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, New York, Paris and Sheffield through our online training tool. If you are interested in booking a session yourself, please go to: We look forward to sharing our knowledge with you!