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!
We're pleased and excited that Master Instructor Sarah Victoria will return with PEM Australia Representative Rik Stowman in October to conduct workshops for a week at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) in October. We will be introducing all the 1st, 2nd and 3rd years students to PEM. WAAPA's alumni include Hugh Jackman, Heath Ledger and Tim Minchin. After having previously taught at the renowned National Institute for Dramatic Arts NIDA on Australia’s East Coast, we are excited to share our knowledge with actors on Australia’s Western Coast in Perth! Classes take place in October!
The Voice and Speech Trainer Association VASTA (tag) holds its 31st annual International VASTA Conference, titled The Art of Storytelling, from 4th-8th August, in Singapore. PEM Master Instructor Sarah Victoria and developer of PEM voice Kristina Heuer will be there to hold a master class titled "Emotion to Voice – PEM Voice Work“. VASTA is an international organization whose mission is to advance the art, research and visibility of the voice and speech profession. Register here: https://www.vasta.org/conference/detail?id=7 We are proud to be at there and look forward to sharing our knowledge with you!
PEM is not only used as an acting techniques in the Performing Arts but also as a tool in personal development and social projects. A few years back, we started working with autistic people who are often disconnected from their emotions to help them find more emotional stability in their lives. We are now very pleased to announce that ‘Project AFA - autism for autism’ has been founded to offer PEM to as many autistic people as possible. Within days, the projects reached thousands of followers! Please help spread the word to raise even more awareness! We thank you! Project [...]