Psyche meets Soma: accessing creativity through Ruth Zaporah's Action Theater

@article{Morrow2011PsycheMS,
  title={Psyche meets Soma: accessing creativity through Ruth Zaporah's Action Theater},
  author={S. Morrow},
  journal={Theatre, Dance and Performance Training},
  year={2011},
  volume={2},
  pages={113 - 99}
}
  • S. Morrow
  • Published 2011
  • Theatre, Dance and Performance Training
This article establishes Action Theater pedagogy as a vital and unique contribution to the field of improvisational training. Developed by performer-pedagogue Ruth Zaporah during the 1970s' boom in experimental performance in the San Francisco Bay area, and in continual refinement over the past 40 years, this interdisciplinary model enables performers to become creators. Fundamental to Action Theater, pedagogy is `embodied presence', a state of awareness in which performers maintain conscious… Expand