The Alexander Technique: An Acting Approach

  title={The Alexander Technique: An Acting Approach},
  author={Sarah A. Barker},
  journal={Theatre Topics},
  pages={35 - 48}
In the past thirty years of actor training the Alexander Technique has come to be considered a standard component in programs throughout the United States. In the search to achieve Stanislavski’s freedom from tension, schools recruit specialists in Alexander Technique, Feldenkrais, and other self-use techniques to teach actors movement. Many theatre educators assume that the individual actor’s personal exploration of self-use techniques will naturally and automatically improve the actor’s… Expand
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