Wednesdays, March 29 through May 7
6:45–9:15 p.m. ET
In-Person, 516 8th Street SE, 3rd Floor Rehearsal Studio
Instructor: Emi Erickson
Prior experience: Not required
A strong physical presence and free, available body is crucial to the work of actors, new and seasoned alike. Through various actor movement techniques and working with small amounts of text, students will grow their physical storytelling abilities for the stage. Actor movement techniques covered will include Alexander Technique, Viewpoints, Laban, and more.
Emi Erickson is an actor, music director, composer, and teaching artist new to the Washington, D.C., area after a decade in New York. Recent acting credits include: Man Covets Bird (Spooky Action Theater), Fantastagirl and the Math Monster (Adventure Theatre MTC), Richard II (Her Majesty & Sons), Much Ado About Nothing (Chesapeake Shakespeare Company), and Working: A Musical (@workingindc). Emi is a recent MFA graduate of STC’s Academy for Classical Acting at The George Washington University and received her BFA from NYU. She has taught and worked as a voice coach at such institutions as IAMT, the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, NYU, Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute, and Atlantic Theater Company and is currently also a teaching artist at Round House Theatre. When not on stage, Emi can be found running races or hiking in nature, noodling on any one of dozens of instruments she plays, or watching hockey.