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Zygmunt Molik's Voice and Body Work

The Legacy of Jerzy Grotowski

By Giuliano Campo, Zygmunt Molik

Routledge – 2010 – 208 pages

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Description

One of the original members of Jerzy Grotowski’s acting company, Zygmunt Molik’s Voice and Body Work explores the unique development of voice and body exercises throughout his career in actor training.

This book, constructed from conversations between Molik and author Giuliano Campo, provides a fascinating insight into the methodology of this practitioner and teacher, and focuses on his ‘Body Alphabet’ system for actors, allowing them to combine both voice and body in their preparatory process.

The book is accompanied by a DVD containing the films Dyrygent (2006), which illustrates Molik’s working methods, Acting Therapy (1976), exploring his role in the Theatre of Participation, and Zygmunt Molik's Body Alphabet (2009). It also includes an extensive photo gallery documenting Zygmunt Molik’s life and work.

Contents

INTRODUCTION

FIRST DAY

Acting therapy – The Voice and The Life – The beginnings

SECOND DAY

Techniques – "Sing your life" - Teachers and masters – Grotowski and the company

THIRD DAY

Paratheatre – The Organic Life and the Process – Ryszard CieĊ›lak

FOURTH DAY

The meeting with the unknown - Montage

FIFTH DAY

The "Body Alphabet"

IMAGES OF THE "BODY ALPHABET"

SIXTH DAY

The text – Organic and cultural differences – Voice as a vehicle

SEVENTH DAY

The attention – Necessity, organic process, nostalgia

EIGHTH DAY

The productions – Meeting Grotowski – The Teatr Laboratorium

NINETH DAY

Colleagues and collaborators

APPENDIX. GROTOWSKI THEATRE AND BEYOND

From Stanislavski to Grotowski – The Theatre of Productions (1959-1969) – Paratheatre (1970-1978), Theatre of Sources (1979-1982) and after

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Description: By Giuliano Campo, Zygmunt Molik. One of the original members of Jerzy Grotowski’s acting company, Zygmunt Molik’s Voice and Body Work explores the unique development of voice and body exercises throughout his career in actor training. This book, constructed from...
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