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Atmosphere Workshop with Ragnar Freidank

June 30 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Saturday June 30th, 2018,
12:00pm – 4:00pm (studio opens 11:45am)

230 Lexington Ave
Between 33rd & 34th St.
Subway: 6 Line. 10 min walk from: B, D ,F, M, N, Q, R, W, S,
4, 5, 7 & Metro North. 15 min walk from: 1, 2, 3, A, C, E, LIRR

The Workshop
Wherever we are are, each space has a particular feel, groove or vibe to it. “It’s good to be here.” — “I cannot wait to get out of here.” — “This too shall pass.” The felt dimension of a place, space or event is not a thought or an idea – it is the feeling reality of what it means to be here. In this workshop we will see how Michael Chekhov’s notion of “atmosphere” can help us as performers to arrive in the NOW and to artistically transform the status quo.

Please bring a text that:
* you feel drawn to
* enchants or intimidates you
* is between 1-2 minutes in duration

The tuition is $80 (this includes a free audio download of an exercise on atmosphere after the workshop). Upon acceptance into the workshop, a $30 deposit is required to hold your space. The remaining amount ($50) is due on the day of the workshop. (*If you are unable to make the workshop, but wish to receive the audio-exercise only, please inquire.)

Ragnar Freidank has been on faculty at The New School’s Acting Program in NYC for the past 10 years. He is one of the featured teachers and co-director of the acclaimed DVD series Master Classes in the Michael Chekhov Technique, produced by the Michael Chekhov Association (MICHA). He directed the award-winning narrative film Beautiful Hills of Brooklyn, starring Joanna Merlin, executive producer Bob Balaban. You can read more on our faculty page.

How to Apply: https://michaelchekhovschool.org/atmosphere/


June 30
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Category:


Lucid Body House
230 Lexington Ave.
New York City , NY 10016 United States
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