Suzuki Training for Acting


ORIGINS
Tadashi Suzuki (鈴木忠志, born June 20, 1939 in Shimizu, Shizuoka) is a theatre director, writer and philosopher working out of Toga, ToyamaJapan. He is the founder and director of the Suzuki Company of Toga (SCOT), organizer of Japan’s first international theatre festival (Toga Festival). With director Anne Bogart he co-founded the Saratoga International Theatre Institute in Saratoga Springs, New York. He is the creator of the Suzuki Method of Actor Training. Suzuki was general artistic director of Shizuoka Performing Arts Center (SPAC) (1995~2007), an international committee member of the Theatre Olympics, founding member of the BeSeTo Festival (jointly organized by leading theatre artists from Japan, China and Korea) and chairman of the Board of Directors for the Japan Performing Arts Foundation, a nationwide network of theatre professionals in Japan.

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VIDEOS to help with running a session of Suzuki movement and vocal work

The "BASIC 2"
(and variations)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uuTGfoCQeLw

"THE STOMP AND PRELUDE"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTKaK_rj_pI

The "TENTEKETEN"
(and variations)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o51BODxAz-E

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