This workshop is ideal for actors wanting to enhance physicality and authenticity, dancers and performance artists wanting to develop their storytelling skills and original work, writers looking to free their imagination, people who engage in public speaking, and everyone wanting to experience a deeper quality of freedom, presence, authenticity and spontaneity in their personal and professional lives.

 

Motion Theater in New York

with Nina Wise
Sunday, October 14, 10am–5pm

Afro Brazil Arts  |  107 Suffolk St, #307  |  New York, NY

In this daylong workshop you’ll learn the practice of Motion Theater® — to tell your stories on your feet, utilizing language, sound and movement as your tools of expression. This workshop is designed to raise your spirits, inspire personal insight, enhance self confidence, develop presence and advance your skills as a leader, writer or performer.

$125–175 (sliding scale) for this daylong event.

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Become part of the welcoming, growing Motion community.

Motion has a strong movement component, so we teach movement as part of the training. It also has a strong narrative element, so we teach what we call writing on your feet, as the narrative is spoken rather than written for the page. Combining these elements, the body as well as the voice is used for a full out form of improvised autobiographical expression. Move like you’ve never moved. Sing, growl, chant. Tell the stories only you can tell and experience a bone-deep, soul-deep liberation. Feel lighter, wiser, sweeter, and, yes, hungry for more Motion.
 

"FABULOUS! Absolutely the best thing on the planet for grown ups — to have fun and be spontaneous and open their hearts."
— Rhys, Professor of Psychology 

"One of the most transformative experiences of my life."
 — Nancy, Attorney

"It was absolutely the BEST workshop of my entire life (and I'm old!!).  I felt inspired to stretch myself, give myself to the process, and LIVE!" 
— Judy, Psychotherapist

In a Motion Theater class, you’ll: 

In a Motion Theater class, you’ll learn to tell your stories on your feet, utilizing language, sound and movement as your tools of expression.

In each workshop you’ll:

  • Warm up and free up your body and voice

  • Move in response to your inner impulses

  • Play theater games that open you up and generate creativity and well-being

  • Hone your writing and storytelling skills 

  • Embody your personal narrative

  • Engage in uplifting adult play

Motion Theater practices are designed to raise your spirits, inspire personal insight, deepen intimacy, create community, expand awareness, enhance self-confidence and develop presence and craft as a leader or performer.