Lucid Body London

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with Fay Simpson and Monika Gossman

11 - 17 July 2018
Sonia Galkin Academy, Palma, Majorca
Offering the first ever European Week Intensive.  Inviting students from across Europe to join together in the glorious summer sunshine of Palma, Majorca.  Led by Lucid Body Founder, Fay Simpson, and Lucid Body Berlin teacher, Monika Gossman, this week-long course will immerse you in the practice of Lucid Body.  

Starting with the fundamentals of the somatic based work, the curriculum will move you into using a psycho-physical language that will help you transform from the old habits self, to a more invigorated self with expansive choices. The week will end with each student’s solo project, taking the personal into the universal.
Limited number of attendees.

Open to both beginners and advanced.

COURSE FEE:  €785/ Early Bird Special Fee €695 (book before 1 May 2018)


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Fay Simpson has been the Artistic Director and co-founder of Impact Theatre since its creation in 1990. Informed by her work in the rehearsal room, the teaching studio and onstage over the last 20 years, Ms. Simpson has developed a unique physical training method for the actor called The Lucid Body. She taught at The Yale School of Drama, the New School’s Eugene Lang, Michael Howard Studios, The Studio/NY, Marymount Manhattan College, and at the Actor’s Center. She currently teaches this technique at Tisch School of the Arts, NYU’s Graduate Acting Program, and privately at the Lucid Body House. Fay wrote The Lucid Body; A Guide for the Physical Actor, published in 2008 by Allworth Press. She has a two-year Lucid Body Teacher Training program now in place.

Monika Gossmann was born and raised bilingually (German and Russian) in Alma-Ata/Kasachstan. At the age of six she moved with her family to Germany. After high school she underwent three years training as a singer, dancer and musical performer at the Contemporary Dance School in Hamburg. From 2003 until the summer of 2007, she studied acting at the University of the Arts Theater in Moscow (partner school of Harvard University ART program). During her training she performed at the Moscow Art Theatre as Anna Petrovna in Chekhov’s “Platonov” and the Moscow Theater for music and film in the musical “Chicago”. Monika is a member of the Moscow Theater CDR. She has performed with the Tiger Lillies Circus and at many German Theaters, notably as Lady Milford in “Kabale und Liebe” and as Miss Julie in “Miss Julie”. Monika also starred in the TV films “Artdetektiv Mozart” and “Judgment Day” both of which were aired on the first programme of Russian television. Monika has also starred extensively on German television (SOKO, Coast Guard).