Course on Voice and Theatre Physiotherapy

Objectives:

Knowing the most frequent injuries actors suffer from and the physiotherapeutical approach, both the preventive and that of the treatment.

Methodology:

Theorical sessions (with powerpoint presentation) and practical among the students.

Instructors:

Pablo Bravo. Director of theatre.
Dra. Laura González Sanvisens. Speech therapist and singer.
Ana Velázquez Colominas, physiotherapist especialised in Medicine of the Arts.
Mónica Velázquez, social worker, *kinesiologist and *holistic.
Xavier Fernández, actor, dubber and singer.

Curriculum:

  • Preventive steps for injuries on spoken and sung voice.
  • Warming up and voice projection.
  • The physiotherapist's work on stage. Risk factors in actors. Ergnomy applied to theatre.
  • Summary of the gestural theatre in history and the dance-therapy technique.
  • Posture with reference to personality, differences among structural morphotypes.
  • Common techniques of the physiotherapical approach. Manual therapy of cranial release, voice tract and breathing.
  • Real presentation of a practical case. Practice with cranial resonators.
  • Manual therapy and the physiotherapical treatment the actor/singer needs: Physiotherapy techniques to increase lung capacity, voice projection,  backing, resonators, corporal conscience. Vibrational therapy with tuning forks. Most frequent injuries in singers.

DATES AND TIMETABLES: check scheduling.

ENROLLMENT: cpae@cpae.net Total price: 700 euros. The course will be taught in Spanish.

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