Friday, January 16, 2009


THE 299: Holistic Acting
(Topics in Theatre) F. Emmanuelle Chaulet

Friday, May 22, 2009 & Friday, May 29, 2009 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 23 & Saturday, May 30 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 24 & Sunday, May 31 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

"Going beyond where Michael Chekhov left off..."

Acting as a mind, body and spirit practice

Invaluable tools to rebalance and heal post-performance stress disorder

Cutting edge information about recovering your Highest Creative Self,
the essence of your character and true emotional balance

In this class you will:

• Discover the anatomy of your energetic system (chakras, aura, flower of life, and much more)
• Reach higher levels of creativity and expression with meditation
• Deepen the connection with your character
• Crack the blocks in your way to perform at your highest potential
• Learn post-performance closure techniques
• Regenerate, rejuvenate, refill, and rebalance

Explore this powerful new tool for performing artists!

A BALANCING ACT, the development of Energize! a holistic approach to acting, by F. Emmanuelle Chaulet is the text book required for this course.
Foreword by Lisa Dalton, co-founder of the National Michael Chekhov Association.
Paperback, 330 pages. $24.95 Available at USM bookstores, on, Google books and

The Instructor: F. Emmanuelle Chaulet is Adjunct Theatre Faculty at the University of Southern Maine. An international film actress, director and acting coach, she is the director / founder of Starlight Acting Institute. Lead film roles include “Boyfriends and Girlfriends” by French New Wave master Eric Rohmer; “All the Vermeers in New York” by Jon Jost, 1991 winner of the best American independent film award; and “Sundowning” by Jim Cole, winner of Cinequest Emerging Maverick award. She trained with the Michael Chekhov technique and was a Fulbright Scholar at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York. She studied the energy systems with Nancy Risley, Bernadette Curtis and Lasca Hewes and is a certified RYSE® III practitioner, Reiki practitioner, and Gaiadon Heart facilitator. She has developed a unique method “Energize! a holistic approach to acting,” which is developed in the book “A Balancing Act.” She has been included in “Who’s Who in America” since 2007.

University of Southern Maine Summer Sessions
Gorham campus,

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