Description: Frank Suzuki Actor Knowhow (FSAK)
FSAK involves the performer in an actor training system that prepares
them by equipping them with the knowledge of the FSAK which is a
grounding, empowering theatre training that improves individual clarity
of mind, commitment and focus, develops imaginative play, physical and
mental dexterity plus self definition and spatial awareness. As well the
collective nature of the learning environment stimulates teamwork and
on the thorough absorption of the deep physical and philosophical
aspects of the Suzuki Method of Actor Training FSAK further extends the
actor’s skills base developing comprehensive performance paradigms
germane to the requirements of the modern Western actor.
will be introduced to and learn skills of performance across multiple
dramatic perspectives: FSAK applied as a tool to teach understanding of
an actor’s body and voice in space showing the successful application of
the training to rehearsal and performance. Appropriate for teachers of
upper level students, students of drama and dance, active professional
artists who wish to extend the knowledge and range of their own physical
and vocal capabilities and creative workers across many disciplines.
The Zen nature of this study awakens the spirit force guiding both young and maturing artists.
Suzuki, creator of the Suzuki Method of Actor Training, selected John
Nobbs, co-director of Ozfrank, in 2009 to be one of his personally
selected 7 international practitioners who currently form the Suzuki
Symposium/Forum dedicated to the appropriate dissemination of Suzuki’s
is the only Australian representative on the Forum. Suzuki personally
endorses the Frank Suzuki Actor Knowhow as a study that fully develops
the comprehensive performance outcomes of his actor training. Suzuki has
stated that his system of training should be considered as a complete
preparation for performance outcomes.
Intensive Workshops provide an opportunity for those interested
participants to experience performer training with two of the world’s
best Frank/Suzuki teachers, Ozfrank co-directors John Nobbs and Jacqui
Carroll in their unique actor training system Frank Suzuki Actor Knowhow fully incorporating the Suzuki Method of Actor Training.
Participants should wear shorts, tights or track pants, T-shirts, thick socks, bring a water bottle and a snack.
completion of this 5 day Intensive Workshop the participant will be
aware of the basic principles of the FSAK skills training, have a more
profound comprehension of the actor’s potential and craft, an
understanding of embedding the concepts of the FSAK skills training for
further development of the performer’s skills base and feel the
expansion of the individual’s knowledge within the following areas:
- The strengthening of legs and lower body
- Access to the potential of the power of the body's centre
- Essential development of awareness of feet
- More secure physical balance
- Reliable physical co-ordination
- Security of vocal strength and suppleness
- Ability to access physical energy and attack
- Ability to access deep and profound physical stillness
- Develop alertness of body
- Expand their connectedness of voice and body
- Expand their connectedness throughout all physical activities
- Expand their connectedness to music
- Develop their appreciation of music
- Develop their awareness of fellow performers
- Develop their awareness of working space (landscape)
- Broaden and deepen their improvisatory skills 17. Broaden and deepen their awareness of audience
Corporate Workshops: How to capture your audience with speech, movement and style.
Session are available with two of Brisbane’s leading presentation
coaches: John Nobbs and Jacqui Carroll of OzFrank Theatre.
Gain that extra twist of confidence by learning how to:
- enjoy rolling the words out
- pause confidently and with security
- make convincing and practical gestures to offset words.
are just some of the skills John and Jacqui worked on with the
Sirovision Team when invited by Achaeus to conduct a special coaching
session on the finer points of presentation.
Subsequently, this team went on to win the EDIA 2004 National Business Competition of which pitching is a major component.
and Jacqui are about building team spirit and helping each team member
to enjoy the moment of that golden opportunity to tell the world your
companies stand to benefit from Frank’s unique performance and speaking
skills sessions that build the confidence of the whole team.
Talk to us about how a simple two hour session will start you off in the right direction.