Category: antigone dionysus greece terzopoulos

The Body of Dionysus

Posted October 7, 2015 - 3:54pm

The work of the actor in tragedy under Mr. Terzopoulos’ direction is very different than standard American rehearsal practices, which often approach the plays through the frame of Freud, Stanislavsky, and realistic drama.  Terzopoulos’ work begins with intense physical training that puts the actor’s body through a series of increasingly difficult positions while focusing on breathing deeply into the diaphragm, followed by vocalizations in a series of sometimes strenuous body positions.

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