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Posted on: 27th September, 2013

The Actor's Body: Identity and Image

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27th September, 2013

This seminar engages with the topics of body image and body anxiety in actor training. The presentations invite a deeper consideration of ‘surface’ practices undertaken by students as they negotiate their body and image, and examine teaching strategies on this topic from the perspective of Movement and Wardrobe staff.


  • Roanna Mitchell (University of Kent, Artistic Director for AnyBody UK/Endangered Bodies): The Myth of Surface: body anxiety in actor training
  • Debbie Green & Vanessa Ewan (RCSSD, Senior Lecturers – Movement): Body Image in actor training
  • Karin Schuck (RCSSD, Wardrobe Manager): Transformation through costume

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