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Performers’ secret weapon

רבים אחרים לומדים את הטכניקה בבתי ספר לאמנויות הבמה כגון :ג'וליארד (Juilliard)

JANE KOSMINSKY  performers’ secret weapon:  When I joined the Juilliard faculty to teach dance to the actors, I met the legendary Alexander technique teacher Judith Leibowitz. Judy became my colleague, friend, and fýnally, my mentor. I had absolutely no idea what the Alexander technique was, but I did know that “my” actors could move with enormous ease and fluidity. At the end of the year, I had my first lesson with Judy. By the end of that first lesson, I knew I would train as an Alexander teacher when I retired... In 1997, a friend suggested that I create a video about the Alexander technique for the general public, so that everyone could benefit from the “performers’ secret weapon.” Absolutely everything we needed arrived on cue—including a wonderful actor, William Hurt (Group V). I hadn’t seen William in years, but there he was in my favorite Japanese restaurant, saying, “Count me in.” Right before Christmas in 1998 we created two videos.
I hadn’t had so much fun since I stopped dancing


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