WITH BUDI MILLER
& ELIZABETH DE ROZA
Elevate your corporate prowess under the guidance of internationally renowned instructors Budi Miller and Elizabeth de Roza, boasting a combined 50 years of expertise in teaching acting, actor-movement, voice, performance and mindfulness at top-tier international theatre festivals and institutions.
About the Workshop:
Unleash the Spark is a two-day workshop designed to help you overcome anxiety and fear, and to unleash your authentic self with confidence and strength. Whether you're looking to improve your personal or professional life, our program is designed to help you develop an arsenal of tools and strategies to overcome your fears and shine brightly. We'll teach you how to manage your nerves before presentations and public speaking, and help you step out of your comfort zone to become the leader you always knew you were.
This two-day workshop uses theater techniques like play, movement, masks, and voice training to boost your confidence and communication skills:
— Play: Explore your inner creativity and problem-solving by having fun with theater games and improvisation.
— Movement: Learn how body language affects communication and enhances interpersonal skills.
— Mask Work: Understand personalities and build confidence by working with Balinese masks.
— Voice Training: Improve your voice for clear and confident communication, preventing voice strain.
Taught and facilitated by
Budi Miller & Elizabeth de Roza
December 19 & 20, 2023
6.30pm - 10pm
Individual General Fee: $1200
Early Bird: $1000 (Nov 18, 2023)
Group Rates Upon Request
In-person, group classes
Lessons held in English
The workshop will be confirmed when there is a min. of 6 pax. Kindly book your slot and we will let you know when the workshop is due to commence.
Guest Performance Coach
BUDI MILLER is a Lead Teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework and Director of Advanced Training for the Fitzmaurice Institute. He is Co-Artistic Director of the Theatre of Others. He is an UNESCO designated master teacher of mask work. He was the Head of Acting, at Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne. He has been an actor-director-writer-teacher in the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Denmark, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taipei, Australia, Malaysia, India, and Indonesia since 1992. He is the first African American ceremonial mask dancer of Bali. He has coached and inspired the work of Emmy and Academy Award nominated performances and seasoned professionals of stage and screen.
Published work: “Whose body is dis: taksu, ase, Black queer intersections, and the awakening of the actor’s spiritual practice,” Miller, A, (2023), Stages of Reckoning: Antiracist and Decolonial Actor Training, Amy Ginther (ed); The Lion and the Breath: Combining Kalaripayattu and Fitzmaurice Voicework Techniques Towards a New Cross-Cultural Methodology for Actor Training (Journal of Embodied Research).
Elizabeth de Roza
Guest Performance Coach
Elizabeth de Roza (www.elizabethderoza.com) is an Artist-Scholar, Interdisciplinary Performance-Maker, Theatre Director, and Actor-movement trainer. She has been making theatre/performances and teaching in higher education for over two decades. She holds a PhD in Theatre and Performance from Goldsmiths, a Certificate in Higher Education Teaching from Havard Bok Centre of Teaching and Learning, and a certificate in Neuro-Linguistic Programme (NLP).
She has presented her work at prestigious international theatre festivals in the USA, Europe, UK and Asia. Her recent work in Singapore was an intimate-immersive movement audio guide (https://soundcloud.com/nationalgallerysg/sets/closer-audio-guide) for Antony Gormley's sculptures at the National Gallery of Singapore with fellow artist Laurie Young.