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The Elysium Aesthetic
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The Elysium Aesthetic

Week Twenty Five: Sensory Transformation

Happy Monday! Welcome back to Acting Class Daily and Part Five of The Elysium Aesthetic. We continue all month with classes focusing on each of our three areas of lifelong growth: artistry, instrument and craft.

Today’s member-exclusive class introduces a powerful new teammate for our Craft section. Enjoy!


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This Month’s Focus

Part Five: Never Settle For The First Taste Of Success

Today’s Class

Sensory Transformation

Today’s Target

​​One of the largest character unknowns is our perception of the world around us.

There are constant reminders of being on a set, or in an audition room, or being watched by an audience.

Constant tastes of the actor’s world proving the unknowns of our character.

This week we’re expanding our craft with a teammate for our tastebuds, a pal for our perception … a Sensei of Sensory Transformation. (Hey-o!)

A powerful tool for seeing through the eyes of our character.

Hearing through the ears of our character.

Smelling through their nose.

Everytime. Everywhere. No matter the real-world distraction.


Next Class: The Specific & Improvisational Actor
Previous Class: Vocal Practice (Part One)

  1. Full Transformation. Period.

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  1. A Big Ol’ Challenge

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  1. Sensory Transformation

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  1. The Deepest Confidence

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  1. Head On

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ARTISTRY: Elysium Artist, Personal Crafting Schedule, DEAR (3Qs, MoM, New Knowings, Motivation Muscle, Emotional BPs, Fearless Flame, GoS Spotlight, Mentorship Muscle)

INSTRUMENT: Physical Practice, Imagination Practice, The Veil, Vocal Practice, Emotional Practice, Psychological Practice, Personal Warmup.

CRAFT: EA First Rehearsal, Rehearsal Report, Learning Lines, Nurture Transformation, Nature Transformation, Sensory Transformation, Physical Transformation, Relationship Transformation, Soul Work, Character Hooks, Etude Work, Rehearsal Exercises.


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