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The Elysium Aesthetic

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The Elysium Aesthetic

Week Fifteen: Moments of Magic

Happy Monday! Welcome back to Acting Class Daily and Part Three 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 tool to our Artistry section. Enjoy!

Did You Know?
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New to the work? These free introductory chapters are where we recommend you start: Kindred Spirits, What Is Good Acting?, Growing Excellence, The Muscles of Preparation.

This Month’s Focus

Part Three: Actor’s Faith

Today’s Class

Moments of Magic

Today’s Target

​​How do we know if we’re talented? 

​Talent is so tricky.

So ripe for insecurity.

Until now it has belonged in other people’s hands. They decide whether we’re talented or not. 

​And we internalize it.

​No matter how long we’ve lived with our talent, no matter how many ways we’ve judged it, or watched it … we don’t know it the way we deserve to know it.

Because when we know our talent - when we capture undeniable moments of our talent - we grow undeniable faith in that same talent.

What type of things will you reach for … when you know you can? 

​This week we’re introducing a teammate and guide. 

​A powerful new tool for your artistry that reveals your talent, sharpens your talent, builds an undeniable faith in your talent … all while growing a habit of fearless, artistic expression.

Next Class: Imagination Practice (Part One)
Previous Class: Actor’s Faith

  1. How You Believe

  1. The Challenge

  1. Imaginational Possibility

  1. How Awesome

  1. Open. Fearless. Present.


ARTISTRY: Elysium Artist, Personal Crafting Schedule, DEAR (3Qs, MoM, New Knowings, Motivation Muscle, Emotional BPs, Fearless Fountain, 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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