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Saturday, April 26th, 2014

Alexander Technique and Acting

Physical Expression on Stage and Screen - 11:30 am - 12: 30 pm

Radison Hotel, 49 West 32nd Street
New York New York USA
Price: $20

Physical Expression on Stage and Screen:
Using the Alexander Technique to Create Unforgettable Performances

Join award-winning actor and Alexander Technique expert Bill Connington as he shows you how to recognize and release the tension that keeps you from performing at your best.

Learn how to:
*Identify and let go of harmful mind-body habits
*Move more naturally and freely
*Breathe and speak more easily
*Free your creative impulses

Bill Connington is at the forefront of Alexander Technique training in the United States. He has devoted his career to helping performers--including Broadway actors, Metropolitan Opera singers, and renowned instrumentalists--manage their art through managing themselves. He is visiting professor at Yale School of Drama and has taught at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts and the Juilliard School. His book Physical Expression on Stage and Screen will be published by Methuen in August of 2014.

Friday, June 13th, 2014


Did you ever wish you could spend quality time studying the Alexander Technique in a calm, relaxing environment? Now's your chance. Join Bill Connington at a beautiful, turn-of-the-century facility on the Hudson River. Learn how to use yourself with more freedom, flexibility and ease. This long weekend will be full of hands-on work, dialogue, in-depth learning, and fun. All levels are welcome from beginners to those who have studied Alexander extensively. Learn from a certified Alexander teacher with more than 20 years experience. Why not take time for yourself in a special time, in a special place - and find a healthy mind/body balance?

There is one, all-inclusive price for tuition, room, and board: $375. $270 for commuters (no board.)

The Alexander Technique Retreat
Friday evening, June 13 - Sunday afternoon, June 15
Holy Cross Monastery
West Park, New York
(near New Paltz in the Hudson Valley)

For registration or more information contact:
Julie Donato
845-227-2706 or

Brochure is online here:
For more information about Holy Cross:

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