LIVE ARTS FOR THE EVERYDAY – APPLICABLE THOUGHT #83 – In-out / Out-in

Acting techniques can be divided into those which work from the inside out (understand the situation, use your sensorial memory, feel the emotion and then let it be expressed outwardly) and those which work from the outside in (move, breathe and speak in a certain way and then let this affect the way we feel inside). Where do our experiences originate? A lot of the time it’s easy to think that it is the things happening outside that disturb our inner harmony. However, in a silent retreat in which the stimuli that usually trigger us are removed we can experience how our emotions move on their account. What is happening outside can be affecting me. What is happening inside me can be affecting the outside. In fact there is no beginning and no end, only ongoing feedbak.

 

María Ferrara