The Influence of Sports on Jacques Lecoq's Actor Training

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    This chapter is an updated and slightly abridged version of the article I wrote for the the Sports special issue of the Theatre, Dance and Performer Training journal (Routledge), issue 2:2, published in 2012. It examines the influence of sports and sports training on the pedagogy of the influential French theatre teacher Jacques Lecoq, and in particular on the twenty movements at the heart of the first year of the training at Lecoq's school in Paris.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationThe Routledge Companion to Jacques Lecoq
    EditorsMark Evans, Rick Kemp
    Number of pages8
    ISBN (Electronic)978-1-315-74525-1
    ISBN (Print)978-1-138-81842-2
    Publication statusPublished - 13 Sept 2016


    • actor training
    • Jacques Lecoq
    • Sports

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Visual Arts and Performing Arts


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