MAXIMIZE AND LEVERAGE YOUR STRENGTHS AS AN ACTOR
MANAGE EMOTIONAL BLOCKS
INCREASE CAPACITY TO EMBODY EMOTIONS
STRENGTHEN YOUR RESILIENCE
ACES (Actualizing Characters by Expanding Self-awareness) is designed to support deep dives into the emotional lives of characters while keeping the actors' well being a priority.
ACES cornerstones are; Resilience, Boundaries, Defense Management and Self-reflection.
Developed by Alan Powell, ACES is a response to international research conducted on the actors' mental health in relation to the emotional distress and suffering they portray in their characterizations.
Whether you're blocked or overwhelmed ACES manages the actors' needs and facilitates a connection that is aligned with the emotional life of the character.