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…more flexibility and pleasure while moving, vocal clarity, freedom of expression, an improvement in muscle tone, increased energy and mental alertness – all elements that lead to heightened artistic quality.

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Welcome to the study of the Alexander Technique

 

Jean-Louis Rodrigue and Kristof Konrad have been teaching the Alexander Technique in theater and film for the past 34 years.They are internationally known as two of the most sought after acting coaches and performance experts in the industry and they have worked with many of the top actors including Leonardo DiCaprio, Hilary Swank, Juliette Binoche, Josh Brolin, Chris Pine, Cobie Smulders and many others.

 

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Diplo and Kristof Konrad in rehearsals

March 8th, 2016

DIPLO PRESENTS THE FIRST CONCERT IN CUBA BY A MAJOR POP ACT FROM THE U.S.

Last year, Kristof Konrad coached D.J. and Producer Diplo with his voice and physicality for Red Bull TV's Diplo Presents: @LARGE. The series follows influential modern artists through their creative process as they make new...

Matt Levett & Heath Ledger

February 15th, 2016

MATT LEVETT (WINNER OF THE 2015 HEATH LEDGER SCHOLARSHIP AWARD) TRAINS WITH JEAN-LOUIS RODRIGUE IN AUSTRALIA AND LOS ANGELES

Why do so many Australian actors keep getting hired for TV and film in America these days? Is it their training, hunger for new skills, or a remarkable work ethic and raw talent? Jean-Louis Rodrigue...

Kristof Konrad - All These Voices

February 5th, 2016

KRISTOF KONRAD CONNECTS BACK TO HIS POLISH ROOTS IN “BREATHE” AND “ALL THESE VOICES”

Recently, Kristof was asked to star in two short films with Polish themes, directed by two up-and-coming AFI film directors. Breathe, a psychological thriller directed by Paul Kowalski, is the story of Dr. Filip Kardel...

Mary-McDonnell

February 1st, 2016

MARY McDONNELL REUNITES WITH JEAN-LOUIS RODRIGUE TO WORK ON “THE CHERRY ORCHARD”

Jean-Louis Rodrigue first worked with Mary McDonnell in 1991 when she was preparing for her Oscar-nominated role in John Sayles’ Passion Fish. She plays a soap opera actress with a severe drinking problem who is paralyzed...

January 2nd, 2015

JUSTIN CHATWIN TRAINS WITH JEAN-LOUIS RODRIGUE TO EMBODY AJAX

Justin Chatwin has been studying the Alexander Technique and Animal Studies for several years with Jean-Louis and Kristof. Last summer, he was cast as Ajax, one of the main characters in a new indie film...

RememberingRobinWilliams

August 14th, 2014

ROBIN WILLIAMS AT JUILLIARD

Jean-Louis remembers Robin Williams: Robin Williams was wildly funny and inventive, deeply sensitive, and a profoundly generous person. During his training at Juilliard, Robin studied the Alexander Technique with Judith Leibowitz, the first Alexander...

Kristof Konrad in Intelligence

March 16th, 2014

KRISTOF KONRAD on INTELLIGENCE, MARCH 17, 2014 at 10PM/PT on CBS

Watch Kristof Konrad as Torbin Salvi in INTELLIGENCE Mon. MARCH 17 at 10PM/PT on CBS...

Keir Dullea & Jean-Louis Rodrigue - Featured Image

July 11th, 2013

JEAN-LOUIS RODRIGUE’S PATH TO ACTING AND THE ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE

Welcome to our blog. My first post, "Turning Points," explores a recent time travel journey back to 1968 when my path to acting and the Alexander Technique began. . . Recently I was vividly reminded...

Kristof & Jean-Louis Teaching at Berlinale

July 10th, 2013

ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE IN FILM: JEAN-LOUIS & KRISTOF ATTRACT EUROPEAN TALENTS

During the past five years, Jean-Louis Rodrigue and Kristof Konrad have been invited to teach intensive workshops in Berlin and in Milan during the summer months. This is an extraordinary experience because they work...

Matt Bomer in The Normal Heart - Featured Image

July 10th, 2013

MATT BOMER PREPARING WITH JEAN-LOUIS RODRIGUE FOR “THE NORMAL HEART” ON HBO, 2014

Matt Bomer, who stars in White Collar (USA), will be playing the character of Felix Turner in the film adaptation of Larry Kramer’s play, The Normal Heart. Originally penned in the early 1980’s, Kramer’s...

Belcim Belgin

July 10th, 2013

BELCIM BILGIN EMBRACES THE ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE WITH KRISTOF KONRAD

Belcim Bilgin, born in Ankara, discovered the Alexander Technique while training with Kristof Konrad and Jean-Louis Rodrigue at the Talent Actors Stage, a program at the Berlinale Talent Campus last February.  The experience was...

“Every actor plays from his own body. The Alexander Technique gives you the control over your body so your body can express the character which is the most important aspect of interpretation.” ~ Stella Adler