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Here you can read transcripts of several talks on acting Royce has given. Royce always releases transcripts of his talks and presentations, so if there are any forthcoming of interest you will be able to read them here after the event has finished.


Noh Moment Like This Moment – Unifying the Physical Training of the Kongo Noh School with Meisner’s Repetition Exercises


An online presentation by Royce that connects his Noh theatre training in Japan with his intensive studies with the Meisner technique in London.


What Killed the Scientific Voice in Actor Training?

The Cartesian Split and Performer Training Today


Talk and panel discussion given at the Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts conference in Dublin, Ireland, on September 2, 2015, on the topic of the Cartesian split, a unique event in history, and its dramatic impact on actor training research today.



The Nonfalsifiable Trick: Rethinking Claims and Terminology in Actor Training and Performance Studies


Talk and panel discussion given at the (Re)Thinking approaches Symposium in York, England, on June 1, 2015, on the topic of the scientific principle of falsifiability and the challenges it poses for many classical and contemporary approaches to acting, including Stanislavski and Michael Chekhov.



Finding the Crossovers between Empricism and Acting


Talk and panel discussion given at the International Arts in Society Conference in Liverpool, England, on July 23rd, 2012, on the topic of the connections between science and acting.

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