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About teamforactors

Laura Bond, MFA, is a Professor at UNC-Asheville where she serves as Chair of the Drama Department, and is a CL5 Certified Alba Emoting Instructor. Laura is the Director of the Acting Program at UNCA, Asheville where she developed the TEAM for Actors Technique. One of few CL5 Alba Emoting teachers in the USA, Laura is recognized nationally and internationally for her workshops and her development of Alba Emoting teaching methods. Working closely with Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement instructors, she has developed new methods for teaching Alba Emoting to non-performers, as well as performers, with greater somatic clarity and sensitivity to the individual.

TEAM for Actors is now being used in college classes!

TEAM for Actors is now out and available to readers through hard copy text and e-books. Some college professors have already adopted the book for their acting classes. Below is a testimonial of support provided by one such instructor – … Continue reading

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Summer 2013 Alba Emoting Workshop

The Summer 2013 Alba Emoting workshop in Asheville, NC is scheduled!  We are exploring a new timing and location for the workshop, placing it in June this year and holding part of the workshop in the beautiful Crowne Plaza Resort … Continue reading

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TEAM for Actors now available for e-readers

TEAM for Actors is now available as an e-book, ibook, and can be read on e-readers like Kindle, Nook, and ipads worldwide! Available in 54 countries through Apple’s ibookstore Australia Austria Belgium Bulgaria Canada Cyprus Czech Republic … Continue reading

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Inside View of TEAM for Actors book! now offers an inside view of the book, TEAM for Actors: A Holistic Approach to Embodied Acting.  Go to this link to view the table of contents and over 100 sample pages!

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Sample Pages from the TEAM for Actors Book

TEAM for Actors synthesizes three elements in human behavior: thought, emotion, and action. This holistic technique  helps actors see how these three inter-related parts are present in the actor’s life, in the character’s life, and in basic human behavior. This … Continue reading

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Intro to TEAM for Actors

I developed TEAM for Actors while teaching for the University of North Carolina, Asheville Drama Department and as an international workshop instructor of Alba Emotingä.  Since my arrival at UNCA in 1998 I recognized that student actors struggled with creating … Continue reading

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