YouTube video to help actors understand what The Alexander Technique is and why it is so necessary to your career.

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In this video, College of Fine Arts School of Theatre, Boston University’s master lecturer Betsy Polatin teaches Benjamin Stanton (CFA’14) and students of the Alexander Technique.


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Useful web links


  • Gelb, M., 1995, Body Learning: An introduction to The Alexander Technique, Holt.
  • McEvenue, K., 2002, The Actor and The Alexander Technique, Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Heirich, J.R., 2005, Voice and The Alexander Technique, Mornum Press.
  • Conable, B., 1991, How to Learn The Alexander Technique: A Manual for Students, Andover Press.
  • de Alcantara, P., 1997, Indirect Procedures: A Musician’s Guide to The Alexander Technique, Clarendon Press.
  • Netti-Fio, R., 2011, Dance and The Alexander Technique, Urbana, University of Illinois Press.
  • Tharp, T., 2003, The Creative Habit, Simon & Schuster.
  • McCallion, M., 1998, The Voice Book, Faber & Faber.
  • Polatin ,B., 2013, The Actor’s Secret,North Atlantic Books, Berkeley,California.