the classes it is my privilege
and happiness to teach, together with my colleagues, as a part of the
Aesthetic Realism Foundation faculty.
ACTING, LIFE & THE OPPOSITES
The basis of this course is in these
Eli Siegel: "According to Aesthetic Realism, acting shows that you
have to be fettered to yourself. You can be other people....Acting
is a certain way of taking the contraries of the world. It is a
of being somebody else for the purpose of coming back home
immediately. You take a trip in order to find out who you are."
scenes, take part in improvisations, and present papers in relation to
Eli Siegel's Is Beauty the Making
One of Opposites? and Aesthetic
As Beauty: Acting.
There Are Wives: Barbara Allen, Anne
Through studying the opposites of
contempt and respect in the history of marriage and in their own lives
including yesterday's incident at the breakfast table — wives learn how
to use marriage and a husband to like the world. We are grateful
to present what we learned in Aesthetic Realism lessons with Eli
Siegel. Some subjects: In Marriage — How Does Adoration Change to
Contempt?; Can Sex Be a Source of Pride in Marriage?; Disagreement in
Marriage — When Is It Good?
more about these workshop classes, click here. See the
Aesthetic Realism Foundation faculty biographies of Anne Fielding, Barbara
(Fanning) Meglino. You can also visit these news articles: 1) "Learn How Marriage Can
Succeed in a Failed Economy" 2) "How
Should a Widow Cope with the Loss of Her Spouse?"
First Saturday each
AM - 12:30 PM (continuous)
THE OPPOSITES IN MUSIC
This class is based on the Aesthetic
"Art is that which, through an individual, shows the
oneness of the permanent
opposites in reality." We study instances of music, from Bach's
to Duke Ellington's "The Mooche," in
relation to Eli
Siegel's "AestheticRealism As Beauty: Music," and Martha Baird's "Music Is Real."
Barbara Allen, Anne Fielding,