Jonathan Tucker explores Animal Studies and the Alexander Technique for “Westworld”

By |2018-07-18T08:02:33+00:00July 18th, 2018|Acting & Performance, Actor Movement Training, Animal Studies, News, Private Coaching (featured), TV & Film|

Jean-Louis Rodrigue met and began working with Jonathan Tucker in 2014. Since then, Jonathan has decreased the level of tension in his everyday life, as well as in his performance and voice. In addition to their work together [...]

Kristof trains cast of “Underworld: Blood Wars” in vampire and werewolf movement

By |2018-03-18T07:56:14+00:00October 15th, 2015|Animal Studies, Animal Studies (featured), Director & Cast Collaboration, Director & Cast Collaboration (featured), News, TV & Film|

In collaboration with director Anna Foerster, Kristof Konrad acted as Movement Choreographer and trained the actors, stunt players, and extras in animal movement techniques for Underworld: Blood Wars. Kristof also arrived in Prague two [...]

Justin Chatwin uses animal studies to embody Ajax the cat in “Unleashed”

By |2018-03-18T08:38:46+00:00January 2nd, 2015|Animal Studies, Animal Studies (featured), Private Coaching, TV & Film|

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

Student Update: Gavin Robins receives rave reviews for “King Kong, Live on Stage”

By |2018-03-18T08:40:15+00:00June 30th, 2013|Animal Studies, Student Updates, Theatre|

King Kong, Live on Stage opened last June in Melbourne to understandably mixed reviews because of its history and it's still a work in progress. Gavin Robins as the Aerial/Circus Director, Peter Wilson as Puppetry Director, [...]

Ang Lee invites Jean-Louis to consult on tiger movement for “Life of Pi”

By |2018-03-18T08:40:30+00:00November 1st, 2012|Animal Studies, Animal Studies (featured), Director & Cast Collaboration, TV & Film|

Suraj Sharma as Pi moving as a tiger in "Life of Pi"Courtesy: 20th Century Fox In 2010, Jean-Louis Rodrigue was invited by Ang Lee to consult on tiger movement and behavior, and to [...]

Aussie Movement Director Gavin Robins works with Jean-Louis for “King Kong”

By |2017-12-17T11:04:31+00:00September 10th, 2012|Animal Studies, Animal Studies (featured), Theatre|

Gavin Robins Gavin Robins, Australian movement director and choreographer, studied with Jean-Louis Rodrigue as part of a fellowship grant awarded to him by The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust of Australia. This research fellowship [...]

Jean-Louis works closely with director Simon Wells & cast of “The Time Machine”

By |2018-01-02T11:47:11+00:00December 7th, 2002|Animal Studies, Director & Cast Collaboration, TV & Film|

Working closely with director Simon Wells and the Stan Winston Studio, Jean-Louis Rodrigue collaborated in creating the threatening movements of the Hunter and Spy Morlocks for Dreamworks’ feature film, The Time Machine. The heavy and elaborate creature [...]

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