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Kamae (構エ)

A posture viewed as a fundamental of acting alongside the basic Hakobi step. It is important for actors to maintain a stable posture at all times, with no unnecessary movement. Most actors use a position with a forward rotation and elbows jutting, while some may offer a more stable appearance when leaning slightly backward. Actors find their most comfortable kamae through repetition during their training. Meanwhile, the posture of the musicians during a performance is also called kamae.

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