Meisner Acting – 1st year

Started on March 8, 2022

Meisner Acting – 1st year

JUST ADDED – 2 Weeks FREE – The Actor Imagination

Class Description

Based on the principles of Sanford Meisner, the work involves a series of progressive exercises that build upon one another – the successful understanding and application of each essential to the success of the next and so on.  The first layers of exercises (repetition, activities, the door) will focus on the importance of learning how to listen fully and to respond truthfully within an imaginary circumstance.

In this class you will be challenged to
Work More – Go Deeper – Learn More – Move Further – Experience More

This initial stage lays the groundwork essential to a clear and full understanding of emotional preparation, relationships, and objectives.  The goal is to achieve a strong foundation by discarding protective walls and emerging a freer, more open and honest person with an acting instrument ready to build a character and craft a role.

This is a full 32 week course divided into two 16-week semesters.  We have added a bonus 2 weeks(4 classes) at the beginning of the first semester for exploration into the imagination and creativity of the Actor.

Prerequisite: Interview and possible audition is required before acceptance into this class or if you are a new actor to the Studio.

About the Instructor
John DeSotelle

3-3 1/2  hours each class / twice per week
Outside rehearsal and practice is expected and in addition to class time.

Days of Week
Tuesdays and Thursdays (Next Session – starts March 8)

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