Technique


In-keeping with our philosophy that acting is a muscle, our MEISNER IMMERSION class provides a powerful way for the actor to lay their foundation and advance their skills. Meisner Immersion is a 12 week commitment offered three times during our studio year, check our current schedule to see session dates.


MEISNER 

 

MEISNER IMMERSION – Mondays 6-9pm

12 weeks

This 12-week course is designed for actors looking to intensify their training in the Meisner Technique. Over 3 months, actors will empower their work by applying Word Repetition – the foundation of active listening, instinct, impulse and truthful behaviour as well as Advanced Improv techniques – emotional preparation, task, hidden agenda & disability. In the last month these principles culminate in working with text effectively by using speeches from Edgar Lee Master’s, Spoon River Anthology. Instructor: Christiane Hirt

MEISNER REPETITION – Sundays 6-8pm

6 weeks

This two-hour class is a wonderful accessory to film or scene study class by providing a safe space to work from the truth of yourself. Rather than working from the text, we focus on the activity of Listening: Getting your attention off of yourself and putting it on to the other actor – living presently, truthfully and actively. This is the goal of the actor. Be prepared to sweat a little with some group connection exercises, please wear comfortable clothes!