ONLINE Meisner Intensive
This 6-week online course transfers our premier in-person class to the intimate setting of the zoom classroom. This is a rigorous program that meets 3 times a week and requires full commitment from its students. Remaining faithful to our traditional Meisner Technique process students will focus on:
- The ability to really listen and respond
- Shedding defense mechanisms and self-censorship that suppresses truthful behavior
- Developing a unique point of view and an actor’s voice
- Creating the ability to focus and live truthfully in an imaginary moment
- An approach to text that keeps actors connected and emotionally alive
When: Monday/Wednesday/Friday at 2:30pm PST
Start Date: February 2 – March 14
Tuition: $690 for 6 weeks
ACTING FOR BEGINNERS – Class Filled. Look for new class starting in March
Wednesdays at 2pm
Whether you have never taken an acting class before, or need some brushing up on fundamental skill sets, our Acting for Beginners offers valuable exercises and performance experience to develop a strong acting foundation. It gives new actors an understanding of how actors train and the vocabulary that is used in the industry.
It is an overview class that puts what we consider the four major skill sets of actors to work.
- Creative Accessibility
- Truthful Character Development
- Script Reading
- Instrument work
It will also give a small glimpse into the acting industry and some basic business know how.
Come join this fun, supportive but immensely practical acting class.
Proof of VACCINATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL IN PERSON CLASSES.
This class is a fantastic weekly workout for actors with prior training and/or significant professional experience. The class is designed to help actors dig deeply into imagination, character, emotional life, and actor connection, strengthening the essential skills actors must use in interpreting a role and preparing a scene. There is an audition process for admission into this class.
January 2022 1st Year Meisner Program – class filled
Starts January 7, 2022
Class is Filled
The Meisner Technique is widely recognized as one of the most effective acting techniques taught today. it gives actors the building blocks to become emotionally alive actors of depth, imagination, and truth. The great strength of Meisner Training is that it is a clear, step-by-step approach to the craft of acting. It develops complete freedom of expression and confidence in your abilities. The EMAS Meisner Technique is a traditional Meisner program, we follow the syllabus that Sandy Meisner developed & William Esper refined.
Meisner Technique Year 1 Class Schedule:
Tuesday and Fridays 10am – 1pm
Location: Two Roads Theatre: 4348 Tujunga Ave, Studio City
IN PERSON SUMMER MEISNER INTENSIVE
July 7 - August 9
We are returning to in-person instruction with our flagship Summer Meisner Technique Program. This 5-week course meets 3 days a week for 3 hours. Its purpose is to give student actors a full exposure to the philosophies as well as the structure of this demanding yet dynamic process. It develops sensory and emotional skills and introduces actors to the strength of using one’s own uniqueness within performance.
If you are ready to ignite your imagination, reconnect to your emotions, trust your instincts and develop the essential skills of great acting, and work harder than you have ever worked before… This program is for you!