Unique weekly acting classes in Meisner Technique!
Learn the acting technique of the professionals for career development and personal growth.
The classes are a perfect opportunity to challenge yourself and discover your emotional truth. The classes are provided on a drop in basis. Each week we'll work through exercises and tasks designed to progressively get you out of your comfort zone. You can choose to join us as often as you like but attending weekly means quicker progress and the opportunity to meet and connect with other people more consistently.
The classes will be fun, at times exhilarating and at times even deeply affecting.
All welcome, you don't need to have any acting previous experience. In fact the less experience the better!
What is the Meisner Method:
A technique used by professional actors to enable them to give intense, captivating, truthful performance on stage and film.
Who was Sanford Meisner:
A famous method trained actor and teacher who developed his own technique designed to more practically and effectively elicit powerful and truthful performances.
Many of Hollywood's most famous actors have trained in the Meisner Technique. It is regarded in the industry as 'the technique that works'.
Here is a small list of well known and successful Meisner actors, some of which Meisner himself trained:
Sandra Bullock, David Duchovny, Tina Fey, James Franco, Michelle Pfeiffer, Naomi Watts, Tom Cruise, Alec Baldwin, Jim Carey, Christoph Waltz, James Gandolfini, Jon Voight, Dylan McDermott, Eileen Fulton, James Caan, Steve McQueen, Gregory Peck, Eli Wallach, Diane Keaton, Robert Duvall, Lee Grant, Peter Falk, Jeff Goldblum, Grace Kelly, and Sydney Pollack.
Who would benefit from the classes:
1. Actors interested in pursuing professional career in acting.
2. Almost anyone interested in really discovering and challenging themselves.
Visit our website as well for more info: Actors Door Studio
The Classes: Classes at the Actors Door Studio are full on immersive experiences. Each class runs like a 3 hour workshop and is a participatory event.
Be prepared to be challenged!
Meisner is method acting approach to acting. It is designed to be challenging and to put you out of your comfort zone. It is not a 'light' fun and games type of acting technique. (If that is what you after this is not the right class for you!). Visit our site to find out what you can expect from our acting classes.
A little about your instructor: Fay Beck trained in the Meisner Technique in Sydney with teachers who were students of Meisner himself. She graduated top of her class in 2006. Since graduating she taught the craft privately in Sydney before her recent move to London where she has begun to take the course to the next level. She discovered Meisner during her early undergraduate days whilst studying Psychology at the University of Sydney. She has since developed this weekly programme and created the Actors Door Studio to bring Meisner to would-be professional actors as well as to any individual interested in re-connecting with their instinctive self. She is a filmmaker and writer and has a passion for teaching Meisner.
Payments: For convenience I have enabled Paypal payments for this meetup but I can accept payment via other means including cash on the day. If you'd like to pay cash on the day, book and reserve your spot on our website: http://www.londonactingclasses.com/courses/drop-in-acting-classes-london-meisner-foundations/. Select 'cash' at the checkout and ensure you have the correct amount on the day. NOTE: CASH PAYMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO THE SAME 24HR CANCELLATION POLICY AS OTHER PAYMENTS. IF YOU SELECT CASH AND FAIL TO TURN UP AND PAY YOU WILL NEED TO FORWARD PAYMENT OR YOU WILL BE BANNED FROM OUR GROUP.
Please be on time!
Refunds offered if:
Payments you make go to the organizer, not to Meetup. You must make refund requests to the organizer.