Meisner Acting – Serious Actors Can Create Profound Characters

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Physical expression is extremely important and controlling that and using the physical space around them well is also key to great performances. Physical expression and habits of physical movement is an aspect of acting that Meisner acting in nyc looks to examine and use to create character. Theatre requires a different movement technique than physical expression for film. As an actor you must have studied physical expressions in depth to be able to adjust for new situations and roles.

If you think about it, the world is full of actors who use a certain personality to create their roles, always using similar physical expressions to create characters. Give it some quick thought and a list of 10 or 15 actors who fall into this category will quickly come to mind. An actor can become extremely successful by learning how to create and channel a charismatic personality, by using both internal and external components of the instrument. There are many legendary actors who use physical expression as an art form to literally create a fictional, yet very real person. Think of award winners Meryl Streep, Daniel Day Lewis or Johnny Depp.

The Maggie Flanigan Studio provides acting classes in NYC for serious actors. Find out more about meisner acting nyc at the studio website or read this article about emotional preparation.

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