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Vulnerability In Acting
15 Jul

Vulnerability In Acting

Charlie Sandlan
15-07-2015
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For any serious actor, indeed for any true artist, craft and technique are imperative. An actor needs to master her instrument and make fundamentals second nature. Beyond this, however, is the importance of vulnerability in the actor’s process. I don’t believe enough emphasis is put on its necessity. Brenee Brown, the social scientist, has spoken […]
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Here’s How Actors Can Create Engaging Characters With Meisner Acting

Physical expression, when mastered, has given us the likes of Jim Carrey, John Wayne and Jodie Foster. These are just a few of the actors that have an ability to develop a strong and unique physical aspects to their characters. Actors who know how to move and express themselves physically in many different ways to […]
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Acting in Faith with Meisner Acting
06 Apr

The Meisner acting technique calls for a great deal of faith on many levels. First, actors must have faith in the technique. Full mastery requires years of effort. One must acquire a complete library of imagined feelings and experiences of many different kinds of characters. Also, the actor must have faith in his fellow actors, […]
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Meisner Acting: The Art of Emotional Preparation

Meisner Acting: The Art of Emotional Preparation The Meisner acting technique is a many layered approach that relies heavily on a practice known as emotional preparation. This practice has many objectives but the main goal is to eliminate the dialogue as a “crutch” and begin the process of being in tune with and relying on […]
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Meisner Technique – Maggie Flanigan Studio
04 Jan

– Maggie Flanigan Studio Sanford Meisner was one of the founding members of the Group Theatre in New York City along with Lee Strasberg and Stella Adler. Much like the technique developed by famed Russian actor and director Konstantin Stanislavski, where the Miesner technique has its roots, the Meisner method is a systematic approach to […]
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