Monthly Archives: February 2016

LANDING ENDINGS

Tweet “Brooklyn” is a film that illustrates the value of a beautiful ending. But it’s not just the ending of the whole movie that is important. Landing the ending of a scene is an area that acting classes at The … Continue reading

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Sanford Meisner’s Skill with STORY!!

TweetFor 25 years I have conducted an acting exercise adapted from Sanford Meisner’s famous ‘repetition exercise’.  But despite that fact, I have always thought the acting process Meisner pursued was largely a waste of time. So, I set out to … Continue reading

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ACTING TEACHERS BAGGING ACTING TEACHERS

TweetAt various points through his book, “SANFORD MEISNER ON ACTING”, Sandy Meisner snipes at Lee Strasberg and The Actors Studio. They’ve had different points of view about acting process since the Group Theatre days in the 1930’s. Whether Strasberg was … Continue reading

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