Sanford Meisner was a fixture at the Neighborhood Playhouse for 50 years. Here I explain what his technique is all about and reveal if the ‘Meisner Technique’ is still effective in modern acting. Most importantly: Is it right for you?
What can you learn from a statue? We can all agree that whoever is holding one this Sunday at the Academy Awards was someone who had the dedication, self-discipline and resolve required to perform at their very best. There isn’t any ‘Secret’ to this level of success. It rests in one commonly overlooked principle that when adapted to a specific goal or craft, will almost surely guarantee a successful outcome.