Upcoming Workshops & Intensives


MEISNER SCENE STUDY INTENSIVE

In this class students will be partnered and given a short scene from a play. Throughout the intensive we will approach each scene by breaking down, discover and dig in with the principle of the Meisner Technique. Students will explore the art of Sanford Meisner‘s emotional preparation tools to discover how to approach the specific scene of your character’s journey within the play. This course will give you a solid foundation to use when applying the Meisner technique to your scene work.
*Pre-requisite Essential Meisner

Tuesday May 21 – Friday May 24
1 – 4:30 PM
Cost: $300 + GST
Instructor: Stacie Harrison


ADVANCED MEISNER INTENSIVE (FILMED)

This course will have you digging into a character while applying the principles of the Meisner technique. Students will explore the art of Sanford Meisner‘s emotional preparation tools to discover how to approach the journey of the character throughout the stages of a screenplay. Over the course students will delve into six scenes from a single screenplay selected by instructor Stacie Harrison. Each scene is expected to be fully prepared and ready to work. Focus will be given to the application of the technique to the actor’s work in their preparation outside and inside of the class.
*Registration by Instructor approval

Tuesday May 21 – Friday May 24
6:30 – 10 PM
Cost: $300 + GST
Instructor: Stacie Harrison


STANDARD AMERICAN ACCENT WORKSHOP

David specializes in General American Dialect for Canadian actors. As part of this special 5-hour workshop on standard American dialect and pronunciation, David will provide actors with a lecture on modern, non-regional, informal, relaxed and conversational American speech, accompanied by comprehensive notes and list of over 85 words, phrases and sounds including sound files for take-home use. Actors will practice what they’ve learned with film & tv scripts.

Saturday June 1 – Sunday June 2
10 AM – 1 PM / 12 – 2 PM
Cost: $150 + GST
Instructor: David LeReaney