The Magic of Acting

The Magic of Acting

People can be taken away by the experience of acting, truly uplifted. That experience happens when you’ve become completely absorbed in something outside of yourself, so much so that you lose yourself. The beginning of our training and really the base of all of...
Clarifying Goals in Acting

Clarifying Goals in Acting

The training that we do in scene study at Actorium is based on Meisner and Method techniques. The ultimate goal in this training is for the actor is to be living and responding freely in the moment. This is an important factor at every level. I judge an actor’s work...
Foundations broken down

Foundations broken down

For those that have taken Actorium’s Intro and are entering into Foundations: The first weeks in Foundations are spent working on exercises which invite the actor to express themselves, openly and truthfully. How many of us find it easy to be open and honest in...
Acting – without a net

Acting – without a net

For any actor committed to their profession the demand becomes great to take risks, leap out of comfort zones and act without a net. Coming to your edge as an actor can feel pretty exciting but it’s also pretty scary. So why leap? I think it’s healthy to ask this...
Meisner Foundation class goals

Meisner Foundation class goals

One of the most important things an actor can learn in Meisner Foundation is the ability to unite body, mind and action. When you successfully perform the foundation exercises, what you feel, think, and say become one thing. If you watch yourself in your daily life,...