Vancouver Method-Style Acting Classes
Meisner Technique and Stanislavski System

Acting Program

Actorium Intro, Foundations, Scene Study, Role Immersion

Additional Programs

Acting for 40+ , Supernaturally Shy Acting Program

Core Students

In-depth on Actorium Training

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Instructors, FAQ, Testimonials

Embracing the Flaws

As an acting teacher, a big part of my job is encouraging actors to embrace the flaws of the character. That process usually follows a series of steps. 1. finding the flaws 2. relating to the flaws 3. portraying the flaws   The third step often being the most...

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Becoming an Agile Learner

Working in a creative environment our most precious commodity is our agility. Nothing stops development like rigidity. We work to identify and protect the quality of agility. And our rigidity, ever so slowly, disappears.     The five pillars of an Agile Learner:   1....

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Communion

Stanilsavski uses the word Communion: "an intimate fellowship or rapport." When the audience reacts with laughter or tears, actors respond to that feedback. That is natural and is a part of the dynamics of acting. It is the audience/performer relationship. When...

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Talent comes from Instinct

When we begin the work in Foundations, which asks us to open up to the expression of truthful feelings, many of us encounter a habitual response: an automatic redirection of our emotions. When a truthful feeling comes up, we don't naturally express it: we redirect it,...

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Try

Trying is like a muscle that can be developed through use in difficult situations. “Try this ice cream” will not not improve your ability to take on new things in the same way as trying something that you’re unfamiliar with, something you fear or dislike. But, you can actually build the muscle of ‘try’.

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