The Ottawa School of Theatre offers a Workshop intensive:
Meisner Technique Workshop Ages 18+
Taught by Toronto Actor Chadwick Allen
When: April 26-28, 2019
Cost: $200/student or $150 for OST Students or Equity/Actra members.
Chadwick Allen, based in Toronto, has been a professional Artist acting, producing, directing and writing for a little under 20 years. He has an arts degree from the University of Ottawa as well as Second City, Armstrong Acting Studios and Fraser Studios. He teaches the Meisner Technique at Fraser Studios. Chad is an actor and writer, known for Rookie Blue (2010), Murdoch Mysteries(2008), Damien (2016) and The Expanse(2019).
Friday, April 26; 7:30-9:00pm
· Brief History of The Group Theatre and Meisner
· Intro to Meisner's Theories on Acting and Repetition
· A few exercises demonstrating the need for the technique
· Repetition (everyone repeats once, hopefully twice)
Saturday, April 27; 2:00-6:00pm
Sunday, April 28; 12:00-4:00pm (Start/finish are flexible)
· Review of repetition and theories (everyone repeats once)
Start adding layers onto the repetition. Personalize/Truth/point of view