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Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts | Evaluated Learning Experience

Meisner Technique I (THE127)

Location: 
The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, 39 West 19th Street, New York, NY.
Length: 
96 hours (16 weeks).
Dates: 

April 2007 - December 2013..

Learner Outcomes: 
Apply the principles of the work of Sanford Meisner to act with spontaneous behavior; apply the principles of repetition to imaginary circumstances and use this technique for exploring text.
Instruction: 
Repetition exercises; living truthfully under imaginary circumstances; independent activity; knocking exercise; emotional preparation; application to text; pre-circumstances; cold reading; beginning scene work with specific emphasis on relationships, activity, and preparation.
Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category or in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 4 semester hours in Theatre, Drama, Communications, or Radio and Television (6/08).

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