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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts | Evaluated Learning Experience

Introduction to Meisner Technique (ACT102)

42 hours (7 weeks).
The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, 39 West 19th Street, New York, NY.
September 1994 - June 2001.
Learner Outcomes: 
Gain awareness of the principles of the Meisner technique of acting; develop good acting foundation: acting believably in imaginary circumstances, living in the moment, exploring relationships and heightening listening skills.
This course introduces the Meisner technique of acting through repetition exercises and improvisation with application to scene work.
Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category or in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 2 semester hours in Theatre, Drama, Communications, or Radio and Television (11/97). NOTE: This course and Meisner Technique I (THE100) overlap in content. If both courses are successfully completed, credit is recommended for only one course.