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What is the Meisner Technique? A Conversation with Jessica Houde Morris

What is the Meisner Technique for acting? You may have heard of it before. Maybe you’ve seen famous actors talk about it. Or maybe you watched a weird acting exercise called Repetition one time and you’re wondering where the heck that came from. In this video, I interview my very first acting teacher who taught me the Meisner Technique over twelve years ago.

In the interview, we talk about what the Meisner technique is, why it’s important for actors to study a technique, and what is that weird Repetition exercise all about. Jessica also talks about some online classes that her school is currently offering available to anyone around the world with an internet...

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Los Angeles, New York, or Atlanta? A Conversation with Drama Inc

I’m really excited about today’s video because I recently interviewed four of my acting teachers here in Atlanta. The four founding partners of Drama Inc, Jason MacDonald, Catherine Dyer, Scott Poythress, and Claire Bronson.

Combined they have over 100 years of industry experience and over 220 IMDb credits. I’ve taken classes with all four of them, I’ve learned a lot from all four of them, and I think you’re going to get a lot out of our conversation because they’ve lived and worked in Los Angeles, New York, and Atlanta. So they can really speak to the differences in all three markets.

During the interview we talk about how they got to where they are,...

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