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Stanislavsky & Meisner


Bhoomika Rahinj

on 8 October 2012

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Transcript of Stanislavsky & Meisner

The Stanislavsky &
Meisner Technique Meredith, Eliza, Ricardo, Mariana & Bhoomika The Meisner Technique The Stanislavsky Technique Similarities to Stanislavsky Differences from Method Acting Bibliography: "Meant to create realistic portrayals of the character." Attempts to "keep away" from unrealistic performances - Often used in modern plays, films and TV

- Actor must not become the character completely Involves spontaneity While practicing, actors use a monotonous tone so that the line can be embedded in their minds A form of improv Actors are able to let go of any fear or doubt they may have through 'Repetition' The goal: to have a perfect understanding of the character's motivations, obstacles and objectives Pros & Cons Ellis, Jessica, and Bronwyn Harris. "What Is the Stanislavski Method of Acting?" WiseGeek. Conjecture, 01 Aug. 2012. Web. 29 Sept. 2012. <http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-the-stanislavski-method-of-acting.htm>. They learn the lines in monotone so the real emotion can be expressed on stage Epstein, Robert. "About the Meisner Acting Technique." About the Meisner Acting Technique. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Sept. 2012. <http://www.completeactorstraining.com/about.html>. "The Neighborhood Playhouse." The Neighborhood Playhouse. N.p., 2008. Web. 30 Sept. 2012. <http://www.neighborhoodplayhouse.org/meisner.html>.
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