What are Meisner and Viewpoints?

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Sanford Meisner’s technique is designed to train you to live truthfully in scene work as yourself under imaginary circumstances.  Viewpoints is a physical technique based on work by Anne Bogart and Tina Landau and gives you the tools to discover how your body can fuel your acting process.

Simply put, at Black Box we use the Meisner Technique and Viewpoints to teach you how to “not act.” By combining these techniques, you will learn to live fully on stage as yourself, to follow physical impulses, and to commit 100% to the given circumstances of a script.