In his 60 years of teaching, Sanford Meisner developed a step-by-step approach to train actors - simple, direct & effective. Thirty-seven of his actors were nominated for Oscars. The Meisner Institute is dedicated to following in his tradition. Our goal is to provide the best training for actors and acting teachers and continue Sandy's 60 year exploration of the best way to teach acting. Get involved and help us bring Meisner actor training into the 21st century.
Meisner for Teachers
The Meisner Institute continues Sanford Meisner's teacher training approach through an intensive and progressive program. Learn the benefits of getting Meisner teacher training.
Meisner for Actors
If you are just starting your actor training, the Meisner approach is a perfect way to begin your studies. If you have studied other approaches but still feel like something is lacking in your training, perhaps Meisner is the answer you are looking for.
Sanford "Sandy" Meisner taught acting for over 60 years. He was one of the original members of the legendary Group Theatre. He continually innovated in his classroom as he searched for the most simple, direct and effective way to train each individual actor the difficult craft of acting.