Meisner Teacher Training
Why Get Meisner Teacher Training
The benefits of Meisner Teacher Training
LEARN A SOLID APPROACH TO TRAINING ACTORS In his sixty years of teaching, Sanford Meisner followed principles and developed exercises that led to the most effective, simple and direct approach to actor training. The goal of the Meisner Institute is to help acting teachers learn and apply the principles that Meisner followed.
ACHIEVE GREATER LEVELS OF MEISNER TEACHING EXPERTISE The institute supports your continued training through your teaching career. Participation in this training program allows you to use the Meisner name in your own work.
LEVERAGE THE EXPERIENCE OF OTHER MEISNER TEACHERS The institute provides workshops and conferences where teachers can share their own best practices and learn the latest innovations from other Meisner teachers.
USE THE INSTITUTE AS YOUR MARKETING PLATFORM The institute helps you spread the word in your community about your classes. You are allowed in all your work and marketing to use the Meisner name.
Below are the steps to start your training.
Join Institute & Apply for Admission to Training Program
You must join the Meisner Institute and apply and be accepted for training..
Earn Teacher-in-Training status - TNT
Attend a Meisner Institute Teacher Training workshop and earn a teacher-in-training status. This allows you to use the Meisner name when you teach.
Become a Meisner Teacher MT
To become a MT you must:
1) Earn Teacher-in-Training status - TNT.
2) Complete one year of Meisner teaching or apprentice for one year with a Meisner Teacher.
3) Successfully pass a competency test at a Meisner Institute Teacher Workshop.
Become a Meisner Advanced Teacher MAT
To become a MAT you must:
1) Earn Meisner Teacher status MT.
2) Complete two years of Meisner teaching.
3) Successfully pass a competency test at a Meisner Institute Teacher Workshop
Have Questions about Meisner Teacher Training?
CONTACT US if You Have More Questions about the Training Process
Our goal is to train teachers who will continue to find innovative ways to teach actors while following the basic principles developed by Sanford Meisner. We try to be flexible in our approach to teacher training while maintaining the rigorous training required to become capable of teaching the difficult craft of acting. We welcome questions about the teacher training process.