Meisner Technique II: Scene Work
“The instructor is amazing. She provides a safe place and so much knowledge about the work we are doing. She pushes you to do more and reach the next level.”
This course applies the concepts of Meisner Technique I to a variety of scripted scenes. Students will learn how to approach a text, make active choices, and live (engage) truthfully in the imaginary circumstances. Prerequisite: Meisner Technique I, or other Meisner experience and permission of the instructor.
Carol Cadby, a 25+ year Theatre Arts educator, teaches at George Mason University, Signature Theatre, Synetic Theatre and Arlington Public Schools. She earned her B.A. from Grinnell College and M.A.I.S. from George Mason University; studied with Uta Hagen and Herbert Bergof; trained in Viewpoints, Laban Movement, Linklater Voice training and Meisner Acting Technique; and acted professionally. She serves on the Arlington Arts Commission for Arlington County and is an Executive Coach with Ola Consulting. She represented Virginia at the 2010 Southeastern Theatre Conference (her production of Nora's Lost). She received a Wolftrap Scholarship for Performing Arts Teachers (2008-09), the Elizabeth Campbell Award for Excellence in the Arts from the American Association of University Women (2009), twenty-three Virginia Governor School Presidential Citations for Outstanding Educator (1998-2015), two Arts Teacher Recognition Awards from the Educational Theatre Association (2001), and an Outstanding Theatre Program Award from the Educational Theatre Association (2001).