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Let's End the Specious Argument of Beloved Dead Masters

In particular, let's end the "argument" between Adler and Strasberg.  There is no substance to their false reasoning upon whi...

Saturday, May 20, 2017


I sent the link below to an actor who was going on location to perform a lead role as an example of what I mean when I say we're always doing something, thinking about something, and looking at something, looking at something in particular, an object in our immediate environment even if we're recalling a past event.  I think everyone who studies with me should read this article.

Even though it can takes months before this is practiced well enough that you can do it with ease, every dynamic example of it can help you toward accomplishing it.

Please direct your attention to the experience in the article below as the woman describes her experience and her relatedness to the objects in front of her.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

There Is No Such Thing As A Meisner, Adler, Strasberg or Hagen Technique or Method

The following is a link to a short article I wrote for Backstage last month.  I welcome questions and discussion.  So far, two New York colleagues responded positively.  One teaches Strasberg's exercises, the other, Hagen exercises.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Joyce DiDonato 2016 Master Class at Carnegie Hall (Day 1)

What a pleasure to listen to these classes conducted by Joyce DiDonato.  I hope that all actors who study with me will listen to all of the 2016 classes, if not more.  Please note that Ms. DiDonato addresses result, imagery, need to make my partner see, understand, what I see in my mind's eye, and even though this is about music, about singing notes, the importance of the libretto, of each word.