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Following In The Footsteps Of Anna & Kiesha

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Acting is supposed to be fun but if you are young and serious about your desire to become an actor, how many times do you have to play Zoom, Pop, Whizz? Does Dakota Fanning fall back into the arms of her co-stars in 'Trust Game' exercises before she breaks out another stunning film performance?

If you are passionate, dedicated and creative but still have some growing to do, where do you go for proper training? In whose hands do you fall back on if you want to learn how to really act and not just crawl around on the floor as your favourite animal?

The Wellington Actors Studio has now, after eight years of teaching adult actors, adapted the intensive and popular Meisner Technique for young actors who are serious about training but are still developing their understanding of themselves and how to use that self-knowledge in performance.

Sanford Meisner's Acting Technique, originating at The Neighborhood Playhouse School of Theatre in New York, promotes individuality and confidence while giving students practical and effective tools to build character and performance. The technique, known in the USA as the acting methodology that works, is practical, effective and while it is used in theatre, it is particularly ideal and impressive when working in film or television.

The new Meisner 4 Teens Acting Programme focuses on the improvisational and instinctive exercises from the technique in the search for emotional truth and realistic behaviour initially in exercises and then working with scripts.

New Zealand has produced some of the world's most outstanding young performers. Now, Wellington's young hopefuls can invest in training that gives them the head start to follow in Anna Paquin and Keisha Castle-Hughes' footsteps.

For more information see or contact The Studio directly on (04) 381 0229

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