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This is a 3 hour introduction to the Meisner Technique with internationally renowned acting coach Steven Ditmyer, alumnus of Sanford Meisner

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R. Actor Vale 16B 16B Rua Actor Vale 1900-025 Lisboa Portugal

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3 Hour Meisner Free Taster

with Steven Ditmyer

Sunday, November 27, 5pm - 8pm

at Rua Actor Vale 16B, 1900 - 025, Lisboa

Please arrive between 4:30pm and 5:00pm

(There will be a short reception following the Taster)


This 3 hour Taster offers an introduction to the Meisner Technique, one of the leading and most complete acting techniques in the Western world, and is suitable for actors, directors, writers and artists of all kinds.

A great way to learn about the Meisner Technique from acting coach Steven Ditmyer, who studied with Sanford Meisner himself, and to get a feel for how Steven teaches.

This is an adult acting class for 18 years and older

The event will be in English.

*Registration required*


We are also offering a full

5-day Meisner Workshop 1 (Foundation of Meisner Technique)

November 29 - Dec 3, 2022 (Tuesday to Saturday)

Tuesday to Friday 5:30-9pm and Saturday 12-3:30pm.

Venue: Rua Actor Vale 16B, 1900 - 025, Lisboa

**Strictly Limited Places: Maximum 12 Participants**

Bookings on a first come first serve basis.

This is an adult acting class for 18 years and older

Suitbale for those with or without previous Meisner training

For booking and further information please contact:

Organizers Tawny Fontana & Monika Valkunaite



Words from Steven -

"The Meisner Technique was developed by Sanford Meisner at The Neighborhood Playhouse in New York City, where he taught for more than 50 years, and where I had the privilege of being one of his students 32 years ago.

In his work at the Playhouse, Meisner trained many of our most distinguished actors and directors, including Robert Duvall, Sydney Pollack, Tony Randall, Christopher Lloyd, James Caan, Diane Keaton, Joanne Woodward, Steve McQueen, Jeff Goldblum, Sandra Bullock, Allison Janney and many more.

The technique is based on truth. Meisner said, 'Acting is the ability to live truthfully under given imaginary circumstances.' There are many acting techniques, and the ones that are valid will help you arrive at the one ultimate truth, your truth.

The work we will do together will lead you to acting with a deep personal meaning, a wonderful simplicity and to a level of working where technique disappears and what remains, is you in your acting.

I can’t wait for you to discover this work!"

Steven Ditmyer

STEVEN DITMYER is an internationally renowned director and acting coach from New York City who has worked with many great artists including Al Pacino, Tony Randall, Rosemary Harris, Alec Baldwin and Arthur Miller among others. He graduated as an actor and later as an acting teacher from The Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre in New York City. His teacher was the one and only Sanford Meisner. Since then, Steven founded MEISNER INTERNATIONAL and has been sharing his knowledge in many different cities around the world including New York, Atlanta,Amsterdam, London, Paris, Berlin, Vienna, Rome, Vilnius, Warsaw, Helsinki, Tallinn, Rio De Janeiro, Bogota and more. This will be Steven's 2nd time to Lisbon! He is looking forward to returning often and continuing the Meisner work here.

You can read more about Steven and the Meisner Technique at -

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LISBOA - MEISNER FREE TASTER with Steven Ditmyer image
LISBOA - MEISNER FREE TASTER with Steven Ditmyer image
LISBOA - MEISNER FREE TASTER with Steven Ditmyer image