Meisner Acting Technique

As legendary acting teacher Sandy Meisner said, “An ounce of behavior is worth a pound of words.” Behavior is the key ingredient in acting for film, television, and emerging media. Let our faculty introduce you to exercises and concepts that encourage deeper levels of listening and of self-expression.


    Sara Leone

    Sara is a Senior Admissions Advisor and Academic Liaison with The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts. Sara has worked as an actor, educator, devisor, director, and designer and has her MA in Educational Theatre for Colleges and Communities from NYU Steinhardt and a BFA in Theatre Performance from Kean University. Sara has performed with Disney Cruise Line, in Daniel Tiger LIVE!, and in various TV shows and short films. She is also certified in Unarmed and Single Sword Stage Combat through the Society of American Fight Directors and has studied mask & puppetry, physical theatre, and Theatre of the Oppressed in Puerto Rico.