Multimedia Play Sanford Meisner's Acting Class
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The last date listed for Sanford Meisner's Acting Class was Saturday November 2, 2002 / 8:00pm.
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This semi-formal event, the first-ever fundraiser for the Mysterium Theater, promises a full evening of top-flight entertainment. First up at A Winter's Eve is a wine and appetizer reception, where you can browse and bid on silent auction items. That's followed by a seated dinner, set to include Cornish game hen, an orzo and vegetable combo, salad, dessert and hot cider, or wassail. Then you'll be treated to a musical revue featuring hits from the Great American Songbook by the Gershwins, Cole Porter and Irving Berlin, performed by a cast of 24 of Mysterium's finest actor-singers. As a capper to this festive evening, take advantage of the quick ballroom and swing lesson, so you can dance the rest of the night away to big-band music. Learn More
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The History of Sanford Meisner's Acting Class is a remarkable, unforgettable theatrical experience. Once the audience enters the theater, they're no longer audience members--they are students in the same acting class attended by Joanne Woodward, Robert Duvall, Gregory Peck, Mary Steenburgen, Grace Kelly, Eli Wallach, Steve McQueen, Geraldine Page, Sydney Pollack, Mark Rydell and other famous actors whose lives were forever changed by Sanford Meisner.
One of the most unique aspects of the production are the six sections where video, projected via rear-screen, dissolves up through black scrim of "students" doing scene work. These segments are from actual teaching exchanges between Sanford Meisner and his students, which have been restaged using Meisner-trained actors, then shot and edited in such a way that the classroom seems to come to life.