TKActing Blog

“With your fellow actors and the audience, you’re trying to make a little better sense of the funny, scary, bewildering, business of being alive.”

– Terry Knickerbocker

The TKActing Blog is updated regularly to showcase acting news, all things Meisner Technique, film acting, theatre acting, audition tools, and inspiring advice for actors. Since starting our acting school in NYC, we are discovering our students are thriving in a deeper way. The truest sense of camaraderie, passion, and commitment to their craft of acting is inspiring to say the least.

Why Every Actor Should Study Shakespeare

Feb 20, 2017

Joseph Siravo (pictured) teaches the Shakespeare Workshop at the Terry Knickerbocker Studio and taught at the NYU Graduate Acting Program for ten years. He now hosts his own workshop Shakespeare & Beyond. He has played roles ranging from ‘Fred Goldman’ on The People v. OJ Simpson to ‘Johnny-Boy Soprano’ on HBO’s legendary The Sopranos. Mr. Siravo […]

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The Actor’s Rehearsal — Learning to Do The Work

Dec 20, 2016

Pictured: Kendrick working on a scene rehearsal with #TKActors. Carolyn McCandlish and Kendrick Merdani have studied Meisner technique with Terry Knickerbocker and are now instructors under Sanford Meisner’s lineage of teaching at the Terry Knickerbocker Studio. Carolyn is currently teaching an Introduction to Meisner Class and Kendrick works with students one on one.

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Terry’s Picks: Podcasts To Jumpstart the Fall

Sep 21, 2016

Actors are getting into gear with Fall classes just beginning at the Terry Knickerbocker Studio! There is nothing like an inspirational podcast to welcome the new season, and feed the creative mind on the journey to excellence. Here are some studio picks that will ignite, inspire, and educate any actor. On Being – with Krista Tippett […]

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