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“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 Industry City, Brooklyn, we continue to discover our students thriving in deeper ways. Terry Knickerbocker Studio champions the truest sense of camaraderie, passion, and commitment to the craft of acting. Check back regularly for all things TK.

Why do actors need movement training?

Apr 10, 2018

I had the same question a decade ago.   I was training and working as an actor in the US and was facing many challenges as an artist, aside from the language barrier as a native Japanese speaker. As a professional dancer, I knew how to move my body in any way I wanted: slow […]

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Who is Terry Knickerbocker to Sam Rockwell?

Mar 11, 2018

Something happened last Sunday night. Something that doesn’t happen for too many of us. Four actors got the recognition of a lifetime and were awarded an Oscar. For their artistic contribution. For a piece of work that meant something to many. For telling a story that touched us.   Something else happened that night. Something […]

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Art, Eve Ensler, Rebecca Anderson, and #Metoo

Feb 06, 2018

Contributed with thoughtfulness by Studio Manager Kristan Brown and contributing writer Kevin Randazzo The Vagina Monologues Turn 20 this Year   It seems poetic that Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues turns twenty this year. The #metoo era has brought around a reckoning that is embarrassingly overdue and has called out a nation grappling with splintered realities. […]

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