Summer Intensive Training For Adult Actors
Spark your desire to study authentic acting for adults (18 years of age and over) with our Summer Intensive in Meisner Technique, Movement, and Voice & Speech. This summer acting program will help actors of all levels grow and connect with the actor they have always longed to become. Over the course of six weeks, Summer Intensive acting students will begin to develop core acting skills rooted in the Meisner Technique, Sanford Meisner‘s traditional sequence of improvisational exercises and basic scene work.
Summer Intensive students begin by learning how to listen deeply, respond truthfully, and express authentic emotional life under rich imaginary circumstances.
The Best Summer Acting Program in N.Y.C.
When Terry Knickerbocker started acting, directing, and coaching over thirty years ago, he knew that he wanted to teach his students the ways of Sanford Meisner through a variety of acting, voice, and movement classes.
Over the years, Terry has helped coach and prepare actors for their career-defining roles in TV and film thanks to Meisner’s acting techniques. With our six-week-long Summer Intensive, you can learn from the best and receive the same coaching that helped launch the careers of Emmy Rossum, Sam Rockwell, Boyd Holbrooke and more.
Our studio is conveniently located in the heart of Brooklyn and this summer acting program will send you on your way to acquiring you the career-advancing skills that the entertainment industry is looking for in today’s actors. Join the best summer acting program in N.Y.C. today!
Goals of our Summer Intensive
At Terry Knickerbocker Studio, we will teach you how to get out of your head, tap into your emotions, and follow your instincts through the Meisner acting technique. During our six-week-long intensive, you will learn to access a range of emotions, discover how to develop a rich connection to imaginary circumstances and scene work, and explore yourself as an acting instrument.
Studying with Terry has helped actors across TV, film, and the stage find success and discover their own personal creativity, due to his expertise and emphasis on the importance of excellence and mastery of Sanford Meisner’s teachings.
STUDENT SHOULD FOCUS ON ANSWERING THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS DURING THE INTENSIVE:
- Am I mindfully present in rehearsal?
- How are the actors acting around me in this scene?
- Do I care too much about what others think of my performance?
- Am I holding back when I should be more spontaneous?
- Am I forcing this emotion or am I acting in the moment?
Who Should Apply To The Terry Knickerbocker Summer Intensive?
At Terry Knickerbocker Studio we seek adult acting students who are committed to becoming the best actor they can be. Our ideal summer student is willing to explore our Meisner acting course methodology, develop new skills, and exceed their goals of personal and artistic integrity.
Enrolling in our unique Summer Intensive is the best way to grow your range as an actor while sampling the Terry Knickerbocker Studio curriculum and the Two Year Professional Acting Conservatory.
Students are encouraged to enroll in Conservatory Intensive for comprehensive actor training.