Alicia Mason

Name:
Alicia Mason
What session are you currently in?:
3rd
How did you hear about The Meisner Technique Studio and why did you reach out to study with us?:

I heard about the studio from my agency as well as a teacher I had taken at ACT. Everyone had such lovely things to say about the studio and I wanted to really improve on my craft and knew this was the best place to go.

Describe your greatest fear(s) about either going after this and/or studying at The Meisner Technique Studio.:

My biggest fears were that I wouldn’t cut it. I was scared that I would be horrible and also to put myself out there for such an intense training. Would I succeed? How would this change my life?

Describe your feelings as you walked into then out of your very first day of class at The Meisner Technique Studio.:

Nerves, nerves, nerves! I was so scared, I was second guessing making the decision to take the class and also taking in all my classmates and if I could really do this.

Describe the greatest gifts/benefits this training has so far brought to you personally and professionally.:

The biggest benefit from the training has been that I have become extremely more open and honest in all the relationships in my life. I see the world through a different lens and also am more compassionate. I am more connected and free when I go into castings and not so scared.

Sanford Meisner was _________::

an amazing human and teacher. He created a space and way of life for people to actually feel and be more aware of the world around them and then how to take that awareness and make beautiful art from it.

Is there anything else you’d like to say or share?:

Go with your gut in class and in life, it is always right =)

What is the one area that you as as a student need to improve upon?:

I need to improve more on time management and concentration. Concentration is key as an actor and I am still working on it!

Describe the most valuable thing(s) you’ve learned at The Meisner Technique Studio about going after your acting dreams.:

To go with my gut, doubt does not have a place in my mind. Your gut is always right.

Describe the main obstacles(s) in your work.:

Again concentration. Really really want to work on getting better concentration.

The best advice I can give a beginning student at the Meisner Technique Studio is_________::

To let go, go with your gut and don’t try to be good. Just be free and open.

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