Whether you're a beginner or an experienced actor, you're going to be challenged by the level of professionalism you'll receive and the standards you'll be required to meet while working in this program. One thing that Wendy is known for is teaching a class that levels the playing field for everyone involved. If you're a seasoned actor, you're going to realize how much better you can be.  If you're a newcomer, you'll be surprised at how far Wendy can take you in just a few months of training.  What all of our students agree on is that Wendy's mastery is in knowing exactly where she can strengthen your specific skills and bring out parts of your talent that you didn't know existed.

Meisner Acting Technique Program - study in person or online

Part-time students at the Ward Acting Studio attend class twice a week, most frequently in either a Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday combination.  (Online students have additional scheduling options.) Most of our students expect to train with us for a year, during which they will complete traditional Meisner Acting Training and participate in a robust audition class that tests their new skills under the rigors of different audition situations.  Some of our students elect to continue after their graduation from the Meisner program in order to participate in performance workshops and advanced text classes. Others begin working on their show reel with Wendy and some even choose to work out in the Tech II level again and again as a way of continually improving their game.

New actors to the Studio do not have to commit to a full year, as tuition is paid monthly at the rate of $365/month.  Students also have the option of paying $420/month, which allows our most ambitious students to attend class as many nights a week as they choose.  Specific details around cost and scheduling will be discussed at your interview appointment.

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If you can't commit to our Studio schedule, read about ONLINE ACTING CLASSES and other training options.

You say you've already done Meisner?

Wendy has taught the Meisner Approach for over 25 years, and she’s a true master.  Actors who come to her from other programs consistently report that her training is more specific, more demanding, and more profound than their previous experience.  

Whether you're learning Meisner for the first time or have taken classes in the technique before, you're going to confront significant new challenges and find yourself becoming much more competent, confident, competitive, and cooler under pressure.