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In my class, I strive to create an environment where your work can be as full as it possibly can be, as true as it possibly can be, and as free as it possibly can be.
To give you a place where you feel safe to take risks, to challenge yourself, to stretch outside your comfort zone, to unleash your imagination, and to keep your body/voice/mind alive and finely tuned.
There is an atmosphere of trust, support and respect in my class that comes from my students.
I am not interested in having all the answers, in being anyone’s guru. I am interested in exploring the craft of acting through exercise and scene work, in reaching a deeper understanding of what it is to be a human being moving through a particular set of circumstances in life, in getting involved in the process of telling the story as well as we possibly can, from as true a place as we know.
This is an ongoing scene study class, with some exercise work, designed for the working actor. Focus is on relaxation, breath, preparation, script analysis, the world of the playwright, finding your authentic self in the work, connecting to your partner, and living moment-to-moment.
TEACHING BIO – ALEXANDRA NEIL
Alex has taught acting for over twenty years. She has taught classes and workshops at The Freeman Studio, Michael Howard Studios, NYU Tisch, The National Theater Institute, the MFA program at Brooklyn College, the Williams College Summer Theater Lab, Williams College, and Marymount College. She also works as a coach.
Teachers who have influenced her include Ron Van Lieu, Michael Howard, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Chris Bayes, Rob Clare, Patsy Rosenberg, Jane Nichols, Jessica Wolf, Kate Wilson, and Andrew Byrne.
She is a member of the National Alliance of Acting Teachers, and the Actors Center Workshop Company.