MEISNER LEVEL 1: FOUNDATION FOR ACTING Mondays from 7:00pm to 10:00pm In this 8 week class, you will learn the basic foundation for powerful, organic acting. As you gradually begin to trust in your unique and creative emotional instincts, you will learn how to listen and respond "truthfully under imaginary circumstances." This class will help guide you toward a successful career as an actor.
MEISNER LEVEL 2: STAGE PERFORMANCE Sundays from 7:00pm to 10:00pm PREREQUISITE: Must complete Meisner Foundation Class. In this 8 week class, you will continue to learn the techniques that are vital to truthful acting. You will apply the Meisner technique to challenging scenes and learn to work collaboratively with other actors and directors. This class showcases final scenes in front of a live audience, where casting directors, agents, and producers are invited.
MEISNER LEVEL 3: ON-CAMERA PERFORMANCE Tuesdays from 7:00pm to 10:00pm PREREQUISITE: Must complete Level 1 & 2. This 8 week class is devoted to acting on camera. From TV to film, comedy to drama, you will learn the techniques to effectively execute any shot. You will learn how to build a character from the ground up and tell a story with powerful, believable acting. Students have the option to leave this class with a professional demo reel.
MEISNER LEVEL 4: VIDEO PRODUCTION Tuesdays from 7:00pm to 10:00pm PREREQUISITE: Must have completed Levels 1-3. This 10 week class is devoted to producing exciting new films. The artist will learn to produce, direct, write, and perform in films in collaboration with other artists. This class is the ultimate challenge for advanced Meisner artists. Includes special guest speakers, workshops on script development, casting, financing, cinematography and more.
PRESS: "Teaching artist Grant McGowen and the hardest working man in the theatre business conducts courses into the finer points of acting, in this class he centers on the Meisner method... These actors are believable and do a good job of being vulnerable... For those of you that have a bucket list or are seeking a shift in careers, join in the fun and take a course from Pinch 'N' Ouch Theatre." -The Backstage Beat
"Grant McGowen has gotten fine, sharp performances from all his actors, in every play...Pinch 'N' Ouch continues to grow as perhaps Atlanta's finest "Off Broadway" company. We've mentioned in these pages that Mr. McGowen has a gift for attracting talent. " -Atlanta InTown Paper
"McGowen's gutsy actors give naturalistic powerhouse performances... The name, "Pinch 'N' Ouch, honors legendary acting coach Sanford Meisner, who taught that acting had to be absolute truth fully from the heart and soul... That, ultimately, could prove to be the strength of this theater group." -East Atlanta Patch
Pinch 'n' Ouch Theatre (View)
1085 Ponce De Leone Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306