LEVEL 1: MEISNER FOUNDATION In this 8 week class, you will learn the 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.
LEVEL 2: STAGE PERFORMANCE Prerequisite: Must complete Meisner Foundation. In this 8 week class you will continue your practice truthful, organic acting and perform in a challenging stage plays. These plays will be showcased at the end of the 8 weeks.
LEVEL 3: ON-CAMERA ACTING Prerequisite: Must complete Meisner Foundation. 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 produced and shot on location outside of class and written by our distinctive screenwriters.
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 and 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)
195 Arizona Ave
Atlanta, GA 30307