Workshop: Meisner Technique with Stephanie Jones (July 22 & 23)

Beginner & Advanced Workshops for Actors


When: Saturday, July 22 & Sunday, July 23, 2017
Where: MainLine Theatre (3997 Boul. Saint-Laurent, Montreal, H2W 1Y4)

Beginner – Intermediate – 10 am – 1 pm (Sat. & Sun.)

Miss Jones will introduce the principals of the Repetition Exercise and the Independent Activity. This course is for actors within the first 5 years of practice, and new to the technique. Two 3 hour sessions focused on freeing the actors of self-conscious behaviour, and heightening their actors concentration. Maximum 12 actors per class.

Cost – $125.00 (CAEA discount available)

Advanced – 2 pm – 5 pm (Sat. & Sun.)

Actors with a dedicated practice over 5 years, aiming for moment to moment exchange in their work, and/or experienced in the technique are welcome to apply. Actors will warm up with the repetition exercise and complete a self-created Independent Activity, and the Knock at the Door with an exercise partner. Maximum 12 actors per class

Cost – $125.00 (CAEA discount available)

Auditors welcome – $25.00 per day

Both Beginner and Advanced sessions include a preparatory skype session with Ms. Jones on request. To register please email


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About Stephanie Jones

Stephanie Jones splits her time between the Niagara Region of Canada, Toronto and New York. She is an actor, playwright, and theatre educator. She is the founding Artistic Director of The Essential Collective Theatre (Artistic Director Emeritus, ECT): a Niagara based theatre company committed to the creation and production of new Canadian work.  In Toronto, Stephanie studied improvisation (Alan Guttman) and Scene study (Baumander, Reiss, and Uta Hagen) before her introduction to the Meisner Technique through Jacqueline McClintock.   Stephanie established the Niagara Region’s only Meisner training program for emerging actors. In 2010, she was presented with the YWCA’s Women of Distinction award and received the 2014 St. Catharines Established Artist Award. Currently she is a first year acting instructor at The Neighborhood Playhouse School of Theater. Ms. Jones will be teaching acting Meisner Technique at the Canadian Film Centre this August (2017).

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