Acting Essentials

Taught by Alexandra Bates

All levels of adults ages 18 and over.

During this 6-week class, you will learn about the Meisner Method which is a highly engaging way to develop your stage presence, expand your acting skills, and gain self-awareness and confidence.

Alexandra bases her teaching on the Meisner Method which has been utilized for decades by top actors in film and theatre. She studied under former LA Casting Director Laurel Vouvray, a first-hand student with Sanford Meisner. The method utilizes movement and scene exercises that build on themselves to bring forth truthful acting and the authentic emotion of their character. The class will be fun and full of feeling and breakthroughs. If you are ready to heighten your craft or explore and develop yourself, this is the class for you.

You will benefit from personal attention and earn a certificate of completion.

Day: Saturdays
Date: October 19 – November 23, 2019
Time: 12:00 – 2:00 pm
Class Size: Maximum 15 Participants for Each Session
Tuition: $200
*Add $5.00 for online registration

Note: Wear comfortable clothing/shoes, bring water and towel

Alexandra is also available for private acting lessons for both adults and children.  Please inquire by completing the contact form below.

Alexandra Bates Acting Teacher The Marco Players

Alexandra Bates

Actor, Writer, Singer & Director

Alexandra brings to The Marco Players an extensive theater background and experience as a writer, singer, director, and an actor. With over 15 years’ experience in theater, she has most recently worked professionally in film, television and commercials.

Alexandra has received the highest level of recognition for her work from the Screen Actors Guild including her work on the National V8 commercials. She was selected as a finalist by Young Performer’s Studio for an intensive training where she received multiple offers by LA agents.

She studied under former LA casting director and acting coach Laurel Vouvray who studied directly under Sanford Meisner, the developer of the Meisner Technique.

Her favorite roles included Roxie Hart in Chicago, Annette in God of Carnage and Lotty Wilton in Enchanted April.

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