Conservatory Presents: Introduction to the Meisner Technique with Jim Jarrett

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Conservatory Presents: Introduction to the Meisner Technique with Jim Jarrett
Start: 09/10/2016 - 5:00pm
End: 09/10/2016 - 8:00pm

Jim Jarrett, the last teaching protégé of Sanford Meisner, will be presenting a three-hour workshop in which you will experience and understand the value of the Meisner Technique. Probe into why Sanford Meisner created the technique and how it has evolved. This will be a very interactive workshop.

When: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 10

Where: The Meisner Technique Studio, The Presidio
39 Mesa Street, Studio A,
San Francisco, CA 94129

Entrance: If you're standing on Mesa Street, facing the building, you will see a staircase toward the middle of the building that leads downstairs into the basement. This is the entrance to the studio. Please click here for directions.

The Presidio charges a small fee for parking every day until 6 p.m. There is a parking "meter" located in the parking lot next to the building, where you can purchase a permit to display on your dashboard if you park in that lot or in the lot at the side (south end) of the building. This L-shaped lot is considered Zone 5.  If you choose to park on Mesa Street in front of the building, this is considered Zone 6 and you will need to buy a parking permit at one of the "meters" located on the street. There are no meters on Mesa Street, so you would need to buy a permit at one of the meters on Funston Avenue (parallel to Mesa Street). Please do not park in the diagonal spaces directly in front of the building. Click here for a map and further details.
Class Size: 30 participants

Cost: Free
RSVP: Please RSVP by email to Vicki Balich at Please include your name, phone number and member number.

Participants will be randomly selected from those who respond, with preference being given to those who have not attended Conservatory events in the past year.

As a courtesy to members on the waiting list, if you have reserved a space in this workshop and cannot attend, please cancel your reservation by Wednesday, Sept. 7. Failure to do so may result in the inability to attend future workshops.

If you arrive late, it is up to the discretion of the teacher as to whether or not you will be admitted.

About Jim Jarrett
Jim Jarrett is an award winning actor, writer, producer, director an acting teacher.  Jarrett is the last teaching protégé of legendary acting teacher, Sanford Meisner. He spent six years with the master teacher both as an actor and teacher-in-training. And now a quarter century later Jarrett is considered one of the most respected teacher of The Meisner Technique in the world with teaching centers in San Francisco, CA, Sun Valley, Idaho and the Big Island of Hawaii. His flagship school is located in the heart of the Presidio in San Francisco.

This workshop is only open to paid-up SAG-AFTRA members in good standing — no guests are allowed. Parents/guardians of performers under 18 years old are welcome. SAG-AFTRA members, please bring your membership card (paid through Oct. 31, 2016) for admittance. This workshop is not intended to imply an endorsement of any individual or company by SAG-AFTRA. The information provided through the workshop is given for informational purposes and may not be a suitable substitute for the advice of other industry professionals. You should always use good judgment in these matters and should not act or refrain from acting based solely on information provided through the workshop.