Date 20th July 2024
Time 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm (BST), 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm (EDT), 11:00 am - 11:45 am (PDT)
Room Saturday July 20 Virtual Room
Hosted by Jessica Houde, Founder & Head Instructor

Viewers will be able to see the entire technique from start to finish. You will get a taste of what students will experience in class and see if the Meisner Technique is the right fit for you. Advanced Houde students will be demonstrating each stage of the Meisner technique from the beginning first stage of repetition up to the final stage of the technique. The Meisner Technique focuses on living truthfully under imaginary circumstances. Meisner is one of the leading techniques among professional working actors like James Gandolfini, Robert Duval, Jeff Goldblum, Allison Janney, Christoph Waltz, Diane Keaton, Sandra Bullock, Kim Basinger, Anthony Hopkins, Grace Kelly, Jack Nickolson, Gregory Peck, Mary Steenburgen, Jon Voight, Sigourney Weaver, and many more.

Jessica Houde

Jessica Houde-Morris is the founder and head instructor of Houde School of Acting. She has been training and developing actors since 2004. Her students have appeared in Television Shows (Will Trent, Atlanta, A Man in Full, Florida Man, The Haunting of Hill House, The Vampire Diaries, General Hospital, Criminal Minds, Dwight in Shining Armor, and more), Feature Films (The Hold Overs, Black Widow, The Family Plan, Richard Jewel, Insatiable, Tag, Bad Moms, Snatched, Diary of a Wimpy Kid) and Commercials (Nike, McDonalds, Honda, Subway, and Intel). Prior to opening Houde School of Acting in 2005, Jessica spent six years studying at the prestigious Playhouse West in Los Angeles. She later became an instructor and taught alongside Robert Carnegie, who studied directly under Sanford Meisner himself. In addition, Jessica has experience working alongside Jeff Goldblum, James Franco, Shawnee Smith, Scott Caan as well as many others. Proudly affiliated with Playhouse West in Los Angeles, Houde School of Acting is one of the world’s premier acting schools that still provides a wide range of virtual classes that students can attend from anywhere in addition to our in-person classes. We offer a wide range of classes for all skill levels from beginners to established working actors. While specializing in the Meisner Technique, we also offer Improv, Script Analysis, On Camera, Scene Study classes, and a variety of Specialty Workshops. Our classes are designed to help you hone your craft as an actor and better prepare you for auditions and other opportunities in the world of acting.