Actors…Why Are You Acting?

by Baron Brown Meisner teacher, Sharon Hogg

I had a great conversation with an old student of mine the other night.  From time to time we have our heady conversations about the world at large, its victories and failures and boy oh boy, was there a lot to talk about in light of all that has been happening around us…racial and religious turmoil, our presidential hopefuls, mental illness and ignorance and on the wind down, our beloved, “Art”….the “Art” of acting.

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Baron Brown Blog – Freeing Oneself from fear and stage fright with the Alexander Technique

Freeing Oneself from fear and stage fright with the Alexander Technique

by Michael Frederick

The best kept secret in the performing art world is something called The Alexander Technique. It is taught at The Juilliard School in NYC, The American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco.  I taught it for over a decade at The Old Globe Theater in San Diego and for over 30 years here at the Baron Brown Studio in Santa Monica.

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