Mr. Larry Silverberg

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Larry Silverberg is one of the world's foremost authorities on the Sanford Meisner technique of acting and is the author of the internationally acclaimed four volume series, "The Sanford Meisner Approach: An Actor's Workbook," his book, "Loving to Audition," his two books for teen actors, "The 7 Simple Truths of Acting for the Teen Actor," and "Meisner for Teens: A Life of True Acting" and his most recent published book, "True Acting Tips."

In addition to being one of the most published acting coaches in the world today and an award-winning actor/director, Larry is also the Master Teacher of Acting and Full Professor at renowned Shenandoah University Conservatory of the Arts.

He is a graduate of the Neighborhood Playhouse School of Theatre where he studied with legendary acting teacher, Sanford Meisner. Since then, Larry has worked professionally as an actor and director across the United States and in Canada. His recent production of "The Normal Heart" won two "Best Play of the Year" awards and he won the Seattle Critic's Association "Stellar Acting Award" for his portrayal of "Teach" in the Belltown Theatre Center producdtion of "American Buffalo."

Larry has been very busy working throughout Europe, Canada, South America and the United States, teaching acting through his professional actors training program, "The Meisner Master Class" which he brings to universities, colleges and professional acting studios around the globe.

In the summers, Larry is busy teaching at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon, where he leads his Meisner Certificate Training Program for actors, directors and teachers. Larry is also Founder and Artistic Director of True Acting Institute Europe where he leads ongoing classes for actors and film directors at his school, The Brussels Playhouse in Belgium.


Graduate, Neighborhood Playhouse where I trained with Sanford Meisner

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True Acting Institute