A Meisner Technique Studio

A Meisner Technique Studio

The Waterfront Playhouse & Conservatory, a Meisner technique studio, provides expert and principled artistic training for the professional actor. Located in Berkeley, California, we provide actors with a serious and complete training including Meisner Acting Technique, Linklater Voice Work, Movement for Actors, and Feldenkrais Method®.

Rachael Adler: Meisner technique teacher

Rachael Adler

Founder and Master Meisner teacher Rachael Adler is the only teacher in the San Francisco Bay Area who trained with Sanford Meisner at the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre and holds a certification from their Teacher Training Program in New York.






Meisner technique training


Improve your work on stage, film, and TV with Meisner acting technique classes for the professional actor. 

Meisner technique & Linklater voice classes


Free the natural voice with Linklater technique classes to reveal and truthfully express character experience.

Movement classes for actors


Become a fully present and articulate actor with Movement for Actors and Feldenkrais Method® classes.