Nutrition For Actors: The Maggie Flanigan Studio Announces a New Training Course for Actors

Thursday, September 29, 2016 General News J E 4
The Maggie Flanigan Studio welcomes the addition of a new faculty member Lianna Nielsen. The studio proudly announces the creation of a groundbreaking new training "Nutrition For Actors". The new course is a 12 week 12 class approach to the actors relationship to food and how it influences the creative process. The studio believes that any serious actor takes great care of their instrument. The challenge for any serious actor and artist is in understanding that the entirety of the human body is the instrument of their expression. This includes voice body and emotional temperament. The Maggie Flanigan Studio believes that this means the rejection of the romanticized cliché of "the suffering artist." Studio nutritionist Lianna Nielsen says "The more you start to understand how to listen to your body and decipher your cravings the more you understand what you specifically need and how that will support your creativity. This puts you on the road to being your healthiest and happiest and will make you more connected to your creative voice". Executive Director and Head of Acting Charlie Sandlan has made the development of a complete artist the cornerstone of the studios approach to professional acting training. Sandlan says "When I was young I thought that great art could only be made through great pain and suffering. We romanticize influential artists like Jim Morrison Anne Sexton Diane Arbus Kurt Cobain Philip Seymour Hoffman. I dont think that addiction and trauma are prerequisites for becoming a substantial artist. The imagination is the most powerful creative attribute and I believe that the work is challenging enough. A healthy instrument just seems more conducive to creative inspiration". "Nutrition For Actors" begins Wednesday October 5th at 6pm. There are only 20 spots available for this highly anticipated and sought after class. To register contact the studio directly by calling (917) 789-1599. For more information visit


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