Theatre Arts

Mar 20, 2024 - Mar 22, 2024

MSA Campus
355 West Monticello St.
Brookhaven, Mississippi

Cordie Nelson is a playwright and director in Chicago, IL. She received her BA from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2012 and her high school diploma from The Mississippi School of the Arts. While at USM she assistant taught both graduate and undergraduate Meisner Classes under Professor Sean Boyd (who received his training from Steve Rapella and Bill Esper at UTA.) Post graduation, she taught independent Meisner training in the city. In 2014 she received training as both a student and instructor for Green Shirt Studio’s Meisner Technique, studying under Sommer Austin and Andrew Gallant (who received their training from Larry Silverberg.) Since 2016 she has been teaching all course levels, from introductory to advanced scene study, at Green Shirt Studio. Cordie fell in love with this work the moment she was introduced to it, her skills have been reinforced by excellent teachers over a decade of study and practice. She cares deeply about her students and knows that, with hard work, this technique will cultivate an incredible artist in them.