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Wait! What?! That’s Just Absurd!!!

What can possibly happen when MC² Actors Studio jumps into the world of…

Theatre Of The Absurd?

Let’s just say circumstances get a bit whacky.

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Meet The Ensemble (June 2021)

From The Masterclass:

“It is not going to be just our technique that does the job.

Nor is it going to be our ‘expertise’ that is going to get us there and make the difference.

That may be for something, but it is not for the actor.

Our technique is there to help remind and guide us about the true humanness in the work.

But it is not our technique or ‘expertise’ that holds the creative power to move and transform.

It is our humanity.

It is our humanity that is the most important and necessary ingredient.

That is how we serve the story.

That is how we serve the character.

That is how we serve the theater.

We serve with our humanity.

And we work from our soul.”

~Mario Campanaro
Master Teacher
MC² Actors Studio
Los Angeles | New York City | London


Meet The Ensemble! (April 2021)


Meet The Ensemble (March 2021)


Meet The  MC² Actors Studio International Ensemble! (February 2021) #ActorTribe

From The MC² Actors Studio 
Masterclass:

“Dear Actor…

Dear Artist…

You will ‘know’ your creative tribe…

When you can live your most authentic genuine Self in each other’s presence…

You will never feel ‘alone’ in the work…

And you will never walk away feeling lonely…

There will always be a willing generosity of Spirit…

There will always be an undeniable human to human energetic sharing…

There will always be a connection…

There will always be a wanting to give…

And as we have seen with what is going on in our world today…

Sometimes it is through the darkest of moments…

And sometimes it is through the most inexplicable of circumstances…

That guide us…

That lead us…

Or that detour us…

To that tribe…

Those same circumstances…

That we may think are causing us to crumble…

Or break our hearts…

And our Spirit…

Are the same circumstances…

That actually break our hearts open…

And allow our Spirit…

To be IN-Spirited (inspired)…

Opening our mind, body and soul…

And awakening us to something greater than we could have ever imagined…

Those same circumstances that begin to help lead the path to our greatest purpose…

Our greatest potential…

And so we find our tribe…

Or our tribe finds us…

A tribe that meets through the most unlikely…

And yet, likely, of circumstances…

A tribe that is generous in knowledge, skill, creativity, heart, compassion, passion, love, support, kinship, responsibility, accountability, creativity, talent and Spirit…

As we continue to walk our path as artists together…

We must remember to remain students of life…

We have to be mindful to never allow the ego to rob us of the growth our work and life itself has to offer us… 

There is an inexplicable creative currency in growth.. 

Get ‘paid’ in growth…

Keep learning…

We must continue to hold ourselves to the same demands that our art form demands…

Understand that that demand is what keeps us all striving to be and do our absolute very best…

As artists…

As actors…

We must continue to strive, discover and walk toward our very own excellence…

And run like hell from mediocrity…

We must continue to work hard on the path toward all of our artistic dreams…

And know in our heart of hearts…

That all the sweat equity we put into our work and dreams…

Will indeed pay off…

And so we do so together…

We do the work…

As our very own actor tribe…

As an ensemble…

And we continue to get ‘paid’ by all of our growth…

Because we love the work…

And because we simply want to!”

Much Love, 

Mario Campanaro
Founder & Master Teacher
MC² Actors Studio  
Los Angeles | New York City | London


Introducing The MC² Actors Studio International Ensemble 2021!…

Commitment…

Investment…

Perseverance…

Love…

Passion…

Talent…

Hard Work…

Art…

All human beings are doing what they can moment to moment to try to improve their present situation…

And as actors…

As artists…

Our passion is the fire that keeps us persevering forward…

Despite all the things that attempt to keep us from persevering forward…

We must hold onto the fact that…

Every hardship plants the seed for a transformative victory…

The more difficult our journey may be…

The more impactful our experience becomes…

And all the circumstances that we make it through…

Inspire all of our artistic endeavors…

So persevere courageously dear artist!…

Continue to create…

Continue to find a way…

Any way at all…

To do your creative work…

Your Life’s passion…

Your Heart’s desire…

Your Soul’s purpose…

Let not obstacles stop you…

But let them inspire you…

It is times like these…

When the artist must not curl up and give up…

It is times like these…

That we must Get Up!…

That the creative warrior in all of us exclaims:

OK… I am just beginning!

It is times like these…

That our greatest adversities map out our creative journey…

To discovering our own creative greatness…

It is times like these…

That we manifest art…

And the world always needs art!…

So continue to persevere courageously dear artist…

It is so important for us all to continue to persevere right now…

Even though we must do so responsibly…

Even though we must do so virtually

We carry on

We stay focused

We stay driven

We stay on purpose

For all of us…

All of the artists…

And all of our beloved audiences…

Our ability to share our gifts gives connection to others…

Who may feel lost, disconnected and isolated…

And we all need authentic connection…

To help others experience authentic connections at this moment in time…

This is our great gift as artists…

To identify

To share


To give

To reveal

And to connect

If we think about it…

Many spend more time with actors in their living rooms watching a movie or tv show…

More often, sometimes, than with family or friends…

Even through all of what is going on in our world…

Our work still matters…

It is important…

It has meaning!…

There is purpose to it…

It is a form of medicine if you really think about it…

And together we continue to create with the objective of somehow…

Someway…

Making connection…

And so we continue to connect…

In any way we can…

To study…

To train…

To exercise…

To identify…

To share…

To reveal…

To give…

To do our work!…

We are so thrilled and excited…

To announce our January 2021 MC² Actors Studio International Masterclass Ensemble!

What better way to bring in the New Year of 2021…

Than with these remarkably committed, perseverant, invested, loving, passionate, talented and hard working artists!

Congratulations and Welcome…

To the MC² Actors Studio International Masterclass Ensemble! 

Much Love,

Mario Campanaro
Founder & Master Teacher
MC² Actors Studio  
Los Angeles | New York City | London


Knowing Your Creative Tribe… #Ensemble!

You will always ‘know’ your creative tribe…

When you can live your most authentic genuine Self in each other’s presence…

You will never feel alone…

And never walk away feeling lonely…

There will always be a willing generosity of Spirit…

There will always be an undeniable human to human energetic sharing…

There will always be a wanting to give…

And sometimes it is through the darkest of moments…

And sometimes it is through the most inexplicable of circumstances…

That guide us…

That lead us…

Or that detour us…

To that tribe…

Those same circumstances…

That we may think are causing us to crumble…

Or break our hearts…

And our Spirit…

Are the same circumstances…

That actually break our hearts open…

And allow our Spirit…

To be IN-Spirited (inspired)…

Opening our mind, body and soul…

And awakening us to something greater than we could have ever imagined…

Those same circumstances that begin to help lead the path to our greatest purpose…

Our greatest potential…

And so we find our tribe…

Or our tribe finds us…

A tribe that meets through the most unlikely…

And yet, likely, of circumstances…

A tribe that is generous in knowledge, creativity, heart, compassion, passion, love, support, kinship, responsibility, accountability, creativity, talent and Spirit…

And because of those circumstances…

We RECOGNIZE each other…

We SEE each other…

We UNDERSTAND each other…

We CARE about each other…

We SUPPORT each other…

And, yes…

We LOVE each other…

From one artist to another…

From one human to another…

That is the magic of an #ENSEMBLE!

Together we learn

Together we explore

Together we discover

Together we grow and expand

Together we share and give

Together we make art

Together we tell and live stories

Together we reveal the human condition

And together we hold onto the fact...

That once we make it out of the fire…

There will be

And is…

Beauty within the ashes…

That result in our life’s greatest contributions! 

To all our MC² Actors Studio ensemble members all over the globe…

And to all the artists all over the globe…

Thank you for the heart, openness, passion, hard work, perseverance, talent, creativity, healing and love you bring to the world each and every day!

You are not forgotten!

You are essential!

You are all warriors!

Much Love,

Mario