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See a brief description of the types of Adult course options LISTED BELOW with links to more detailed course options, dates and fee information. RESERVING NOW!
Most adult class sizes are limited to 12 students maximum, in order to provide the highest quality of tuition for each participant, and many courses fill up far in advance of the start date so be sure to reserve early and get deposits in!
PLEASE SEE A QUICK LIST OF COURSE OPTIONS BELOW AND CLICK ON THE “Read More” for full details.
Public Speaking for Non-Actors
These courses are designed to allow each individual to fully explore their own voice and to discover and develop their unique style of presentation. We encourage each participant to recognize any unhelpful physical or vocal habits that create barriers and limit their ability to communicate with confidence and ease, and to work towards eliminating them. Read more >
NEW – Screenwriting courses
Welcome to the newest part of our adult evening course options, which in involves training for those of you interested in writing for theatre and/or film. Read more >
This is a perfect way to sample a few courses in a supportive environment to see if a longer term is for you. Running for 3 classes 7:00-9:00pm, you will have a sampling of 3 beginner/intermediate level courses. The first night is “Drama for Fun and Improvisation”, and playfully explores the basic concepts of the acting process. Night 2 covers more improvisation, and the beginnings of Acting on the Camera (includes video playback). The final night explores scenes from plays and bringing scripts to life as a glimpse of the Adult Scene Study course! Read more >
Adult Drama for Fun
If you have ever thought of trying some acting, or want an opportunity to have some creative play-time in your schedule, then Adult Drama for Fun is the course for you! Read more >
We have two levels of Improvisation courses: beginner level “WELCOME TO IMPROVISATION”, “IMPROV PERFORMANCE” and experienced level “CHARACTER IMPROVISATION” performance course. Read more >
Acting for Camera
This is a 7 week course on acting for the camera for those of you with some previous acting experience either in the classroom or on sets. We will be videotaping class work and learning acting techniques for on-camera auditions, commercial copy, improvisation, and serious scripted scene work… Read more >
Adult Scene Study
This is a 10-week adult acting PERFORMANCE course covering some of the basics of voice and body work, improvisation, understanding text and performance. In class we will approach the acting work playfully and gently while maintaining a challenging level which is suitable for beginners as well as experienced actors interested in exercising and refining their technique. The course will finish with a presentation night for an invited audience in which the students perform in an improvised scene as well as a 5-10 minute memorized and rehearsed scene from a play. ..Read more >
Advanced Adult Scene Study
Admission into the Adult Advanced Scene Study PERFORMANCE class is by audition/interview, and is for the serious student interested in furthering his or her level of work, either for deeper exploration of the acting process or for possible professional pursuit. Course content will cover voice and body work, improvisation and intensive scene work culminating in a performance. ..Read more >
Advanced 6-Month Actor Training
This course is the most comprehensive advance PERFORMANCE course that we currently offer, and is for the experienced advanced student by audition/interviews. The highest level of commitment is needed to participate in this course as students will be expected to work outside the allotted class times and additional rehearsals will be scheduled prior to productions… Read more >
This “Shakespeare Scene Study” acting course focuses on bringing Shakespeare to life for the actor. It culminates in a small “in-house” studio presentation of prepared scenes performed for invited guests. It is for the committed student with some previous acting experience who is interested in performing… Read more >
Adult Summer Workshop Series
The Workshop Series is scattered throughout the year, with the summer months being entirely devoted to workshops only. Workshops are for adults only or occasionally a teen by special permission….Read more >
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