A Guide to a Director’s Process in Rehearsal

This 4-hour workshop is designed to share tools for being prepared, collaborative, and productive during the fast-paced professional regional theatre rehearsal process. The workshop will include: an overview of the audition room, rehearsal room, and on-set...

A Guide to a Director’s Process in Rehearsal

This 4-hour workshop is designed to share tools for being prepared, collaborative, and productive during the fast-paced professional regional theatre rehearsal process. The workshop will include: an overview of the audition room, rehearsal room, and on-set...

Good for A Laugh

In this relaxed literature appreciation style class for ALL levels, we will casually read, watch, and laugh together, reflecting on some of the most famous comedic scenes in theatre over the ages.  February 22 – March 8, Mondays (3 Classes) Suggested Accompanying...

Theatre on Film

In this introductory level workshop, we will leisurely watch and discuss two or three well known theatre productions captured on film. This session’s selected productions are still TBD (class participants will get to vote on what they want to watch based on a list)...

The Art of Acting

This class is a friendly, highly supportive, energetic and fun place to explore the art of acting. Whether testing the waters for the first time or aiming to develop and deepen an established understanding of the acting experience, this course encourages bold and...

Queer Plays

What constitutes a “queer play”? How has theater shaped our understanding of queerness, and vice versa? As queerness takes on new meanings over time, how has theater participated in those constantly expanding conversations? How do queer audiences activate a “queer...

Radical Playwriting

It's the director's job to ask, "Why?"  It's the playwright's job to ask, "Why Not?" Taking this as a foundation, writers of all levels will explore the craft of playwriting from blank slate through the first draft. Participants will explore dialogue, as well as gain...

How to Tell Your Own Story

What happens when the material you are using to craft a play for the stage is being pulled from your own life story? Welcome to this intimate conversation about the writing process with playwrights and other theater makers, moderated by E. M. Lewis (The Gun Show), and...

(Mis)Representation

This introductory level class will focus on accessibly designed conversations on histories and legacies of racial misrepresentation and cultural appropriation in U.S. theatre. We will also apply that context to conversations on contemporary theatre production and...

Dramaturgy for the Audience: Magellanica

The pandemic has introduced new ways of creating theatrical experiences and revived older forms like the radio play. In this class, we will explore differences between stage productions and audio plays, and examine how ART’s audio dramas have been adapted and...

Improvisation for Collaborating, Creating & Connecting

Improvisation is not just for actors! "Applied Improvisation" is a rapidly growing field of practice, which uses improvisation theatre techniques and theories applied to human development and training. Innovative organizations around the globe now hire impro-trained...

Acting in the Zoomiverse

This acting class will utilize zoom as a platform to discover how actors can deliver lines to each other in order to affect the other person. We will discuss what it means to “land” an action and become an action driven actor based on the given circumstances provided...

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