Adult Theater Classes

Method Acting

Instructor: Josh Hitchens

Ages: 18+

Day/Time: Saturdays, 2:00pm - 5:00pm

10 weeks: January 8 - March 12

Cost: $285

Class Description: In this intensive actor's labratory students will examine the history and learn the practical methods of acting from Stanislavski in Russia to the Group Theater in 1930's America and forward to the teachings of Stella Adler and Uta Hagen in the late 20th century. Students will work on three assigned scenes, one each from the plays of Henrik Ibsen, Anton Chekhov, and Tennessee Williams, applying detailed techniques to strengthen the actor's use of imagination, intentions and truthful physical behavior that will deepen and enrich your work as an actor at any level of experience, in any play.

Books required for this class:

A Challenge for the Actor by Uta Hagen

Ibsen: The Complete Major Prose Plays translated by Rolf Fjelde

The Plays of Anton Chekhov translated by Paul Schmidt

 

Clown 101 For Older "Kids" & Adults!

Instructor: Faith Sullivan

Ages: 18+

Day/Time: Wednesdays, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

4 weeks: March 2 - March 23

Cost: $90

Class Description: Red nose clown departs from the stereotypical idea of white face clown and dives into the more fragile, eager-to-please childlike character that the clown is. Clowns blend mime, music, movement and physical comedy. Discover your inner clown, find your clown's anthem, devise material from their perspective, and explore the power of play!

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