Acting Master Classes & Private Lessons

One Day Master Classes:

Single Class: $40

Master Classes

Private Lessons

Master Classes

DIRECTING

Scott Denison

Teen and Adult

Sunday October 22nd

11-1pm

 

Scott Denison is an award winning Director, Lighting Designer and the General Manager of the Lesher Center for the Arts. Join Scott for some “hands on” experience with directing your peers in this one day master class.

 

Q&A with the Casting Directors

Jennifer Perry and Michael Wiles

ALL AGES

Sunday October 29th

11-1pm

Ever wonder what goes on in the minds of a Casting Director? What do they look for? How do you get “called in” to the audition room? What do you need to prepare? Join us for this one day master class with two well known Casting Directors in our area. Michael Patrick Wiles from Berkeley Playhouse and Jennifer Perry from Center REP

 

Choreography

Jennifer Perry

Teen and Adult

Sunday November 5th

12-2pm

 

“5,6,7,8!” It takes a special artist to be able to put dance moves with music, and then to be able to explain those moves to their dancers. Join Jennifer Perry in this one day master class and learn how to  write, explain and create choreography!

 

Sketch Comedy

Hailey Cowden 

Teen and Adult

Sunday Feb 25th

1-3pm

Comedians, writers, clowns, performers unite! Let’s learn what it takes to create sketch comedy! This class will cover the main principles of comedic writing and performance as well as basic improvisational skills. Other focuses will include: creating and establishing a character, group ensemble work, physical comedy, and the history of comedy

Stage Combat

Michael Doppe

Teen and Adult

Sunday March 18th

1-3pm

 

Join Michael Doppe in a introduction to unarmed stage combat. Disciplines featured will include safety, blocking/ staging techniques, writing choreography, and tips for using onstage violence to help tell your stories. Come ready to move, in a class that will be fun and physical! 

 

An Actor Prepares…

Kerri Shawn 

Teen and Adult

Sunday May 6th

1-3pm

Kerri Shawn is a well known actor and teaching artist in the greater Bay Area. She is loved by many and will take you on an actors journey in this class. How do you discover your character? What tools do you need in order to be a successful actor? This is a class you will not want to miss!

Private Lessons

Private acting lessons are available upon request. Please call the office, (925) 934-2133,

to schedule a time.

Half Hour Private Lesson- $30

Hour Private Lesson- $60

College Prep

Audition Work

Monologue Work

Dialects

Confidence Building

Public Speaking

Playwriting