Adult Acting at CTC

We're so excited to be able to offer a summer session for our Adult Acting Conservatory! Enrollment is now open to the general public, so make sure you secure your place today. Whether you are a new or returning student, you have the option to choose which section you'd like to take part in.

Please note that space is limited: when we hit that 16 person maximum on each class, we'll close enrollment.Classes will operate with social distancing in mind, and masks are required in the building, just like before. We will continue to monitor best practices and adjust accordingly.

Adult Acting Session
Summer 2021

Ages 18+ and not enrolled in high school
Class Max Students: 16
Price: $250

Section 1:
Playwrights with Issues

Instructor: Keith McGill

Dates: Saturdays June 5-July 31 (NO JULY 4)

Hours: 10a-12p

Description: Actors will spend 8 2-hour sessions with actor, director and playwright Keith McGill exploring human disenfranchisement as written by contemporary playwrights like August Wilson, Arthur Miller, Suzan-Lori Parks, Sarah Ruhl, and Patrick Shanley. The course is exploration of character and dissection of social constructs. This class will meet any student at any level of experience.

Section 2:
Scene Study

Instructor: Jessica De La Rosa

Dates: Saturdays June 5-July 31 (NO JULY 4)

Hours: 10a-12p

Description: Cultivate your acting skills in this unique and fun hodge-podge of scene study class. There will be a mixture of classical and contemporary scene/monologues - you may even see some Shakespeare in there! This class will meet any student at any level of experience.

 

For more information about Adult Acting classes, or about Commonwealth Theatre Center's Adult Acting program more generally, please email Jessica De La Rosa.

CTC's Walden Theatre Conservatory has been a proving ground for generations. Recent alumni have gone on to Juilliard, Carnegie Mellon, NYU, dePaul, Cornish, Northern Illinois, University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theatre, Yale, USC, and others. From total beginners who have the itch to perform to actors wanting to develop an edge in upcoming auditions, adult actors of all experience levels can take their craft to the next level at Commonwealth Theatre Center.