Acting

Actors holding hands onstage

General Information

Our nurturing yet rigorous environment helps develop actors who are self-aware, kind, curious, creative, skilled and professional.

Our acting classes provides a strong foundation for a student interested in theater or film. Hands-on application can be gained with our two mainstage and studio productions per year.

Courses offered include Introduction to Theater, Script Analysis, Survey of Musical Theater, Multicultural Theater, Acting for Film and Television 1 and 2, Acting One, Two and Three, Improvisation, Voice Production and Articulation, and the opportunity to be cast in two shows per semester.

Course Overview

Acting One

Introduce students to a technique that reduces the actor’s greatest enemy: self- consciousness. Scene Analysis, scene study, personal monologues, needs and actions covered. Culminates in a final scene performances from assigned plays.


Acting Two

Now that the students have developed a foundational technique in Acting One, this course focuses on “the other”. Meisner technique is introduced and applied to scene work. Content includes observing a stranger, photographic monologue, two scenes from assigned plays and culminates with the Rockstar Shows.


Acting Three

This course prepares students of auditioning for theater and college programs. Shakespeare, modern monologues, headshots/resumes and the business of an actor are all covered. The final half of this class focuses on directing. Culminates in a mock professional audition and student directed scenes.

Last Updated 11/10/21