Playwriting Basics: The Two Hander

Playwriting Basics: The Two Hander with Mark Foster Workshop Description This workshop will center around three sessions with the goal of creating and writing a two-person scene.  The first session will be a discussion of the key elements of a scene. Participants will be asked to read or watch the opening scene of Rosencrantz And […]

(Your Name) In Lights!

(Your Name) In Lights! with Margaret Muriel Legere Workshop Description What you’ll need: A memory, a dream (for the future), or an object (or the memory of an object), writing device (paper & pen, computer, phone), a desire to tell your story, help someone else tell a story, or make one up! We will use […]

From Scheduling to Show Reports: A Day in the Life of a Stage Manager

From Scheduling to Show Reports: A Day in the Life of a Stage Manager with Kate Redding Workshop Description Wonder who makes lights and sound happen when they’re supposed to while you’re watching a play? Curious about how costumes and props get to where they’re needed during a show? Have you asked yourself why the […]

Intro to the Speaking Voice

Intro to the Speaking Voice with Sherry Smith Workshop Description When you know how your voice works, you can engage the different components to achieve maximum use of your voice, safely. This is not just useful for stage purposes but also to be clearly understood when wearing a mask, presentations in class, and being present […]

Object Revolution: The Radical Puppet

Object Revolution: The Radical Puppet with Logan Robins Workshop Description In Object Revolution: The Radical Puppet, students will be given a crash course through the history of fighting for change using theatre, puppets built for protest, and the power of the object. Through creative exercises and explorations in storytelling and object manipulation, students will be […]

Dissecting Text From William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet

Dissecting Text from William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet with Patricia Cerra Workshop Description This workshop focuses on Shakespeare’s language by making it accessible & current. Patricia will lead your class through the text, looking for clues as to what Shakespeare was intending. She will reveal tips for making the words your own using one of […]

Find Your Inner Song

Find Your Inner Song with Micaela Comeau Workshop Description This workshop focuses mainly on lyric writing, however, Micaela will share melody-finding techniques as well. The session will begin by covering ways to break down narratives around creativity and work through writer’s block. The class will perform a series of writing exercises and improvisation games. The […]

Creating a Mini-Musical

Creating a Mini-Musical with Carolyn Curry Workshop Description In the first session of this two-part workshop, students will work together to compose lyrics for their mini-musical. The workshop will also explore lyric writing, song form, and song types particular to musicals. Participants will use the tools and exercises they learn to write lyrics for key […]

Improv Workshop: Think Fun? Think Fast!

Improv Workshop: Think Fun? Think Fast! with Colleen Naomi Workshop Description Improv is about having fun, expressing artistic impulses, and laughing together. This workshop is designed to be a safe space where you can be creative and silly while learning essential performance skills! The only hard and fast rule in this workshop is respect. Everything […]

Professional Make Believing: An Introduction to Competitive Improv

Professional Make-Believing: An Intro to Competitive Improv with Lucas Arab Workshop Description Step out of the box and into the shoes of a professional make-believer as we begin to explore the world of competitive improv! In this workshop, you’ll learn how to… create a solid scene foundation, explore both zany and lifelike characters, and raise […]