Enrollment Now Open for Trinity Rep's Lifelong Learning Classes
Trinity Repertory Company announces open enrollment for lifelong learning classes. The program is currently accepting registration, and fall classes begin as early as August 29. Committed to the belief in theater for every generation, the education department offers a wide array of performance classes for adults taught by the resident Acting Company and artistic staff. For those too shy to be on stage, the department offers a playwriting class and discussion series illuminating the artistic process. For more information on courses and offerings, contact JorDan Butterfield, Education Programs Manager at email@example.com. To enroll in Acting Classes and Discussion Series, email firstname.lastname@example.org or register online at http://www.trinityrep.com/education/.
Introduction to Acting
Explore the techniques and vocabulary essential to understanding the craft of creating a performance through scene study. This class is open to those who already have caught the theater bug, as well as beginners who are curious about performing - or those who are simply interested in discussing acting through more informed eyes. Learn by doing. Rehearsal outside of class time is required. Taught by Associate Artistic Director Tyler Dobrowsky.
August 29 to October 17, 2013. Thursdays 7pm-9pm. Cost-$275.
This scene study based class will study the mechanics of how comedy actually works. It's all in the timing, and resident Acting Company member Angela Brazilwill help students delve into this fascinating and fun genre. Using text analysis, "playing the truth," investing in comedy's high stakes, and committing to the physical life of a scene, students will work on one or two scenes that will have the audiences rolling down the aisles.
September 7 to October 26, 2013. Saturdays, 10am - noon, $300
Improv Scenework: Level One
Improv can shape the growth of any actor, and this class will hone in on the techniques that will help you be a more relaxed, funny, attentive and creative actor (and human being!). Students will learn critical skills including active listening, support and teamwork. Relationships, character development, agreement, "game" and heightening will also be emphasized. This class is recommended for anyone, regardless of level of experience. If you've ever wanted to spend two hours a week laughing, this is for you! The course will culminate in a performance for an invited audience of family and friends. Taught by local artist Katie Leeman.
September 16 to November 4, 2013. Mondays from 7pm-9pm, $275
Take your craft to the next level in this advanced scene study class. Create a performance through basic minimal improvisation, monologue work and scene study, while delving further into script analysis and character development. Rehearsal time outside class is required. Permission from the instructor is required to enroll (please email email@example.com for details). Taught by resident Acting Company member FrEd Sullivan Jr.
September 7 - October 26, 2013. Saturdays, 10am-12:30pm, $325
This is a scene study class dedicated to exploring the works of William Shakespeare. Students will learn how to develop skills to inhabit and activate Shakespeare's gorgeous language and vital characters and to bring to life the raucous humor, deep tragedy, and profound humanity inherent in the writing. Rehearsal time outside of class required. Permission from the instructor is required to enroll (please email firstname.lastname@example.org for details). Taught by resident Acting Company member FrEd Sullivan Jr.
March 29 - May 17, 2014. Saturdays, 10am-12:30pm, $325