Best of the Main Line 2015 - West Chester Studio for the Performing Arts

Adult Classes

Adult Acting & Improv

Age

Adult

Cost

$245

Offered

Offered Fall, Winter & Spring Sessions

Spring: Mondays, Mar 27 – May 22, 7:30-9:30 pm

Description

Adult Acting is designed to help adults step into the world of acting either professionally or as a part time hobby.  You will be working with Professional Actor and Studio Owner, Therese Walden-Murphy, who will choose material especially selected for you and will challenge you to become your best.

The Adult Acting class is run similarly to professional classes in NYC and LA,  jam-packed with fun and substantial learning.  We incorporate improv as a springboard for trusting instincts.

While the primary technique taught in this class is Meisner Technique, other influences include: Stella Adler, Viola Spolin, Terry Schreiber, The Barrow Group, and Stanislavski.

Adult Playwriting

Age

Adult

Cost

$200

Offered

Offered Fall & Winter Sessions

Wednesdays,  Jan 11 – March 8, 7:30 – 9:00 pm

WINTER SESSION: We are starting classes one week early to allow for a class cancellation in the event of a snow day.  If there is no snow day, you receive a “bonus” class!

Description

In a supportive atmosphere, students will learn to write a 10-minute play for the stage. Basic elements of playwriting will be covered, including format, structure, character, dialog, and theme. The class will conclude with a reading of each student’s 10-minute play. Please bring paper and pen or laptop to class.

This class is taught by playwright B.J. Burton, her plays are published by Samuel French and YouthPlays.  For more information about B.J., visit our About / Teacher Profiles page of the website.tbd