ADULT CLASSES



Acting Division: Actor's Essentials (Level 1)

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Tuesdays 7-9pm
February 10 - March 17

6 sessions

$235

 

Adults (18+)  

This core acting class breaks down the most challenging beginning steps for an actor. Students will explore a physical, vocal, and emotional approach to three-dimensional characters.

Instructor: Jay Worthington

 

Acting Division: Monologues

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please contact the office

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 Adult (18+)

Bring a monologue, get a monologue. ATC Director Carole Dibo lends her expertise to the challenge of mastering the monologue audition. Each actor will bring a monologue that they have previously prepared, and receive one chosen for them. Students will have the opportunity to work both pieces in class. Learn how to effectively execute specific choices using given circumstances and intent, for a polished, dynamic monologue audition.

Prerequisite: Submit Headshot/Resume for instructor approval

Instructor: TBD

The Art of Storytelling

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Thursdays 7-9pm
February 12 - March 19

Final performance date TBD by class availability

6 sessions

$235

 

Adults (18+)

A good story feeds the imagination, creates a bond between teller and listener, and brings the creative community together over shared human experience. This class will help students of all walks of life discover and develop their own voice and share the hilarious, heartbreaking, but always true experiences that are both personal and universal. Students will workshop their stories to find their own voice under the direction of professional storyteller Stephanie Chavara.This session’s stories will culminate in an intimate night of storytelling for friends and family on the last day of class.

Instructor: Stephanie Chavara

On-Camera Division: Technique

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Tuesdays 7-9:30pm
February 10 - March 17

6 sessions

$310

 Adult (18+)

A specific skill set is required for a powerful, truthful on-camera performance.  This essential skills class provides a comprehensive overview of on-camera technique.  Students will shoot in our professional studio, work from industry copy, and analyze their work as it is played back each week.

Instructor: Sarah Charipar

Improv Division: Improv Boot Camp (Level 1)

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Wednesdays 7-9pm

February 11 - March 18

6 Weeks

$235

 Adult (18+)

In 6 weeks you'll learn all the basics of improvisation: confidence in every choice you make, commitment to see those choices through to the end, and surrendering your own ideas to the larger group. Skills that will not only make you a better performer, but a better human being as well!

Instructor: Kenny Metroff

Musical Theatre Division: Acting Through Song (Level 1)

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If interested in this class

please contact the office 

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Adult (18+)

Musical theatre performances are powerful when song furthers both the character's journey and the play's central story. This class takes the five W's (who, what, where, when and why) and applies them to song. This class will culminate in a final performance for friends and family.

 

Instructor: TBD

Improv Division: Improv Boot Camp (Level 2)

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Tuesdays 7-9pm

February 10 - March 17

6 Weeks

 ADULT (18+)

Buidling on the skills from Level 1, students will spend 6 weeks evolving their understanding of improvisation as a performance piece. Level 2 will incorporate more advanced exercises to continue building their confidence in their choices, strengthening the commitment to those choices, and improving the concept of "Group Mind". Skills for better performances, and better living! This class will culminate in a final performance for friends and family.

Prerequisite: Completion of Level 1, or instructor approval

Instructor: Kenny Metroff

 

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"Today I found out that I booked my first SAG commercial for BMO Harris bank! I''m so excited!!  Thank you for all of your help. I wouldn't have gotten cast without it.  Taking classes with you allowed me to feel comfortable and confident while in the audition!”
 
  
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 "I don't think I've ever had so much information given to me about the business, and because of it, I walked out of there with a solid plan for my upcoming year in New York.  I used to feel scared and overwhelmed, now I feel considerably more confident and in controlThe time I spent with you really proved to me that it's possible, provided you work, and work hard."
 
 
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"Not only have I thoroughly enjoyed myself while attending classes, but I've learned some things about myself in the process."
 
 
 "If one really has a life's goal to become an actor, ATC is THE place to train."
 
  
"I had to stretch a lot and came out of the class with more confidence in myself." 
 
 
 ATC got me excited and energized to continue in my career."
 
  
"I have done these types of classes before, but this one was way over my expectations. It was fantastic!"
 
 
 "Carole, you facilitate magic."