Part-Time Workshops

Fall Session: September 23 – December 7, 2019 (Skips Thanksgiving Week)
Spring Session: February 3 – April 18, 2020 (Skips Spring Break)
Summer 2020: June 8 – August 14, 2020

New York 2019 Fall Workshops Session

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SCHEDULING ENTRANCE INTERVIEW/AUDITION:
To schedule an interview, please complete an Workshops Online Application Form first. Once the application is received, the administration will contact you to schedule an interview appointment. There is no commitment made when submitting the form.

WORKSHOP CATEGORIES:
Introductory Programs  |  Acting Technique  |  Scene Study  |  On-Camera Acting  |  Voice & Speech  |  Teen


INTRODUCTORY PROGRAMS

EVENING INTRODUCTORY PROGRAM

10 WEEKS, $2600
SEPTEMBER 24 – DECEMBER 5
TUESDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, THURSDAYS from  6:30pm – 10:30pm
This foundation course is a taste of conservatory training with classes in Acting Technique, Scene Study, Movement, and Voice & Speech. Students will develop more fully as actors in this intensive, multi-disciplinary program.
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WEEKEND INTRODUCTORY PROGRAM

10 WEEKS, $1995
SATURDAYS, SEPTEMBER 28 – DECEMBER 7 from 10am – 7pm
This foundation course is a taste of conservatory training with classes in Acting Technique, Scene Study, Movement, and Voice & Speech. Students will develop more fully as actors in this weekend, multi-disciplinary program.
CLASSES:  Scene Study, Movement, Voice & Speech, Acting Technique
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TECHNIQUE

ACTING TECHNIQUE I

10 CLASSES over 9 WEEKS, $700
Option 1: TUESDAYS, SEPTEMBER 24 – DECEMBER 3 from 1pm – 4pm
Option 2: TUESDAYS, SEPTEMBER 24 – DECEMBER 3 from 7pm – 10pm
This Stella Adler® program explores the language and principles of Stella Adler’s approach to acting, including action, circumstance, and justification, rooted in the power of the imagination. Actors will develop a foundation from which to build themselves as actors as well as human beings.
INSTRUCTOR: Patrick Quagliano
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ACTING TECHNIQUE II

Invite Required
10 CLASSES over 9 WEEKS, $700
THURSDAYS,SEPTEMBER 26 – DECEMBER 5  from 7pm – 10pm
This Stella Adler® program is a deeper investigation of the concepts introduced in Acting Technique I, including action, circumstance, and justification, rooted in the power of the imagination. Actors will strengthen what they have learned in Acting Technique I through more advanced exercises developed by Stella Adler.
INSTRUCTOR: Patrick Quagliano


ON-CAMERA

ACTING FOR FILM & TELEVISION

10 WEEKS, $800
Option 1: TUESDAYS, SEPTEMBER 24 – DECEMBER 3 from 6:30pm – 10:30pm
Option 2: SATURDAYS, SEPTEMBER 28 – DECEMBER 7 from 12pm – 4pm
This intermediate level class is an “immersion” experience in the techniques necessary to work in feature film as well as in television dramas and comedies. Students will learn to memorize scripts quickly, relax in front of a camera and “find themselves” in the roles they are playing; three skills necessary for success in feature film and television performance.
INSTRUCTOR: Alberto Bonilla
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ADVANCED ON-CAMERA TECHNIQUE with TODD THALER

10 WEEKS, $825
MONDAYS, SEPTEMBER 23 – DECEMBER 2 from 6:30pm – 10:30pm
This advanced workshop is a hybrid of on-camera scene study and audition technique for the trained actor with renowned casting director/acting teacher Todd Thaler. Through scene work and audition practices students will fine tune their on-camera technique while still sharpening and expanding their artistic and creative skill set.
Instructor: Todd Thaler
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ON-CAMERA MASTER CLASS with RON BURRUS

6 WEEKS, $575
Acting Technique I Required
WEDNESDAYS, SEPTEMBER 11 – OCTOBER 16 from 1:30pm – 4:30pm
This class focuses on screenplay analysis, character building, and “transforming understanding into doing.”  Actors will apply the approach developed by Stella Adler directly to on-camera work with master teacher Ron Burrus.
INSTRUCTOR: Ron Burrus


SCENE STUDY

SCENE STUDY I

10 WEEKS, $700
Option 1: MONDAYS, SEPTEMBER 23 – DECEMBER 2 from 7pm – 10pm
Option 2: THURSDAYS, SEPTEMBER 26 – DECEMBER 5 from 7pm-10pm
This class is a combination of fundamental acting exercises and scene study designed to establish a strong foundation for each actor. Actors will learn to develop character through actions and objectives drawn from the text.
INSTRUCTOR: Jon Korkes
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SCENE STUDY II

Invite or Audition Required
10 WEEKS, $700
WEDNESDAYS, SEPTEMBER 25 – DECEMBER 4 from 7pm – 10pm
This class moves beyond the fundamentals of Scene Study I. It is devoted entirely to contemporary scene work and provides a greater variety of characters and situations that take the actor’s skill to a higher level.
INSTRUCTOR: Jon Korkes


APPROACHING THE ROLE

Invite or Audition Required
10 WEEKS, $700
MONDAYS, SEPTEMBER 23 – DECEMBER 2 from 7pm – 10pm
This intermediate scene study course is designed for the actor who has a basic technique, but is seeking a stronger foundation.  Actors will analyze the text, the concept of active personalization, the specific creation of a character, emotional accessibility, and the ability to act on impulse with imagination and heart.
INSTRUCTOR: Paul Takacs
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SAM SCHACHT MASTER CLASS

Invite or Audition Required
8 WEEKS, $600
MONDAYS, SEPTEMBER 30 – NOVEMBER 18 from 7pm – 10pm
This is a high-paced master class for working professionals and graduates to continue their artistic growth as they pursue their careers. Work on scenes, monologues and cold readings with Master Teacher Sam Schacht, former dean of The Actors Studio Drama School.
INSTRUCTOR: Sam Schacht
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PATRICK QUAGLIANO SCENE LAB

Audition Required
8 WEEKS, $600
THURSDAYS, OCTOBER 3 – NOVEMBER 21 from 1pm – 4pm
This class synthesizes contemporary scene work with technique exercises that explore the language and principles of Stella Adler’s approach to acting, including action, circumstance, and justification.  Students will learn how to “put it all together.”
Instructor: Patrick Quagliano
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VOICE & SPEECH

VOICE OVER 101

4 WEEKS, $350
SUMMER SESSION: SATURDAYS, JULY 20 – AUGUST 10 from 1pm-4pm
FALL SESSION: SATURDAYS, OCTOBER 12 – NOVEMBER 9 from 1pm-4pm (skips OCT 26)
Taught by VO Instructor Bruce Kronenberg, Voice Over 101 is the most comprehensive voice over training you can get in New York City.  Covering every genre of VO (Radio Commercials, Television Commercials, Audiobook and Narration and Animation), learn how to use your new skills to make money.  The final class covers the Business of the Voice Over Business.
Students receive MP3 files of their weekly work.
INSTRUCTOR: Bruce Kronenberg
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SOUND INTO ACTION: VOICE & MONOLOGUE

8 WEEKS, $525
SATURDAYS, SEPTEMBER 28- NOVEMBER 23 from 12pm – 3pm
This class is a unique hybrid of voice and speech, language and text, and acting technique. One hour of voice exercises, followed by two hours of monologue work. Each actor will leave the class with fully realized, contrasting classical & contemporary speeches to add to their monologue portfolio.
INSTRUCTOR: Joe Goscinski
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AMERICAN ACCENT ACQUISITION I

10 WEEKS, $650
WEDNESDAYS, SEPTEMBER 25 – DECEMBER 4 from 7:30pm – 10:30pm
This voice class is designed to help actors neutralize their native accents by exploring how to form the various complicated sounds and placements of the Standard American Dialect. Level 1 teaches the correct placement of the consonant sounds, leading to greater clarity and confidence for the speaker, thus making that process both comfortable and natural. Proficiency in the English language and previous actor training is required to take this class.
INSTRUCTOR: Joe Goscinski
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TEEN

TEEN WEEKEND CONSERVATORY

8 Weeks, $995
Saturdays from 10am-6pm
October 5 – November 23, 2019
In the fall and spring, the studio offers a conservatory program for teens on Saturdays. This all-day intensive is structured to suit both the emerging and professional young actor, and is designed to introduce the acting technique developed by Stella Adler.
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SCHEDULING ENTRANCE INTERVIEW/AUDITION:
To schedule an interview, please complete an Online Workshops Application Form first. Once the application is received, the administration will contact you to schedule an interview appointment. There is no commitment made when submitting the form.