The Shakespeare Theatre Academy

For more information on Fall classes, please call 973-845-6742.

See the Star Ledger feature article on The Shakespeare Theatre Academy.

  TEEN ACTORS WORKSHOP (grades 8-12)
Acting fundamentals are the focus of this fun and fast-paced series. Through a variety of theater games, seminars, exercises, and scene work, students will discover the power of language and self-expression, while learning ensemble work and performance techniques. Topics include voice and speech, movement for the actor, and character creation — all while using a variety of classic texts including Shakespeare. INSTRUCTOR: Felix Mayes, Guest Artist

Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. (6 Sessions)
September 30–November 4, 2015
9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4

Fee: $300 ($280 for subscribers and past students)

Classes will be held in the Theatre’s Support Facility: 3 Vreeland Road, Florham Park.

Students spend time with the instructor in private, one-on-one sessions, learning to select, prepare and execute classical and contemporary monologues for their upcoming college/professional auditions.  The class includes some Audition/Monologue basics (attire, headshots, resumes, interviews, etc...) and is designed to help the student develop a system for how to approach new material, how to keep old material sharp, and how to objectively and constructively critique and gauge his/her own work. INSTRUCTOR: Doug West, Associate Director of Education

5 one-hour sessions

Flexible times and rates, with discounts for multiple sessions.

Call 973-845-6746 for more information.

Sessions will be held in the Theatre's Support Facility: 3 Vreeland Road, Florham Park
  STAGE MAKE-UP: Unleash Your Inner Beast
(Students in grades 9 and up may register independently. Students in grades 6-8 must attend with a parent/guardian who is also enrolled in the class.)
See specifics on this class under the Specialty Sessions tab above.

Dates and Instructors subject to change.