Upcoming Classes and Workshops
Teen Acting for Performance
Students will learn in an atmosphere of relaxed positive reinforcement. Our acting class teaches Endangered Species theatre's approach to acting and introduces students to the same tools that our adult professional actors use. The class culminates in an open class for friends and family to come watch their work.
Mondays, Jan 6 - Mar 2
4:30 - 6:00 PM
IMPROV with Michael Harris
Learn (and have fun!) with master improv artists/teacher--without having to drive to Baltimore! Since 2005, Michael has been a performer & teacher with the Baltimore Improv Group (BIG) and was their Executive/Artistic Director for seven years where he produced over 1,000 shows! Some may recognize him as our Dogberry in Much Ado About Nothing or our Bottom (in July only) in A Midsummer Night's Dream. At Centennial United Methodist Church in the "downstairs Dinning Room" side entrance.
Mondays, Jan 13 - Feb 24
7:00 - 9:00 PM
Weekend Workshop - Scene Study for the Actor
2-day winter workshop (taught by Christine Mosere) is designed to introduce actors with some previous training and/or experience to a more intermediate scene study. DATE: January 18 & 19 Snow date (1/24 & 1/25) -- if you can't make snow dates - or if it snows both dates your money will be refunded. Saturday 10-1 pm: intro to our acting technique and introduction to breaking down a script. Saturday 2-4 pm: our approach to script analysis and techniques for finding the fundamental scene/play story structure. Learning more in-depth actionable ways to tell the story. Sunday 10-1 pm: Learn on-the-job tools to maximize spontaneity and improve your storytelling – working with monologues and implementing tools. Sunday 2-4 pm: Scene Study (part 2).
January 18 & 19 (10am to 4 pm)
Daytime Acting Class Ages 8 to 15
Class encourages spontaneity, simplicity, and fun. Students learn how to use acting exercises to devise scenes and build a show in an atmosphere of positive reinforcement. Class ends with a showcase for friends and family.
Tuesdays, Jan 21 - Mar 24
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Senior/Retiree Acting Class - Winter Tues/Thurs
Taught by Christine Mosere Feb 11 to March 17 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. - 10 sessions Have FUN without memorization! Enjoy joining a new session (our fifth!) of Play -- while learning theatre comedy, improv, and acting exercises -- including skills not taught before! Please note: Family and Friends can come watch (and participate in) the last class but it will not be a formal showcase!
Tuesdays/Thursdays, Feb 11 - Mar 17
2:00 - 3:30 (tues) / 2:00 - 4:00 (Thurs)