We offer a wide array of performance classes for adults at all experience levels and interests.

Financial Aid: Please fill out the Financial Aid Application BEFORE registering for a Trinity Rep Studio class. Once your application is processed (allow 3 – 5 business days) you will be given a discount code to register. Financial aid is need-based only. Applicants must fill out the above form and complete an essay to be considered. Payment plans are also available. Email education@trinityrep.com with all inquiries.

Please Note: All students must submit a $50 non-refundable deposit to hold a spot in the class. Contact education@trinityrep.com if this is prohibitive for you.

Please read the Cancellation Policy and our COVID-19 safety policy.

Beginner Acting Classes

This set of classes is for adults (18 years and older, unless otherwise specified) at the beginning of their acting career, or who are hoping to revisit a love of performance. Students can take more than one beginner acting class and would learn new techniques from different sessions.  

Introduction to Acting
February 7 – March 27, 2024 (8 weeks)   
Wednesdays, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 
Taught by Jordan Butterfield
$250
This class is full. Click here to join the waitlist.

This introductory acting class is designed for people from all walks of life who are interested in exploring basic acting skills, as well as developing essential life skills such as confidence, focus, creative and critical thinking, and public speaking).  Classes will encourage students to practice acting technique through improvisation and monologue study. The class will give special attention to strengthening skills in voice, movement, and character development.  Some rehearsal outside of class time may be required. Class size limited to 12 students. 

Beginning Acting
February 12 – April 1, 2024 (8 weeks)   
Mondays, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 
Taught by Jihan Haddad
$250
This class is full. Click here to join the waitlist.

Before an actor begins telling stories in front of audiences, they must learn to be comfortable on stage. This class introduces students to several techniques for creating intention, connecting with another actor, finding comfort and ease on stage, building a character, and following impulses. The progression begins with voice and movement exercises to build a foundational vocabulary, followed by improvisation, clowning, physical acting, and scene study. The class culminates in monologue work that focuses on each student’s individual needs and strengths. Students of all abilities are encouraged to attend. Class size is limited to 12 students.   

Introduction to Acting
April 2 – May 21, 2024 (8 weeks)   
Tuesdays, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 
Taught by Rodney Witherspoon II
$250
This class is full. Click here to join the waitlist.

This introductory acting class is designed for people from all walks of life who are interested in exploring basic acting skills, as well as developing essential life skills such as confidence, focus, creative and critical thinking, and public speaking).  Classes will encourage students to practice acting technique through improvisation and monologue study. The class will give special attention to strengthening skills in voice, movement, and character development.  Some rehearsal outside of class time may be required. Class size limited to 12 students.  

Intro to Performance
May 8 – June 12, 2024 (6 weeks)   
Wednesdays, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 
Taught by Matthew Bretschneider
$200
This class is full. Click here to join the waitlist.

Before an actor begins telling stories in front of audiences, they must learn to be comfortable on stage. This class introduces students to several techniques for creating intention, connecting with another actor, finding comfort and ease on stage, building a character, and following impulses. The progression begins with voice and movement exercises to build a foundational vocabulary, followed by improvisation, clowning, physical acting, and scene study. The class culminates in monologue work that focuses on each student’s individual needs and strengths. Students of all abilities are encouraged to attend. Class size is limited to 12 students.

Intermediate and Advanced Classes

Advanced Scene Study
February 21 – April 10, 2024
Wednesdays, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 
Taught by Linda Sutherland
$250
Email education@trinityrep.com for permission from the instructor to register

This class is designed for experienced actors and places emphasis on script analysis. Previous work either on stage or in scene study classes with Ms. Sutherland is a prerequisite, and admission is subject to approval by the instructor. The instructor will recommend material to participants based upon assessment of their need to grow and explore in order to increase skill, technique, and range. Participants are also free to select their own material to work on solo or with a scene partner. This course strongly encourages rehearsal outside of class time. Class is limited to 12 actors and is not suitable for beginners. Please prepare a 2-minute monologue for the first day of class.