We offer a wide array of performance classes for adults at all experience levels and interests. All fall and winter classes will be held online via Zoom, so audio and video capabilities are required. Decisions about whether spring sessions are being held online or in-person will be made closer to the start date.
Please Note: All students must submit a $50 non-refundable deposit to hold a spot in the class. Contact email@example.com if this is prohibitive for your family.
Please read the cancellation policy.
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 and applicants must fill out the form and complete an essay to be considered. Payment plans are also available. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with all inquiries.
10 WEEKS WITH AUGUST WILSON: THE AMERICAN CENTURY CYCLE – Ages 16+
The winter session of this class is full and a spring session has been added.
In this discussion and play reading group for older teens and adults, participants will explore a different play from August Wilson’s American Century Cycle each week. Community Engagement Director Michelle Cruz will lead a conversation about the context, themes, rich history, music and language of Wilson’s plays. In order, the plays are: Gem of the Ocean, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, The Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars, Fences, Two Trains Running, Jitney, King Hedley II, and Radio Golf. We encourage students to purchase these plays from Black-owned bookstores such as these or find it at your local library. We are holding spaces for participants who are Black, Indigenous, or People of Color. Interested BIPOC individuals should email email@example.com for more information before registering.
This class will be held on the Zoom platform – video and audio connection are necessary.
Class size limited to 20 students.
Beginning Acting (Online)
Actors are magnetic people, often able to command a room, sympathize with others, interpret emotions and tell a great story. They are nothing if not self-confident… but they weren’t necessarily born that way! In this class our professional theater staff will lead non-actors through acting exercises and scene study in order to tap into the confident, self-assured person living inside each of us in a fun, playful, and relaxed environment. Beginning Acting will give you the ability to speak and be heard. Some rehearsal outside of class time is required.
This class is for adults (18 years and older) 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. This class will be held on the Zoom platform – video and audio connection are necessary.
Class size limited to 10 students.
Virtual Play Reading & Discussion Group – Ages 16+
Artistic Director Curt Columbus will lead students through a curated discussion focused on a different play each week. Curt will select plays from a variety of genres and playwrights, including some who have been produced recently at Trinity Rep. Students will be given a syllabus in advance and will be sent a PDF of each play. Stimulate your mind and engage in the power of human connection with this exciting group. This class will be held on the Zoom platform – video and audio connection are necessary.
Class size limited to 20 students
Introduction to Acting
Mondays, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, April 5 – May 24, 2021
Taught by Education Staff
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 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. Special attention will be given to strengthening skills in voice, movement and character development. Some rehearsal outside of class time is required.
This class is for adults (18 years and older) 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.
Class size limited to 10 students.