Adult Studio Classes

Adult Studio Classes

Acting I (In-Person)

Justin Pesce
Justin Pesce

Instructor: Justin Pesce
Mondays (May 2 – June 13)  • No class Memorial Day
7:00 – 9:00 pm
$200

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This six-week class will grow and reinforce acting skills through ensemble building and improvisation. Students will gain experience and confidence performing, while moving their bodies and having a lot of fun!  Classes will begin with physical/vocal warm ups; students will work extensively with scenes and monologues throughout the course. No previous experience necessary. All participants must show proof of vaccination or weekly testing.

Audition Monologues (In-Person)

Special Guests: Melia Bensussen, Godfrey Simmons, Rachel Alderman and Liam Toner, with Nina Pinchin.
Mondays (May 2 – June 13) • No class Memorial Day
7:00 – 9:00 pm
$200

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Get audition ready with advice from the experts!  Receive guidance on selecting audition monologues, preparation, audition etiquette, self-taping and feedback from local industry professionals. Students will begin by choosing and preparing audition material.  They will learn about self-tape best practices with Acting for the Camera instructor Liam Toner. They will then perform for and receive coaching from HartBeat Ensemble Artistic Director Godfrey Simmons, and, Hartford Stage’s own Artistic Producer, Rachel Alderman and Artistic Director, Melia Bensussen. Some experience recommended. All participants must show proof of vaccination or weekly testing.