Part-Time Workshops

Winter Session: January 12 – March 9 2015
Spring Session: March 30 – May 23, 2015
Summer Session: June 15 – August 8, 2015
Fall Session: September – November, 2015

New York 2015 Winter Workshops Session

Interview Required for New Applicants
Please call the studio at 212-689-0087 to schedule an interview.

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EVENING INTRODUCTORY PROGRAM

8 WEEKS, $2275
JANUARY 13 – MARCH 5
TUESDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, THURSDAYS 6:30pm – 10:30pm
This course is a taste of conservatory training with classes in Acting Technique, Scene Study, Movement, and Voice & Speech. Students will develop more fully as actors in this intensive, multi-disciplinary program.
Instructors: Jon Korkes (Scene Study), Sarita Moore (Movement), Dayle Towarnicky (Voice & Speech), Josh Rowe (Acting Technique)
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WEEKEND INTRODUCTORY PROGRAM

8 WEEKS, $1725
SATURDAYS, JANUARY 17 – MARCH 7  10am – 7pm
This new, intensive course is a taste of conservatory training with classes in Acting Technique, Scene Study, Movement, and Voice & Speech. Students will develop more fully as actors in this weekend, multi-disciplinary program.
Instructors: Jon Korkes (Scene Study), Sarita Moore (Movement), Reginald Veneziano (Voice & Speech), Josh Rowe (Acting Technique)
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ACTING TECHNIQUE I

8 WEEKS, $585
TUESDAYS, JANUARY 13 – MARCH 3   7pm – 10pm
This Stella Adler® program explores the language and principles of Stella Adler’s approach to acting, including action, circumstance, and justification. Students will develop a foundation from which to build themselves as actors as well as human beings.
Instructor: Josh Rowe
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SCENE STUDY I

8 WEEKS, $615
Option 1: MONDAYS, JANUARY 12 – MARCH 9  7pm – 10pm
(Skips Monday, January 19, in Observance of MLK Day)
Option 2: WEDNESDAYS, JANUARY 14 – MARCH 4  7pm – 10pm
This class is a combination of fundamental acting exercises and scene study designed to establish a strong foundation for each actor. Students will learn to develop character through actions and objectives drawn from the text.
Instructor: Jon Korkes (Mondays), Grace Kiley (Wednesdays)
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SOUND INTO ACTION

8 WEEKS, $560
SATURDAYS, JANUARY 17 – MARCH 7  1pm – 4pm
This class is a unique hybrid of voice and speech, language and text, and acting technique. One hour of voice and speech, followed by an hour of monologue work and an hour of “table work” on a classic play where students will be cast as a company working in its first stage of rehearsal.
Instructor: Reginald Veneziano
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MOVEMENT AND IMAGINATION
(Offered in the Winter Only)

8 WEEKS, $460
MONDAYS, JANUARY 12 – MARCH 2  6:30PM-8:30PM CANCELLED
The actor’s imagination must reflect a profound understanding of the world’s movement, literal and metaphorical. We shall investigate the seemingly familiar movements of the world– human, animal, natural, abstract– to rediscover the connection between poetic universality and unique, individual expression.
Instructor: Elena Zucker
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WEEKEND TEEN CONSERVATORY

8 WEEKS, $995
For Ages 14-17
SATURDAYS, JANUARY 17 – MARCH 7  10am – 6pm
The Stella Adler Teen Conservatory is designed to give young actors quality actor-training taught by the same faculty as Conservatory and NYU/Tisch School of the Arts Program. Students will learn core acting elements that make up a responsible actor.
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SCENE STUDY II

Invitation Required from Scene Study I
8 WEEKS, $615
WEDNESDAYS, JANUARY 14 – MARCH 4  7pm – 10pm
This class is a continuation of Scene Study I and integrates the thoughtful examination of a play in its depth of idea and how its meaning translates into an actor’s behavior. Students will learn how to make intelligent choices that serve the play.
Instructor: Jon Korkes

APPROACHING THE ROLE

Invite or Audition Required
8 WEEKS, $615
MONDAYS, JANUARY 12 – MARCH 9  7pm – 10pm
(Skips Monday, January 19, in observance of MLK Day)
This intermediate scene study course is designed for the actor who has a basic technique, but is seeking a stronger foundation. Actors will analyze the text, the concept of active personalization, the specific creation of a character, emotional accessibility, and the ability to act on impulse with imagination and heart.
Instructor: Paul Takacs
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SENSE MEMORY AND THE WORK OF STELLA ADLER
(Offered in the Winter Only)

8 WEEKS, $710 
TUESDAYS, JANUARY 13 – MARCH 3   7pm – 10pm
This class will explore an effective synthesis of the Lee Strasberg Sense Memory Technique and the work of Stella Adler®. Students will work on exercises in both techniques and then apply them to contemporary scene work under the instruction of master teacher Sam Schacht, former Dean of the Actors Studio at New School University.
Instructor: Sam Schacht
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ADVANCED ON-CAMERA TECHNIQUE with TODD THALER

8 WEEKS, $750
Option 1: MONDAYS, JANUARY 12 – MARCH 9 6:30pm – 10:30pm
(Skips Monday January 19, in observance of MLK Day)
Option 2: WEDNESDAYS, JANUARY 14 – MARCH 11 6:30pm – 10:30pm 
(Skips Wednesday March 4)
This advanced workshop is a hybrid of on-camera scene study and audition technique for the trained actor with renowned casting director/acting teacher Todd Thaler. Through scene work and audition practices students will fine tune their on-camera technique while still sharpening and expanding their artistic and creative skill set.
Instructor: Todd Thaler
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ACTING FOR FILM & TELEVISION

8 WEEKS, $660
Option 1: TUESDAYS, JANUARY 13 – MARCH 3  6:30pm – 10:30pm
Option 2: SATURDAYS,  JANUARY 17 – MARCH 7  2pm – 6pm
This intermediate class is an “immersion” experience in the techniques necessary to work in feature film as well as in television dramas and comedies. Students will learn to memorize scripts quickly, relax in front of a camera and “find themselves” in the roles they are playing; three skills necessary for success in feature film and television performance.
Instructors: Alberto Bonilla
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JON KORKES MASTER CLASS

Audition Required
8 WEEKS, $615
THURSDAYS, JANUARY 15 – MARCH 5  7pm – 10pm
This advanced level class is an exploration of scenes and monologues from works written after 1920. Students will work with renowned actor and teacher Jon Korkes on how their instincts and imagination can serve the material being performed.
Instructor: Jon Korkes
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