Early Bird Application Deadline: February 15, 2023
“Central to my technique…is the actor’s understanding of the epic size of theater – in the body, in the voice, in the mind, and in the soul – an understanding that Shakespeare forces actors to embrace their whole selves by exploring man’s Promethean battle with God, fate, and his own personal demons.” – Stella Adler
Classical Scene Study
Verse & Text
Voice & Speech
Guest Master Classes
John Douglas Thompson (Tony Nominee, Drama Desk Winner)
Brian Cox (RSC, Emmy Award Winner)
Phylicia Rashad (Tony Award Winner)
Admission to the Shakespeare Intensive is by interview and audition. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older.
Student visas for international study are not available for this program at this time. Applicants must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident.
Applicant must submit the following:
- A completed Online Application Form
- Headshot (Photo) and Resume
- A $50 non-refundable application fee (payable to Stella Adler Studio of Acting)
The audition should consist of one classical monologue no longer than 90 seconds in length. Phone Interviews and Video Auditions are acceptable. After the interview and audition have taken place, applicants will be formally notified via email regarding their acceptance in the program.
COVID-19 Policy: Actors wishing to train in-person at the Stella Adler Studio must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including the booster shot, and be able to submit proof of their vaccination by the start of their first class. Please visit the studio’s Health & Safety page for the latest updates and a list of measures the studio has taken to protect the community against COVID-19: https://stellaadler.com/about/health-safety/