Part-Time Workshops

Fall In-Person Workshops

FALL UPDATE: At this time, the Stella Adler Studio is looking to return a limited number of workshops back to the facility for in-person classes starting October 2021. In order to be eligible for any in-person workshops, actors must be FULLY VACCINATED from COVID-19 and be able to submit proof of their COVID-19 Vaccination to the studio.

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How to Apply
1. New applicants should first submit an online application here. Once we receive your application we will contact you to schedule your entrance interview appointment.
2. If you are a former student within the past two years, please check with classes@stellaadler.com as you might not need to submit a new application.
3. If you are applying for a course that requires an audition, please submit a video link to either a performance of a contemporary/realism monologue or a demo reel to this Google Form.

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Introductory Programs Acting Technique Scene Study On-Camera


(All Workshops Skip the Week of Thanksgiving)


EVENING INTRODUCTORY PROGRAM
8 WEEKS | OCTOBER 4–DECEMBER 2
TUESDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, THURSDAYS | 6:30–10:30 PM
TUITION: $2000
This foundation course is a taste of conservatory training with classes in Acting Technique, Scene Study, Movement, and Voice & Speech. Actors will develop more fully as actors in this intensive, multi-disciplinary program.
INSTRUCTORS: Jon Korkes (Scene Study), Nick Piacente (Movement), Julie Congress (Voice & Speech), Patrick Quagliano (Acting Technique), Improvisation (Andy Schneeflock)


ACTING TECHNIQUE I
8 WEEKS | OCTOBER 7–DECEMBER 2
THURSDAYS | 7–10 PM
TUITION: $550
This Stella Adler® program explores the language and principles of Stella Adler’s approach to acting, including action, circumstance, and justification, rooted in the power of the imagination. Actors will develop a foundation from which to build themselves as actors as well as human beings.
INSTRUCTOR: Patrick Quagliano


SCENE STUDY I
8 WEEKS | OCTOBER 4–NOVEMBER 29
MONDAYS | 7–10 PM
TUITION: $550
This class is a combination of fundamental acting exercises and scene study designed to establish a strong foundation for each actor. Actors will learn to develop character through actions and objectives drawn from the text.
INSTRUCTORS: Jon Korkes


INTERMEDIATE SCENE STUDY
Invite or Audition Required
8 WEEKS | OCTOBER 6–DECEMBER 1
WEDNESDAYS | 7–10 PM
TUITION: $550
This intermediate scene study course is designed for the actor who has a basic technique and training, 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: Christina Duarte


ADVANCED SCENE STUDY
Invite or Audition Required
7 WEEKS | OCTOBER 21 – DECEMBER 9
THURSDAYS | 7-10 PM
Director of Professional Development Melissa Maxwell will be teaching the popular Advanced Scene Study Workshop. This is a high-paced master class for working professionals and graduates to continue their artistic growth as they pursue their careers. Work on scenes, monologues and cold readings with the studio’s very own, Melissa Maxwell!
Instructor: Melissa Maxwell


ACTING FOR FILM & TELEVISION
Audition Required
8 WEEKS | OCTOBER 5–NOVEMBER 30
TUESDAYS | 6:30–9:30 PM
TUITION: $600
This intermediate level 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.
INSTRUCTOR: Alberto Bonilla


ADVANCED ON-CAMERA TECHNIQUE with TODD THALER
Audition Required
6 WEEKS | OCTOBER 25–DECEMBER 6
MONDAYS | 7–10 PM
TUITION: $475
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