Online Workshops

Study with the Stella Adler Studio’s renowned faculty no matter where you are in the world! Live instruction acting classes through Zoom.

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 brandon@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 Voice & Speech Shakespeare Movement Curious Humans Theater Makers


Introductory Programs


WEEKEND INTRODUCTORY PROGRAM
October 9–December 5, 2021 (Skips the week of Thanksgiving) | Saturdays & Sundays
12:00–4:30 PM (ET) / 9:00 AM–1:30 PM (PT)
Tuition: $1050

This foundation course is a taste of conservatory training giving emerging actors the opportunity to build solid fundamentals in Acting Technique, Scene Study, Movement, and Voice & Speech. Students will develop more fully as actors in this intensive, multi-disciplinary program.

SCHEDULE:
Saturdays
Movement w. Nick Piacente: 12 PM – 2 PM ET
Break (30 mins)
Voice & Speech w/ Julie Congress: 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM ET

Sundays
Scene Study w/ Jon Korkes:12 PM – 2 PM ET
Break (30 mins)
Acting Technique w/ Josh Rowe: 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM ET


FUNDAMENTALS OF ACTING     WAIT LIST
with Caityn McCain | 4 Weeks, 4 Classes
Tuition: $200

“Growth as an actor and growth as a human being are synonymous”. This ideal sits at the core of Fundamentals of Acting. New to acting? Curious about the artform? Why does the art of acting speak to you? What is the job description of an actor? What does it mean to breathe life into words that are not your own? And what is it to recreate the human experience and how does your humanity filter through a character? This is the process we will investigate in this 4 week course for beginner actors. Let’s grow.

Option 1:
October 6–27, 2021 | Wednesdays
7:00–9:00 PM (ET) / 4:00–6:00 PM (PT)


Acting Technique


DECODING THE TEXT – NEW!      WAIT LIST
with Lisa Wolpe | 4 Weeks, 8 Classes | Tuition: $320

The purpose of this class is to give you specific, dynamic skills to help add variety, power, comedy, drama, depth and color to your readings and performances for stage and screen. From initial cold readings to dynamic rehearsals and unforgettable performances, you will learn to respond to what is on the page, and perform complex language with a variety of new techniques. These essential tools for actors will help you to navigate the deft changes in thought and feeling that acting requires. In this class, you will work on assigned, short pieces of text, drawn from Shakespeare, modern films, and television scripts, that will challenge you to make brilliant, surprising choices that will delight your casting directors, your directors, your scene partners, and your audiences. All levels welcome.

Option 1:
October 5–28 | Tuesdays & Thursdays
7:00–9:00 PM (ET)  |  4:00–6:00 PM (PT)


ACTING TECHNIQUE 1: FOUNDATION     WAIT LIST
4 Weeks, 8 Classes

Explore 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.

with Jane Fleiss:
October 6–29, 2021 | Wednesdays & Fridays
3:30–5:30PM (ET) / 12:30–2:30 PM (PT)
Tuition: $350


Scene Study


SCENE STUDY 1     WAIT LIST
4 Weeks, 8 Classes

This introductory level class focuses on process by exploring technique, monologues, and scene work to deepen the craft. This class is ideal for the actor seeking a strong foundation and to challenge themselves with material from produced scripts and screenplays.

with J. Claude Deering

Option 1:
October 5–28, 2021 | Tuesdays & Thursdays
7:00–9:30 PM (ET) / 4–6:30 PM (PT)
Tuition: $350


SCENE STUDY 2
Invite or Audition Required

This class moves beyond the fundamentals of Scene Study 1. It is devoted entirely to contemporary scene work and provides a greater variety of characters and situations that take the actor’s skill to a higher level.

with J. Claude Deering

Option 1:

October 4–27, 2021 | Mondays & Wednesdays | 4 Weeks, 8 Classes
7:00–9:30 PM (ET) / 4–6:30 PM (PT)
Tuition: $320

with Jon Korkes

Option 2:

October 6–December 1 (skips November 24) | Wednesdays | 8 Weeks, 8 Classes
7:00–10:00 PM (ET) / 4:00–7:00 PM (PT)
Tuition: $320


On-Camera Acting (Film & TV)


ON-CAMERA MASTER CLASS
with Philip Charles Mackenzie | 8 Weeks, 8 Classes

This Master Class focuses on working in film and television, through in-depth exploration of the character’s need and translating that understanding into performance.  This class is taught by renowned actor and director, Philip Charles MacKenzie.

Option 1: Returning Students Section
October 13–November 5 | Wednesdays & Fridays
1:00 PM –3:00 PM (Eastern Time) / 10:00 AM–12:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Tuition: $350 | Invite Required

Option 2: New Students Section
October 4–November 22, 2021 | Mondays
1:00 PM –3:00 PM (Eastern Time) / 10:00 AM–12:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Tuition: $480 | Audition or Invite Required


SELF TAPE AUDITION TECHNIQUE
with John Lavelle | 4 Weeks, 4 Classes
October 18–November 8, 2021 | Mondays
9:00 PM–12:00 AM (ET) / 6:00–9:00 PM (PT)
Tuition: $220 | Audition or Invite Required

During this time, opportunities for auditions and showcases are being presented online, and it is important for actors to present themselves in a memorable and engaging way through their self tapes. This class will teach actors the elements of a good selftape and will help build their confidence on how they present themselves to the virtual industry. After learning the fundamentals, students will be receiving feedback from a Casting Director, Show Runner, or Writer.


Voice & Speech


SOUND INTO ACTION: VOICE & MONOLOGUE
with Nicole Cowans | 8 Weeks, 8 Classes

October 9 – December 4, 2021 (Skips Nov. 27) | Saturdays
10:00 AM–1:00 PM PT / 1:00–4:00 PM ET
Tuition: $480

This class is a unique hybrid of voice and speech, language and text, and acting technique. One hour of voice exercises, followed by two hours of monologue work. Each actor will leave the class with fully realized, contrasting classical & contemporary speeches to add to their monologue portfolio


VOICE OVER 101
with Bruce Kronenberg | 4 Weeks, 4 Classes
October 23–November 13, 2021 | Saturdays
10:00 AM–1:00 PM PT / 1:00–4:00 PM ET
Tuition: $250

Taught by VO Instructor Bruce Kronenberg, Voice Over 101 is the most comprehensive voice over training you can get in New York City. Covering every genre of VO (Radio Commercials, Television Commercials, Audiobook and Narration and Animation), learn how to use your new skills to make money. The final class covers the Business of the Voice Over Business. Students receive MP3 files of their weekly work.


Shakespeare


Theater Makers Series

Theatre Makers courses are designed for a range of artists with interests beyond acting. These classes include theoretical, practical and academic areas of investigation such as directing, producing, playwriting, design, etc…

Fall Classes TBA


Curious Humans Series

The Curious Humans Series are four-week sessions for theater lovers who are interested in acting and the arts. No matter the career profession or experience level, all curious humans are welcome!

Fall Classes TBA


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 ryan@stellaadler.com in NYC or brandon@stellaadler.com in LA 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.

Online Workshops Application Form