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


EVENING INTRODUCTORY PROGRAM
February 15th – April 7th, 2022 | Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays
7:00-10:00 PM (ET) / 9:00 AM–1:30 PM (PT)
Tuition: $1450

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.
Classes: Acting Technique, Scene Study, Movement, Voice & Speech


WEEKEND INTRODUCTORY PROGRAM
February 12th – April 3rd, 2022 | 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.
Classes: Acting Technique, Scene Study, Movement, Voice & Speech


Acting Technique


DECODING THE TEXT (Level 2) – NEW!
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:
April 5th – 28th, 2022 | Tuesdays & Thursdays
7:00–9:00 PM (ET)  |  4:00–6:00 PM (PT)


ACTING TECHNIQUE 1: FOUNDATION
with Jane Fleiss | 4 Weeks, 8 Classes
Tuition: $350

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.

Option 1:
March 9th – April 1st, 2022 | Wednesdays & Fridays
3:30–5:30PM (ET) / 12:30–2:30 PM (PT)


ACTING TECHNIQUE 2: BUILDING CHARACTER
with Jane Fleiss | 4 Weeks, 8 Classes
Tuition: $320

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.

Option 1: 
February 9th – March 4th, 2022 | Wednesdays & Fridays
3:30–5:30PM (ET) / 12:30–2:30 PM (PT)

Option 2: with Jane Fleiss
April 6th – April 29th, 2022 | Wednesdays & Fridays
3:30–5:30PM (ET) / 12:30–2:30 PM (PT)


Scene Study


SCENE STUDY 1
with J. Claude Deering | 4 Weeks, 8 Classes
Tuition: $350

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.

Option 1:
January 11th – February 3rd, 2022 (4 Weeks)
Tuesdays & Thursdays
4:30 PM – 7 PM PT / 7:30 PM – 10 PM ET

Option 2:
February 8th – March 3rd, 2022 (4 Weeks)
Tuesdays & Thursdays
4:30 PM – 7 PM PT / 7:30 PM – 10 PM ET

Option 3:
March 8th – April 7th, 2022 ( 4 Weeks)
Tuesdays & Thursdays
4:30 PM – 7 PM PT / 7:30 PM – 10 PM ET

Option 4:
April 12th – May 5th, 2022 (4 Weeks) – No class on Tuesday April 12 (will be made up)
Tuesdays & Thursdays
4:30 PM – 7 PM PT / 7:30 PM – 10 PM ET


SCENE STUDY 2
with J. Claude Deering
| 4 Weeks, 8 Classes
Tuition: $320 | 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.

Option 1:
January 10th – February 2nd, 2022 (4 Weeks)
Mondays & Wednesdays
4:30 PM – 7 PM PT / 7:30 PM – 10 PM ET

Option 2:
February 7th – March 2nd, 2022 (4 Weeks)
Mondays & Wednesdays
4:30 PM – 7 PM PT / 7:30 PM – 10 PM ET

Option 3:
March 7th – March 30th, 2022(4 Weeks)
Mondays & Wednesdays
4:30 PM – 7 PM PT / 7:30 PM – 10 PM ET


INTERMEDIATE SCENE STUDY
with Jon Korkes | 8 Weeks, 8 Classes
Fridays | February 18th – April 8th, 2022
7 PM – 10:00 PM (ET) / 4 PM – 7:00 PM (PT)
Tuition: $480

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.


On-Camera Acting (Film & TV)


ACTING FOR FILM & TELEVISION
with Alberto Bonilla | 8 Weeks, 8 Classes
Mondays | March 7th – April 25th 2022
7 PM – 10 (ET) / 4 PM – 7 PM (PT)
Tuition: $480 | Audition or Invite Required

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.


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: New Students Section
February 7th – March 28th, 2022 | Mondays
1:00 PM –3:00 PM (Eastern Time) / 10:00 AM–12:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Tuition: $480 | Audition or Invite Required

Option 2: Returning Students Section
March 9th – April 1st, 2022 | Wednesdays & Fridays
1:00 PM –3:00 PM (Eastern Time) / 10:00 AM–12:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Tuition: $350 | Invite Required

Option 3: Returning Students Section
April 13th – May 6th, 2022 | Wednesdays & Fridays
1:00 PM –3:00 PM (Eastern Time) / 10:00 AM–12:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Tuition: $350 | Invite Required


SELF TAPE AUDITION TECHNIQUE
with John Lavelle | 4 Weeks, 4 Classes
March 7th – 28th, 2022 | 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

March 12th – May 7th, 2021 (Skips April 16th) | 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
March 5th – 26th, 2022 | 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


I, TOO, SPEAK IN COLOR
with Steve Maurice Jones | 4 Weeks, 8 Classes
Tuesdays and Thursdays | April 5-28, 2022
Tuition: $320

Watch This Video Regarding This Course: https://youtu.be/aGFcw8Oz0GQ


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