Actor's Express Classes

Audition Technique

Instructor: Clifton Guterman (Associate Artistic Director of Theatrical Outfit)

6:30 PM (2 HRS)
CLASSES MEET WEEKLY STARTING NOVEMBER 14TH (NOV. 21ST, NOV. 28TH, & DEC. 5TH)

In this four week course, Clifton Guterman will teach the fundamentals of auditioning as well share insider tips for working professionally in the theatre industry. The course is a combination of discussion, Q&A and mock auditions.

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Physical Theatre

Instructor: Adam Fristoe (Co-Artistic Director of Out of Hand Theater)

8:30 PM (2 HRS)
CLASSES MEET WEEKLY STARTING NOVEMBER 14TH (NOV. 21TH & 28TH, DEC. 5TH)

An overview of physical theatre taught by Adam Fristoe of Out of Hand Theater. This class utilizes techniques from Viewpoints and LeCoq to train actors to expand their physical range, charisma and use of space.

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New American Plays

Instructor: Freddie Ashley (Artistic Director of Actor's Express)

6:30 PM (2 HRS)
CLASSES MEET WEEKLY STARTING JAN. 22ND (JAN. 29TH, FEB. 5TH, & MONDAY, FEB 12TH)

Get ahead of the curve on the hottest plays and playwrights in the American theatre. Led by AE Artistic Director Freddie Ashley, this class reads eight new plays (either un-produced or produced within the last year) by a diverse lineup of early-career to established playwrights. Each week includes in-depth discussion of two plays.

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Dramaturgy

Instructor: Celise Kalke (Director of New Projects, Alliance Theatre)

8:30 PM (2 HRS)
CLASSES MEET WEEKLY STARTING APRIL 24TH (MAY 1ST, 8TH, & 15TH)

An overview of the various roles of the dramaturg in the theatermaking process, including new play dramaturgy, production dramaturgy and more.

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Stage Combat

Instructor: David Sterritt (Fight Choreographer for AE’s Cardboard Piano and Appropriate)

8:30 PM (2 HRS)
CLASSES MEET WEEKLY STARTING JUNE 19TH (JUNE 26ST, JULY 3RD, & JULY 10TH)

A 4 week course exploring some of the basics of stage combat such as slaps, punches, chokes, falls, and more! The class focuses on the most common situations actors will be put in so they can learn how to safely and effectively perform violence for the stage.

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If you have any questions about any of our classes, please contact us at (404) 607-7469 or e-mail [email protected].