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Acting Conservatory Student

you want to take an acting class:

 

Begin with Actor’s Process if you are new to acting. If you have some previous experience and/or training, begin with Principles of Realism class and a movement class

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Former Acting Conservatory student Vince Brown

you are looking for a 3-year program:

 

Begin with Realism classes, continue with Classics, then Styles, along with each corresponding Voice and/or Movement classes.

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Former Acting Conservatory student Liz Pierotti in The Apple Family Cycle

you want to work on your voice & body:

 

Try Voice 1 or Movement 1, Improvisation, Alexander Technique, or Standard Stage Speech.  Also, look at Singer’s Process or Musical Theatre.

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Former Acting Conservatory student Meghan Fay in "The Pillowman" by Martin McDonagh

you are age 13-17 and want to study acting:

 

Summer Intensive Program with its full curriculum of Acting, Voice, Movement, and Improvisation.

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Celebrating 41 years of excellence

 

 

 

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class schedule

 

Fall and Spring classes meet once per week, and Summer classes meet twice per week.

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"JOY'S DIRECTING CLASS WAS ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT EXPERIENCES OF MY ARTISTIC LIFE" —TOM STORY

 

 

Former Acting Conservatory Student Rosemary Regan in Animal by Clare Lizzimore

Acting classes

 

Small classes ensure individual attention for every student. Please see A Program For You, or call the Director of Education at 202.232.7267 to determine the best class placement.

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voice and body classes

 

The Actor’s Instrument courses provide solid physical and vocal skills and also complement each acting course. Students can take these adjunct courses independently as well as in conjunction with acting courses.

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special classes

 

These include Musical Theatre, Auditioning, and Directing.

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weekend workshops

weekend workshops

 

Weekend workshops provide the student basic introductory to specific course topics.

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young actors classes

 

Since 1986, The Conservatory has offered a program for young actors (ages 12-17) with or without prior experience/training. Fall and Spring classes meet once per week, and Summer classes meet five times per week.

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Class Schedule


For a full schedule of classes for the 2016-2017 school year click here.

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SPRING semester

February 8th, 2017 - June 8th, 2017
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Young Actors SPRING ENSEMBLE

February 25th, 2017- May 20th, 2017

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WEEKEND WORKSHOPS

Registration is open for the Singer's Process and Auditioning weekend workshops.   Explore the Schedule.

Final Scenes


At the end of each semester, every core acting class culminates in a public showing of the students' work. For the current semester Final Scenes schedule, click here.

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