Shakespeare Intensive

Summer 2017 Dates: June 5– July 7, 2017
5 Weeks, 20 Hours a Week class time, 10 hours per week rehearsal
Tuition: $2750

Limited Availability: Apply Today!

The Art of Acting Studio’s  Shakespeare Intensive is the most concentrated Shakespeare training program Southern California has to offer. Offered in the summer only, this is a five-week, 20 hours of classtime / 10 hours of rehearsal per week intensive is designed for the advanced actor to further develop his/her sense of the epic size of theater.   Study with master teachers in Shakespeare Scene Study, Voice & Speech, Verse, and Stage Combat in the morning, and in the afternoon rehearse a full Shakespearean play.  The program culminates in a final weekend of performances. The stellar faculty is made up of the West Coast’s finest Shakespeare practitioners. Admission is  by audition or invitation only.  Space is limited to 12.

“Central to my technique…is the actor’s understanding of the epic size of theater – in the body, in the voice, in the mind, and in the soul – an understanding that Shakespeare forces actors to embrace their whole selves by exploring man’s Promethean battle with God, fate, and his own personal demons.” – Stella Adler


Admission Information

NEW OPTION! Apply online using the Art of Acting Studio Online Application Portal. Video auditions can also be submitted with this feature if you cannot audition in person.

Admission to the Shakespeare Intensive is by interview and audition. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older.

Applicant must submit the following:

  1. A completed application form
  2. Headshot and Resume
  3. A $40 non-refundable application fee (payable to the Art of Acting Studio)

The audition should consist of one classical monologue no longer than 90 seconds in length. Phone Interviews and Video Auditions are acceptable, if necessary. After the interview and audition have taken place, applicants will be formally notified phone regarding their acceptance in the program.

Student visas are not available for this program at this time.

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