Online Workshops

Study with the Stella Adler Studio and Art of Acting 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 william@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

One Day Accent Workshops


British Accents: RP, Estuary, MLE w/ Siobhan Doherty
Saturday | February 25th
Times: 1:00–4:00 PM (Eastern Time)  | 10:00 AM–1:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Tuition $50

In this introduction to British Accents, students will learn the Knight-Thompson Speechwork approach to learning accents, and will explore these ideas with three different accents from England.


Russian, German, Irish Accents w/ Siobhan Doherty
Saturday | April 15th
Times: 1:00–4:00 PM (Eastern Time)  | 10:00 AM–1:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Tuition $50

In this introduction to learning accents, students will learn the Knight-Thompson Speechwork approach to learning accents, and will explore these ideas with Russian, German, and Irish accents.


Introductory Programs


EVENING INTRODUCTORY PROGRAM
8 Weeks | Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays
Times: 7:00–10:00 PM (Eastern Time)  | 4:00–7:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Tuition
New Students | $1450
Returning Students (Within 1 Year)  | $1300
Professional Conservatory Graduates | $1090

This foundation course is a taste of conservatory training with classes in Acting Technique, Scene Study, Movement and Voice & Speech. Actors will develop more fully as actors in this intensive, multi-disciplinary program.
CLASSES: Acting Technique, Scene Study, Movement, Voice & Speech

Option 1: February 14th – April 6th

Option 2: May 9th – June 29th

Option 3: September 26th – November 16th


WEEKEND INTRODUCTORY PROGRAM
8 Weeks | Saturdays & Sundays
Times: 12 PM – 4:30 PM ET | 9 AM – 1:30 PM PT
Tuition
New Students | $1050
Returning Students (Within 1 Year)  | $945
Professional Conservatory Graduates | $790

This foundation course is a taste of conservatory training with classes in Acting Technique, Scene Study, Movement, and Voice & Speech. Actors will develop more fully as actors in this intensive, multi-disciplinary program.
CLASSES: Acting Technique, Scene Study, Movement, Voice & Speech

Option 1: February 11th – April 2nd

Option 2: May 6th – June 24th

Option 3: September 30th – November 19th


Acting Technique


ACTING TECHNIQUE 1: FOUNDATION
4 Weeks, 8 Classes | Wednesdays & Fridays
Times: 3:30 PM- 5:30 PM Eastern Time / 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM Pacific Time
Tuition
New Students | $350
Returning Students (Within 1 Year)  | $320
Professional Conservatory Graduates | $270

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 w/ Maureen Megibow: February 15th – March 10th

Option 2 Instructor TBA: May 10th – June 2nd

Option 3 Instructor TBA: August 9th – September 1st

Option 4 Instructor TBA: October 11th – November 3rd


ACTING TECHNIQUE 2: BUILDING CHARACTER
4 Weeks, 8 Classes | Wednesdays & Fridays
Times: 3:30 PM- 5:30 PM Eastern Time / 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM Pacific Time
Tuition
New Students | $350
Returning Students (Within 1 Year)  | $320
Professional Conservatory Graduates | $270

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 w/ Maureen Megibow: March 22nd – April 14th

Option 2 Instructor TBA: June 7th – June 30th

Option 3 Instructor TBA: September 6th – September 29th


SCRIPT INTERPRETATION
4 Weeks, 8 Classes | Tuesdays & Thursdays
Times: 3:30 PM- 5:30 PM Eastern Time / 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM Pacific Time
Tuition
New Students | $350
Returning Students (Within 1 Year)  | $320
Professional Conservatory Graduates | $270

Script Interpretation will ground the actor’s choices in a thorough understanding of the world of the play and lead students to dig deeply into character psychology, motivation, relationships and playable actions. Students will learn how to interpret the circumstances, themes, and historical context of a script in order to feed their imagination and more fully equip them to act in an author’s text.

Option 1: America’s Master Playwrights w/ Art Manke: March 14th – April 6th

Option 2: Topic TBD w/ Jane Fleiss: May 10th – June 2nd

Option 3: Shakespeare w/ Kyle Hester: August 9th – September 1st

Option 4: Film/Television w/ Lisa Wolpe: October 11th – November 3rd


Scene Study


SCENE STUDY 1
with J. Claude Deering

4 Weeks, 8 Classes | Tuesdays & Thursdays
Times: 7:30 PM- 10:00 PM Eastern Time / 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM Pacific Time
Tuition
New Students | $350
Returning Students (Within 1 Year)  | $320
Professional Conservatory Graduates | $270

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: February 7th – March 2nd                    Option 5: June 6th – June 29th

Option 2: March 7th – March 30th                       Option 6: July 11th – August 3rd

Option 3: April 4th – April 27th                             Option 7: September 26th – October 19th

Option 4: May 2nd – May 25th                             Option 8: October 24th – November 16th


SCENE STUDY 2
with J. Claude Deering
Invite or Audition Required
4 Weeks, 8 Classes | Mondays & Wednesdays
Times: 7:30 PM- 10:00 PM Eastern Time / 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM Pacific Time
Tuition
New Students | $350
Returning Students (Within 1 Year)  | $320
Professional Conservatory Graduates | $270

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: February 6th – March 1st                             Option 5: June 5th – June 28th

Option 2: March 6th – March 29th                               Option 6: July 10th – August 2nd

Option 3: April 3th – April 26th                                     Option 7: September 25th – October 18th

Option 4: May 1st – May 24th                                     Option 8: October 23th – November 15th


SCENE STUDY MASTER CLASS
with Jon Korkes
Invite or Audition Required
8 Weeks, 8 Classes | Tuesdays
Times: 7:00 PM- 10:00 PM Eastern Time / 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Pacific Time
Tuition
New Students | $480
Returning Students (Within 1 Year)  | $420
Professional Conservatory Graduates | $350

The Scene Study Master class is a high level class that, through an active flow of contemporary scenes and partners, mirrors the professional working environment to bring the actor to their best work. This class is taught by renowned actor and teacher Jon Korkes.


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.

New Students Section | 8 Weeks, 8 Classes                   Option 1: April 10th – May 29th
Mondays | Audition or Invite Required
Times: 10 am – 12 pm PT / 1 pm – 3 pm ET                      Option 2: July 10th – August 28th
Tuition
New Students | $480                                                          Option 3: September 25th –
Returning Students (Within 1 Year)  | $420                          November 13th
Professional Conservatory Graduates | $350

 

Returning Students Section | 4 Weeks, 4 Classes         Option 1: April 12th – May 5th
Wednesdays & Fridays | Invite Required
Times: 10 am – 12 pm PT / 1 pm – 3 pm ET                      Option 2: July 12th – August 4th
Tuition
New Students | $350                                                           Option 3: September 27th –
Returning Students (Within 1 Year)  | $320                            October 20th
Professional Conservatory Graduates | $270


SelfTape Technique
with Dayo Ade
Invite or Audition Required
4 Weeks, 4 Classes | Mondays
Dates: October 23rd – November 13th
Tuition
New Students | $220
Returning Students (Within 1 Year)  | $200
Professional Conservatory Graduates | $165

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.


Voice & Speech


VOICE OVER 101
4 Weeks, 4 Classes | Saturdays
Times: 1 PM – 4 PM Eastern Time / 10 AM – 1 PM Pacific Time
Tuition
New Students | $250
Returning Students (Within 1 Year)  | $225
Professional Conservatory Graduates | $185

Taught by VO Instructor Bruce Kronenberg, Voice Over 101 is the most comprehensive voice over training you can get in New York City, and the same is true with Giovanni Ortega in Los Angeles. 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.

Option 1 w/ Bruce Kronenberg: March 18th – April 8th

Option 2 w/ Giovanni Ortega: August 5th – August 26th


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…

Theater Makers Classes are 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!

Curious Humans Classes are 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 Online Workshops Coordinator William Bremer at william@stellaadler.com as you might not need to submit a new application. Be sure to include what previous course you took and when it was taken.
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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