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Beginning Actor’s Studio

Adults

Raleigh Little Theatre

Adult Class

$130 per session

Sundays


This class is designed for adults who want to give acting a try, or who would like to revisit the basics in order to improve their technique! Students will participate in lively theatre games and exercises designed to free up the voice and body, stimulate creativity, promote self-confidence, and teach the building blocks of acting. Exercises in this class will explore:

  • Finding a Character’s objectives
  • Identifying a Character’s obstacle
  • Executing Tactics
  • Exploring Environment
  • Defining “beats”

Beginning Actor’s Studio (Sertoma)

Registration Closed

Ages 16 – Adult

North Raleigh

Adult Class

$125


This class is designed for adults who want to give acting a try or who would like to revisit the basics to improve their technique! Students will participate in lively theatre games and exercises designed to free up the voice and body, stimulate creativity, promote self-confidence and teach the building blocks of acting.

Body Talk: The Use and Training of the Actor’s Body

Adults

Raleigh Little Theatre

Adult Class

$130 per session

Sundays NEW!


Actors’ use of their bodies on stage accounts for nearly 80% of everything that is communicated to an audience. As more and more audiences are accustomed to watching actors on tiny screens, theatre become more unique in the way views see the whole actor. Participants in the class will work on training and using their bodies to engage audiences through movement and characterization. Part physical fitness training and part theatre training, this is a class for anyone who wants to create more dynamic characters. All fitness levels are encouraged to sign up as modifications can be made for all exercises.

Creative Drama (Apex)

Registration Closed

Ages 6 – 7

Apex

Youth Class

$85 for Apex residents, $100 for non-residents

Tuesdays, 1 session each quarter, 4 sessions a year.


Discovering Drama. Students will develop their creativity through movement, sound, improvisation and pantomime. They will learn to focus their energy as they explore skills needed to bring a story to life such as concentration, voice, dialogue and characterization. Before registering, please read our class information page.

Dialects

Registration Closed

Adults

Raleigh Little Theatre

Adult Class

$130

Six Sundays, March-April NEW!


Dialects are an essential part of any actor's toolkit. Nothing will bring an audience into the world of a play more completely than an authentic dialect—and nothing will alienate them faster than a dialect gone wrong. In this class, you'll learn a couple of the most commonly encountered dialects and, most importantly, acquire the skills to learn any new dialect you need. Maybe you haven't really traveled the world, but you can sound like you have! All experience levels welcome.

FUNdamentals of Improv

Registration Closed

Adults

Raleigh Little Theatre

Adult Class

$130

Sundays, March-April


Need more creativity, spontaneity, laughter and fun in your life? Want to improve your one-on-one interactions by sharpening your listening skills? Then it’s time to get out of your head and join this basic improv class! Come prepared to laugh as we tackle improv games and learn to work as a team. No experience necessary. All you need is an open mind.

Improv Ensemble (Apex)

Adults

Apex

Adult Class


Ages 55+ Need more creativity, spontaneity, laughter and fun in your life? Want to improve your one-on-one interactions by sharpening your listening skills? Then join us as we tackle improv games and learn to work as a team. No experience necessary. All you need is an open mind.

Play On (Apex)

Registration Closed

Ages 8 – 10

Apex

Youth Class

$95 for Apex residents, $110 for non-residents

Mondays, 1 session each quarter, 4 sessions a year


Discovering Drama. Free your imagination and discover yourself on stage! Through scripted scenes, students will explore character development, character relationships, memorization skills and rehearsal techniques. Before registering, please read our class information page.

Playwriting

Adults

Raleigh Little Theatre

Adult Class

$130 per session

Sundays NEW!


Learn the art of writing a play with a local playwright. In this class participants will learn the fundamentals of playwriting, including where to find inspiration, how to create a character, and how to write conflict into scenes.

Scene Study

Registration Closed

Adults

Raleigh Little Theatre

Adult Class

$130 per session

Sundays


Scenes are the building blocks of plays as they reveal the most critical elements of a script: relationships and conflict. In this class, participants will work with the instructor to analyze, rehearse, and perform an assigned scene with one or more partners. In the end, actors will understand the process of creating a performance from the page to the stage.