Explore professional, conservatory-style training in acting!
Study the craft of acting taught by an experienced professional! In this hands-on, conservatory-style intensive, you will learn a variety of acting techniques that develop the crucial skills of building characters, heightening self-awareness, and exploring a wide emotional range.
Discover not only how to express yourself individually, but also how to work collaboratively, as an ensemble, gaining leadership skills and learning mutual respect while having fun!
In addition, movement, voice and speech, and text analysis allows you to immerse yourself in scene work, monologues, and improvisation.
Students will leave with a confident sense of themselves, and a solid technique and approach to future work.
The entire group warms-up each day with instructor. This session includes physical warm-ups with movement, improv exercises, vocal exercises, and focused meditation.
Students rotate between improvisation classes and rehearsing scenes and monologues.
Lunch: 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Continuing rehearsal of scenes and monologues, and improvisational exercises and forms.
A visit from the Director, Conservatory of Theatre Arts is a highlight of the program, where the students hear about Conservatory Acting Programs and the audition/admissions process.
On-Campus Program Details
YTH 9155 / Acting Intensive
Session II: July 11 – 22
Monday – Friday, 9:30am – 3:30 pm (10 sessions)
$1,200 for the first registration
$1,080 for the second registration in the family, Purchase College employees and alumni, and early registrations (paid in full by May 6, 2022)
Interested in Undergraduate Theatre Programs at Purchase College?
Check out the acting BFA program (recently chosen as a top 25 Acting College by Backstage), the theatre and performance BA program, and the theatre design/technology BFA program in the Conservatory of Theatre Arts.