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Acting Classes

We offer inspiring training programs for adults throughout the Milwaukee area. Classes for individuals wanting to learn more about the craft of acting and theater are held onsite at Milwaukee Rep throughout the year. Arts-based training for the business professional is available for groups either on-site or at your corporate location.

Milwaukee Rep Education & Engagement is dedicated to offering a variety of programming for students of all ages, interests, and backgrounds. The Adult Classes are designed specifically for adults ages 18+ interested in developing a wide range of abilities related to the theatrical craft. Whether you are a beginner with no formal training or experience, or a seasoned performer looking to sharpen your skills, we offer courses and intensives to fit your needs throughout the year. Class sizes are limited to ensure one-on-one feedback to each student. Check back frequently as we continue to update our offerings throughout the season.

Contact Information
Register online or contact Xodia Choate, Education & Engagement Administrator, at 414-290-0709 or xchoate@milwaukeerep.com.

PLEASE BE ADVISED, MANDATORY COVID-19 POLICIES AND PROTOCOLS
The safety and well-being of our participants, artists, and staff is a top priority. As local conditions might warrant, masks and proof of vaccination may be required for all attendees in order to participate in this class. All policies, including participation and attendance, are subject to change based on evolving guidance from the CDC, City of Milwaukee and the State of Wisconsin. Prior to the start of the class, participants will be informed of current safety protocols.

BASIC ACTING I: INTRO TO PERFORMANCE

Mondays, Fall 2022

Class fee: $200.00 total for all sessions

This course is for actors to explore what going back to the basics can offer them as performers. Classes will encourage participants to use their imagination, body, and voice to explore specific techniques to enhance any stage performance. Special attention is given to preparing a contemporary monologue. This six-session course runs two hours each and will be held in person at Milwaukee Repertory Theater.


BASIC ACTING II: CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT

Mondays, Fall 2022

Class fee: $225.00 total for all sessions

This course is for actors of all levels to continue the exploration of the essential skills learned in Basic Acting I to create and develop unique characters within powerful scenes or monologues. This is a six-session course that runs two hours each.


BASIC ACTING III: SCENE STUDY

Mondays, Fall 2022

Class fee: $250.00 total for all sessions

This course is for actors of all levels to continue the exploration of techniques learned in Basic Acting I and II, students will dive into the creation of complex and elaborate scenes. The class will culminate in a final showcase performance. Participants of the entire Basic Acting series (I, II, and III) will receive a signed Certificate of Participation at the end of Basic Acting III. This is a six-session course that runs two hours each.

JOIN OUR WAITLIST

Classes return in the Fall of 2022.

The Basic Acting Series will return in the fall with the 2022/23 Season. If you would like to join a waitlist, please email Education & Engagement Administrator Xodia Choate at xchoate@milwaukeerep.com, and you will be notified as soon as classes are available to register. We hope to see you in class!