Theatre School of WNY

Winter/Spring 2019 Courses Begin February 9!

“a highly respected, highly sought-after theatrical resource for anyone looking to hone their acting skills.”
-Buffalo Rising

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Foundations of Acting
(Spring 2018)

Theatre School of WNY provides acting classes and year-round continuing training for students and adults who are serious about the theatre. Our faculty is comprised of highly-trained, working professionals committed to theatre and arts education.

If you have any questions, or for more information, please contact Chris today: chandley@alleyway.com.

*If a course you’re interested in is sold out, please email chandley@alleyway.com to be placed on a waiting list, as cancellations do occur, and new sections may be added if needed.

4 WEEK AUDITION WORKSHOPS!

AUDITION WORKSHOP: THE MONOLOGUE
Spend three weeks working and refining your audition material. On the fourth week, present your monologues to our panel of local industry professionals where you will receive individual feedback! Get ahead of the pack and prepare for the upcoming TAB season auditions.
Ages 18+ (or with instructor approval) | 
Sundays 6:30-8:30pm  |  Starts Jan 6, 2019  |  $175


AUDITION WORKSHOP: THE SONG
Spend three weeks working and refining your audition material. On the fourth week, present your songs to our panel of local industry professionals where you will receive individual feedback! Get ahead of the pack and prepare for the upcoming TAB season auditions.
Ages 18+ (or with instructor approval) |  Mondays 6:30-8:30pm  |  Starts Jan 7, 2019  |  $195


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FOUNDATIONS OF ACTING I
Start your journey in the theatre and explore what it means to be an actor! Exercises in concentration, imagination, relationship, and awareness form the basis of this course. Use games, exercises and short scenes to begin to understand the essential building blocks of the actor’s craft.
Grades 9-12  | Instructor: Chris  | Saturdays 10 AM-Noon for 8 weeks  |  Starts Feb. 9, 2019  |  $275


FOUNDATIONS OF ACTING II
Build on skills introduced in Foundations I as you continue to break down how an actor creates a believable performance using voice, body, and imagination to “live truthfully under imaginary circumstances.”
Grades 9-12 | Instructor: Karen | Sundays 10 AM-Noon for 8 weeks  |  Starts Feb. 10, 2019  |  $295


MUSICAL THEATRE LAB
Ever wonder why characters suddenly burst into song? Learn to act while you sing in this workshop-style class, as each student works at his or her own pace on individual material. Take this class again and again!
Grades 9-12 | Instructor: Karen  | Sundays 12:30-2:30 PM for 8 weeks  | Starts Feb. 10, 2019  |  $305


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ACTING 101: The Basics
For anyone who ever thought about being onstage, this is your moment. Using games and simple scenes, explore what it means to be an actor, how it works, and what it takes. It’s beginning acting for anyone 18 and up. For fun, for real, or just to get out of the house!

Ages 18+ |  Instructor: Chris  |  Mondays 6-8 PM for 8 weeks  |  Starts Feb. 11, 2019  |  $285


ACTING 201: The Next Step
Continue to discover the actor’s process as we build on skills from 101 and incorporate them into further work in order to begin developing character.
Ages 18+ |  Instructor: Chris  | Mondays 8-10 PM for 8 weeks  |  Starts Feb. 11, 2019  |  $295 


ACTING STUDIO: Shakespeare
Investigate and explore Shakespeare’s words as you learn to make them come alive through your voice and body. For beginners and pros alike, you’ll find the fun and eliminate the fear of Shakespeare.
Ages 18+ | Instructor: Eileen | Wednesdays 6:30-8:30pm for 8 weeks  |  Starts Feb. 13, 2019  | $305


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COLLEGE AUDITION PREP/PRIVATE STUDY
Ongoing. Begin anytime!
One-on-one sessions scheduled at your convenience. For high school juniors and seniors serious about auditioning for college theatre programs. Be prepared with individual monologue (and song) coaching! Plus, we’ll invite industry/academic professionals for a mock audition so you can get even more feedback! Topics include: material choice, audition techniques, eliminating stage fright, headshots/resumes, and more. Requires memorization and commitment to attendance and work outside of class. For serious students only. Sessions are customized to the needs of each individual student.  Contact Chris for arrangements!



Dates and times to fit your schedule!

One-on-one, open ended, private coaching for adult actors working in WNY. Weekly 60-90 minute sessions scheduled at the convenience of the participant. May also be combined in pairs. Focus on Mr. Radice’s distinctive techniques for approaching rehearsal and performance.
For experienced actors, space limited.   Ages 18 and over   |   Instructor: Neal Radice   |   Initial 10 week commitment of $350.00, optional additional sessions @ $35 cash or check. Begin anytime.
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PREVIOUS CLASSES

Acting Boot Camp: August 2018
In this week long intensive, students will explore the actor’s process with classes in voice, movement, and acting. Masterclasses from guest instructors will include a variety of specialty theatre topics. Culminates in a presentation for friends and family showcasing the week’s training on the final day.All experience levels welcome! Memorization and commitment to attendance required. | Grades 9-12 | Five days

Monologue Madness: June 2018
A monologue is your own one-person play. Work step-by-step to choose, rehearse, and perform your own monologue, applying fundamental acting techniques. All experience levels welcome! Memorization req’d. | Grades 9-12 | Four Weeks

The “IT” Factor: June 2018
Discover the magic stuff that draws us to certain performers. It is really magic? What is “stage presence?” How can you find it in you and use it to make your performance star-shining? Find out how to always be “in the moment.” All experience levels welcome. | Grades 9-12 | Four weeks

Foundations of Acting: Spring 2018
Start your journey in the theatre as you explore what it means to be an actor! Exercises in concentration, imagination, relationship, and awareness form the basis of this course. Students use games, exercises and short scenes to begin to develop an understanding of the essential building blocks of the actor’s craft. Some memorization required, all experience levels welcome! | Grades 9-12| 8 Weeks


All payments are final and there are no refunds for missed classes. Discounts cannot be applied retroactively. Courses, faculty, and schedules are subject to change.