Winter Acting Classes

No matter what your level of experience, we have a class for you!

We welcome students ages 16 and up in our weekday evening classes which begin the week of January 15th

All class take place at Mechanics Hall in downtown Portland
Please note that tuition payments are non-refundable unless we have to cancel the class

Payment plans available–click here to download a registration form


ACTING FOR ORDINARY PEOPLE 

taught by Lindsey Higgins

An introductory course for everyone! If you’ve ever wondered what an actor does, this is the class for you! This class creates a fun and safe environment for beginning students looking to gain confidence in their public presentation skills while taking some first steps into acting. Students in the class will use monologues and open scenes to explore the basic choices an actor must make while working on a role. The emphasis will be on doing — students will be performing in class regularly throughout the semester. No experience necessary!

Mondays from 5:30 to 7:15pm

(begins Jan. 15 and meets for 8 sessions) – $190 new students/$160 returning/$95 USM students

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ACTING FOR ORDINARY PEOPLE 

taught by Jared Culverhouse

An introductory course for everyone! If you’ve ever wondered what an actor does, this is the class for you! This class creates a fun and safe environment for beginning students looking to gain confidence in their public presentation skills while taking some first steps into acting. Students in the class will use monologues and open scenes to explore the basic choices an actor must make while working on a role. The emphasis will be on doing — students will be performing in class regularly throughout the semester. No experience necessary!

Tuesdays from 7:30 to 9:15pm

(begins Jan. 16 and meets for 8 sessions) – $190 new students/$160 returning/$95 USM students

Use Paypal by clicking the buttons below or contact us at acornacting@gmail.com

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ACTING I 

taught by Jared Culverhouse

A great class for students who have completed Acting for Ordinary People and/or are wishing to sharpen their skills on stage. Students will continue to develop their actor’s toolbox in a creative and nurturing environment. Students will use both scripted and improvisational work to deepen their ability to listen, give and react to their fellow actors. The instructor will assist students to sharpen their ability to tap into their instincts and be in the moment on stage. The class is open to students of all ability levels.

Tuesdays from 5:30 to 7:15pm

(begins Jan. 16 and meets for 8 sessions) – $190 new students/$160 returning/$95 USM students

Use Paypal by clicking the buttons below or contact us at acornacting@gmail.com

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ACTING METHODS 

taught by Lindsey Higgins

A great class for students who have completed Acting for Ordinary People and/or are wishing to sharpen their skills on stage. Students will continue to develop their actor’s toolbox in a creative and nurturing environment. Students will use both scripted and improvisational work to deepen their ability to listen, give and react to their fellow actors. The instructor will assist students to sharpen their ability to tap into their instincts and be in the moment on stage. The class is open to students of all ability levels.

Mondays from 7:30 to 9:15pm

(begins Jan. 15 and meets for 8 sessions) – $190 new students/$160 returning/$95 USM students

Use Paypal by clicking the buttons below or contact us at acornacting@gmail.com

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