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Adult Classes

Adult Classes

Adult Classes

Milwaukee Rep Education 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+ who are 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 throughout the year to fit your needs. 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.
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Register online or contact Auburn Matson, Education Administrator, at 414-290-5393 or amatson@milwaukeerep.com.

In order to participate in our classes you must fill out the following forms and submit them to amatson@milwaukeerep.com:
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Adult Acting Classes at Milwaukee Rep

BASIC ACTING I: INTRODUCTION TO PERFORMANCE

This intro class is designed for non-professionals from all occupations interested in developing essential skills (such as confidence, focus, creative and critical thinking, etc.) while sharpening their basic acting skills. Classes will encourage students to use their imagination, body, and voice to explore specific techniques used to enhance any stage performance. Special attention is given to preparing a contemporary monologue. 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.

Instructors: TBD
Class fee: $200
Prerequisite: None
Next session: We will be offering this class again in early fall. Please check back in late summer for more details and to register!  

Adult Acting Classes at Milwaukee Rep

BASIC ACTING II: CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT

Students will continue to develop essential skills learned in Basic Acting to create and develop unique characters within powerful scenes or monologues. 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.

Instructors: TBD
Class fee: $225
Prerequisite: Basic Acting I
Next session: We will be offering this class again in early fall. Please check back in late summer for more details and to register!

BASIC ACTING III: SCENE STUDY

Using 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.

Instructor: Joshua Krause and Auburn Matson
Class fee: $200
Prerequisite: Basic Acting I and II
Next session: Mondays: June 24, July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 from 5:30-7:30pm

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ACTING FOR THE CAMERA II

Acting for the Camera II focuses on developing more deeply the key technical skills introduced in Acting for the Camera I. Through individually tailored, real-world material, the instructor will lead you through commercial, theatrical, slate, interview, and monologue work. The class will devote time each week to honing on-camera practice and critique in the five major areas listed above. The goal of this class is to give each student a stronger sense of developed skill, confidence, industry preparedness, and a slew of marketable reel material. Please contact Auburn Matson with a brief summary of your qualifications if you have any questions about your eligibility for this course.

Instructor: Thomas Adisi
Class Fee: $200
Prerequisite: None
Next session: Mondays: June 10, 17, 24, July 1, 8, 15 from 5:30-7:30pm
*Please note that this is the last class that will be offered at The Rep for Acting for the Camera Series. If you are interested in further studies and information in regards to on camera work, please contact Adisi Imagery, LLC at https://www.adisiimagery.com/.

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