Session II

  • Jul 31, 2017 - Aug 1, 2017
  • Sierra Madre Playhouse

Youth Acting and Musical Theater Workshops

Registration Now Open for Summer Youth Acting and Musical Theater Workshops with Alison Kalmus

There are a limited number of open spots available for summer theater workshops. Apply now online!

“No acting training from any institution, including Orange County School of the Arts (Cal. School of The Arts) and Oklahoma City University, compares to what Alison taught me. She is the perfect balance of teacher and theater director”

- Elise Vannerson – Lead Actor: Snapshots – (Directed by the composer, Steven Schwartz); Lovelace: A Rock Opera, (U.K. Premier); Daddy Long Legs (George Street Playhouse).

Session I:
Mon-Fri July 17 - July 28, 2017
(Friends and Family event last class session 7/21)

Session II:
Mon–Fri July 31 - Aug 1, 2017 (Friends and Family event last class session 8/11)

Acting for Theater 9am - Noon:
This class is for the beginning/intermediate actor. Students study elements of acting, including improvisation, and pantomime, given circumstances, objectives, recall and sense memory giving them the foundation and tools for all their acting work.

Lunch With Shakespeare (Free) Noon -1:00pm:
Students who attend both morning and afternoon classes, may join Ms. Kalmus with their brown bag lunch plus the fun-filled education of our Shakespeare Puppet Theater, Shakespeare Story Telling, Drawing and Globe Theater study and model-building.

The Magic of Musical Theater 1- 5pm:
Scene, song, and movement study through interpretation of lyric, melody, and dance. Analysis of music theater roles, plot and character background. Vocal instruction (developing healthy technique).


Acting for Theater and the Magic of Musical Theater


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