Actors Workshop offers a concentrated summer training experience in the art and craft of acting. Young actors have the opportunity to learn the crucial skills of building characters, playing objectives, and expressing interior emotions physically and vocally. Students discover not only how to express themselves individually but also how to work as an ensemble, gaining valuable leadership skills while having fun and making friends.
The California Actors Workshop, held at Stanford University, focuses on teaching the professional acting techniques that translate onto both stage and screen.Over the course of 14 days, students participate in a morning core course and choose from a variety of specialized afternoon electives. Students showcase their work in an extraordinary final performance, which includes monologue work and ensemble short scenes.
The abridged one-week version of California Actors Workshop, offered at UCLA, builds students' acting, creative expression and public speaking skills, helping students perform confidently onstage in a variety of settings. Through daily monologue work, scene work and a variety of electives, the students will discover how to create rapport with the audience and let their personal charisma shine.
The Middle School Actors Workshop is offered at UC Berkeley and Stanford. This is an adapted version of our popular 14-day workshop. Held over 7 days, students are given the tools to build confidence on stage and develop their own creative expression. Daily monologue work, ensemble scene practice, and various afternoon electives help students discover how to create rapport with an audience and let their acting skills shine.