Actors often draw emotions from real-life experiences, whether it’s grief from the death of a childhood pet or joy from watching two dogs kiss. Dig deep with this Groupon.
- $55 for a four-week adult Scenesational acting and improv course (a $199 value)<p>
The introductory acting course covers basic skills to help performers both onstage and off. As they work on remaining open in the moment and making positive choices in scenes, students will also learn helpful techniques for blocking scenes, selecting scenes for auditions, and breaking down scripts. The adult improv courses helps actors feel confident in unscripted scenarios with agreement and commitment exercises. <p>
Freedom School of the Arts
The instructors at Freedom School of the Arts don’t teach theatrical dogma. Instead of constraining their pupils with “must do” techniques, they encourage students to explore their own process and discover on-stage confidence through a constantly changing curriculum. The school’s acting and improv classes cover basic performance skills that ease self-doubts as well as read-through, blocking, and agreement techniques that help them feel comfortable in any situation, from shows to auditions to parent-teacher conferences. Not just for adults, the school hosts youth acting classes that help kids explore their imagination and creativity.