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CLASSES

Iowa Stage Theatre Company is offering classes through West Des Moines Parks & Recreation

 

Browse below and sign up today!

Fall COURSES

Registration opens August 3, 2021

To register:

www.wdm.iowa.gov/parkrecreg or call 515-222-3444

Basic Acting: Fall

ID #22710 | 9/11 - 10/2
$75
Saturdays 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Activity Center, 217 5th Street, WDM
Ages 16+ 

Drawing largely on the work of master acting teacher Sanford Meisner, including the instructor’s own insights and exercises culled from decades of acting experience & education, this class gives the new actor a solid basis of acting training - and some fun & surprises too!

Instructor:
James Serpento
Registration open August 3, 2021

Writing for Stage and Screen

ID #22712 | 10/9 - 10/30
$75
Saturday 2:00PM - 5:00PM
Activity Center, 217 5th Street, WDM
Ages 16+ 

From opening moments through to the hush of a final fadeout, writers of the drama and their audiences want the same thing: the thrill of a great story well told. This class helps you structure your stage or screen story for maximum impact.

Instructor:
James Serpento
Registration open August 3, 2021

Advanced Acting

ID #22713 | 10/30 - 11/20
$75
Saturdays 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Activity Center, 217 5th Street, WDM
Ages 16+ 

Already have some acting experience, onstage, on-screen or in class? This class will give you the opportunity to stretch in monologues and scenes chosen by you and/or your instructor.

Instructor: James Serpento
Registration open August 3, 2021

On-Camera Auditioning

ID #22714 | 10/16
$30
Saturday 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Activity Center, 217 5th Street, WDM
Ages 16+ 

Producer and director Kathy Hellstern offers tips and practice in auditioning for on-screen projects including film, television, and commercials.

Instructor:
Kathy Hellstern
Registration open August 3, 2021

On-Camera Performance

ID #22715 | 10/23
$30
Saturday 2:00PM - 5:00PM
Activity Center, 217 5th Street, WDM
Ages 16+ 

Acting for the camera is all about preparation, focus, and flexibility. Producer and director Kathy Hellstern will work with you on how to be ready for your next booking with fundamentals like shooting coverage, continuity and the audience of one.

Instructor:
Kathy Hellstern
Registration open August 3, 2021