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CLASSES

Iowa Stage Theatre Company is teaming up with West Des Moines Parks & Recreation to offer classes!

 

Browse below and sign up today!

BASIC ACTING

SUMMER

BASIC ACTING
SUMMER SESSION
ID #16594 | 6/5 - 6/26
$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, this class gives the new actor a solid basis of acting training - and some fun and surprises too!

Instructor: James Serpento

ADVANCED ACTING

ADVANCED ACTING
ID #16595 | 7/10 - 7/31
$75
Saturdays 2:00PM - 5:00PM
Activity Center, 217 5th Street, WDM
Ages 16+ 

Already have some acting experience, onstage, onscreen 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

ACTING SHAKESPEARE

ACTING
SHAKESPEARE
ID #16592 | 5/15/21
$30
Saturday 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Activity Center, 217 5th Street, WDM
Ages 16+ 
 
Instructor Matt McIver leads students through the clues in Shakespeare’s text, clues that are there to help the actor bring the Bard to exciting life.
Instructor: Matthew McIver

WRITING

FOR STAGE & SCREEN

WRITING FOR STAGE AND SCREEN
ID #16597 | 6/5 - 6/26
$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 very 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

AUDITIONING

AUDITIONING
ID #16593 | 8/7/21
$30
Saturday 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Activity Center, 217 5th Street, WDM
Ages 16+ 

Artistic Director Matthew McIver leads students in cold readings and feedback designed to improve the chances of getting the role. Students are invited -- but not required -- to prepare a monologue to present in class.

Instructor: Matthew McIver

BASIC ACTING

SUMMER II

BASIC ACTING
SUMMER SESSION
ID #16595 | 7/10 - 7/31
$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, this class gives the new actor a solid basis of acting training - and some fun and surprises too!

Instructor: James Serpento