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Conservatory

BUILD CONNECTIONS. BUILD SKILLS. BUILD MOMENTUM.

With small classes led by working actors, The Pearl Conservatory is committed to offering you the most nurturing and challenging training in the city. Gain visibility at The Pearl! We want to give you space to grow as an artist and get to know your work. If there is a performance component to the class, a casting associate from The Pearl will be present for the final hour.


EIGHT WEEK COURSES


Advanced Scene Study: Chekhov, Ibsen, Strindberg, Shaw

with Dan Daily, Resident Company Member.

Saturdays, 9:30am – 12:30pm
April 15 – June 10th

Tackle these giants of the classical canon with a true expert. Under Dan Daily’s tutelage, you’ll work on scenes selected personally for you that will broaden your understanding and experience with these essential artists.

Sign up today for Chekhov, Ibsen, Strindberg, & Shaw!


Advanced Scene Study: American Realism

with Dan Daily, Resident Company Member.

Tuesdays, 6:30pm – 9:30pm
April 11th – May 30th

Find your natural voice in American Realism. Discover the more modern side of the classical canon, and bring the best of yourself to these unparalleled texts.

Explore our tremendous national landscape. Sign up today!


Advanced Scene Study: Shakespeare

with Dominic Cuskern, Resident Company Member.

Thursdays, 12pm – 3pm
April 6th – May 25th

Dive headfirst into Shakespeare’s greatest hits with hand-picked scenes that will showcase your personal skills. Work with a scene partner and build your craft under the careful guidance of a master.

Sign up today and bring the Bard to life!


Sign up for one, or join us for several! Invite a friend, and become part of the community at The Pearl!


ACTING & STYLE INTENSIVES


Acting Intensive: Shakespeare Essentials

with Rachel Botchan, Resident Company Member.

Tuesdays, 12pm – 3pm
April 18th – May 23rd

Whether it’s your first-time with the Bard, or you simply feel the desire to brush up your Shakespeare, join Rachel Botchan on an elaborate crash course from scansion, to interpretation, to working on your feet on The Pearl stage!

Decide “To be” and sign up today!


Styles Intensive: Clowning

with Reza Salazar.

Sundays, 6:30pm – 9:30pm
April 30th – May 28th

Originally from Lima, Perú, Reza perfected his clowning technique from and early age, and is bringing those skills to you. Join him on The Pearl stage and find your funny side.

Earn your nose! Sign up today!


Acting Intensive: Mastering Shakespeare

with Dominic Cuskern, Resident Company Member.

Fridays, 12pm – 3pm
April 7th – May 12th

From sonnets to scenes, what is it that makes Shakespeare so immortal, and how can we truly master his works? Join Dominic Cuskern to explore the text, meanings, and implications of these oft-hallowed works.

Sign up today to master Shakespeare!


Got a great idea for a class at The Pearl? Send us an e-mail and let us know how you’d like us to expand our offerings: conservatory@pearltheatre.org



AUDITION PREP & COACHING


Audition Training Workshop

with Chris Mixon, Resident Company Member.

Mondays, 6:30pm – 9:30pm
April 10th – May 1st

Explore the audition process with exercises utilizing real audition “sides” and monologues specifically designed to challenge and improve your audition prep. Improve your ability to analyze sides, create characters, and make bold, imaginative choices.

Sharpen up your skills. Sign up today!


Audition Intensive

with Austin Pendleton.

6:30 – 9:30pm
May 19th, 26th, & 27th

Join Austin Pendleton, renowned actor, playwright, and director, as he shares a lifetime of knowledge on how to bring the best you into any audition room.

Come fine-tune your craft with this award-winning legend. Sign up today!


Private Coaching Sessions

One-on-one coaching sessions are always available from Pearl Resident Acting Company Members. Work on audition pieces, scene study, anything!

Made to suit your schedule and needs.
Flexible payment options.

Email: conservatory@pearltheatre.org for more info.


 

To Apply, simply click the links above. You will be redirected to a page where you can register, and an Acceptance Notification will be sent by email within 48 hours of your enrollment.

Payment Plans:

  • Payment plans are available for all The Pearl’s offering’s. For details, please email conservatory@pearltheatre.org
  • For Payment Plan Subscription, you MUST initiate first payment by the registration deadline.

AVAILABILITY FOR ALL COURSES IS FIRST COME FIRST SERVE. ONCE A COURSE REACHES CAPACITY, PARTICIPANTS WILL BE PUT ON A STANDBY LIST.

Refunds: Withdrawals and refunds can be issued anytime before the class’s registration deadline. Once a course is in session, we are unable to issue any refunds or credit toward future classes.