Taught by professional theatre artists, this six-week class will introduce you to rehearsal techniques including scene work, character development, voice and movement, and dramatic interpretation. At the end, you’ll get the chance to show off your acting chops in a graduation performance for friends and family.
This is a 6-week week class and will meet on Saturday, July 15, 22, 29, August 5, 12, 26. Each class is 2 hours.
About the Instructor
Bethany Mayo is an actor and teaching artist. Her undergraduate degree in Musical Theater is from William Woods University, and her Masters in theater education was earned from The Catholic University of America where she developed an interest in the lack of diversity in classic and dramatic literature and decided to do something about it. When not in the classroom or on stage she can be found in her studio, sewing or playing fair-to-middling piano. She is a founding member of the Black Classical Acting Ensemble at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company.
This class is produced in partnership with the Virginia Stage Company.