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 six-week class will meet on Tuesdays: September 12, 19, 26, October 3, 17, and 24 (Skip October 10). Each session is 2 hours. This class has a graduation show on Thursday, November 2nd where participants will perform for an audience of friends, family, and the community.
About the Instructor
Leila Stephanie is a Newport News native who received her Bachelor’s Degree from Norfolk State University and Master’s Degree in Performing Arts from Savannah College of Art & Design. At NSU, she performed in a number of shows such as, The Amen Corner, Kansas City, Dream Girls, For Colored Girls…, and The Whitney Houston Tribute. Leila teaches acting classes at the Downing Gross Cultural Arts Center and VA Stage.
This class is produced in partnership with the Virginia Stage Company.