Welcome to “Introduction to Directing for the Stage,” where the art of bringing a theatrical production to life takes center stage. This course is designed for aspiring directors, theatre enthusiasts, and anyone intrigued by the magic that unfolds behind the curtains.
Whether you are a seasoned performer or a newcomer to the world of theatre, this class will provide you with a comprehensive foundation in the theory and practice of stage direction. By the end of this course, you will not only have a solid understanding of the fundamentals of directing for the stage but will also have the practical skills and confidence to embark on your own directorial journey.
Join us as we explore the art of bringing stories to life and creating memorable experiences for both performers and audiences alike.
About the instructor
Andrew Bryce (he/him) is an AEA Theatre artist and the Theatre Arts Director at Colonial Heights High School.
Andrew was the 2021-2022 Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre at Hampden-Sydney College and is also a current Adjunct Instructor for The College of the Albemarle and Brightpoint Community College. He is a Certified Miller Voice Method Teacher, a VASTA member, and a Meisner Institute Designated Teacher.
Andrew teaches specialized courses on Auditioning and Voice and Speech. He was awarded the Albert A. Nocciolino Award for Excellence in Theatre in 2014, and has been described by Theatre In the Now as an actor who brings “a Chris Pratt charm to the stage”. Andrew most recently appeared as “Angelo” in Taking Measure at Zeiders American Dream Theatre in March, 2023! Learn more on his website.
The workshop is produced in partnership with Hampton Arts.