Classes

winter + spring 2018 classes selections now available!

The following class options are designed to provide high-quality training and extracurricular fun to young artists of all interests and skill levels. The Studio staff is comprised of industry professionals who have a passion for teaching and are committed to creating a supportive, inclusive space for students.

Whether you're looking for an exciting after-school activity or considering a future in the arts, we have a workshop for you! Take one or take 'em all!

LOCATION: 440 studios, 440 LAFAYETTE ST.

winter + spring CALENDARS coming soon:

Fall calendar 2017

 

 

Winter 2018

 
 
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winter YOUNG ACTORS’ TECHNIQUE & SCENE STUDY INTENSIVE

KATIE CAPPIELLO AND CHARLOTTE ARNOUX

7 Weeks, Tuesdays, 4:30pm-6:00pm,  Jan 23- March 13

440 STUDIOS, 440 LAFAYETTE ST.

Ages 11-14

$500

**A $250 non-refundable deposit is required to hold a spot in the class**

An intensive workshop that culminates in a final performance at The Black Box Theater at 440 Studios. Students will learn to apply advanced acting exercises such as sensory memory, improvisation and text analysis to exciting scripted material. Through the study of challenging scenes/monologues and exploration of complex characters, participants will learn to achieve rich, natural, and emotionally-connected acting on stage. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR STUDENTS INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR PERFORMING ARTS SUMMER PROGRAMS, HIGH SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES.

winter HOWLINGS THEATER ENSEMBLE

KATIE CAPPIELLO

7 weeks, Wednesdays 4:30pm-6:30pm, Jan. 24 - March. 14

440 STUDIOS, 440 LAFAYETTE ST.,

Ages 14-18 (High School/Early College), Audition Required

$550

**A $275 non-refundable deposit is required to hold a spot in the class**

A youth theater ensemble dedicated to the development and performance of new works focused on the challenges facing young people today. Actors will participate in intensive team building, technique training, free writing and play craft. Membership is open to teens of all-genders interested in fusing arts and activism. Artists will attend all-female or all-male creative sessions, while also coming together to further explore chosen subject matter and build material. Learn more.

WINTER ADVANCED ACTING WORKSHOP

KATIE CAPPIELLO, CHARLOTTE ARNOUX and MARQUIS RODRIGUEZ

7 Weeks, Thursdays 4:30pm-6:30pm, Jan. 25- March 15

440 STUDIOS, 440 LAFAYETTE ST., 4th Floor, Studio 4C

Ages 14-18 (Audition/interview required)

$550

**A $275 non-refundable deposit is required to hold a spot in the class**

An intensive workshop that culminates in a final performance at The Black Box Theater at 440 Studios. Students will explore advanced acting exercises such as sensory memory, personal moment, emotional memory, improvisation and text analysis and then apply that work to exciting scripted material. Through the study of challenging scenes/monologues and exploration of complex characters, participants will learn to achieve rich, natural, and emotionally-connected acting on stage. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR STUDENTS INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR PERFORMING ARTS SUMMER PROGRAMS AND COLLEGES.

WINTER HOWLING GIRLS THEATER ENSEMBLE

CHARLOTTE ARNOUX, BELLA DANIELI

 7 weeks, Sundays 11am-1pm, Jan. 21 - March 11

440 STUDIOS, 440 LAFAYETTE ST.

Ages 11-14 (Middle School), Audition Required

$500

**A $250 non-refundable deposit is required to hold a spot in the class**

An all-girl theater ensemble dedicated to the creation of original feminist theater pieces and projects that reflect what it means to be a girl growing-up today. Actors will participate in intensive team building, technique training, free writing and script craft. The Howling Girls Ensemble serves as a safe, nurturing, empowering space for girls to come together and share their voices. 

WINTER KIDS ACTING WORKSHOP

MARQUIS RODRIGUEZ & MIKE TURNER

7 weeks, Sundays 11am-12:30pm, Jan. 21 - March 11

440 STUDIOS, 440 LAFAYETTE ST.

Ages 9-11 (Elementary School), Audition Required

$400

**A $200 non-refundable deposit is required to hold a spot in the class**

This fun weekend class offers all levels of acting training for elementary-school aged actors. Kids will explore the technique basics– sense memory, character and scene study, improvisation– while preparing scripted scenes and monologues to be presented at the end of the session for family and friends. Students will enjoy visits from guest instructors specializing in stage combat and movement, while also being introduced to exciting, confidence-building theater games. 


Spring 2018

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spring YOUNG ACTORS’ TECHNIQUE & SCENE STUDY INTENSIVE

KATIE CAPPIELLO AND CHARLOTTE ARNOUX

8 Weeks, Tuesdays, 4:30pm-6:00pm,  April 24- June 16

440 STUDIOS, 440 LAFAYETTE ST.

Ages 11-14

$500

**A $250 non-refundable deposit is required to hold a spot in the class**

An intensive workshop that culminates in a final performance at The Black Box Theater at 440 Studios. Students will learn to apply advanced acting exercises such as sensory memory, improvisation and text analysis to exciting scripted material. Through the study of challenging scenes/monologues and exploration of complex characters, participants will learn to achieve rich, natural, and emotionally-connected acting on stage. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR STUDENTS INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR PERFORMING ARTS SUMMER PROGRAMS AND COLLEGES.

spring HOWLINGS THEATER ENSEMBLE

KATIE CAPPIELLO

8 weeks, Wednesdays 4:30pm-6:30pm, April 25 - June 13

440 STUDIOS, 440 LAFAYETTE ST.,

Ages 14-18 (High School/Early College), Audition Required

$550

**A $275 non-refundable deposit is required to hold a spot in the class**

A youth theater ensemble dedicated to the development and performance of new works focused on the challenges facing young people today. Actors will participate in intensive team building, technique training, free writing and play craft. Membership is open to teens of all-genders interested in fusing arts and activism. Artists will attend all-female or all-male creative sessions, while also coming together to further explore chosen subject matter and build material. Learn more.

SPRING ADVANCED ACTING WORKSHOP

KATIE CAPPIELLO, CHARLOTTE ARNOUX and MARQUIS RODRIGUEZ

8 Weeks, Thursdays 4:30pm-6:30pm, April 26- June 14

440 STUDIOS, 440 LAFAYETTE ST. 

Ages 14-18 (Audition/interview required)

$550

**A $275 non-refundable deposit is required to hold a spot in the class**

An intensive workshop that culminates in a final performance at The Black Box Theater at 440 Studios. Students will explore advanced acting exercises such as sensory memory, personal moment, emotional memory, improvisation and text analysis and then apply that work to exciting scripted material. Through the study of challenging scenes/monologues and exploration of complex characters, participants will learn to achieve rich, natural, and emotionally-connected acting on stage. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR STUDENTS INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR PERFORMING ARTS SUMMER PROGRAMS AND COLLEGES.

SPRING HOWLING GIRLS THEATER ENSEMBLE

CHARLOTTE ARNOUX

8 weeks, Sundays 11am-1pm, April 22 - June 17

440 STUDIOS, 440 LAFAYETTE ST.

Ages 11-14 (Middle School), Audition Required

$400

**A $200 non-refundable deposit is required to hold a spot in the class**

An all-girl theater ensemble dedicated to the creation of original feminist theater pieces and projects that reflect what it means to be a girl growing-up today. Actors will participate in intensive team building, technique training, free writing and script craft. The Howling Girls Ensemble serves as a safe, nurturing, empowering space for girls to come together and share their voices. 

Fall 2017

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FALL YOUNG ACTORS’ TECHNIQUE & SCENE STUDY INTENSIVE

KATIE CAPPIELLO AND CHARLOTTE ARNOUX

13 Weeks, Tuesdays, 4:30pm-6:00pm,  Sept 26- Dec 21

440 STUDIOS, 440 LAFAYETTE ST.

Ages 11-14

$500

**A $250 non-refundable deposit is required to hold a spot in the class**

An intensive workshop that culminates in a final performance at The Black Box Theater at 440 Studios. Students will learn to apply advanced acting exercises such as sensory memory, improvisation and text analysis to exciting scripted material. Through the study of challenging scenes/monologues and exploration of complex characters, participants will learn to achieve rich, natural, and emotionally-connected acting on stage. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR STUDENTS INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR PERFORMING ARTS SUMMER PROGRAMS AND COLLEGES.

FALL HOWLINGS THEATER ENSEMBLE

KATIE CAPPIELLO

13 weeks, Wednesdays 4:30pm-6:30pm, Sept. 27 - Dec. 13

440 STUDIOS, 440 LAFAYETTE ST.,

Ages 14-18 (High School/Early College), Audition Required

$650

**A $325 non-refundable deposit is required to hold a spot in the class**

A youth theater ensemble dedicated to the development and performance of new works focused on the challenges facing young people today. Actors will participate in intensive team building, technique training, free writing and play craft. Membership is open to teens of all-genders interested in fusing arts and activism. Artists will attend all-female or all-male creative sessions, while also coming together to further explore chosen subject matter and build material. Learn more.

FALL ADVANCED ACTING WORKSHOP

KATIE CAPPIELLO, CHARLOTTE ARNOUX and MARQUIS RODRIGUEZ

12 Weeks, Thursdays 4:30pm-6:30pm, Sept. 28- Dec 21

440 STUDIOS, 440 LAFAYETTE ST., 4th Floor, Studio 4C

Ages 14-18 (Audition/interview required)

$550

**A $275 non-refundable deposit is required to hold a spot in the class**

An intensive workshop that culminates in a final performance at The Black Box Theater at 440 Studios. Students will explore advanced acting exercises such as sensory memory, personal moment, emotional memory, improvisation and text analysis and then apply that work to exciting scripted material. Through the study of challenging scenes/monologues and exploration of complex characters, participants will learn to achieve rich, natural, and emotionally-connected acting on stage. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR STUDENTS INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR PERFORMING ARTS SUMMER PROGRAMS AND COLLEGES.

FALL HOWLING GIRLS THEATER ENSEMBLE

CHARLOTTE ARNOUX

11 weeks, Sundays 11am-1pm, Sept. 24 - Dec. 17

440 STUDIOS, 440 LAFAYETTE ST.

Ages 11-14 (Middle School), Audition Required

$500

**A $250 non-refundable deposit is required to hold a spot in the class**

An all-girl theater ensemble dedicated to the creation of original feminist theater pieces and projects that reflect what it means to be a girl growing-up today. Actors will participate in intensive team building, technique training, free writing and script craft. The Howling Girls Ensemble serves as a safe, nurturing, empowering space for girls to come together and share their voices.