Adult The Acting Studios

Teaching Artist Susan McCain

The Acting Studio’s Susan McCain and Virginia Newcomb guide  a varied class inspired by the work of Lee Strasberg and Virginia’s explorations in improv for cinema. We will explore sensory work, scene study, character development, and process as it pertains to film, tv, and theatre.

Open to all levels and interests.

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