Workshops of all sorts for performers of all sorts!

Theatre Santa Fe is pleased to post these workshops for our theatre community.
Please note that we do not vet nor endorse these events—
do your own due diligence in finding the right workshop for yourself.

FREE Improv Classes

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No experience necessary!

Santa Fe Improv
1213 Mercantile Rd. Suite D
Santa Fe, NM 87507

Saturday • August 11 • 1:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Monday • August 13 • 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday • August 14 • 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Join us and explore the fun of learning improv exercises, being present in the moment, working as a team, and laughing together! And if you love the experience, we’ll have information on our upcoming class series that starts on August 18.

To reserve your spot, contact, tell us your preferred date, and briefly share any prior experience in improv, theater, or film.

For more information and details go to

Intro to Acting
(DRAM 160L)

Intro to Acting (DRAM 160L)

Santa Fe Community College
6401 Richards Avenue • Santa Fe
Fall semester
16 weeks on Saturdays starting August 25

Fee (to SFCC): $150

Focus on scene study, script breakdown and analysis, improvisation, character development, ensemble exercises, and audition techniques.  Instructor Aaron Leventman brings decades of experience in theatre, film, and television.  

If you are not an SFCC student, you can still take the class for non-credit.

For information on how to register, please contact:
Welcome and Advising Center at 505-428-1270

For other info, please contact Aaron Leventman at

Playwriting Workshop

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Mark Dunn leads a Playwriting Workshop at Teatro Paraguas

PAGE FOR STAGE, a Playwriting Workshop
Saturday • September 15 • 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Teatro Paraguas • 3205 Calle Marie
Registration: • 505-424-1601
Workshop fee: $15, which includes lunch

Teatro Paraguas hosts a workshop for playwrights facilitated by professional playwright Mark Dunn. Lunch is included in the workshop fee of $15. 

The workshop explores the mechanics of telling stories through the medium of theater. It focuses on both the basic tools of play construction, and offers advanced tips and tricks of the trade to help the playwright write theater pieces that connect with and engage audiences.

Mark Dunn is a thirty-year veteran playwright. He has written more than thirty full-length plays, half of which have been published and are professionally licensed by Samuel French and other publishers. Dunn’s four most popular plays, Belles, Five Tellers Dancing in the Rain, A Delightful Quarantine, and Cabin Fever: A Texas Tragicomedy, have together received more than 300 productions throughout the world. His latest southern female comedy, The Glitter Girls, will be published by Samuel French later this year and is already receiving productions around the U.S. and Canada. Mark is also author of several books, including the award-winning novel, Ella Minnow Pea. 

Argos MacCallum • •  505.577.2679

This project is made possible in part by New Mexico Arts, a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs, the Santa Fe Arts Commission and the 1% Lodgers’ Tax, and the Witter Bynner Foundation for Poetry.

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Teatro Paraguas
3205 Calle Marie
Santa Fe, NM 87507

Acting workshop

Introduction to Acting Technique for Adults

Taught by Wendy Chapin
at 3218 Calle Marie, Unit B
Sundays • 10 a.m. to 12 noon
Eight sessions: September 23 through November 18

This class is ideal for those working on and developing an understanding of an acting technique as well as those interested at being introduced to an acting technique for the first time.

Wendy has taught acting for more than thirty years to aspiring actors ages 7 to 70. She has taught acting at the College of Santa Fe, in the Santa Fe Public schools, at the Santa Fe Community College, and privately here in Santa Fe for twenty-five years.

Cost: $165

or phone 505.982.7624


Action Acting

Action Acting is a school that provides two 1-day, 4.5 hour very intensive and detailed Action Acting programs designed specifically for actors. This is not a stunt class. It’s a program designed for actors to provide actors with the technical skills and know-how to show up to an audition, to participate in a meeting with a director or a producer, or to step on set and stand out by delivering  and impressing with knowledge, competence, confidence, and professionalism.

The programs are taught by the best in the business, such as Bruce Willis’s personal stunt double. Please see our web site:

October 27 & 28

Studio Nia Santa Fe
851 W San Mateo #6 • Santa Fe • NM

Please check out our Facebook event page. I invite anyone who’d like to learn from someone who’s been in the business—at the top—for a long time.

There is a reservation form attached to the event.

Contact: Mark

Open Improv

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Adobe Rose Theatre

Saturday Open Improv is a drop-in class.
Every Saturday morning • 10 a.m. to 12 noon

Instructor: Quinn Fontaine
Quinn’s web site:

All levels and ages welcome to this fun, judgment-free zone of hilarity!
We play theatre games and we do long- and short-form improvisation.
Come to play or just to watch.

Cost: $20
Stay updated with our FaceBook page!

Adobe Rose Theater is located at 1213B Parkway Drive • Santa Fe

TV & Film Acting Class

 Theatre Santa Fe

TV & Film Acting Class for Working Actors

presented by Santa Fe Actors Studio

July 9 through August 13 • 2018
6 weeks • every Monday • 7 to 10 p.m.
Limited to ten actors

Fee: $290
Discount for returning students: $275

Leslie Fleming-Mitchell is a working actor and acting coach whose credits include Curb Your Enthusiasm, VEEP, House, Criminal Minds, Waco, The Kid, East Meets West. She coaches actors preparing for TV/film roles; students include Rockmond Dunbar (Sons of Anarchy); Emile Hirsch (Into the Wild); Maya Stojan (Castle, Agents of Shield); Robert Wahlberg (The Departed) and Laurene Landon (Sky). She’s taught at the esteemed Second City, L.A; the Film Workshops, NE Film Academy; Sonoma Academy; American School in Paris; U. Mass; Boston Film + Video Fdn.

  • Decide now to have the knowledge and the edge in your career.
  • Develop confidence and competence in approaching any script, any role.
  • Expand your moment-to-moment-to-moment awareness.
  • Deliver real, believable, finely nuanced performances in all conditions, from minimal/no rehearsal film/TV shoots to the audition that gets you on set.

Private studio in Santa Fe
Contact: 310.991.4162