Workshops

Workshops of all sorts for performers of all sorts!
If you would like to announce your workshop, send the info to listings@TheatreSantaFe.org.

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.


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Santa Fe Playhouse's Young Playwrights Project at the Southside Library

Santa Fe kids aged 8 to 12 years old! Participate in the Santa Fe Playhouse's Young Playwrights Project at the Santa Fe Southside Library! 

Under the instructor guidance of theater professionals, Quinn Fontaine and Marguerite Louise Scott, dive into Improvisation, Theater Games, Creating Scenes and Characters, and developing Character Monologues. 

When:
Monday afternoons • 3:30 to 5:00 p.m.
February 25 • March 4 • March 11 • March 18 • March 25 • April 1
Attend all, one, or some!

Who:
Children aged 8 to 12 years old 

Where:
Santa Fe Public Library • Southside Branch, Community Room
6599 Jaguar Drive, Santa Fe, NM 87507

Cost:  
FREE!

Info & Contact: 
If you have questions or need more information, contact ypp@santafeplayhouse.org
Or call Marguerite at 505-795-0739

Young Playwrights Project Overview:
santafeplayhouse.org/education


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Upcoming Sketch Class at Santa Fe Improv

Santa Fe Improv’s new adventure in Sketch is about to be launched! If you've got experience in improv, writing, comedy or sketch, you're welcome to join us. Come to the first class with 1-3 ideas in hand and we'll take it from there.

Dates & Times:
Saturdays mornings • 10 a.m. - noon
March 23 • March 30 • April 13 • April 27
This is two weeks back-to-back to get things started, then every other week

Location:
Warehouse 21 (SF Improv Studio is in the back of the building)
1614 Paseo de Peralta

Cost:
$43.37 ($40 plus tax) to be paid on the first class

If you have any questions and/or would like to take part, contact kita@santafeimprov.com


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Extreme Ensemble II: Extended Training! 

Building on the success of its February class, Grottesco is offering a four-session advanced class in ensemble training this Spring.

Dates:
Saturdays • April 6 and 20, May 4 and 18
12-4 p.m.
Location:
Grottesco’s rehearsal studio at the outlet mall, suite 404
8380 Cerrillos Road

Cost:
$60 per session
Barter and/or partial barter available.
Sign up for all four and pay in advance, get 10% off! 

Instructor:
John Flax

If you'd like to take Extreme Ensemble II, but missed the two day February class, 
Extreme Ensemble I will be offered again! Saturday, March 16, 12-4 p.m., same location, same payment and barter possibilities, same teacher. Pay in advance and you will also receive 10% off! Please sign up as soon as possible. An ensemble only exists with critical mass!

To register or for more information:
info@theatergrottesco.org


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Santa Fe Actors Studio Presents
Acting in TV & Film - For Young Actors
(Ages 10-14)

• Learn the fine art of acting, taking direction and working on camera in a safe, fun environment.
• Develop spontaneity, creativity, and self-confidence. Be yourself, make friends, collaborate, and create compelling, believable characters.
• Prepare scenes from current series and films, improv, physicalizing intentions, camera basics: the master shot, medium shot, close-up, camera blocking, and hitting the mark.

Dates:
Saturdays • April 6 - May 18
11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Cost:
$350 / 8 classes

Instructor:
Leslie Fleming-Mitchell

Leslie Fleming-Mitchell is a working actor and former L.A. acting coach whose credits include Curb Your Enthusiasm, Veep, House, Criminal Minds, Waco, The Kid, and Escape the Night. She coaches actors preparing for TV/Film roles; clients 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; Sonoma Academy; American School in Paris; U. Mass; Boston Film + Video Foundation; and Kevin Fennessey Casting.

“The praises I have for Leslie are countless. I hold her tutelage in the highest regard. Its importance to my career is immeasurable.” -Beno Chapman, Actor, Gavin’s Way

Contact:
E-mail: santafeactorsstudio@gmail.com
Phone: 310-991-4162


Introduction to Acting Technique for Adults

Taught by Wendy Chapin
at 3218 Calle Marie, Unit B
Sundays • 10 a.m. to 12 noon
Four sessions: April 7 • April 14 • April 21 • April 28

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: $85

Contact:  wendychapin@cybermesa.com 
or phone 505.982.7624


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Intro Improv Class

Santa Fe Improv has scheduled their next Intro to Improv classes! No experience necessary.

Why Santa Fe Improv? It’s a school with a mission to serve the community, promote communication, courage, and fun! Their full curriculum offers students a long-term possibility to learn the techniques of improv for both personal enjoyment and professional growth. 

Take this opportunity to see what it's all about!

Dates & Times:
Thursday, April 11 • 6:15-8:45 p.m.
Saturday, May 11 • 1:30-4:00 p.m.

Location:
Warehouse 21 (SF Improv Studio is in the back of the building)
1614 Paseo de Peralta

Instructor:
Scott Plunket, Performance Director and Improv 1 teacher

Cost:
$27.11 ($25 plus tax) per class

Info:
Click here for the SF Improv website

Contact:
kita@santafeimprov.com


Open Improv

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Open Improv with Quinn Fontaine

Saturday Open Improv is a drop-in class.
Every Saturday morning • 10 a.m. to 12 noon
At the QUINN FONTAINE STUDIO

Instructor: Quinn Fontaine
RSVP to get studio address: quinn@quinnfontaine.com
Web site: www.QuinnFontaine.com

All levels 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
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