Advanced Scene Study: Applying Script Analysis to Acting

Students will apply script analysis techniques to their acting skills to create a comprehensive experience, melding the execution of acting skills and analysis tools into one, vibrant performance experience. In each class, students will act scenes from plays or screenplays. Feedback on the work will be based on what the students have learned in acting and script analysis.


Third years and recent grads only.


Week 1 Angels in America Part 1 or 2. Prepare to perform your scenes as if this were a first rehearsal. Lessons: the Big Picture and the First Rehearsal.

Week 2 Angels in America. Take notes from first week and bring the scene in again.

Week 3 Angels in America. Nail the scenes. Prep for next week’s scenes.

Week 4 A Streetcar Named Desire. Prepare to perform your scenes. Review analysis/perform scenes.

Week 5 A Streetcar Named Desire. Try to nail scenes from last week.

Week 6 Some hold over scenes from week before. New scenes from Mamet shorts, Goldberg Street. Prepare to perform your scenes.

Week 7 Take notes from last week and apply to this week.

Week 8 Nail the scenes. Cold Reading, if time, Application.


Pandora Scooter


Two Year Program or Equivalent



8 Classes

Min 6/Max 10

NO CLASS 10/18, 11/15, 11/22, 11/29



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