WorkShop Classes

The following classes are offered regularly at the WorkShop. Click the class title for more details and contact information.

(Some WorkShop classes offer discounts for WorkShop member artists. Members should log in to view discount pricing.)

Will's Playshop

Instruction By: 
Charles E. Gerber

Exploring the practical, professional, and spiritual joys that can be derived from one of the greatest mind/souls in human history (William Shakespeare, of course).

Class Dates & Times: 

Eleven 3 hour classes take place either Saturdays or Mondays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and are usually in the WorkShop's Jewel Box Theater.


Saturday sessions, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
January 11, 18, 25
February 1, 8, 15, 22
March 1, 8, 15, 22

Monday sessions, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
January 13, 20, 27
February 3, 10, 17, 24
March 3, 10, 17, 24

The SPRING 2014 SESSIONS will culminate in the

11th Annual Will-A-Thon Bardstravaganza

Celebrating William Shakespeare's 450th birthday.

April 21 - 26

Three different shows.
Six Nights.
In The Main Stage Theater.

Details to follow.

Musical Theater 'GYM'

Instruction By: 
Steven Petrillo, Director of Musical Theater Development

A place to "work out" old or new songs or audition material.

Open to all styles of singers.

Singing experience necessary.

For more information, use the website contact form to contact Director of Musical Theater, Steven Petrillo.

Class Dates & Times: 

12pm - 2pm at the WorkShop: 312 W 36 St

and 6pm - 8pm at Cameo Studios: 307 W 43 - Lower Buzzer / Press B1 on the elevator
(The evening classes are not available at this time.)
(times and locations subject to change)

The following classes do not occur regularly. Please check back to see when they might return!

Seminar: Acting with Passion

Instruction By: 
Guest Artist, Niki Flacks

How many times have you left a rehearsal knowing you are working too hard, pushing feelings, intellectualizing like mad and totally unable to do anything about it? Give yourself a gift. Sign up for Acting with Passion.

Class Dates & Times: 

Monday 12/5
Tuesday 12/6
Thursday 12/8
Friday 12/9

All classes from 12:00-4:00PM

Writing the Musical Theatre Libretto

Instruction By: 
Guest Artist, David Spencer

Introduction to book basics for the aspiring librettist.

Class Dates & Times: 

This class has concluded. Check back soon for the next session.

Normal scheduling is a 10 Week Course Tuesdays, 2pm - 4pm.

History of Film Acting

Instruction By: 
Charles E. Gerber, Director of Classical Theater

Highlights of the evolution of the Art of Film Acting from 1894-1994.

Class Dates & Times: 

This class is currently on hiatus.