Howard Meyer's Acting Program, a project of Axial Theatre, offers training for actors and playwrights at all levels of experience. The guiding principle of this Program is to foster truth in creative expression in a supportive environment committed to individualized attention.

Next Basic Session Stars 1/8/2020
Next Playwriting Session starts 12/10/2019


Basic Technique for Young Actors (Ages 10 to 17)

Instructor: Marisa Lowe

Wednesdays 5-6:30 pm $385 for 12 weeks


Explore all aspects of acting for the stage, with special focus on improvisation, monologues, plus discovering and using your voice. Learn how to project your voice with clarity and build confidence, skill and trust through fun improvisational exercises and pre-scripted and original monologues. Each student is encouraged to access his or her own uniqueness and point-of-view. Marisa Lowe fosters a creative and safe environment for those explorations.



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Basic Acting Technique

Instructor: Rachel Jones

First class meets April 1, 2020
Wednesday 7:30-10:30 pm  $245 for 6 weeks or $395 for 12 weeks if purchased in advance

Learn the foundation of the actor's craft with a range of exercises developed by legendary acting teachers Sanford Meisner and Lee Strasberg. Develop your senses and imagination by practicing monologues and acting in scene work with classmates.


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​Advanced Acting Technique and Scene Study

Instructor: Catherine Banks

Mondays 7-11 pm $395 for 8 weeks  


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Acting Master Class

Instructor: Howard Meyer
Ongoing Enrollment

Tuesdays 7-11 pm  

Admission by audition or interview. Contact Howard Meyer.


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Playwriting Workshop

Instructor: David Adam Gill

First class meets 2/18/2020

Tuesdays 7-9 pm $265 for 6 weeks

Learn how to develop a play scene by scene. Students will bring in writing each week and hear their work read out loud. With the aid of in-class writing exercises and guidance for the work brought in each week, one-act plays and full lengths will develop for each playwright. Come discover your voice in a safe environment and watch what develops. 


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