June 6 - July 23, 2016
South Coast Repertory's Acting Intensive Program is a nationally renowned seven-week summer program for serious acting students ages 18 and over. In this unique program, now in its 43rd year, our faculty of professional working teaching-artists will help you to identify your personal artistic strengths as well as give you guidance on areas that need more focus. With these insights, you will develop a plan of action to deepen and strengthen your talent, set an effective career strategy, and take the next step to becoming a professional artist.
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The Acting Intensive Program is specially designed for aspiring actors who are ready to bring the tools and techniques of their training into a professional environment.
SCR’s Acting Intensive Program will:
- Provide you with comprehensive instruction and candid feedback from industry professionals
- Guide you toward a plan of action with which you can continue to strengthen and deepen your talent
- Equip you with insights and practical tools for possible career paths in theatre, television, and film
All classes are held in the stimulating environment of Tony Award-winning South Coast Repertory, one of the nation's leading resident theatres. Classes are kept small, and students benefit from a consistent opportunity to work and challenge themselves daily in class. A distinguished faculty of working theatre artists provides the highest quality instruction, including individualized career feedback.
SCR’s access to Southern California's vibrant entertainment industry allows the program to offer special seminars by distinguished guest artists drawn from the area's rich pool of theatre, film and television professionals. The program culminates in a final performance for invited industry professionals, family and friends in the Argyros Stage.
You may be able to get school credit for this program. Please speak with your school representative.
Enrollment in the Acting Intensive Program is by audition only. Applications will be accepted February 2016 through May 25, 2016. Applicants must be 18 or older. All applicants must submit:
- Completed application (Call 714-708-5549 for a form or download one below)
- Resume photograph (8 x 10 preferred)
- $25 nonrefundable application fee
Upon receipt of application, SCR will contact students to schedule an audition/interview. Auditions are on a rolling schedule, and take place one or two days each month. Overseas students and those unable to visit California may submit an audition video via email. Auditions should consist of two contrasting monologues from any play, one of which may be classical, total length not to exceed five minutes. Notification will be at the Conservatory director's discretion, however applicants will be notified of their acceptance within three weeks of their audition.
Tuition for the seven-week course is $2,475. An initial deposit of $875 is due upon acceptance into the program. The balance may be paid in full by the first day of class, or in two equal installments of $800 each, with the final payment due by the sixth week of the program. For direct questions regarding tuition, contact Janis Morrissette at (714) 708-5549. Students must purchase their own texts and are expected to supply items such as clothing, which may be required for class projects.
Limited housing is available. Please call (714) 708-5549 for more information.
Read Acting Intensive Program student Callie's daily blog from 2010 to find out more about her day-to-day experience in the program.
South Coast Repertory - Acting Intensive Program
P.O. Box 2197
Costa Mesa, CA 92628