June 3 - July 27, 2013
South Coast Repertory's Acting Intensive Program is a nationally renowned eight-week summer program for serious acting students 18 and over. Now in its 42nd year, this unique program is specially designed for aspiring actors who desire an honest evaluation of their talents. Our faculty of professional working teaching-artists provides students with a candid, comprehensive assessment of their creative abilities. With these insights, they develop a plan of action to deepen and strengthen their talent as well as set a career strategy, taking the next step to becoming professional artists.
A Program that is Unique
The Acting Intensive Program is specially designed for aspiring actors who are ready to go beyond the classroom and take an honest measurement of their talents.
SCR’s Acting Intensive Program will:
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.
For more information please e-mail email@example.com call 714-708-5549.
A Program that Works
The strength of the program is demonstrated by the successes of graduates who are now working professionals. Former students have appeared on television, in major motion pictures, in numerous South Coast Repertory productions and at resident theatres across the country. Among the graduates are Will Ferrell ("Saturday Night Live," Anchorman), Allison Case (Hair! on Broadway, "Nurse Jackie"), Ary Katz ("CSI: Miami," J. Edgar) and Arye Gross (Donald Margulies' Brooklyn Boy, Richard Greenberg’s Our Mother’s Brief Affair and a recurring role on "Castle").
Enrollment in the Acting Intensive Program is by audition only. Applications will be accepted February 2013 through May 20, 2013. Applicants must be 18 or older. All applicants must submit:
Upon receipt of application, students will be contacted to schedule an audition/interview. Overseas students and those unable to visit California may submit an audition tape. Auditions should consist of a monologue from any play, total length not to exceed three minutes. Notification will be within two weeks of audition.
Tuition for the eight-week course is $2,350. An initial deposit of $850 is due upon acceptance into the program. The balance may be paid in full by the first day of class, or in three equal installments of $500 each with the final payment due by the sixth week of the program. Direct questions regarding tuition to Karen Hensel at (714) 708-5508. Students must purchase their own texts and are expected to supply items such as clothing, which may be required for class projects.
Limited housing available. Please call (714) 708-5549 for more information.
Visit 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