Spring Classes 2020—Online Classes

March 30–May 8*

Classes meet twice per week (Mon/Fri) for 4 weeks.*


*Please Note:*Please Note: Spring 2020 classes have been revised to accommodate current guidelines around COVID-19. Classes will either start March 30 and continue through April 24, or start April 13 and continue through May 8.
No classes will be held in-person at 30 Grant Avenue this Spring. Classes will only meet online. Previously scheduled classes that could not accommodate an online format have been canceled, and are no longer listed below.

Enrollment Info

  • No classes will be held in-person at 30 Grant Avenue this Spring. Classes will either meet online, or be canceled where a given class cannot accommodate an online format.
  • Young Conservatory classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • All classes meet twice weekly for 4 weeks, via Zoom.
  • If your class is sold out and you would like to join the waitlist, please email us at youngconservatory@act-sf.org.
  • A minimum number of students is required to run each class. If a class has insufficient enrollment and is cancelled, students can choose to attend another class, or for their money to be refunded.
  • No refunds will be given after the start of your second class meeting. Please allow 10 working days to process your refund. To learn more about our Refund Policy, visit our FAQ page.

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Scholarships Available

Email youngconservatory@act-sf.org for more information about scholarships and financial aid.

All Students Welcome

Students of all abilities, racial identities, and gender identities are welcome and encouraged to sign up or audition for YC programs.

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Schedule: March 30–May 8, 2020*

*Please Note: Spring 2020 classes have been revised to accommodate current guidelines around COVID-19.
Classes will either start March 30 and continue through April 24, or start April 13 and continue through May 8.
No classes will be held in-person at 30 Grant Avenue this Spring. Classes will only meet online. Previously scheduled classes that could not accommodate an online format have been canceled, and are no longer listed below.

Junior

Grades 3–5

DATES CLASS TUITION

Mon/Fri (Mar 30–Apr 24)
3–4 p.m.

SOLD OUT—Online Theater Workshop

$175

Mon/Fri (Apr 13–May 8)
1:30–2:30 p.m.

Online Theater Workshop

$175

By Arrangement

Private Coaching
(Individually Scheduled—see Private Coaching page for more info)

$115 per hour


Middle School

Grades 6–8

DATES CLASS TUITION

Mon/Fri (Mar 30–Apr 24) 
4–5 p.m.

SOLD OUT—Online Theater Workshop

$175

Mon/Fri (Apr 13–May 8)
4:30–5:30 p.m.

Online Theater Workshop

$175

By Arrangement

Private Coaching
(Individually Scheduled—see Private Coaching page for more info)

$115 per hour


High School

Rising Grades 9–12

DATES CLASS TUITION

Mon/Fri (Mar 30–Apr 24)
3:30–5 p.m.

Online Acting Workshop: Mastering Monologues

$250

By Arrangement

Private Coaching
(Individually Scheduled—see Private Coaching page for more info)

$115 per hour


 


Class Descriptions: March 30–May 8, 2020*

*Please Note: Spring 2020 classes have been revised to accommodate current guidelines around COVID-19.
Classes will either start March 30 and continue through April 24, or start April 13 and continue through May 8.
No classes will be held in-person at 30 Grant Avenue this Spring. Classes will only meet online. Previously scheduled classes that could not accommodate an online format have been canceled, and are no longer listed below.

JR Online Acting Workshop (Grades 3–5)

Have fun at home with the Junior Online Theater Workshop, a series of fun and educational theater activities for young actors, led by the wonderful Corinna Rezzelle. Students of all levels of experience welcome. Students will explore:

  • Theatrical skills such as tableaux, gesture, dramatic reading, vocal production, facial expression, and movement
  • Literature in the form of short and long poetry
  • Technical theater by using multiple art forms to create storyboards, costumes, and props based on their poems


This class will culminate with a group "public" showing (families, gather around!) to present a memorized poem with simple production elements that they make themselves. There will be some assignments and memorization in between sessions, in addition to some impromptu lessons and discussions based on students’ interests. Have fun with peers while gaining some valuable acting skills!

Time: Mondays & Fridays at 3–4 p.m. or 1:30–2:30 p.m. via Zoom
Class Dates: 4 Weeks (March 30; April 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24 or April 13, 17, 20, 24, 27; May 1, 4, 8)
Tuition: $175.00
Class-size Limit: 10 students

MS Online Acting Workshop (Grades 6–8)

Mix up your routine with a series of fun and educational theater activities for young actors, led by the buoyant and talented Andrew Mondello. Students of all levels of experience welcome. Activities will include:

  • Movement and Vocal warm-ups
  • Improvisation games
  • Basic acting tools applied to fun, age-appropriate monologues
  • Original monologues


There will be some assignments and memorization in between sessions, in addition to some impromptu lessons and discussions based on students’ interests. Have fun with peers while gaining some valuable acting skills!

Time: Mondays & Fridays at 4–5 p.m. or 4:30–5:30 p.m. via Zoom
Class Dates: 4 Weeks (March 30; April 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24  or April 13, 17, 20, 24, 27; May 1, 4, 8)
Tuition: $175.00
Class-size Limit: 10 students

HS Online Acting Workshop: Mastering Monologues (Grades 9–12)

Build your confidence in finding, preparing, and performing monologues under the guidance of YC veteran teacher
Valerie Weak. Through online discussions, coaching and shared performances, students will learn key elements about finding the perfect monologue, discovering the fun of classical work, analyzing and preparing texts, and performing dynamite audition pieces. Elements will include:

  • Applying acting concepts like objective/action/obstacle to published monologues 
  • Breakdown of techniques for analyzing and preparing monologues from classic texts (including Shakespeare) as well as contemporary material
  • Demystifying etiquette and expectations around using monologues for auditions in the professional world and college application process
  • Tools and strategies for finding monologues on your own


The instructor will work with participants to cover other monologue-related topics based on student questions and inquiries. Depending on class size, this course may include some coaching in one on one or smaller group formats.

Time: Mondays & Fridays at 3:30–5 p.m. via Zoom
Class Dates: 4 Weeks (March 30; April 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24)
Tuition: $250.00
Class-size Limit: 10 students

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