Howard Meyer's
Acting Program
Acting Classes

(914) 286-7680

Howard Meyer's Acting Program
A Manhattan-caliber Acting School for All Ages
Our Professional Instructors Are Committed to Individualized Attention in a Supportive Environment

A WIDE VARIETY OF CLASSES FOR ALL AGES AND LEVEL

NEXT SEMESTER OF CLASSES BEGINS JAN. 9, 2017

Basic Technique for Young Actors (Ages 10 to 12) Instructor: Jess Erick
Wednesday 4-5 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.
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Basic Technique for Teenagers (Ages 13 to 17) Instructor: Jess Erick
Wednesday 5-6:30 pm $395 for 12 weeks
We believe that the right way to start acting is to focus on learning the techniques and principles of the craft. This class features exercises that cultivate the imagination, the use of senses, and expression of voice and body. Each student is encouraged to access his or her own uniqueness and point-of-view. Jess Erick fosters a creative and safe environment for those explorations.
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Basic Acting Technique Instructor: Rachel Jones
Wednesday 7:30-10:30 pm $395** for 12 weeks $245 for 6 weeks
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.
**Discounted price applies when registering for full 12 weeks in advance
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Intermediate Technique and Scene Study Instructor: Rachel Jones
Tuesday 7:30-10:30 pm $445 for 12 weeks
You’ll start each class with a relaxation exercise that creates a sensitive awareness of the body and opens up your imagination. Learn how to build a believable character by taking risks and making choices. Refine your technique on stage in scenes and monologues.
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Advanced Acting Technique and Scene Study Instructor: Howard Meyer
Monday 7-11 pm $190 for 4-week month $225 for 5-week month
Here’s your chance to build on acting fundamentals established through study or prior experience. You’ll experience new exercises, with emphasis on exploring the tools of acting to find an effective, personalized approach to the craft. We integrate an intensive examination of the physical life of the actor. Individual exercises are encouraged, along with monologues and scenes.
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Acting Master Class Instructor: Howard Meyer
Tuesday 7-11 pm $465 for 8 weeks
Admission by audition or interview. Contact Howard Meyer.
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Playwriting Workshop Instructor: Gabrielle Fox
Tuesday 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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Monologue Audition Workshop Instructor: Francesco Campari
Dates to be announced

Payment Policies
Admission is rolling, with payment due in full on the first class of the month or first class of the session. To secure your place in a class, you may register in advance by calling 914-286-7680. You will receive by postal mail a registration form to be returned with a 50% deposit enclosed.

We do not offer refunds for classes you may miss due to illness or other personal reasons. However, if you miss a class, we encourage you to make it up by arranging to attend a class held on a different day. Consult your instructor for further details.

Refund/Cancellation Policy for 6-Week Classes and Workshops:
If you cancel your enrollment in a class in advance of 15 days from the start date, you will receive a full refund. Beyond this point we will retain a 10% administrative fee in addition to the charges for any classes attended, up to the second class. Beyond the second class, the entire course fee is non-refundable.

Refund/Cancellation Policy for 12-week Classes and Workshops:
If you cancel your enrollment in a class in advance of 15 days from the start date, you will receive a full refund. If you cancel enrollment less than 15 days in advance of the start date, we will retain a 10% administrative fee in addition to the charges for any classes attended, up to the fourth class. After the fourth class, the entire course fee is non-refundable.

Refund/Cancellation Policy for Monday Adult Classes:
Payment is made month-to-month, and is non-refundable if you cancel your enrollment within the month.

Attendance Policy:
Please try to do make-ups within 8 weeks of the missed class. You must be currently enrolled to redeem a make-up class.

Code of Conduct:
We strive to host a classroom environment where all students feel comfortable and derive optimal benefit from our program. If we determine due to circumstances that any student's behavior is not in the best interest of said student’s, or the group's, learning experience, we reserve the right at our discretion to discontinue said student’s participation in the class.


Mailing Address
Acting Classes Location
P.O. Box 1004
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
axialtheatre@gmail.com
(914) 286-7680
St. John's Episcopal Church
Community House
8 Sunnyside Avenue 
Pleasantville, NY 10570
914-439-1933