Acting Essentials: Looking at the Classics (Ages 12 - 17)

Instructor: Jessica Headington

Saturdays 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, June 17 - August 5 (8 weeks) in the Studio Theatre

This is a scene study class using texts from the Ancient Greek theatre and Shakespeare's plays and sonnets.  Students will be challenged to find universal, identifiable truths in these plays and poems as they gain a practical understanding of the text.  Classmates will work together as an ensemble to perform a collection of scenes in a final showcase, open to family members and friends.

Tuition: $200.00

Private Monologue/Audition Coaching

Instructor: Craig A Miller

Time arranged with instruction -  Space: TBA

6th Street Playhouse Artistic & Education Director, Craig A. Miller, has directed over 150 professional productions across the country and is a former casting director in the NYC market.  His comprehensive private instruction and consultation is geared toward the actor who is preparing for that big audition, applying to professional/collegiate training programs, or just wanting to add another couple pieces to your repertoire.  Whether it’s the role of a lifetime, a list of dream schools, or you have no idea where to start, Craig can get you ready. Private consultations include: exploring colleges, picking the right head shot, effective resume layout, appropriate monologue selection, and industry standard audition/interview techniques.  Groups of four or more are welcome to inquire about arranging an Auditioning Master Class. 

Tuition: $60.00/hour, or by arrangement with instructor


Lennie Dean
Education Associate

(707)523-4185 ext. 122 (message box only)

How to Register:

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  • Mail completed registration form to
    52 W 6th Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95401.
  • Fax completed registration form to
    707 523-3544.
  • In person during box office hours
    1:00 - 4:00 Tuesday - Friday, or
    11:00 - 2:00 Saturday.


Classes require a 50% deposit at registration.  Tuition is due in full by the first day of class.  Limited scholarships and payment plans are available; contact


We understand that you may find a class is not what you expected, or that life circumstances may change after you enroll. If you choose to withdraw, you may submit written notification prior to the third class to receive a pro-rated refund.  No refunds will be provided after the third class.  There will be no make-up classes or refunds for missed classes.