Oregon Contemporary Theatre offers a variety of courses for adults of all experience and training levels. Our classes are taught by professional instructors and cover a number of topics, including Acting Technique, Scene Study, Playwriting, and more. Classes are generally 4-8 weeks and are taught in the Autumn, Winter, and Spring.
Auditioning Skills with Inga R. Wilson
Mondays, November 4-25; 6:00pm - 8:00pm
NW 10 Auditions are right around the corner! Are you looking for some fresh material to wow directors? Need help making bold choices for cold readings? If auditions make you a bundle of nerves, or you're just looking for an opportunity to explore your chops in a safe environment, this four-week class will help you remember that every audition is just another chance to perform.
Art of the 10-Minute Play with Paul Calandrino Tuesdays, October 1 - November 19; 6:00-8:00pm
Yes! You too can write and submit a 10-minute play to the NW Festival of 10-Minute plays this year! This workshop is for beginning and experienced writers. It focuses on writing and rewriting your ten 10-minute plays for maximum theatrical impact. You'll work on creating compelling plots, interesting characters, and dialogue that pops. Each week you'll receive writing prompts to stimulate your imagination and get those plays committed to the page and ready for the stage, here in Eugene and elsewhere!
Let Your Genius Shine: Improv for the Artist with Erica Towe Wednesdays, 6:00-8:00pm, October 2 - November 6
This class is designed for the artist, actor, musician & creative explorer. In this experiential and supportive course, we will use the skills of improv comedy as tools to help you be present and flexible, embrace risk, and trust your gut so you can stop the inner critic and feel empowered to confidently share your gifts and do the work you know you are meant to do!