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Studio Mayday


Summer Acting Intensive 

June 27 - July 9th, 2019


Applications due: 

May 1st, 2019

Studio Mayday is happy to announce a brand new Summer Acting Intensive!

The Acting Intensive Program is specially designed for aspiring actors in high school who are ready to bring the tools and techniques of their training into a professional environment!


SMTC’s Acting Intensive Program will:

• Provide you with comprehensive instruction and candid feedback from industry professionals

• Guide you toward a plan of action with which you can continue to strengthen and deepen your talent

• Equip you with insights and practical tools for possible career paths in theatre, television, and film


Our faculty of professional working teaching-artists will help you to identify your personal artistic strengths as well as give you guidance on areas that need more focus.  With these insights, you will develop a plan of action to deepen and strengthen your talent, set an effective career strategy, and take the next step to becoming a professional artist.


All classes are held in the stimulating environment. Classes are kept small, and students benefit from a consistent opportunity to work and challenge themselves daily in class and in rehearsal. A distinguished faculty of working theatre artists provides the highest quality instruction, including individualized career feedback. 


Studio Mayday's access to Atlanta'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 Stusio Mayday's New Work Festival.


-Applicants must be currenlty enrolled in high school.

-Applicants must prepare a 1-2 minute classical monologue and a 1-2 minute contemporary monologue for the audition and the first day of the program.


Sample Daily Schedule:

5:00-5:15 p.m. - Full Company Meeting

5:20-6:30 p.m. - Audition Technique (Class)

6:40–7:10 p.m. - Devising Theatre to Film (Class)

7:20-8:00pm - Shakespeare Intensive (Class)

8:00-8:30 p.m. -  Industry Professional Q&A

8:30-10:00 p.m. - Definition Theatre's New Work Festival Rehearsal (Rehearsal)


Upon successfully completing this program, students will be able to:

-Demonstrate concentration, imagination, and focus.

-Show a heightened awareness of voice and body.

-Make choices during the rehearsal process that indicate a clear understanding of actions and how they help actors achieve objectives.

-Work with a partner in moment-to-moment listening, observing, and responding.

-Analyze and perform from contemporary and classical texts in monologues and scene study

-Invest themselves emotionally in texts and given circumstances

-Originate a role and prepare and present cold reads

-Demonstrate an understanding of and the ability to apply a capacity for imaginative learning




*Please be advised that there is limited space for this program.  This program will close once all spaces have been filled.

Class schedule, tuition, and program dates are subject to change at any time at the discretion of the Administration.

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