PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CLASSES 

Classes for teachers and community members covering varying topics taught by Syracuse Stage professionals. Designed to increase the skill sets for those working in a theatre setting.

All classes take place on Thursdays from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$50 per session
Ages 16+

19/20 Class Schedule:

November 14
Productive warm ups
Exercises to bring the best out of your cast
Teaching artist Whitney T. Pak


November 21
Introduction to Choreography
Incorporating dance into a production
Teaching artist Brian J. Marcum

January 16
Stage Management/ Tech Week
Get the best out of your stage management team
Teaching artist Dianna Angell


January 30
Effective Costume Design
Best practices in costumes and makeup for productions 
Teaching artist Katie Rauch


February 6
Musical Direction
Developing the language to direct musicians for stage
Teaching artist Brian Cimmet


March 12 
Improvisation 
Refine your improv techniques and teaching skills 
Teaching artist Ricky Pak


March 19 
Choosing Your Next Show
Plans for next year’s season
Teaching artists Kyle Bass, Robert Hupp, Joann Yarrow



REGISTRATION:
For more information contact MiKayla Hawkinson 
at 315.443.1150 or mahawkin@syr.edu
 
Do you have an idea for a class? Contact Kate Laissle at kmlaissl@syr.edu and let her know!