Stage & Screen Studios offers a wide array of lessons in performing arts! If you are new to theatre and film/television production or just new to the area, come find out more about these amazing opportunities. Schedule your free "Meet & Greet" to check out the Studio, our offerings and see how they best align with your or your students objectives!
Launch into the incredible depths of established acting techniques from Stanislavsky to Chekhov and Strasberg to Hagen. Hone your craft and explore tools to your "Acting Back Pack!" Discover a wide-array of characters from Shakespeare to contemporary movies and TV. See how the stars do it and how you can "Make The Magic Happen" at the Studio!
Leap on to the stage and dive into Broadway-style dance for musicals. Explore various facets of expression through movement as seen in virtually all major musical productions. Define your dynamic bubble and develop performance skills to tell stories through dance and lead the audiences on your journey!
Learn to sing like a Star! Focus on vocal technique to develop your range, pitch and vocal strength. Learn proper breath control, posture, intonation and phrasing. Work with different microphone types to understand proper placement and projection. Develop focus, presence and presentation to connect with audiences.
Learn the secrets and dynamics of a great voice over performance. From brief audition scenarios to full-on podcast techniques. Develop your own vocal style through exploring pacing, intonation, breath control, and various character voices. Learn how to work with a variety of microphones and recording techniques to get the best delivery!
Learn to read from the Teleprompter like news anchors and meteorologists! Develop vocal clarity, motivation, delivery techniques, physical stance and sight lines while perfecting your read ahead skills! From podcasts to training scenarios learn the intricacies of working with the teleprompter device as well as the teleprompter operator.
From basic through intermediate and up to advanced! Learn to bring songs to life on the piano by exploring the dynamics of sight reading, keys, fingering and chords. Develop treble clef (right hand) and bass clef (left hand) independently. Combine beats and rhythms to practice and play your favorite songs!
Learn the intricacies of movie making magic in the Adobe Premiere Pro, After-Effects and Audition Suite! Grasp fundamentals of working as a video editor and explore tricks and techniques used at the Studio that take our productions to fully immersive multi-dimensional levels!
Meet the phenomenally delightful Allison Bailey as she steps out of her bubble as "Glinda" in the Broadway smash hit "Wicked" to help guide and nurture our students on their journey!
Meet the incredibly talented Sixx Orange direct from her starring roles in Amazon's "The Kicks" CBS's "Code Black" and "Tommy" as she brings her onscreen expertise to our students!
Meet Pete Garvey, Principal Director, Acting Coach and Instructor at Stage & Screen Studios! Having appeared in over 25 nationally broadcast television shows on Discovery Channel Networks and HBO. Pete brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to all the cast members!
Meet Jill Beram-Liimatta! She brings her vocal expertise and innovative teaching style to every production! Her expertise includes audition preparation, ear training, music theory and performance.
Well known as a Music Instructor/Director with AACPS and Music & Arts, she also privately instructs over 35 voice and piano students. Many of whom have won prestigious awards in local and national competitions!
Heather has graced stages all over the DMV area and began work as a choreographer and director for area high schools and community theatres in 2010. She studied musical theatre, voice, and dance at Carnegie Mellon University and Anne Arundel Community College and is a graduate of Suitland High School for the Visual and Performing Arts in PG County.