UPCOMING EVENTS

 

ENTERTAINMENT,
VIRTUALLY and LIVE!

 

Halloween Monkey Butt Improv

Sat, October 16, 2021,
Time: 8:00pm
at The Dance Place/The Tannery

For details visit our calendar or
direct to register

 

The Spirits of Oak Hill
Tues, October 19, 2021,
Time: 5:30pm

For details visit our calendar

 

Improv Class – Performance
Tues, October 19, 2021,
Time: 8:00pm

For details visit our calendar or
direct to register

 

Full Moon Story Slam, Theme: Goosebumps
Sat, October 23, 2021,
Time: 7:00pm via Zoom

For details visit our calendar or
direct to register

 

War of the Worlds
Sat, October 30, 2021,
Time: 5:00pm
at The Firehouse Center for the Arts

For details visit our calendar or
direct to register

 

 

VISITING ARTISTS

Master Classes in writing
and acting with Michael Jamin
& Cynthia Mann Jamin

October 14, 15, 16, 2021
at St. Paul’s Church
(see TAKE A CLASS column
or October calendar or Classes)

 

 

*See Transitions Letter
from Marc*

Updated August 30, 2021

 

 

The Actors Studio has
joined the movement to
fight for Freedom,
Liberation and Justice.
Visit our:
Black Lives Matter page

While watching or listening,

please consider making a donation

 

 

 

******* as of Aug 13 *********
New guidelines from our hosts at St. Paul’s, require everyone to wear masks indoors. Thank you for your co-operation.
******* as of Aug 13 *********

 

TAKE A CLASS

We adapted some classes for ZOOM

Next up:

Scene Study Class – LIVE

Thursday’s 7:00 p.m.
Sept 30, Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, and Nov 4

Cancelled

 

The Art of Storytelling, via ZOOM

Monday’s 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
October 18, 25 &  November 1, 8

For details & to register –
visit our calendar or
direct to register and pay

 

VISITING ARTISTS

Mining Scenes for Comedy (for actors)
with Michael Jamin

Thursday Oct. 14  7:00 p.m.

For details & to register –
visit our calendar or
direct to register and pay

 

Master Acting Classes
with Cynthia Mann Jamin

Fri & Sat  Oct 15 & 16  10:00 a.m.

For details & to register –
visit our calendar or
direct to register and pay Oct 15
or
direct to register and pay Oct 16

 

Elements of Storytelling (for writers)
with Michael Jamin

Saturday Oct 16 10:00 a.m.

For details & to register –
visit our calendar or
direct to register and pay

 

Classes currently meeting:

 

The Art of Storytelling, via ZOOM

Monday’s 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
September 13, 20, 27 &  October 4

For details & to register –
visit our calendar

 

Improv Classvia ZOOM

Tuesday’s 7:00 p.m.
September 14, 21, 28 &  October 5, 12

For details & to register –
visit our calendar or
direct to register and pay

 

Cold Reading ClassesLIVE – are BACK!!
Wednesday evenings and Friday mornings

for more details

 

 

When we can’t meet in person,
we’re scheduling classes
you can access online.

*See notice from Marc*
Updated July 2021

 

learn about our full selection classes

Call for Playwrights – Closed

Submissions for Women’s HERstory month 2022.
See details.

Thank you for your submissions.  We have reached
the limit and the submissions window is now closed.
We received some wonderful pieces and will get back
to the playwrights we’ve chosen by December 15.

 

Please check out our partners

 

Acting Out Productions

 

The Performing Project

 

Newburyport Arts Collective (NAC)

 

GET INVOLVED

 

VOLUNTEER

Be a part of the TASN team and gain production experience and/or add your technical and marketing skills to our burgeoning virtual programming. Positions such as box office, usher, running crews, tech, lighting and stage management will be on hold until we are performing live again. For more information contact Judy Mouradian at jmouradian@hotmail.com.

 

BONS Award 2021

I am so pleased to announce that The Studio has been awarded North of Boston Magazine’s BONS Award for 2021. We won both the Readers’ Choice and Editors’ Choice for Best small live/virtual venue for the whole North Shore. I congratulate all of our teachers, directors, writers, actors, and project producers. You all adapted brilliantly to the circumstances and challenges of the past 18 months, bringing a continuous flow of great material to our audiences.  This honor is yours!

Marc Clopton
Executive Director

Be Part of our Future.

On behalf of myself, and our Board of Directors, I invite you to be a part of our future by contributing to our 2020 Annual Appeal. It’s not too late! 

Founded in 1991, the Actors Studio of Newburyport is a 501©(3) theater, which serves as a vital cultural resource for the community: to inspire, enrich and engage audiences and to develop both the art form and the individual.

Versatile
Performance Venue

Our 50-seat black box theater is host to established plays, new original works, staged readings, film and musical performances.
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Friendly Learning Environment

The studio hosts a variety of classes & workshops including: cold reading, scene study, character development, voice, monologue, on-camera, improvisation, and musical theater.

New Works
Laboratory

We provide a forum for local playwrights to present their work to live audiences for evaluation and feedback throughout the play development process.