TDM Acting Studio
for young Actors
develop -evolve - illuminate
TDM Acting Studio desires to build the strength of artistry and ignite the passion of each individual inherently obtains for the arts. Every single actor, dancer, playwright, sculpture brings a unique function to a production which is a reflection of how we operate in our world today. Our mission is to provide a unique experience to the developmental growth that will not only enhance their artistry but also improve who they are as people in society.
One of the greatest responsibilities we must uphold today is sharpening the hearts and minds of youth. We are preparing and raising up the next generation of Performing Artists, Supporters and Audience Members. TDM Acting Studio holds this honor with dignity and humility as we are serving visionaries of American theatre, film and television. Our vision is to strengthen, sculpt and develop young actors, performers and stage technicians as a community of legacy carriers through workmanship.
TDM Acting studio:
413 Campbell Ave., West Haven CT, 06516
Registration begins Monday, August 23rd at 9am!
Monday- The Theatre is Closed!
Tuesday- Private Only!
Wednesday- Improv, Exploring The Stage
Thursday- Exploring The Stage, Monologue Workshop
Friday- Intro to Audition Technique, Scene Study
Ages 5-7; Wednesday’s 5-5:45pm
Ages 8-12; Wednesday’s 7- 7:45pm
Ages Teen (HS)- depends upon student sign-ups
Exploring The Stage
Ages 5-7; Wednesday’s 6-6:35pm
Ages 8-12; Thursday’s 5- 5:45pm
Ages 10-13; Thursday’s 6-7:00pm
Ages Teen (HS); Thursday’s 7:15- 8:15pm
Intro to Audition Technique
Ages Teen (HS); Friday’s 5:00- 6:00pm
Ages Teen (HS); Friday’s 6:15- 7:15pm
For both the explorer and experienced actor, Improv encourages each participant to explore, create, develop, collaborate and enhance their creative abilities as actors. A step outside of your comfort zone as an ensemble member.
Improvisation promotes memorization, creativity, quick on your feet movement, collaboration, trust and confidence. Improv also builds leadership, effective listening, call, and response as well as confidence.
Exploring The Stage: Theater Class!
This is a one-of-a-kind class TDM Acting studio offers, for young actors who desire to learn the basics of the theatre. An interactive way of learning, stage language/direction, fundamentals, and careers in the theater.
Exploring The Stage promotes the enhancement of theater vocabulary, career paths in theater, developmental growth, an understanding of operations and community.
Each actor will workshop a comedic and dramatic monologue, they will be challenged to improve upon script analysis, breaking down the text, presentation, and performance. This is for the actor’s who audition, want to be prepared for auditions, or desire to expand their actor’s palates. (Beneficial for college, film/tv, competitions both acting and oratorical). *Presentation of monologues after the completed session.
Monologue Workshop promotes:
Confidence, resumé building, versatility, articulation, honesty, trust, and understanding of character/text.
For young actors looking to enhance their skills both in front of the camera and onstage. This course will challenge them to work as professionals with scene partners to explore, listen, understand the language of the text and convey emotion through different characters. Scene study also improves upon effective communication, listening and leadership abilities. * Presentation of scenes after the completed session.
Scene Study promotes:
Collaboration/Teamwork, empathy, understanding people and language, professionalism, versatility and strengthening acting abilities.
Intro: Audition Technique
This class will explore experiences through the lenses of professional actors who audition. From slating to presentation for both in-person and virtual auditions, we will dive into audition techniques for each actor on every level.
Intro: Audition Technique promotes:
Confidence building, preparedness for auditions, insight into the audition process, and readiness.
Private Coaching: Tuesday’s Only!
For actors looking for one-on-one coaching experience in preparation for an audition, a role, character study and enhancing skills.
The Call Sheet!
Each month actors will be given a “Call Sheet.” It will feature updates for parents/guardians/friends, with insight on how each actor has improved as well as how they can improve to become even better.
Sessions & Tuition
7 weeks (Oct. 5th- Nov. 19th)
11 weeks (Oct. 5th- Dec. 17th)
- 6 weeks (Jan. 10th- Feb. 18th)
12 weeks (Jan. 10th- April 1st)
16 weeks (Jan. 10th -April 29th)
Extended classes for ages 13+
$20 per weekly class/ $80 per month
$25 per weekly class/ $100 per month
$40 per weekly 2 classes/$180 per month
Private- 30 min-$30/60 min- $100
Waiting in the Wings: Classes Coming SOON!
Stage Management: Stage Hands
Breathing & Voice
Audition Technique 1
Audition Technique 2
The Industry: Acting Business
The Casting Directors Workshop
3, 2, 1…. Action!: Directing Class