CCAA Presents: Acting for the Stage with Suzanne Donohue

Acting for the Stage is an 8 week course designed to provide an overview for adult performers to include the following topics: Character Analysis, Script Analysis, Identifying Character Objectives, Identifying and Acting through Obstacles, Finding the Action, and Finding the Truth of the Moment. In addition to preparing for auditions, the class will center on Monologue development, Scene Work and working as an Ensemble.

Suzanne Donohue holds a degree in theatre from West Virginia Wesleyan College and has taught acting and audition classes around the country; Michigan, Tennessee, West Virginia and Maryland. She served as the Managing Artistic Director for the Hard Bargain Players from 1996 – 2009 and continues on as a leading member of the artistic advisory council and was also on the Port Tobacco Players Board of Directors. She has served as a Washington Area Theatre Community Honors (WATCH) representative and judge. Suzanne has been WATCH nominated multiple times as a director and performer. Locally Suzanne has been seen in a number of productions including Steel Magnolias, Doubt, Enchanted April, A Streetcar Named Desire, How I Learned to Drive, Night Mother, The Rainmaker and The Trip to Bountiful. She has also directed multiple productions locally including The Children’s Hour, Pippin, Hairspray, Annie, Oliver, Honk!, American Buffalo, and Vinegar Tom.

Register on Eventbrite. $100 participants must be 18 years or older to register. Students currently enrolled in college courses should contact the Administrative Specialist for more information regarding our student discount!