“Acting is not about being someone different. It’s finding the similarity in what is apparently different, and then finding myself there.” ~ Meryl Streep

Adult Acting Course

Fall Semester 2017/18

"The Actor's Journey"

This 10 week course is designed for new SHOWTIME adult course participants. We will explore the foundations of being an actor; using our voices, bodies, impulses, improvisational skills and individual experience to express ourselves, and to create theatre. This course will be taught by Rosa Braber. Rosa is a performer, writer, and theatre practitioner from the Netherlands. She is now living in Vienna and working as a member of the Das Bernhard Ensemble at Das Off Theater, Wien. She has taught theatre at the Vienna International School and the Danube International School, as well adult acting workshops at the TheaterCouch, Wien. Rosa writes and produces her own performance material and is a fabulous source of inspiration.

Course Day: Wednesdays 19.30-21.30h

Start Date: Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Price: € 395,00

an introduction to the work of Michael Chekov with Richard Youman"

6 Week Course: “The Awakening” – Exploring the text of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

In this weekly course you will explore in depth the exercises and principles of - THE ACTOR’S BODY, VOICE and CREATIVE IMAGINATION...culminating in a showing of scenes from Shakespeare's classic comedy “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. Over the weeks course leader, Richard Youman, will provide you with the tools you will need to harmonise your imagination with your voice and body. Explore Shakespeare’s great comedic text by finding the impulse for the words inside yourself.

Course Day: Monday, 20.00h - 22.00h

Course Dates: Monday, Nov 13th - Monday Dec 18th 2017

Price: € 255,00

Spring/Summer Semester 2017/18

"Acting 101: An Introduction to the Art of Performance with Helen Russell" (10 weeks)

Would you like to dip your toe into the world of stage acting? Or, perhaps you'd just like to feel more relaxed in front of an audience? Through theatre games, exercises and chosen texts, New York actor/musician Helen Russell will get you up on your feet to explore the world of performance in a safe and fun environment. Helen has had a long term affiliation with Vienna’s English Theatre and after returning last season in the award winning “Woody Sez: The Life and Music of Woody Guthrie”, she decided to take the risk and make Vienna her full time home. Together with Helen, participants of Acting 101 will investigate the basics of scene study—solo, partner and group—and find ways for each participant to work toward a newfound comfort in front of an audience. Bonus: You will also make some great new friends! Ten week course

Course Day: Monday, 19:30 - 21.30h

Course Dates: Monday, Feb 12th - May 7th 2018

Price: € 420,00 Euro

"The Actor's Journey Continues”

This 10 week course is designed for returning SHOWTIME adult course participants or new participants with some previous experience. Participants will continue to explore the foundations of being an actor; using our voices, bodies, impulses, improvisational skills and individual experience to express ourselves, and to create theatre. Participants will continue to approach text and scene work culminating in a showcase performance in front of invited guests. Course leader to be announced.

Course Day: Wednesday, 19:30 - 21.30h

Course Dates: Wednesday, Feb 14th -  May 9th 2018

Price: € 420,00 Euro



Holders of a season subscription for Vienna’s English Theatre and Showtime parents, receive a 5% discount on all courses and workshops. Only one discount applies. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

Location: SHOWTIME Studios
8, Josefsgasse 7- just opposite Vienna’s English Theatre

For more information please call 0664 88659539 or write to office@showtime.co.at