Intermission Series presents Intro to Acting: Ages 15-18 Wednesdays, July 22, 29, August 5 at 2pm
Series Cost – $45
Class Size – Limit ten (10)
Each class runs 60 minutes
Are you a 12 -14 year old who loves acting? Or maybe you’ve watched performers on stage and wanted to be up there with them? Now’s your chance. Join actor/director Matt Kiesling in this three session intro to acting technique. Matt will guide you through foundational exercises to help you feel more at ease on stage. Give it a shot – you never know where you’ll end up!
Parents – there’s no better way to build listening and communication skills or to build self confidence than through theatre!
Instructor: Matt Kiesling
You’ll receive a Zoom link via email after registering!
Meet the Instructor
Matt Kiesling is an actor, singer, director, writer, and improviser. He is a BFA graduate of NYU Tisch Drama, New Studio on Broadway and studied improvisation technique at the Upright Citizens Brigade in NYC. He recently was a company member with the Hangar Theatre Lab Company. Highlight performances include John Adams in 1776 (New Studio), Macbeth in said Scottish play (The Brick), Pippin in Pippin (Steel River Playhouse), and Ken in Fifth of July (T. Schreiber Studios). Matt also created, collaborated, and performed in the 20-episode adult occult improv comedy podcast Matt and Tariq’s Terrible Book Club. Matt has directed new musical works such as Christina’s World and Annabelle Lee, and also directed, produced, and wrote the one-act thrillers Highway 76 and The Man In Black Play. Other writing includes published theatre reviews for the online magazine, Theasy (Theatre Is Easy), where he is a semi-frequent contributor. Recent film work includes the roles of Peterson in the web series, Acting Out, and Goon 2 in I Killed Batman. Matt is a member of the improv team, Skyrats, and helped develop a Twilight Zone-themed improv form with them called Another Dimension which had a consistent run at the People’s Improv Theatre until coronavirus. He also has contributed as a performer and sketch writer for the variety show, Broadway’s Night Off, also at the People’s Improv Theatre. When not creating art with his friends, he enjoys listening to punk rock and playing Dungeons and Dragons.