Students enrolled in the Acting Conservatory learn all aspects of the craft of acting from fundamentals to advanced techniques. Each grade level offers its own unique acting class that exposes students to different approaches and styles every year. Students have the opportunity to study production, playreading, improvisation, Shakespeare, theatre history, acting for the camera (commercials/television/movies), dance for actors, singing for actors, movement styles, voice and diction, stage combat, audition technique, stage makeup, mask creation, and other exciting topics. The conservatory’s caring and dedicated faculty members focus on developing students into great actors by instilling principles of confidence, presence, focus, creativity, imagination, persistence, listening, and understanding. Acting Conservatory students have the opportunity to perform in plays produced by the Acting and Musical Theatre Conservatories, classroom recitals, special events, and showcases.