PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CLASSES 

Classes for teachers and community members covering varying topics taught by Syracuse Stage professionals. Designed to increase the skill sets for those working in a theatre setting.

All classes take place on Thursdays from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$50 per session
Ages 16+

19/20 Class Schedule:

September 12
Intro to Directing
New strategies to putting on shows

September 26
Pre-production into rehearsal
Designer meetings & table reads

October 24
Healthy voice, healthy singing
Learn proper vocal techniques for actors

November 14
Productive warm ups
Exercises to bring the best out of your cast

November 21
Intro to Choreography
Incorporating dance into a production

January 16
Stage Management/ Tech Week
Get the best out of your stage management team

January 30
Effective Costume Design
Best practices in costumes and makeup for productions 

February 6
Musical Direction
Developing the language to direct musicians for stage

March 12 
Improvisation 
Refine your improv techniques and teaching skills 

March 19 
Choosing Your Next Show
Plans for next year’s season

REGISTRATION:
For more information contact MiKayla Hawkinson 
at 315.443.1150 or mahawkin@syr.edu
 
Do you have an idea for a class? Contact Kate Laissle at kmlaissl@syr.edu and let her know!