College – Adults - College - Adults

All Classes take place Virtually and are listed in order of age range from youngest to oldest. 

The Studio@Mainstage Center for the Arts 

Classes for College – Adults



DEVISED THEATRE                                                                                                        Teacher: Francine Odri
AGES: High School – Adult                              
Wednesdays          6:10 – 6:50
How to create original characters and storylines for a production–the goal is to use improvisation exercises to create an original short play for virtual performance. We will build upon what we discussed regarding Directing in the first quarter, but taking the first quarter is not essential for the second quarter.

Teacher: Francine Odri
AGES:  High School –  Adult                                                                
Wednesdays     7:00 – 7:40
This class will cover the basics of directing for the stage (it will cover and build on what was introduced during the virtual Summer Stage class). Students are also encouraged to register for Devised Theatre offered in session 2.

SHORT FILM PRE-PRODUCTION                                                                       
Teacher: Ian Kimble
AGES: College/Adult                                                                        
Saturdays      12:30 – 1:10

Students taking this class will be introduced to the process of writing a screenplay for a short film.  Each week a new step of the process will be introduced. The goal will be to have a short film screenplay completed and ready to put into production in subsequent sessions.

 SCREENWRITING – COMEDY                                                                                            Teacher: Ian Kimble
AGES: College/Adult                                                      
Saturday  1:20 – 2:00
This class is an Intro to writing comedic movies. The class will begin by focusing on the basics like format and style followed by structure and writing short scenes.   The goal is to have a finished piece by the end of the class receiving feedback from the instructor and other students as the pieces are developed.


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