ACTING CLASSES FOR BEGINNERS

IN-PERSON ACTING CLASSES

Rekindle School offers over a dozen ACTING CLASSES every quarter.  Most meet on the University of Washington campus in Seattle. All are open to adults. Some are also open to teenagers.  

If you’re new to acting, start with ACTING 101, then take anything you like. For more information, click titles or SCROLL DOWN.

ACTING FUNDAMENTALS SERIES:

  1. ACTING 101
  2. ACTING 102
  3. ACTING 103 –– CHARACTER ACTING
  4. ACTING 104 –– EMOTIONAL RANGE
  5. ACTING 105 –– ACTING FOR THE CAMERA
  6. LET’S MAKE A MOVIE

MORE ACTING CLASSES:

  1. AUDITIONING 101
  2. ACTING IN A 48 HOUR MOVIE
  3. IMPROV FOR BEGINNERS
  4. VOICEOVER 101
  5. VOICEOVER 102
  6. VOICEOVER 103

STAND UP COMEDY CLASSES

Plus: check out our VOICEOVER ACTING CLASSES:

  1. VOICEOVER 101
  2. VOICEOVER 102
  3. VOICEOVER 103
  4. VOICEOVER FUNDAMENTALS CERTIFICATE
  5. See also: MUSIC, DANCE AND SINGING CLASSES
  6. See also: STAND-UP COMEDY CLASSES

ACTING FUNDAMENTALS SERIES

You can take the classes in the Acting Fundamentals Series just for fun, or if you take all six you’ll earn an Acting Fundamentals Certificate. 



In this enjoyable four-week class, you’ll learn how to create characters, memorize dialogue, and perform scenes in front of the class. If you’re new to acting, start with this class. Learn more

For students who have completed Acting 101 and would like to keep learning. Learn about character, motivation, backstory, and the basics of script analysis — and have fun performing more scenes in front of the class. Learn more

You’ll learn how to create a range of interesting characters; how to find each one’s unique way of moving and speaking; plus physical acting, do more improv and scene work, and more. Learn more


In this class, we’ll do group and individual exercises, improv exercises, and scene work giving students an opportunity to explore a range of emotions, expand their emotional range and more. Learn more

In this class, we’ll focus on developing our foundational CAMERA ACTING SKILLS. Whether you’re interested in acting on television; acting in commercials; acting in movies; or acting in independent films – this class can help you get more comfortable in front of a camera while improving your foundation acting skills. Learn more

Want to star in a movie, while learning how films are made? Here’s your chance!  In this class, we’ll create and film a short movie, working together as a group.  Learn more 

MORE ACTING CLASSES

For students who’ve finished the Acting Fundamentals Series and would like to keep studying and practicing.


Where to find auditions in the Seattle area. How to identify roles that would be good for YOU to audition for (and roles to avoid). How to increase your odds of actually getting cast. Learn more


In this class, we’ll learn how 48 hour movies are made and do acting exercises to rev up our camera acting skills. Then when the class is over, we’ll make a short, fun movie in 48 hours, which will screen in a major theater. Learn more


IMPROV FOR BEGINNERS

Improv’s fun, and lays a good foundation for developing our acting skills. You’ll learn how to go deeper and more personal while responding better to your scene partner using the exercises in this workshop. Learn more


Our classes are a fun way to start exploring acting, or to get back into if you’ve done it in the past but have been on a break from it for a while.

  • You can take the classes one-by-one just for fun, or work toward a certificate. If you complete all six classes in this series, you’ll earn a certificate in acting fundamentals.
  • You can take the classes one-by-one just for fun, or work toward a certificate. If you complete all six classes in this series, you’ll earn a certificate in acting fundamentals.