2024 – Pre-Professional Workshop

Acrosstown Repertory Theater’s
Pre-Professional Workshop


Rikki Baynard – Head Instructor and Circle in the Square Alumna
Andrea Young – Assistant Instructor

Class Price – $225 for the 6-week program
(Multiple scholarships are available for financial hardship and can be requested at the audition)
Schedule – 5:15 – 6:45pm Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Pickup must be by 7:00pm

The ART’s Pre-Professional Workshop is an introduction to the exciting world of professional performance. This workshop will include the following:

  • Acting and text analysis
  • Performing Shakespeare
  • Vocal practice

This six week workshop will expand your skills as a performer, give you an edge in professional settings, and culminates in a final showcase performance on August 3rd and 4th.

Please prepare two contrasting one-minute monologues. One should be classical and one contemporary and both should be memorized.

Complete this form to reserve your spot:

Classes will take place at the Acrosstown Repertory Theater, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite O, Gainesville, FL 32607 and is welcome to middle and high school students aged 12-18 (Exceptions may be considered). Admittance is by audition only as space is limited. Parental permission is required.

Presented in partnership with the Emily Katherine Foundation