2016 Cabaret Honoree Alma Powell with Theatre Lab co-directors, board, and supporters
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The Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts Announces Fund to Expand Region’s Theatre Arts EducationWashington’s largest theatre school launches fund to improve lives and strengthen communities through the arts Washington, D.C. (...
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In 2017, The Theatre Lab celebrates 25 years of providing the Washington metro area with award-winning dramatic arts education and groundbreaking outreach programs for at-risk communities. We are grateful to the students, faculty, donors, partners...
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08/18/2017
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz Book by John Caird Directed by Josh Sticklin and Buzz Mauro August 17-19, 7:30 pm The second production of this summer's Theatre Lab Musical Theatre Institute for Teens is Children of Eden...
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08/18/2017
The Theatre Lab's Devised Theatre Performance camp for tweens returns this year, with students creating and performing an original work. This year's production - Just Outside of Town ... A (Possibly) Tall Tale of Fire, Friendship, and Circus...
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08/18/2017
by William ShakespeareDirected by Randy BakerAugust 18, 7:30 pm at GALA Hispanic TheatreA unique vision of Shakespeare's tragedy, this production of Macbeth will be told through the eyes of the three witches who create a story and then...
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08/19/2017
Our next Anyone Can Act class on August 19 is SOLD OUT. We do have additional classes scheduled through the rest of 2017. Register below.    Join other like-minded folks that have always wanted to see what this acting thing is all...
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08/21/2017
To see a full listing of our upcoming classes, visit the Adult Classes page.This fall marks the return of our popular Acting in a Professional Production class taught by Theatre Lab Co-Executive Director Deb Gottesman. Students get the opportunity...
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09/18/2017
If you are interested in intensive actor training, the Theatre Lab's Honors Acting Conservatory may be just what you're looking for. We're accepting applications now for the 2018 class. The Conservatory offers:Advanced training in...
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10/06/2017
 "Never let anyone tell you that art cannot change lives, because mine is forever changed, yet again, thanks to the Life Stories Institute." - Life Stories Institute alumThe Life Stories Institute is a four-day, intensive learning...
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11/05/2017
 The Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts is gearing up for its 25th Anniversary Cabaret Benefit Dinner + Auction on the evening of Sunday, November 5, at the elegant Ritz-Carlton, Washington in downtown DC. Chaired this year by NBC4 news...