Adult Classes - The Theatre Lab

Adult Classes

The Theatre Lab offers the area’s most comprehensive theatre arts curriculum for adults, taught by the area’s finest theatre professionals.

With both in-person and online classes in acting for the stage and screen, musical theatre, voiceovers, playwriting, directing, and drama criticism, you can shape a unique training program that is right for you.

For details on our intensive year-long conservatory designed for students with day jobs, click here.

Our Winter and Spring 2023 class schedule is coming soon!

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Theatre Lab members take 10% off full-price tuition (automatically applied to your account).

Financial Aid: In an effort to make more classes financially accessible to students during the COVID-19 crisis, we are offering more financial aid than ever. Apply for financial aid.

REFUND POLICY: For a tuition refund, you must withdraw at least 48 hours before the first class begins. A $40 cancellation fee will apply. Please review class policies before registering.

Public Health Policy: Masks are optional in Theatre Lab classes. 

At the beginning of each in-person class meeting, all students will also be required to complete a questionnaire to affirm: 1) that they are not experiencing symptoms similar to those of COVID-19 that cannot be attributed to another cause, and 2) that they have not recently been exposed to anyone with COVID-19. In-person students who are experiencing symptoms that cannot be attributed to another cause or who have had recent exposure will not be permitted to attend that class meeting.

Students who travel outside of the Washington Metropolitan area (DMV) — up to a week prior to the start of a course and continuing through the duration of the course — are required to self-identify and receive a negative COVID-19 test result (administered by a medical professional) before returning to an in-person class. Students should upload their negative test results here.

These safety protocols are in place because we care about the health of our students and staff, and we feel an obligation to do everything we can to help stop the proliferation of COVID-19. We will continue to review these protocols regularly in response to the evolving situation.

For anyone not ready to return in person, we continue to offer a wide variety of classes online.

“Fully vaccinated” means that either 14 days have passed since receiving the second dose of FDA or WHO authorized double-dose vaccines or that 14 days have passed since receiving the sole dose of FDA or WHO authorized single-dose vaccines. Proof of vaccination may be submitted via an online form. The link will be included in the email confirming your registration. Booster shots are strongly encouraged, and we will ask students about their booster status.

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