New York Acting Schools

Rising Sun Apprentice Program

by Rising Sun

(New York)

This New York Performance Company offers a 6 month Apprentice Program for Actors (as well as Directors, Designers, Playwrights & Stage Managers) grounded in the Company’s Resident Theatre Ensemble. Apprentices experience every aspect of a theatrical production, from choosing the script, to castings and collaborating with directors to performance opportunities and production work.

Classes in: Acting Techniques, Theatre Production & Administration, Writing, Ensemble collaboration, Directing, Design, Stage Management, Theatre Tech, Improvisation & more. 12 Week Workshops & 1 day Master Classes are also offered.

Performance Opportunities: Apprentices will be a part of a full resident theatrical season on the Lower East side of Manhattan.

Career Preparation: Apprentices spend 6 months working with professional theatre artists and are exposed to the inner workings of a resident ensemble theatre company in NYC.

Financial Aid: Work Study, scholarships & payment plans available.

What Students Need to Apply: A letter of interest, headshot and resume, and an audition.

Acceptance Rate: This program is limited to 10 participants


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