CLASSES

One of the great things about having a theatre company right here in Keene is the extra opportunities it affords for those who live in the area.  We are not just an acting company; we are a community of people who love theatre and who also have many areas of expertise we would love to share.​

ACTOR'S EDGE STUDIO

ONGOING ACTING CLASSES - 4 WEEKLY MEETINGS EACH MONTH - WEDNESDAY @ 5:00 P.M. - $125 PER MONTH

NEW SESSIONS STARTING EACH MONTH!

DIRECTING CLASSES STARTING SOON! GET ON OUR WAITING LIST NOW!

 

ALL CLASSES WILL BE OFFERED IN OUR NEW SPACE AT 310 MARLBORO STREET, SUITE 112, DOWNTOWN KEENE!

 

 Now is the time to face your fears. Sign up for an acting class!

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 "I've worked with Kim as her acting student and as an actor in her theatrical productions, and all of those experiences have enriched my life.  I developed a confidence to present to large groups, they fed me creatively in many ways, they were fun, challenging and I was able to explore aspects of myself that I didn't even know were there!  I highly recommend her classes for anyone from any walk of life."          --- Molly McMillan

About the teacher…

Kim Dupuis, Founder of Actor’s Edge Studio and Founding Artistic Director of The Edge Ensemble Theatre Company, holds an MFA in Acting, and has been teaching acting in and around Keene for the last fifteen years!  Kim creates a non-competitive, ensemble-oriented, safe, stimulating, supportive and non-judgmental environment which allows students to take chances and experience growth and development.

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 I just want to say from experience that anyone who takes Kim's class WILL be a better actor! A great opportunity to learn from a master and grow as an artist!  --- Damien Licata

Acting Classes – 4 weekly sessions per month - $125

New classes starting each month.

 

Directing Classes – 8 weekly sessions - $500

New classes starting soon. Get on the waiting list.

 

Private Acting Classes / Monologue Development / Audition Technique

4 weekly sessions @ $160 / 6 weekly sessions @ $240 / 8 weekly sessions @$320

 

Individual Customized 1-hr Sessions - $60

 I have had the amazing opportunity to work with Kim Dupuis in her acting classes since the fall of 2015. I have been a dedicated student of her own personal Stanislavski-based System. I have been seeing the benefits of her teaching in my own steady, gradual improvement in each of the five shows I have been a part of, since then, with The Edge Ensemble Theatre Company that she has brilliantly directed me in. I strongly recommend her classes for any aspiring actor or actress who is interested in growing and evolving as a stage performer.    --- Thomas Bernstock

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Call 603-352-5657 for details!

WORKSHOPS

First Tuesdays

Edge Workshops

 

These workshops focus on various topics in the Theatre Arts and are open to public for a $20 admission fee.  In the past we have offered:

Understanding Shakespeare

Unwinding as a Movement Modality for Actors

Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain

Introduction to Vocal Technique Based Upon the Teachings of Cecily Berry

Improvisation as a Means of Shedding Inhibitions

Stand Up Comedy

Belly Dancing as a Movement Modality for Actors

Introduction to Vocal Technique Based Upon the Teachings of Kristen Linklater

Stay tuned for upcoming workshop topics!

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SPECIAL NOTE

There are no “make-up” classes. In the case of a serious illness, when you think you might have to miss more than one class, you can choose to drop out of the current month’s classes. I will apply the balance of your days to the next month’s class if you give me at least 48 hours notice. Or you can always choose to go to the daily rate if you feel like you may not be able to commit to a weekly class. The daily rate is $60 per day.