Theater Lab with John Hadden
A practical course for actors, directors and/or playwrights with any level of experience (including no experience)—and for people with curiosity about how theater works. This is an acting/directing class—and an incubator for productions that can blossom and take on a life (or start a company) of their own. Students will
Plays will be produced from time to time as we get going; interested class participants will be cast whenever possible. Every six months, a mini-festival will showcase work that emerges from the classes.
Two-tiered participation cost for active participants and observers who want to audit the class
Tuesdays 6:00 - 8:30 pm
Series 1 Oct 5 - Nov 2
Series 2 Nov 9 - Dec 14
Series 3 Jan 11- Feb 8
$200 per series for participants
$100 per series for observers
John Hadden is a director, writer, builder, teacher and actor living on a small farm in VT. He is a founding member of Shakespeare & Co and ran the Theater Company at Hubbard Hall. He played Romeo, Hamlet, Iago, Richard II, Leontes, MacBeth, Lear, Merchant, Bastard, Fool, Scrooge, and Salieri in regional theaters, as well as roles on film, radio and TV, and directed about fifty productions here and abroad. A solo show based on John’s book Conversations with a Masked Man (Arcade, 2016) began its regional tour at Main Street Arts. Vermont Teaching Artist, BFA SUNY Purchase, Writing MFA Goddard College.
Scholarships: Thanks to the generosity of our donors, MSA has a scholarship fund available to make sure our courses are accessible to all. Please call to discuss how we can help.
Covid Policy: For your own protection and that of the community, we ask that everyone wear a mask while participating in MSA classes and events. We’ve requested all staff and faculty to be fully vaccinated and are limiting class size to ensure we can be distanced