Classes & Seminars

Class times/locations subject to change.


MASTER ACTING CLASS WITH BURT REYNOLDSMASTER ACTING CLASS with Burt Reynolds
Fridays at 7:00 PM, By invitation only!
Students must complete a required number of Fundamentals of Acting classes and reach a certain level of expertise. For inquiries, please contact Donna Carbone at (561) 743-9955 or email: info@burtreynoldsinstitute.org.


FUNDAMENTALS OF ON CAMERA ACTINGFUNDAMENTALS OF ACTING with Sherman Roberts
Sundays at 1:00 PM - $30/Class.
On-going and open to all performers but especially beneficial to novice actors wishing to learn and perfect the finer points of theatrical technique. Course includes an introduction to the rehearsal process, play scripts, scenes, staging and performance. Students will acquire self-awareness and confidence.  

CREATIVE WRITING FOR THE AUTHOR IN ALL OF US with Donna Carbone
Mondays at 6:00 PM - $30/Class.
Release your inner author. This interactive class is designed to take you from conception to completion whether your preferred genre is novel, screenplay, stage play, short story or something entirely new.


INTERMEDIATE ACTING with Marc Zatorsky
Tuesdays at 7:00 PM - $30/Class.
Students will hone their acting skills while discovering the benefits of thorough text analysis and how to apply it to the characters they portray. They will also learn how to block a scene and integrate it into their performances.


TELEPROMPTER PROFICIENCY with Patty Serrano
A Tool for Acting & Business Professionals

Wednesday Nights by Appointment - $130/Certificate at completion of course
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This one-on-one course provides an opportunity to learn and grow comfortable with the use of teleprompters. Included will be host technique, cold read preparation, walk and talk, ad lib and on the set dos and don'ts. If public speaking gives you the jitters, this class will quickly calm your nerves.


IMPROVISATION PLUS with Todd Vittum
Thursdays at 7:30 PM - $30/Class.
Tired of tripping over your own feet when you walk into a room? Would you like to the life of the party? Perhaps your sales pitch and presentation skills could use a little tweaking. Maybe you need help staying a step ahead of the competition. No matter the reason, you will find what you're looking for on Wednesday evenings at BRIFT. Instructor and Master Class actor Todd Vittum brings his expertise to the classroom, teaching his students to "think quick" and increase their self-confidence.


JUNIOR ACTING & IMPROV CLASSES with Marc Zatorsky
Starting Saturday, July 28th from 10:00 AM – NOON
Young actors ages: 8 years +. Unique acting warm-up exercises, improvisation and scenes, acting for film and television. For more information, contact Donna Carbone at (561) 743-9955 or email: info@burtreynoldsinstitute.org.


MONTHLY CLASSES with Sherman Roberts
SATURDAY AFTERNOONS @ 1:00 PM
Second Saturday & fourth Saturday of each month

AUDITION PREPARATION COURSE - $60
Second Saturday of each month

MONOLOGUE CLASS - $60
Fourth Saturday of each month