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SUMMER INTENSIVE 2018: July 16 - August 4


Join Steppenwolf Classes West for a one-of-a-kind three week ensemble acting intensive in the heart of Los Angeles, on the campus of the University of Southern California. Train and practice with theatre artists from across the country and all over the globe under the guidance of Steppenwolf Classes West faculty members and guest artists.


3 WEEKS /  Begins JULY 16 - Ends AUGUST 4 / Classes are daily and run approximately 10am-10pm each day

Tuition: $2400.00 (payment plans available)

Location: University of Southern California campus in Los Angeles

AUDITIONS: In-person audition date TBA. Students applying from outside Southern California will be asked to submit a taped audition.


Steppenwolf Classes West's three week intensive offers professional and aspiring professional theatre artists a unique opportunity to train together as an ensemble, working with an ensemble of Steppenwolf Classes West teachers and guest artists. The Intensive is built on a core curriculum of Viewpoints, improvisation, and Scene Study. Classes are taught by Steppenwolf Classes West faculty members, guest artists, and award-winning professional actors, directors, and teachers.

The Intensive schedule requires full commitment from all participants. Class is scheduled six days per week for three consecutive weeks (off days are TBD.) Classes begin in the early morning and continue until the late evening every day. The schedule, work load, and classes themselves are rigorous, and attendance at ALL class sessions is mandatory.

Artists who are currently working professionals, graduate program students, and undergraduate students are encouraged to apply. All applicants must be 18 years old as of January 1, 2018.

TO APPLY, please complete our online APPLICATION

If you have questions about The Intensive, please  contact us using the form below



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