Student Workshops


Open to all Princeton students. No experience required!

Past workshop topics include stage management training, beginners and grad school auditions, digital tools for designers, voice for actors, movement for actors, black acting methods, projection design concepts and practices,  and physical comedy for actors. Workshops are led by acclaimed guest artists including Crystal Dickinson, Mark Feuerstein, Peter Kim, Sharell Luckett, Katharine Powell Roman, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Alex Volckhausen, and many others. RSVP is recommended for each workshop; please be mindful and RSVP if you are truly planning to attend.


Any Friday late afternoon throughout the academic year, come and read your draft of a play, or part of a play, out loud with your fellow students at Living Room Read. To be a part of these intimate and informal events, no matter how much or little experience you may have as a writer, contact

Lewis Center theater lecturer and professional actor Mark Nelson offers one-on-one coaching for theater or music theater certificate students. Whether you want to audition for an MFA acting program or a show on campus, or just want to grow as an actor, these sessions will help you choose, explore, and inhabit a monologue that works for you. Sign up for a 50-minute meeting through Joe Fonseca at, on Thursdays at 4:30 or 5:30 p.m. up to three times in the semester. Please bring at least one monologue from a play or book, 2 to 4 minutes long. Once you have signed up for a slot, please email Mark Nelson at to let him know what you’d like to work on.


*Workshops that are designated as ‘Masterclasses’ are open for RSVP for all students as observers, but you must apply to participate as a performer.



Tue Nov 19, 2019 · 4:45 pm - 6:30 pm

Voice for Actors Workshop

Ellie’s Studio · Presented by: Program in Theater

The voice is one of the actor’s most important tools; explore how you can improve the flexibility, strength, and care of your voice in this practical workshop led by Lecturer in Theater and professional actor Nehassaiu de Gannes.