Student Workshops and Co-Curriculars

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.

Learn more about the co-curricular Princeton Playhouse Choir, launched in 2021-22 as a partnership between the theater and music theater programs and the Music Department.

Spring 2022 Workshops


Seminar Room W331, Wallace Dance Building · Presented by: Princeton Triangle Club

Alex Volckhausen ’93, a professional Stage Manager and member of Actors’ Equity Association with 30 years of experience with management on Broadway, Off Broadway, Regional Theater, leads a seminar to explain the basics of stage managing for dance, non-musical, and musical theater. FREE; open to all Princeton students.

Mon Feb 7, 2022 - Mon Apr 11, 2022 · 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Translating Theater Co-Curricular Class

Tilghman Studio · Presented by: Program in Theater

A series of drop-in workshops led by translator-in-residence Jeremy Tiang, for theater in translation. Bring along pages from your play translations to hear them read out loud, or just show up to participate. Come explore what happens to theater when it moves across boundaries of language and culture. No experience in theater or translating required. Held on select Mondays throughout the semester. FREE; for Princeton students only. *3/28 class held in Godfrey Kerr Studio

Sat Sep 25, 2021 - Sat Dec 11, 2021 · 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

BIPOC Theater-Makers Group

Tilghman Studio

The BIPOC* Theater-Makers Group is a space that is held for Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian, Pacific Islander, Middle Eastern, and Multiracial identifying theater makers at Princeton University. We offer this casual, drop-in weekly space to help center the voices and needs of BIPOC students involved in theater. FREE; for Princeton students only.

Seminar Room W331, Wallace Dance Building · Presented by: Lewis Center Student Advisors

Phone rings, door chimes, in comes company! Join Lewis Center Student Advisor Molly Bremer '22 and theater certificate student Jay White ’24 each week for a musical theater movie night. Offered each week on Thursday evenings, this series surveys and honors the work of the late great composer/lyricist Stephen Sondheim, featuring a different musical each week. Take advantage of a relaxing and fun opportunity to get together with fellow students and enjoy all-time-great works of art, whether you’re familiar with Sondheim’s work or not. Please, join us, for one week or for all. Attend the tale! FREE; no RSVP required. Open to all Princeton students.