Adult Acting Workshops


Acting is For Everyone is a (very) brief introduction to the world of acting. If you have ever wanted to dip your toe in the water of being an actor or haven’t done it since high school and want to ease back into it, you will love this class. No stress, no lines to memorize, just have a good time as you develop basic acting skills in body, voice, and mind. This class is great to do with a friend or as a group outing!

Each date is a separate and different class. You can take one class, or repeat classes to deepen your experience.


All classes are 6-8pm
Class Fee: $50 

Each class needs a minimum of 6 participants to make.


This workshop is designed for the actor new to the Michael Chekhov Technique and those actors who wish to gain further mastery of the essentials of the technique. The Essentials Workshop provides an introduction to the tools and opportunity to apply knowledge of the tool through movement exercises, improv, and text.

Dates: (2 classes)
Both classes are 7-9:30

Class Fee: $100

The class needs a minimum of 6 participants to make.

RENEE L. VAN NIFTERIK is the founder and Executive / Artistic Director of the Pearl Theater. She has been an actor, director, artist, and educator.  She received her Bachelor’s Degree  in English from Western Michigan University and moved to Texas in 1996. She has directed over 30 plays and coached actors of all ages from youth to adult. Recently she taught theatre in Pearland ISD.  She is currently an adjunct Professor at San Jacinto College.

Renee has a Master’s Degree in Theatre Production. She is also a National Michal Chekhov Certified Teacher Candidate. She has also studied Meisner, Rasaboxes, and Viewpoints.

Renee believes that everyone is an artist in his or her own right, loves to study on a variety of topics, and gets the greatest pleasure sharing her love of the arts with others.



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