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Intro to Acting

Intro to Acting

  • Adults & Teens 15+ • Thursdays, April 6-May 18 (no class April 27), 5:30-7 pm • Instructor: Alex Nicosia • $160/7 wks

  • Flynn Center Studios

  • Please note: Online registration requires payment in full. For payment plan & scholarship options, contact the FlynnArts Coordinator at 802-652-4537 or email

  • Limit: 16

Leave your inhibitions behind and join this supportive and freeing romp into your most spontaneous and truthful self. Learn theater exercises, improvisations, and an accessible way to approach theatrical text, in class, that can lead to greater confidence and ease of expression. Let's begin to uncover the mysteries of the actor’s process and your own creative potential!

FlynnArts Faculty

ALEX NICOSIA recently fulfilled a licensure program for teaching Drama in public high schools through Champlain College's Teacher Apprenticeship Program (T.A.P.). While enrolled, Alex student taught at Addison Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) in Middlebury, Vermont. He completed his Masters of Fine Arts in Acting from Ohio University’s Professional Actor Training Program last year. While at Ohio, Alex taught Acting Fundamentals for two years to undergraduate students. He trained in the Sanford Meisner and Michael Chekhov Acting Techniques. In voice, Alex studied Fitzmaurice, Cecily Berry and Kristin Linklater. In Movement he studied Anne Bogart's Viewpoints, and Suzuki Marches. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Theater from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and studied with the Moscow Art Theatre School through the National Theatre Institute and then again at The Stanislavsky Summer School hosted by Harvard University. Alex worked professionally in New York City for three years with former manager Jen Lederer from Merging Artists Management and had the honor of performing alongside: James Denton (“Desperate Housewives”), Dan Butler (“Frasier”), Lisa Harrow (Wit), Alan Gelfant (“Monkey Bone”), and Laura Esterman (Marvin's Room). Alex very much looks forward to working with you this summer!

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Flynn Center for the Performing Arts

Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
153 Main Street, Burlington, Vermont 05401
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