Intensive Course

The four-week Intensive Course is the cornerstone of Jack Garfein's system. During this course, actors and directors are able to experience his technique in its entirety. Students have a choice between a daytime and evening groups. 

At the end of the course, students present the scenes that they have developed in front of a live audience. There is an option to have the scenes filmed by a professional camera crew and directed by Jack Garfein.

The total course amounts to 120 hours. The class is limited to 12 students. There are typically 4-5 Intensive Courses throughout the year. Each Intensive Course is individually announced, depending on Mr. Garfein's traveling and directing commitments. 

Next Available Dates:

TBA

Tuition Fees:

$950.00 - Level 1
$950.00 - Level 2
$1,100.00 - Levels 3 and 4 (must be taken together)

If the entire Intensive Course fee is paid in advance, the total is $2,700.00.

$500.00 - Optional Scene Filming


Studio Workshop

The Studio Workshop is designed to help actors and directors to deepen and develop the work that they have done during the Intensive Course. It is also a place for them to grow by taking on challenging parts and developing projects. This class was inspired by the similar workshop structure created by Elia Kazan at The Actors Studio. The class meets once a week for 3 hours.

Class Prerequisites:

Students must complete the Intensive Course in order to be admitted to The Studio Workshop. Admission must be approved by Jack Garfein. 

Next Available Dates:

TBA

Tuition Fees:

$300 per month

For the initial registration, three months must be paid in advance. For all subsequent registrations, students can pay on a monthly basis.


Shakespeare Workshop

Throughout the year, depending on Jack Garfein's availability, the studio arranges a number of two-week Shakespeare Workshops dedicated to exploring Shakespeare and other classic writers. The acting approach to Shakespeare differs from the approach to that of contemporary plays. The work in this class concentrates mainly on monologues, giving the actors and directors the ability to grasp the inner meaning of Shakespeare's characters. The classes are conducted every weekday from 10am until 3pm, with a brief lunch break.

The total course amounts to 50 hours. The class is limited to 12 students. Each Shakespeare Workshop is individually announced, depending on Mr. Garfein's traveling and directing commitments.

Class Prerequisites:

Students must complete the Intensive Course in order to qualify for the Shakespeare Workshop. Admission must be approved by Jack Garfein. 

Next Available Dates:

TBA

Tuition Fees:

$1,750,00


Private Class

Jack Garfein conducts individual private classes for actors and directors, who need help with auditions; parts in stage, film, or television productions; and individual training. These classes can be conducted in person or via Skype.

Tuition Fees:

$450 per hour - personal class

$350 per hour - class via Skype