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Accents w/Jeanne Everton
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Need an accent tomorrow for an audition? This course will teach you how to develop accents in easy steps sequenced to maximize your success. In six weeks you'll develop proficiency in 3-5 accents and have the tools to develop more on your own. Great course for those with "a good ear for accents" and for those who want to experiment before making voice demos.
Class fee $200
Class starts June 11th ends July 23rd skip June 18th


Adult Summer Session Week 3
6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
John S. Davies


YouTube and the Artist w/Dell McLain
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
YouTube, online video, and social media can be powerful tools for the performing and visual artist. But folks can be intimidated by the technology. Fear not! A group of local performers, led by Dell McLain, has put together an informative and practical workshop to help you "broadcast yourself." We'll help you set up your channel; manage accompanying social media sites; help you shoot and edit your first video; and share with you our favorite low cost and free apps to help you stand out in the crowd.

Dell McLain, Chair
Department of Art, Communication and Theatre
Southeastern Oklahoma State University

Prof. Dell McLain was awarded the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts National Fellowship. He is a member of Actor’s Equity Association, and the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers. His credits include Louisiana Shakespeare Festival, Portland Center Stage, Dallas Theatre Center and Blackbird Theatre/NYC. He is chair of the department of Art, Communication and Theatre at Southeastern Oklahoma State University, and a recipient of the Kennedy Center Bronze Medallion for service.

Class size is limited to 10.
$30 for STAGE members
$50 for non (does NOT include membership)


Adult Summer Session Week 4
6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
ElizaBeth Bontley


Beginning Acting II w/ElizaBeth Bontley
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Scenes, monologues, even copy need to have a beginning, middle and end. This course dives into Stanislavsky's approach to finding the driving force in a scene or monologue and all of the shifts and variations that occur within it. Learning text analysis and how to make and play active choices are staple skills for actors, for both auditions and for your approach once you've gotten the part.

Class fee $160

start July 19 (skip July 26th) end Aug 16th


Voice Over I w/Bob Michaels
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
This class is widely known as the VO-101 of our area. The class is wildly popular, having even brought in students from other states who seek to learn the art of VO from one of the most skilled and prolific performers in our area. Many talent agents also send their people to train with Bob. The reason is simple. Bob is one of the most detail oriented, technique-centric instructors that you could ever hope to meet. His brand of training grew from his intense dissatisfaction in his own educational experience. In most forms of VO training, the instructor gives the student a script, and then expects them to study it and perform it without any explanation of what they should be trying to achieve or how to achieve it. Bob's training is all about that missing information.
In VO-1, you will spend five weeks learning the most important facets of the art and business of voice-over, such as VO Style, Voice Culture, Relationships of Sound and Meaning, Script Analysis, Script Forms, Practice/Improvement Techniques, Studio Survival, Home Studio Info, Demos, Agents, Auditions, Marketing, and much, much more. There is copy reading in four of the five sessions, and students must download and review their sound recordings as a homework assignment each week.

Class fee $300
Start date Aug 5th ends Sept 2nd
STAGE's Normal Business Hours

These are our posted hours AS OF MARCH 5, 2012.  PLEASE Call before you come down in case we are not able to be here at these times:

Monday 11a-6p*

Tuesday  CLOSED

Wednesday 10 am to 6 pm*

Thursday Noon to 6p*


Saturday 10 am to 3 pm Sue Ellen Love, STAGE intern on site


*Jeff Fenter Operations Manager on site

TUES/FRI/SUN  By appointment only if you need a rental on those days.

View Instructor Videos

ElizaBeth Bontley, John S. Davies and Lynn Metrik have created short videos that tell a bit about the classes that they teach here at STAGE.  Take a moment and take a look!

Click on About S.T.A.G.E. then Faculty then choose the instructor by name.

NEVER Pay for an Audition

If you learn only 1 thing from us, it's this...If you have to pay for an audition, it is a SCAM!

Perusal Scripts

STAGE has perusal scripts to help our members prepare for auditions and call-backs. These scripts are for members only and cannot be taken from STAGE.


What's Playing Where, When and Theatre Stories

Be sure to visit for local theater production dates, reviews (and yes, even  gossip)!  


 S.T.A.G.E. is proud to continue P.L. Moore´s legacy by keeping  S.T.A.G.E.´s promise to provide valuable resources to actors, theaters and entertainers for OVER 30 years.  Thanks, PL for getting this started!





Want more info about STAGE's classes for film, TV and stage?  Click on the About S.T.A.G.E. tab!  Click on Class Schedule for a list of current classes or drag the mouse over any date on our calendar (look left) to see what's going on here when!


        ALL classes @ STAGE are for Adults (16 and up).  If it is a Youth acting class, the age will be specified and "YOUTH" will be in the title of the class.   


Don't see the class you want on the class schedule?  Call us and start an interest list, we are always eager and open to ideas for new classes.  When we have interest from enough students, we'll float a class!!   

When enrollment minimums are not met, classes are canceled so please call 214-630-7722 to register ASAP!  Credit cards are required to register for class and will be charged when the minimum is met for that class.  You must be a member to take classes @ STAGE. ;o) 

LisaAnne Haram

Education Coordinator



S.T.A.G.E. is hosting a SUMMER BAZAAR. Buyers and Sellers take note:

Announcing S.T.A.G.E.'s SUMMER BAZAAR. We are looking for vendors to sell their homemade crafts, direct sellers, and other home based businesses to purchase booths for our Holiday Bazaar. Booth space is $20 per slot or Vendors can donate a $20 item for raffling. Please bring a table, S.T.A.G.E. is only providing a venue, no tables will be provided to vendors.

We will be holding our sale on Sunday, July 20th 2014 from 1-5pm. We will have a wide array of crafts, vendors, and services for a one-stop Summer shop for all.


Pampered Chef - High quality kitchenware, utensils, and pantry items to make cooking so easy that anyone can cook like a chef!


Origami Owl- Tell your story with customized lockets.

Plexus- Offers dietary supplements with natural ingredients to help you get healthy from the inside out. Plexus is known to help with energy, sleeping better, curbing sugar cravings, balancing insulin levels, weight loss, migraines, IBS, improving cholesterol levels, brain fog and has also helped many deal with symptoms of fibromyalgia, cancer, depression, ADHD and other health issues.  For more information on Plexus or how to become an Ambassador check out my website at:

When you email to sign up for a vendor spot, please provide us with a small blurb about your offerings and a web link so that we may put it on Facebook for anyone who can't come in person, and to include in our email correspondences to STAGE members. There will be only one direct seller company represented, so it is first one to purchase a spot is guaranteed to be the only one from that specific company.


S.T.A.G.E. Address: 1106 Lupo Dr Dallas, 75207


   What people are saying about our classes:

Jeanne Everton's "Auditioning for TV Commercials" -
"I admire Mrs. Everton's passion, laugh, wisdom and great soul"
"Jeanne is a great instructor.  She's knowledgeable and a good mentor.  That's why I took her class for a 2nd time!"
"This class was very beneficial...about the making of a TV commercial"
"Outstanding class, Jeanne Rocks!!"
"I auditioned for a commercial recently,and the techniques I learned from Jeanne's "Auditioning for Commercials" class were instrumental in helping me land the part. Knowing I was really ready for the audition, thanks to Jeanne, gave me the confidence I needed."
Jeanne Everton's PRAU:
"Her broad and extensive knowledge of the industry combined with a practical approach to getting the job is truly a 1-2 punch!  Loved it!
"This class was so full of information, I want more! "
"Excellent content and well presented"
Beth Bontley Beginning Acting:
"...Beth is very qualified and I'm learning the craft of acting."
"This class has been great...I have a great appreciation and a new understanding about acting."
"...Great learning experience."
Gail Cronauer Acting on Camera:
"Great class.  Gail is very good and keeps things fun."
"...the instructor was very knowledgeable..."
"Excellent instructor!"
John S. Davies Film Auditioning:
"This guy is great."
"Like the small class environment"
"John was so great and really simplified the audition process and took a lot of my anxiety out of it.  I loved that the class was small."
"Love it"