Mendocino Theatre Company presents workshops in acting, directing, playwriting, and stage management throughout the year. These affordable classes are taught by theatre professionals from all over the country. Currently, all classes are taught via Zoom.

For ages 12 to 19…



with Lorry Lepaule
Eight Wednesdays, 4pm to 5pm
beginning April 28th


No experience is necessary for this acting class for young people ages 12 to 19.  Through theatre games and improv techniques,  participants will learn important skills while having fun!  Students will also have a chance to perform scenes, monologues, and to write their own short scripts.  Class size is limited to eight participants.

The fee for the eight class series is just $40; all proceeds benefit MTC.

 Scholarships are available for local students. 
Please contact for more information.

Note:  Participants need to be able work via Zoom. 
Parent/guardian permission required for participants who are under 18.

For actors 16 and older…


with Lorry Lepaule
Six Saturdays, 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
5/1/21 through 6/5/21


This six-week series will focus on improv techniques and theatre games to help open up your creative voice.  We will also use scripted work, including scenes, monologues, and poetry, and will work on character development and physicality. No experience is necessary; actors of all abilities welcome! 

This workshop is wonderful way to hone your acting skills as we get ready to reopen the theatre in early autumn. Class is limited to eight participants.

The fee for the six-class series is just $60;  all proceeds benefit MTC.

 Scholarships are available for locals. 
Please contact for more information.

click here to register for the adult class

Alex Rapport’s SCENE STUDY workshop, 2019.