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NEW CLASSEs BEGINNING March 9th

Five Week Classes

Intro to Method

One of our most popular classes continues!  Learn how to access your deep emotions and connect your real life experiences to your monologue and scene work!  


Advanced Acting 

Expand your acting craft by working on monologues, scene study, mask work and sensory exploration.


Intermediate Acting

Our flagship "STAGECRAFT " class, designed to give the young or beginning actor tools for dramatic text delivery and interpretation. 


Acting Bootcamp

For actors of any age with some experience. This class is designed to teach multiple techniques for delivering text in a dramatic and effected way. 

 

Intro to Musical Theater (5-8)

Learn to sing, dance and act as you discover the greatest musicals on broadway. We will cover mastering auditions and callbacks, vocal techniques, dance styles, and the fundamentals of theatricals of text delivery. 


Music Theory and Sight Singing

Expand your musical knowledge at any level!  Learn how to read music, time signatures, rhythms and even to sing without the aid of a piano! 

 

To register: email jessica@typsandiego.org.  You may also register here:

Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card

Private lessons/coaching

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Voice Lessons/Audition Coaching with Jessica

BA Vocal Performance, College Of Charleston

MM Vocal Performance, University of Wisconsin-Madison

DMA Candidate in Vocal Performance, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Member of Actor's Equity Association and SAG/AFTRA

Finalist:  Bel Canto Chorus Regional Artist Competition

Winner: 2016 National Youth Arts, Best Director, "Suessical"

Winner: 2013 Craig Noel Awards, Best Ensemble, "Les Miserables"

Jessica's coachings and lessons draw heavily on her extensive classical music background.  She specializes in music and vocal lessons for all ages, male and female, regarding building vocal technique, vocal performance coaching, and dramatic interpretation for Broadway, contemporay musical theater, belting, pop/rock musical theater as well as classical  sacred music and opera from the Baroque period to 20th century music.  She was a Voice Professor at Beloit College (WI) and the teaching assistant to the voice faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison during her graduate work.  She is well versed in foreign languages which include French, German, Italian, Spanish, Czech, Norwegian, Swedish and Danish.  

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Voice Lessons/Acting Lessons with Jordan

BFA Acting, North Carolina School of the Arts

Member of Actor's Equity Association

Winner: 2013 Craig Noel Award, Best Ensemble "Les Miserables"

Nominee: 2013 Craig Noel Award Best Featured Actor in a Musical, "Enjolras, Les Miserables" 

Winner: 2009 San Diego Craig Noel Award, Best Featured Male in a Musical  "Volodya, Bed and Sofa" 

Winner: 2008 Inland Circle Theater's Guild Excellence in Theater Award, "Frank Butler, Annie Get Your Gun" 

Jordan has taught lessons for children, teens and adults in acting, Shakespeare, musical theater, stage combat,  and opera aria performance. Jordan has worked in all acting industries including live theatre, regional musical theater, film, television, commercials, live action stunt shows, radio and the occasional international cruise ship!  He served as resident director for Point Loma Opera Theatre from 2015-2017, and has directed for several professional theaters including Lamb's Players Theatre, where he currently serves as resident Fight Director.  Whether you are looking for coaching in straight plays, musical theatre, film or television, his conservatory classical acting training and performance background enable him to teach in-depth acting craft and stage techniques for beginner through advanced based on the philosophies and techniques of Stanislavsky, Uta Hagen, and primarily from his Alma Mater's Dean and mentor: Gerald Freedman, whose methods are outlined in "The School of Doing" acting instructional book by UNSCA alum Isaac Klein. 

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Acting Classes Summary

Classes are ongoing and always evolving based on the unique chemistry of the actors involved! Therefore: no two "acting" classes are ever alike!   We primarily focus on dramatic text delivery techniques, emotional recall (IE "The Method") exercises, and scene work/character study.  Additionally: we offer specialty skills such as stage combat, dance, music theory, singing of all music styles, and even technical/production elements, such as direction, lighting, costuming and accent work!  Classes are offered at  beginner, intermediate and advanced levels.