Acting III: Scene Study

Acting III: Scene Study


  • Deepen your technique with practice
  • Develop a sense of your presence
  • Rehearse and perform scenes/monologues
  • Learn how to work with a director
  • There may be outside (virtual) rehearsal time expected

Prerequisites: Acting II: Process or Film II: Process
Maximum of 10 Students - Meets 4 sessions 
Tuition: $240
Class duration: 3 hours


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Meet the Teacher

Stephen Ruffin

Stephen Ruffin

Stephen Malcolm Ruffin is a classically trained Black stage & film actor. He studied at the University of Florida on a full Honors scholarship, where he also started his professional stage career at the Hippodrome State Theatre. After graduating with a BFA in Acting and performing in several shows at the Hipp, he apprenticed for 9 months with the Atlanta Shakespeare Company. Some Atlanta stage credits since include Romeo and Lysander at Atlanta Shakes, “Omari” in “Pipeline” at Horizon and originating the role of Bowzie Brandon in “Too Heavy For Your Pocket” at Alliance. He's also worked consistently in TV, film and commercial over the last decade. Some recent credits include recurring roles on "Snowfall", "Terror Lake Drive", and “Love Is”, as well as supporting roles in SXSW 2018 premiere “Summer 03”, Sundance 2020 premiere “Beast Beast”, and Disney's “Safety”.

Alliance Theatre

The Alliance Theatre is the lead producing theatre in the Southeast, creating the powerful experience of shared theatre for diverse people on two stages. We value excellence, pursued with integrity and creativity, and achieved through collaboration. We deliver powerful programming that challenges adult and youth audiences to think critically and care deeply.
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