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Actor's Workshop Welcomes New Improv Teacher 


Madison Heights, MI -- The Actor's Workshop-Detroit, located at 25129 Dequindre Road, announces an addition to its teaching staff: Improv Master Eric Weston. Mr. Weston will be leading a new improvisation program, teaching classes for children and for adults. Improveroni is an innovative and effective series of classes for young people designed to teach teamwork, enable trust, strengthen listening skills, improve eye contact and grow confidence – all important elements to ensure success in adulthood.Principles of Improvisation is a course for adults covering the fundamentals of improvisation, resulting in skills that produce better communication, increased social ease and renewed personal confidence. An excellent opportunity for the aspiring actor or comedian to learn hotbe present in the moment and how to effectively use spontaneity. 


 Mr. Weston, a native of West Bloomfield, has recently returned from Los Angeles where he performed and taught for 16years. In that time, he has co-starred opposite Geena Davis on Commander in Chief and had a recurring role on Days of Our Lives among other film and TV credits. An avid improviser for the past 25 years, Eric has produced, directed, performed, taught, and even created new forms of improvisation. He taught improv in Los Angeles in a variety of settings from public and private schools to community drama programs. 

IMPROV 101, a course for adults, will run on Wednesday nights from 6:45 to 9:45 PM. IMPROVERONI, an improv program for kids will be offered on Saturdays. Call (248) 919-8233 for enrollment information


The Actor's Workshop is an acting & art studio that has served as a resource center for actors and filmmakers for 33 years. High quality acting classes with an emphasis on artistic development, career support and unmatched personal attention. Learn how to become an actor and break into the film business. If you're a serious actor, learn how to become a better artist.
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  • New on Tuesdays: The Art of Stillness taught by veteran character actor Doug Hutchison. This outstanding course is about developing superior creativity; it is designed to create exceptional actors. Currently in its pilot phase, this course is open to actors by invitation only. You may call (248) 919-8233 and apply for invitation.
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Intro - Intermediate

Mondays, 6:45 - 10:00 PM 

APR 2 - JUN 25

Session I: April 2 - May 7

Session II: May 14 - Jun 25

$249 for 6 weeks of study; 

$299 for 12 weeks 

$399 for 18 weeks (Spring/Summer)

6 Weeks


12 weeks

18 Weeks 

THE ART OF STILLNESS with Doug Hutchison ** 

(A Journey of Creative Discovery)


This outstanding course is about developing superior creativity; designed to create exceptional actors. 

Tuesdays, 6:45 - 10:00 PM

APR 3 - JUNE 26

**Call (248) 919-8233 for enrollment info

3) IMPROV 101

(Taught by Improv Master Eric Weston)

Wednesdays, 6:45 - 9:45 PM

APR 4 - JUN 27

$200 for 8 weeks


(Pro Level Film Acting Program)

Thursdays, 6:45 - 10:00 PM 

APR 5 - JUNE 28

$450 for 12 weeks of study 

12 Weeks

Young Actors Program

New actors may enroll in one of these ways:

  • In person, by appointment
  • By mail, up to a week before class starts
  • Via PayPal invoice
  • By phone with credit or debit card

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