Programs

Cherry Lane School

Cherry Lane School is our professional arts training program taught by the most iconic artists in Cherry Lane's community and designed to be a valuable and affordable tool for students of all levels of experience. Our workshops and master classes invite you to expand your horizons and take artistic risks with masters of the class, in an intimate setting.

 

Newly announced:

Writing from the Outside In
A writing workshop with WINTER MILLER

November 26 | 6-9pm
$30 tickets available HERE

What happens to your writing if an unexpected character walks into your play - someone you, the writer doesn't know - then what? An experimentation with the unknown known, you know?

Winter Miller writes plays and works with writers to unblock the blocks and unstick the sticks to tell the story waiting within. For more information, www.wintermiller.com. Her plays include: In Darfur, Spare Rib, The Penetration Play, Amandine, Paternity and others. She has lectured and led workshops in many settings - universities, high schools, refugee camps, living rooms, city parks. 

 

 

Acting workshop with Tony Award-winning Actress
TONYA PINKINS

November 12 | 7-10pm
$30 tickets SOLD OUT

Tonya Pinkins' Broadway credits include Jelly's Last Jam, Caroline, or Change, Play On!, and The Wild Party, among others. Her work has additionally been honored with multiple Tony nominations, an Obie Award, multiple Lortel Awards, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Awards. 

This hands-on workshop will focus on developing your monologue. All experience levels welcome. Limited capacity.

 

 

Master Class with actor and director
AUSTIN PENDLETON

October 25th at 7pm
$25 tickets SOLD OUT

Pendleton's distinguished theater career ranges from the original Broadway production of Fiddler on the Roof to Mother Courage opposite Meryl Streep and Kevin Kline, to Broadway's upcoming Choir Boy. He has directed Elizabeth Taylor on Broadway (Tony nomination) and the Pulitzer Prize-winning Between Riverside and Crazy.

This Master Class will feature a class conversation with Austin as well as a sampling of monologue work with volunteer participants. 

 

The 2018 Season kicks off with a two-day acting workshop with 
LYNN COHEN (The Hunger Games, "Sex and the City")

Monday, October 8 & Sunday, October 14 at 7pm

$60 enrollment includes the double-session. All experience levels welcome. Limited capacity.

SOLD OUT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stay tuned for more fall class announcements...

 

Cherry Lane School Past Instructors
 
2017
PANEL WITH: SHEILA CALLAGHAN, MIGDALIA CRUZ, SARAH EINSPANIER, and PAOLA LAZARO
PANEL WITH: DEDE AYITE, JILL BC DU BOFF, PEGGY EISENHAUER, CAITE HEVNER, and PORSCHE McGOVERN
MATT WILLIAMS
WEBB WILCOXEN
LYNN COHEN
JANET NEIPRIS
KATE MURRAY
ANGELINA FIORDELLISI
PORTIA
 
2016
ELIZABETH McCANN
STEPHEN ADLY GUIRGIS
RAJIV JOSEPH
LUCY THURBER
ANTON DUDLEY
MATT WILLIAMS
WINTER MILLER
TONYA PINKINS
ANGELINA FIORDELLISI
SAM RUDY
RICHARD VETERE

2015
ALFRED UHRY
ALBERT POLAND
CHARLES MEE

2014
CRAIG LUCAS

2013 
DAVID HENRY HWANG
KIA CORTHRON
MATT WILLIAMS

2012 
GRETCHEN CRYER   
CRAIG LUCAS   
JEAN CLAUDE VAN ITALLIE