Study Acting This Summer in Peekskill with Legendary Coach Robert Patterson

Come sharpen your craft at the Repertory Theatre at Paramount Hudson Valley Arts in Peekskill, New York.  This limited weekly intensive Acting Workshop will introduce you to this complete acting process taught exclusively at The Patterson Studio in New York City.

5-Week Acting WORKSHOP 

JULY 7 – AUGUST 4th, 2018

SATURDAY from 1:30pm to 5:30pm

Limited to 10 students

Course fee $535

Transportation is student’s responsibility.


This summer workshop will explore the acting process and review basic techniques; training the student to act as a truthful abandoned acting instrument as well as exercises to develop concentration through the foundation of the craft. We will work on applying some of the basics to interpretation and character work by working on a monologue over the course of the week. Students will have several opportunities to work in the class.

  • Focus on basic technique
  • Interpretation and characterization
  • Focus and concentration exercises
  • Monologue work

Robert Patterson is a master acting teacher located in New York City. His alumni includes Jo-Beth Williams, Martha Jacobs, David Haskell, Tim Kelleher and Ted Danson.  The Patterson Studio will be in Residence for ten weeks in conjunction with Paramount Hudson Valley Arts Theater Company.



Students must have prior acting experience: high school, college, or community theater;  or professional training or experience. Application is required for registration.  Please send an e-mail inquiry to with brief statement on experience and attach a head shot or photo.


  • Interviews will take palce at The Patterson Studio on the following dates:
    • June 4 5:30p – 8:00p
    • June 11 5:30p – 8:00p
    • June 18 4:00p – 6:30p
  • Interviews will be held in Peekskill June 23rd from 3p – 6p
  • Class is limited to 10
  • Interviews at The Patterson Studio located at 170 west 74th Street.


The Paramount Hudson Valley Arts Theater Company is located at 1088 Brown Street Peekskill NY, 10566.

Easily accessible from New York.

Transportation is student’s responsibility.

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Start Your Acting Study with The Patterson Studio

  • Rigorous Course of Study
  • Foundational Technique
  • Reinforcement of Study Thru Homework
  • Free Professional Acting Seminar on Tuesdays
  • Workshops Designed for Serious Actors
  • Full 28 Month Actors Studio by Interview

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