We offer classes in the dramatic arts for all ages and skill levels throughout the year.
Director’s Lab West
Pasadena Playhouse hosts Director’s Lab West, an annual 8-day summer intensive for stage directors and choreographers in the Los Angeles theater community. By application-only, Director’s Lab West is part conference, part workshop and part focused discussion geared towards directors and choreographers as a platform to meet and exchange ideas.
USC New Works Festival
The thesis plays of the USC graduating MFA in Dramatic Writing cohort are presented as concert readings with professional actors and directors. USC New Works Festival is a partnership with Pasadena Playhouse, a continuation of the theater’s 100-year commitment to cultivating playwrights and original works.