Weekend Program

Weekend Beginning Program

“Pam is a gifted leader. I’ve had a tremendous experience in her class. The environment she creates is incredibly nurturing, warm, and inviting.” – Don D.

I will never forget this class” – Liz L.


Part 1: Beginning Technique

Saturdays 11:30am-2:30pm or Sundays  11:30pm-2:30pm

Ongoing Monthly Enrollment

This class gives beginning actors the basic tools of technique.
Group and individual work includes physical and vocal warm ups,
relaxation/concentration exercises, improvisation and sensory work. Partner
work emphasizes moment to moment truthfulness with the objective to prepare
the actor for scene study.  Fee: $260/month

(After two/three months you may advance to Part II)


Part 2: Beginning Scene Study

Saturdays, 3:30pm—6:30pm

Ongoing Monthly Enrollment

Continuing the moment to moment work in this on-going class, scenes are
explored focusing on environment, emotional preparation and the beginnings
of character work. Personal, thorough and supportive critiques are given
about each individual’s work to prepare the actor for more advanced study.  Fee: $260/month.

Beginning Scene Study requires completion of Beginning Technique or equivalent.


Instructor: Pam Scott

Pamela Scott is very proud to be a member of the T. Schreiber School of Film and Theatre teaching faculty.  She has taught and directed there since 2003. Pamela was previously a full time guest director and teacher at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts for 12 years and a teacher of on camera acting classes and film genre classes at The N.Y. Conservatory for Dramatic Arts for 5 years. She has directed at N.Y.U. in their Dramatic Writing Program and Stella Adler in their 4th year conservatory. She also directed at The Actors Studio Playwright and Directors Workshop and was a member of the Actors Studio Playwright/ Directors Unit under the auspice of Estelle Parsons and Arthur Penn. She is the Producing Artistic Director for Aching Dogs Theatre Co for the last 20 years. She is the also the Creator and Artistic Director for Lunch:Live! an industry showcase. Pamela is a playwright. Her play “The Unwrapping of Christmas” won the Columbia University’s Alan Contini award for best new play. Her play “Home” came in second place. She has had 22 one acts and 5 Full-length plays produced in New York City at  such theatres as, The Irish Arts Center, West Bank Downstairs Theatre, the Hudson Guild Theatre and The Kraine Theatre. Pamela coaches actors privately for auditions and works with the actors when they book the job. Julia Garner has been a private student of hers for 8 years and is currently appearing in Netfilx’s Ozark and Spike TV’s Waco. Pamela has coached Julia on all her films including; “Electrick Children”, “We Are What We Are” and “Grandma” with Lily Tomlin. Pamela is a proud union member of AEA, SAG/AFTRA, SDC, and The Dramatists Guild of America.

For more information, give us a call, 212-741-0209, or send us an email info@tschreiber.org. Please write “Weekend Program” in the subject line. This program requires an interview. 


All students are required to read and agree to the Studio Policies.