Intermediate / Advanced Scene Study

Connect with your body & inner life more deeply

Challenge your Skills in a Safe Environment

Learn the Truer Meaning of the Craft

Be Present and Grounded in Your Work


View acting as storytelling. This scene study class, taught by Sally Dunn, meets in-person once a week and focuses on how to apply the actor’s technique to the rehearsal process in building a performance. Scenes are assigned allowing the actor to work on challenging characters and analysis of the text is broken down and used to more fully understand a playwrights intent.

This Scene Study course is for you if you...

Seek to further your skills in interpreting a text.
Want to better understand how to apply acting technique to the rehearsal process in building a performance
Learn how to avoid a myriad of bad acting habits that many actors succumb to.


After this course, you will…

Know which choices make a captivating, believable, effective storytelling performance.
Take risks and make more interesting acting choices.
Incorporate new tools and exercises to deepen your character work.

Upcoming Dates

Mon July 1 - Mon August 12
2:00pm - 5:30pm
Fee: $365/6 classes (plus $75 registration fee for new students)
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Instructor: Sally Dunn

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  • This is an intermediate/advanced level class. You can apply online. An audition is required.
  • If you’re new to T. Schreiber Studio, select the LOG IN/CREATE ACCOUNT button to sign up and submit your application. We will contact you with the information you need to submit your audition.
  • Questions? Call us at 212-741-0209 or send an email to so we can help.

Sally Dunn (Scene Study / 1 Year Conservatory) has been affiliated with the T. Schreiber Studio since 1979. She studied with Terry Schreiber and joined the studio faculty in 1995. She has been its Managing Director for over 20 years. Ms. Dunn co-starred with Jean Stapleton in The Showoff and has performed major roles in New York at the Roundabout, the York Theatre Company, and Primary Stages. Her regional credits include the Guthrie Theatre, the Kennedy Center, Syracuse Stage, the Asolo Theatre, and the Pittsburgh Public Theatre. She appeared as Rosalind in the PBS production of As You Like It, and her film work includes The Verdict (Sydney Lumet) and Nashville (Robert Altman).