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Fuel Your Creative Spirit with Acting Classes at MDC’s Prometeo Theater

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Miami, January 27, 2012 - This spring, actors of all ages and levels can hone their skills and reach for the stars at Prometeo Theatre, the dramatic arts component of The Center for Literature and Theatre @ Miami Dade College (MDC) housed at the Wolfson Campus.

Prometeo Theatre will offer classes at night during the week and on Saturdays for acting, singing, voice and speech, introduction to scriptwriting, acting for the camera and advanced camera lab for actors interested in starting or continuing their careers. There will be an Open House through Saturday, Jan. 28, with classes officially starting the week of Monday, Jan. 30. 

Prometeo Theatre 2012 Spring Classes: 

Preparing the Actor

Mondays, January 30 - April 16, 7 to 10 p.m.; $180

Instructor: Cristina Rebull

This class prepares the actor physically, vocally and emotionally in different acting styles and techniques. Classes focus on improvisation, monologue and scene work.


Tuesdays, January 31 - April 17, 7 to 9 p.m. $180

Instructor: Lazaro Horta 

A class on vocal technique that teaches methods of singing, breathing techniques and song structure.

Introduction to Scriptwriting

Wednesdays, February 8 – May 2; 7 to 10 p.m.; $180

Instructor: Jose (Pepe) Bahamonde

For a more complete formation for the artist that has an interest in writing, Prometeo offers a class that combines basic elements of the theory of writing with structured  projects to that apply your knowledge for radio and TV.

Voice and Speech

Thursdays, February 2 - April 29, 7 to 10 p.m.; $180

Instructor: Vivian Ruiz

This class improves the diction of an actor, finding the right level for their voice, teaching them how to project, breathe and speak with clarity.

Discovering the Actor in You (for TEENS!)

Saturdays, February 4 - April 21, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.; $200

Instructor: Zaida Castellanos

A beginner’s course that teaches improvisation and text comprehension in a fun setting that will develop the student’s passion for the theatre.

Acting for the Camera

Saturdays, February 4 - April 21, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; $260

Instructor: Vivian Ruiz
This class shows a number of different techniques and exercises that teach the student how an actor needs to prepare to act in front of a camera.

Camera  Lab

Saturdays, February 4 - April 21, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.; $260

Instructor: Vivian Ruiz

An advanced class that incorporates different scripts for TV and film for students who have already taken Voice and Diction and Acting for the Cameras. Those who have acting experience are also welcome.

Creative Writing Workshop

Wednesdays, Feb 15 - April 4, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.; $170

The Art of Playwriting with Carmen Duarte: This class is being offered in Spanish only. For more information, visit

Prometeo Theatre is the dramatic arts component of The Center for Literature and Theatre @ MDC, and the only school in the nation that teaches theatre in Spanish under the auspice of an academic institution, and has as its mission to preserve Hispanic culture through theatre.  


The deadline to register is the day the class starts.

To register, or for more information, please call 305-237-3262 or visit

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