Sills/Spolin Studio

Personnel:

Aretha Sills, Executive Director

Class Details

12 students per online class. 16 students per in-person class max. 18 years and older. All levels. Online and in-person. Ongoing workshops. No auditing permitted. Limited scholarships for teachers, therapists, and social workers.

Specialties:

Acting Technique/Scene Study, Improv & Comedy

Comments:

Online and in-person workshops in the improvisational theater method of Viola Spolin and Paul Sills. All workshops are side-coached by Aretha Sills, the granddaughter of Viola Spolin. Aretha studied with her father, director Paul Sills (creator/director of The Second City and Story Theater), and has conducted workshops for Paul Sills’ Wisconsin Theater Game Center, Bard College, Stella Adler Studio of Acting, Stockholm International School, Sarah Lawrence College, and Northwestern University. She has worked with Tony- and Emmy-Award winning actors and has trained faculty from Northwestern, DePaul, Columbia College, The Second City, The Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science, LAUSD, CETA, and many other institutions and schools. She is the Associate Director of Sills/Spolin Theater Works and she directs The Predicament Players.