REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
2023 - 2024 Acting Class for the Professional
with Jacquelyn Ritz
Gain tools for the professional world.
Scene Study • Improvisation • Monologue • Business Savvy
Actor Showcase Feb. 12th, 2024
Sundays or Monday* Sessions
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Scripps Ranch Theatre
Oct. 29, 2023 - Feb. 11, 2024
$300 for 10 weeks of classes
$50 deposit at registration
Diversity and inclusion
scholarships are available. Details here.
*MONDAY SESSION HAVE BE FILLED.
What students are saying…
" I love working with Jackie! She continually challenges me to focus on my artistic value; I always walk away feeling connected to the work and confident in my choices. She provides invaluable guidance on navigating the business of acting.”
- Alyssa Anne Austin
“I absolutely loved getting to work with Jackie in And Neither Have I Wings to Fly. She creates a safe and professional space for rehearsal. She has a real talent for finding the questions that guide actors into the most grounded and honest performance.”
- Paul Eddy
Up next: Love Song at SRT
“Working with Jackie was a pivotal step in my evolution as an actress. She strikes the perfect balance of guiding the actors while encouraging them to explore their own creativity. I relish every opportunity I have towork with her!”
- Sibongile Ngako (Cabaret at Cygnet Theatre Company)
“Her keen insight and ability to create a playful atmosphere will excite any actor to reach new levels of exploration and discovery.”
Director Heisenberg, Actor
“Jackie instilled the confidence in me to reach for character roles that I thought I could never see myself play. Her sense of presence, joy, and play helped me feel relaxed and open for the work!”
- Gabrielle Batista, Development Director at
Davis Shakespeare Festival, Actor
Classes will be held at Scripps Ranch Theatre (9783 Avenue of Nations, San Diego, CA 92131) from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm. Sunday sessions begin Oct. 29th. Monday classes begin Nov. 6th. The showcase is on February 12th, 2024.
For questions, please email ActingWithJacquelynRitz@gmail.com
Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship 2023 - 2024
Scripps Ranch Theatre is committed to increasing workplace and educational opportunities for diversity, equality, and inclusion. The SRT Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship assists diverse actors in pursuing acting training.
Applicants should submit the following materials:
A personal statement of no more than 75 words that addresses the
Why is diversity important to you?
What steps have you taken (or plan to take) to promote diversity in
your craft, community or profession?
• Please also include the names of two (2) references who can attest to your character and commitment.
Authorized to work in the US
Member of a historically underrepresented group in the profession,
including actors who are (a) members of racial and/or ethnic minority groups, (b) LGBTQ (c) differently abled or (d) from disadvantaged socioeconomic backgrounds.
Commitment to attendance and preparation. No unexcused absences. Deadline to Apply
Finished application must be received on or before October 29, 2023.
Awards are in the amount of $150 (50% of the price of the class).
At this time, there are two scholarships available.