Professional and pre-profesioal training classes are offered for youth and adult students interested in intensive study with career aspirations in Contemporary Acting & Playwriting, as well as classes for people who simply want to strengthen their creativity, confidence and public speaking skills.
The studio is under the direction of Professor Denise J. Hart, a tenured professor of theatre at Howard University. Professor Hart is also an award winning playwright and has performed with Wooly Mammoth Theatre, Alliance Theatre, Arena Stage and African Continuum Theatre. She is best known as an actress for her recurring role of Miss Anna on HBO's The WIRE.
Performing Arts Training Studio is a 501(c)3 nonprofit helping people to maximize their creative potential with high quality theatre training.
The Performing Arts Training Studio is a 501(c)3 nonprofit training theatre artists and all people to maximize their creative potential with high quality summer camps for kids and playwriting training for adults.
We're conveniently located in Columbia Heights 1 block from Howard University and 6 blocks from the Shaw Metro greenline at 733 Euclid Street NW 2nd floor (202-321-0779).
Through our youth division, The Children's Theatre Workshop, we acting classes for youth ages 5-16.
The Mission of The Performing Arts Training Studio is to help theatre artists and everyday people maximize their creative potential through career advancement training in acting, directing and playwriting and through expanding and strengthening their crea