Scene Study II: The Black Comedy of Sam Shepard’s America

Sam Shepard’s plays are known for their poetic, surrealist elements, black comedy and rootless characters living on the outskirts of American society. Experience this playwright’s eclectic masterpieces through scene study as we explore everything from his early absurdist works to his more mature plays bathed in stark realism. 8 student minimum, 12 maximum.

8 sessions • $330 • 3 hr class time
Mon • Jan 7 – Mar 4 (no class Jan 21) • 6:30 – 9:30pm • Matthew Schneck
Prerequisites: Introduction to Acting & Scene Study I or instructor approval. Please inquire at

Scene Study II: Shakespeare’s Comedy