Centenary Offers Acting Classes & Scholarship

CentenarystagecoTwo Adult Acting Workshops will be available this fall by the professional Centenary Stage Company in the David & Carol Lackland Center on the campus of Centenary College in Hackettstown.  CSC Artistic Director, Theatre Arts Professor and Communication & Fine Arts Chair, Carl Wallnau will lead the workshops beginning September 10 – December 17. Intro to Acting will be held on Monday evenings from 6:00PM-9:30PM.  This workshop will cover basic acting techniques, scene work, and monologues. From Shakespeare to Coward will be held on Wednesday evenings 6:00PM-9:30PM and is designed for experienced actors.  This workshop will cover in-depth scene study and monologues.  Actors interested in the Wednesday evening workshop are required to contact Professor Wallnau at (908) 952-1400 x2203 for a telephone interview prior to registering. Tuition is $200 for the 15-week session.

CSC is offering an acting scholarship to any high school senior who will be attending college next fall majoring in a theatre acting degree program.  The acting scholarship is applicable for the Intro to Acting Adult Workshop that will meet Monday evenings during the fall.  Interested high school seniors are required to email a performance and acting class resume along with a letter of intent by August 30 to the attention of Carl Wallnau, CSC Artistic Director at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Applicants are required to label email subject line "Centenary Stage Acting Scholarship".  The scholarship award recipient will be notified by phone prior to the start of the workshop.

Wallnau's recent acting credits include Antonio in the Tempest (PSF), Aegeon in Comedy of Errors (PSF), and Monsieur Molenoux in The Ladies Man (CSC). He has directed numerous productions including the world premieres of Inventing Montana, The Tillie Project and The Poetry of Pizza as well as the American premiere of A Laughing Matter and the New Jersey premieres of Below The Belt, Square One, Rounding Third, and Marvin's Room.  Wallnau has been cited for outstanding direction in productions of Springtime for Henry and Quartermaines Terms.

Centenary Stage Company is committed to providing quality performing arts education to the Northwest New Jersey Skylands region.  For registration information for the Actors Workshops, contact the CSC Administration Offices at 908-979-0900 X3 or visit www.centenarystageco.org.  CSC outreach programs are made possible, in part, through the generous support of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, The New Jersey State Council on the Arts, and CSC sponsors and members.

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