The Perkinson Center prides itself on offering classes and workshops that showcase a variety of disciplines for learners at any level. Our skilled teaching artists guide participants in their pursuit of artistic growth in a welcoming environment where they are encouraged to be inspired, grow, and create.

From the beginner to the advanced, there is something for everyone!

Upcoming Classes and Workshops

A Focus on Facial Features

Tuesday, January 18, 25, and February 1and 8
*Dates have been adjusted


For students 13 and up

Instructor: Shannon Sissokho

Registration Fee: $75 (all materials included)

Registration closes on Saturday, January 15 at midnight.


Drawing the Human Face. In this class we will break down the components of drawing faces. You will learn how to draw and apply values to each individual face feature and the correct placement of them on the face. Beginner to intermediate artists welcome.

Audition Prep Workshop
In partnership with Broken Leg Theater

Saturday, January 15, 2022


Teens: 8th to 12th grade, but all are welcome!

Registration Fee: $30

Registration closes January 12 at midnight.


Join Richmond theater professionals Beth Davis and Lindy Pokorny as they lead participants through this audition workshop. Beth and Lindy will cover such topics as audition etiquette, acting and singing techniques, offering on the spot feedback and suggestions, dealing with audition nerves, what the audition process is like at the specialty centers and collegiate level, and so much more!

This workshop provides participants a great opportunity to prep for those upcoming Specialty Center auditions! Participants are asked to prepare a song (a capella or backtrack is fine) and a monologue of their choice.

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