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FAQs about Dorsey Studios

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The best way to learn more about us is to ask questions! Here you'll find our FAQs. You can also call the studio at 404. 931. 7678.  We'll be glad to send you additional information about our programs, or answer any questions you may have.

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Do you teach all ages

 
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What methods of acting do you teach

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How much does it cost?

 
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Do I need acting/singing experience to enroll?

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What is the school's aim/goal

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How many days/hours per week is class?

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Do I have to audition to enroll?

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Do you for train or stage or film, or both?

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Will Dorsey Studios help me learn about working as an actor (the business of show business)?

 

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Do many of your students go on to be working actors?

 

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Does your school put on plays, and if so, would I have the opportunity to be in them?

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Do you teach anything else other than acting (directing, producing, writing, etc.)?

Do you teach all ages ? 
Currently, Dorsey Studios has adult classes for actors of all skill levels, ages 18 and up. 
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What methods of acting do you teach ? 
Sandra Ellenburg-Dorsey teaches you a "method" that works for you. Dorsey Studios provides you with an individualized acting program; one that prepares you for a professional acting career. With regard to specific acting techniques, Ms. Dorsey teaches "The Method" as taught by The Actor's Studio in New York City. Ms Dorsey uses the Meisner/Strasberg approach that incorporates the leading innovations of Stanislavski.
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How much does it cost ? 
Your tuition depends on how many classes you are enrolled in. The approximate cost for adults is $135 per month, and $100 per month for children. 
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Is your program a specific length ? 
The overall length of your study is dictated by what skills your performance goals require, and how long you require to learn those skills.
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Do I need acting/singing experience to enroll ? 
Dorsey Studios enrolls beginning, intermediate, and advanced students. We're here to help you reach your performing goals. 
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What is the school's aim/goal ? 
Our is aim is to train the student thoroughly so that he/she can reach their respective performing goals. 
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How many days/hours per week is class ? 
A student's class time depends on the course of study. A student enrolled in an Atlanta-based acting class at Dorsey Studios will attend a 2-hour class 1 day a week. Classes may also involve assignments that students have to complete on their own time, outside of class.  
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Do you for train or stage or film ? 
Dorsey Studios trains performing artists for careers in television, film, and stage. Using an individualized approach, the faculty at Dorsey Studios will formulate a curriculum that will help you reach your performing goals. 
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Will Dorsey Studios help me learn about working as an actor 
(the business of show business) ? 
Absolutely. A fundamental part of every student's curriculum is learning the business of show business. For over 25 years, Dorsey Studios has been preparing performing artists for professional careers. Our faculty includes Broadway veterans, and individuals who have worked in all aspects of film, television, and stage production.  These individuals share their invaluable experience with each student. 
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Do I have to audition to enroll ? 
Yes. An audition/evaluation is required for entrance into Dorsey Studios' programs.
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Do many of your students go on to be working actors ? 
Students of Dorsey Studios have an outstanding record in the successful pursuit of their professional goals. Over 95% of the students who have studied four quarters or more work professionally in theatre, musical theatre, film, radio, and television. Dorsey Students continue to appear in Broadway and off-Broadway productions in New York City, as well as regional and local productions, and national touring companies. Many students continue to find and maintain their marketability in television commercials (national, regional, and local), and as voice-over talent for both on-camera and radio. See
The Green Room
to learn more about the careers of Dorsey students.
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Does your school put on plays, and if so, would I have the opportunity to be in them ? 
Part of our goal to use the theatre to train the performing artist. Actors in Progress is our theatre showcase in which students perform monologues, scenes, and other dramatic material. Dorsey Studios presents the showcase 3 times a year, and students who are ready to perform in front of an audience are featured. 
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Do you teach anything else other than acting (directing, producing, writing, etc.) ? 
Dorsey Studios teaches acting for stage, film, and theatre, musical theatre, vocal performance, directing for theatre and film, producing for theatre and film, and writing for theatre and film. Contact the studio at 404. 931. 7678 for additional information about our programs. Also see Professional Classes.
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