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For information and registration, please contact Donna Carbone at (561) 743-9955 or email at:

$100.00/4-Classses paid in advance

IT'S ACTING with Sherman Roberts
Mondays at 7:00 PM - $30.00/Class.
On-going and open to all performers but especially beneficial to novice actors wishing to learn and perfect the finer points of theatrical technique. Course includes an introduction to the rehearsal process, play scripts, scenes, staging and performance. Students will acquire self-awareness and confidence.  

Tuesdays at 7:00 PM - $30.00/Class.
Students will hone their acting skills while discovering the benefits of thorough text analysis and how to apply it to the characters they portray. They will also learn how to block a scene and integrate it into their performances.

CREATIVE WRITING with Donna Carbone
Wednesdays at 6:00 PM - $30.00/Class.
Release your inner author. This interactive class is designed to take you from conception to completion whether your preferred genre is novel, screenplay, stage play, short story or something entirely new.

IMPROV with Todd Vittum
Thursdays at 7:30 PM - $30.00/Class.
Master improvisational artist Todd Vittum uses specially designed games to develop and strengthen verbal skills and heighten spontaneity. The benefits of improv training include thinking quick on your feet, enhanced ability to listen, and self-esteem building.

ADVANCED ACTING with Dudley Remus
Fridays at 7:30 PM- $30.00/Class.
Students must complete a required number of Fundamentals of Acting classes and reach a certain level of expertise. For inquiries, please contact Donna Carbone at (561) 743-9955 or email:

special classes

Sign Up Today!Introduction to Vocal and Voice Projection
with Stage & Screen Star AVERY SOMMERS!
Starting in June - $30.00/Class.

You don’t have to be a singer to sound like one!
Do more than sing in the shower! The amazingly talented Avery Sommers will offer the first in a series of classes designed to elevate performance to a higher level.

Utilizing Broadway show tunes and music from the American Song Book, Avery will instruct singers and non-singers alike how to make the most of their voices so that they can reach out and touch everyone in the audience.

This class will include learning to:

  • Be your own calling card – the art of walking into a room and presenting yourself in a manner that is sure to impress
  • Deliver the proper handshake – send a message of confidence with just the right touch
  • Talk it through – find the meaning behind the words by treating songs as monologues
    Don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity!

For inquiries, please contact Donna Carbone at (561) 743-9955 or email:

Sign Up Today!ACTOR PREP: The Character Analysis
w/John Cappelletti

10-week graduate level workshop

February 9 - April 12, from 1 - 3:00 PM.
Registration and payment in advance is required. The Institute will furnish the play booklet used for class instruction. Students will be required to reimburse Institute for the cost of the material.

On February 9th, New York based actor/teach/writer/director John Cappelletti will join the staff of the Palm Beach Institute for the Entertainment Arts. He has taught at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, the New School and the High School of Performing Arts. His students include many high-profile names in the entertainment industry. John has helmed acting workshops at theater schools in Athens, Damascus, Mumbai, Rome and the Film Studios at Cinecitta, Italy. He has written original plays, which were produced in NYC. He has acted off-Broadway and directed productions of contemporary and classical plays at the Shubert, the Roundabout, BAM, EST, and the Guthrie, among many others.

John's class, which is a college level seminar entitled Actor Prep: The Character Analysis, is a 10-week course during which students will dissect and analyze a classic American play to explore clues the playwright has given as to the portrayal of the characters. The play will be read out loud and extensive notes taken so that students can portray the characters as the playwright intended. At the end of the course, students will play the characters as they were meant to be and in improvisations not in the original writing.

Because this class is highly sought by actors wishing to hone their skills at the highest level, I am posting this notice earlier than usual. We are limiting enrollment so that those who attend get the full benefit of John's expertise. Enrollment requires a commitment to take all 10 classes.

For inquiries, please contact Donna Carbone at (561) 743-9955 or email: