Staging for the Working Actor with Christine McBurney

The Houde School of Acting presents
Staging for the Working Actor with Christine McBurney

Be an actor that directors want to cast! Get on your feet and learn how to get the most out of staging rehearsals. Learn how to collaborate with a director to create organic, truthful, and compelling stage pictures that communicate character and action.

This workshop is designed for both stage actors and film actors.

Sunday, July 28th
1:00 – 5:00 PM

Houde School of Acting
2310 Superior Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44114

Limited seating, so register quickly!

Sign up online HERE

For questions, email [email protected].


Christine McBurney has extensive acting, teaching and directing experience and offers lots of valuable information in her workshops.

She is a member of Director’s Lab Lincoln Center (NYC), Directors Lab West (L.A.), Directors Lab North (Toronto), and Cleveland Play House Directors Gym. Christine was a co-founding, producing co-artistic director of the critically-acclaimed classical theatre company, Mamaí Theatre (2010-2017). In 2017, The Cleveland Critics’ Circle honored Mamaí and her production of A DOLL’S HOUSE at Playhouse Square with two Superior Achievement Awards.

As an educator, Christine was named a U.S. Presidential Scholars Program’s Distinguished Teacher and a Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers. She has received grants and fellowships to study Shakespeare in performance at The Globe Theatre in London, the National Endowment for the Humanities’ National Institute on Teaching Shakespeare, and The Julliard School.

Currently, she is an adjunct faculty member at Baldwin Wallace University’s Department of Theatre & Dance. For 16 years prior, she taught theatre and film and served a stint as Chair of Shaker Heights High School’s nationally-recognized and award-winning theatre arts department. She holds a BA in Comparative Literature and Writing from Columbia University and an MFA in Acting from Kent State University.

Christine continues her classical training with companies such as Shakespeare & Company, Bedlam, and Red Bull. Member AEA-EMC & Stage Directors & Choreographers Society.