Classes & Camps

Classes at the BP Studio

At Braver Players, education is our #1 goal! To that end, we offer a variety of classes for all levels of singers, dancers and actors. Here’s what’s on tap this spring!

All classes take place at:
Braver Players Theater Company Studio
151 Kalmus Unit H9(off of Redhill)
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Braver Players On Camera Acting Class

Starts February 1- May 2 (3 Saturdays off for Spring Break)

Theme: "Soap Operas!" (a la "Riverdale" "90210")

Film shoot weekend TBD.

Time: 1:30-3:15, Saturdays ages 12-21

Braver Players Studio


Musical Theater Dance Classes with Jenna Solkow

Saturday: 11:00am-12:30pm

All levels welcome – learn jazz, ballet, combos, audition techniques, and a variety of dance styles needed for on-stage performances.

Price: $25/class drop-in fee

Advanced Acting 4: Only the BRAVEST Needeth Apply!

April 25 – May 30
Wednesdays: 6pm-8pm
Scenes from Shakespeare’s Tragedies: Romeo & Juliet, Macbeth & Hamlet Taught by Chelsea Braverman

Ages 13 & up
Price: $250

Private Lessons

Private Vocal lessons:

Price: $45 for 30 minutes, $75 for 60 minutes
Private Acting lessons:

Price: $45 for 30 minutes, $75 for 60 minutes

Fall On Camera Acting Class (TEENS) Ages 14-21

Taught by Brian Stevens

Price: $999.00 or 2 payments of $499.50 (14 spots available)
Schedule Below:

Saturday 9/21 - (First Class) - 1:30-3:00

Saturday 9/28 - 1:30-3:00

Saturday 10/05 - 1:30-3:00

Saturday 10/12 - 1:30-3:00

Saturday 10/19 - 1:30-3:00

Saturday 10/26 -1:30-3:00

Saturday 11/02 - 1:30-3:00

Saturday 11/09 - OFF (NO CLASS)

Saturday 11/16 -OFF (NO CLASS)

Saturday 11/23 - 1:30-3:00

Friday 12/06 -Filming for Short Film (4:30pm-9pm)

Saturday 12/07 - Filming for Short Film (8am-9pm)

Sunday 12/08 -Filming for Short Film (8am-9pm)

Monday 12/09 -Filming for Short Film (4:30pm -9pm)

Saturday 12/14 - (FINAL CLASS!!!) - Time TBD

Please note -for filming - that not all actors will be called at all times. These dates and times are a range of when we'll need talent for filming. A more specific schedule will be released day(s) prior to filming. We ask parents with students enrolled in the class to make themselves available for filming for the full day/time to allow for maximum flexibility for filming.

**Dates and times of filming are subject to change due to weather, location issues, and other external factors. We will communicate any potential changes well enough in advance and appreciate parents flexibility and patience with coordinating this dynamic performance opportunity for students.

***Screening of Short Film will be announced within 1-2 weeks of class enrollment. It will take place in January, on a Sunday morning between 11am-1pm. More details forthcoming. Date TBD.



Taught by Brian Stevens

Price: $999.00 or 2 payments of $499.50 (14 spots available)

This weekly On Camera Acting Class will be an intermediate/advanced class in On Camera Acting for ages 10-13. Students who have taken class before, or done a film camp in the past, are encouraged to sign up.

Classes are separated by age -to benefit classes in making sure material is not only age appropriate but "age relevant".

Students will work on scenes, monologues, and commercials every week - work is taped and students will have opportunities to watch their work, assess, and learn from others!

All students will participate as actors in an original ensemble short film - written specifically for them - which will shoot outside of class time hours during the Fall session. Dates/times TBD. This unique opportunity gives students a practical "real world" exercise of a professional environment - where they put the theory to practice in a fun and supportive atmosphere.

This film culminates in a screening of the short film at local movie theatre where family, friends, will have the chance to walk the red carpet, be interviewed, and see their work from the short film on the big screen.

Fall Acting Class (Tweens) Schedule Below:

Saturday 9/21 - (First Class) - 3:15-4:45

Saturday 9/28 - 3:15-4:45

Saturday 10/05 - 3:15-4:45

Saturday 10/12 - 3:15-4:45

Saturday 10/19 - 3:15-4:45

Saturday 10/26 - 3:15-4:45

Saturday 11/02 -3:15-4:45

Saturday 11/09 - OFF (NO CLASS)

Saturday 11/16 -OFF (NO CLASS)

Saturday 11/23 - 3:15-4:45

Saturday 11/30 - OFF (NO CLASS)

Saturday 12/07 - Final Class! - time TBD

Friday- 1/10 (4:30-9:00 pm)

Sunday- 1/12 (8:00 am-9:00 pm)

Monday- 1/13 (4:30-9:00pm)



August 6-10
Everyday: 9am-2pm

Braver Player's is excited to host a unique and fun change of pace -with it's very first Acting for the Camera- Film Camp! This summer, in the first week of August, students will get a crash course in film acting that will be both fun, supportive, and exciting! This week will be fast paced -and action packed! On Day One -kids will read for parts in an 14-18 page original short film. Day 2 -the show is cast and we begin rehearsing! Day 3-5 we film! The film is then edited on Saturday and screened on Sunday for Family and Friends!

This course is taught by OCSA Acting Conservatory Brian Stevens. Students registered for the course will be required to send in a self taped audition as part of their work! This is an excellent opportunity for actors interested in exploring On Camera Acting, or for students that are seasoned pros! Class size will be limited to 14 students. Sign up today!

Ages 12 and up
Price: $300.00


Showstoppers: Broadway Rock

July 6-17 2pm-5pm @ the BP studio
Ages: 8-14
Cost: $550

2 week summer camp with singing, dancing, and acting games.



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