Adult Programs

We are committed to providing year-round classes, workshops, groups, and discussions led by experienced theater artists to students of all levels. These programs are designed to promote diverse ways of thinking, problem solving, self-expression and to encourage creativity, curiosity, and personal growth.


ACTORS’ LAB: Playing With Truth


What is the actor’s truth? Isn’t it all a lie? How does the actor find truthfulness in make-believe? This session of the Actors’ Lab will explore this fundamental element of contemporary acting. Classwork will include exercises in mind, body and voice, improvisation, masks, clowning, and guided in-class monologue and scene work.


Instructor: Carol Pedersen with Guest Artist Boomie Pedersen
Time: Saturdays. 10am – 1pm
Dates: June 11 – July 30;  Eight classes total
Location: Rehearsal A
Tuition: $190


Previous training/experience not required.


Friends of Live Arts get 10% off.  CLICK HERE to find out how to become a Friend of Live Arts.


Eligible for a Discount? contact Mike at or 434.977.4177 x100 for the discount code prior to registering.




We have limited financial aid available for all of our classes and workshops. Please apply for aid prior to registering for a class.  For more information or an application, email or click HERE to apply!

Live Arts Refund Policy
We offer 100% tuition refunds for courses canceled by Live Arts.
We offer a 100% refund, minus a 5 dollar processing fee for withdrawal made at least 7 days BEFORE the class begins.
We do not offer any refund for withdrawals made in the 7 days before a class/camp begins or thereafter.