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Nervous Theatre Summer Intensive
In residence at Nervous Theatre’s Summer Developmental Lab
in Bozeman, MT (July 20 - August 7, 2020)
Nervous Theatre is a touring theatrical collective that aims to bring exciting and vital theatre to a wide variety of communities. Our nomadic theatre company will be taking up a residency this summer in beautiful Bozeman, Montana.
As part of our Summer Developmental Lab, company members will explore alternative performance practices and re-examine traditional audience/actor relationships for a "post-COVID" environment. The month-long residency will include the creation of an original theatrical work helmed by Artistic Director Connor Berkompas.
3-WEEK SUMMER INTENSIVE | July 20 - August 7
In partnership with The Ellen's TATE Academy, Nervous Theatre will be inviting a select number of students to participate in a 3-week intensive to coincide with our developmental lab.
We are thrilled to offer select students the opportunity to work alongside professional company members and our acting interns, giving them a unique glimpse into Nervous Theatre's creative process. Students will participate in company warm-ups and engage in explorations of physical theatre.
This program is geared toward undergrad students and early post-graduates interested in exploring alternative theatrical practices.
Participation in Nervous Theatre warm-up sessions
Explorations and workshops on:
Inclusion in select company rehearsals for the development of an original work
July 20 - August 7
Monday through Friday, 6:00pm-9:00pm; Saturdays 12:00pm-5:00pm
Classes and explorations will be held outdoors and at the Ellen Theatre*
Students who are not available for the entire three weeks are still encouraged to apply. Drop in classes may be accomodated.
Tuition for the 3-week Intensive is $300.
*NOTE ON COVID-19:
We are working closely with the Ellen Theatre staff to ensure a safe work environment. A select number of students will be admitted to the intensive in order to limit the size of our group activities. Please reach out to with any questions or concerns.
PLEASE NOTE: Nervous Theatre is accepting local Bozeman applicants only. We are unable to provide housing at this time.
Students interested in applying should send the following to
Headshot* and Resume
Professional headshots are not required*
We're just looking for a sense of who you are and what your previous experience looks like
Brief Cover Letter
indicating interest in working with Nervous Theatre, career goals, and any relevant experience.
please submit a link or attachment to a video of one monologue (contemporary or classical)
Applications NOW being accepted for summer of 2020!
Apply NOW! Nervous Theatre accepts applications on a rolling basis. As soon as the limited number of spots are filled, submissions will no longer be considered.
Please direct any questions to