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Major Regional Theaters & Off Broadway Theater

Upcoming Classes at 756 Chapel Street, New Haven

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1-Day Introduction to Improvisation with Casey Grambo

Sunday May 22, 11:00-4:00, $100

1-Day Directing Class with Cie Peterson

Saturday June 25, 11:00-4:00 pm, $100

PREPARE FOR ANY AUDITION WITH CONFIDENCE Mariah will help you prepare for any audition to get the results you seek.   Private coaching available for acting training, audition preparation & voice work.  We offer a flexible schedule, tailored to meet your needs.  Contact us for local acting classes in CT and more.  Monologue mastery, cold reading skills, and Shakespeare audition preparation available!

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“Mariah is a dedicated, skilled teacher who gives every student 100%. She brings along all her background as an impeccable working actor and studied academic, sharing all her knowledge and experience with the class.”

Aaron Lafcadio, Actor

“I am ecstatic to report that the audition process was a lovely variation of your Acting courses. All in all, I felt exceptionally comfortable with my performance because I was familiar with what I learned in your classes. Tremendous thanks!”

Erikka Dunn, accepted in London’s Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, MA Music Theatre Program

“I feel so much more confident going into the auditions knowing that I have a concrete understanding of my monologues, which has definitely stemmed from having had someone like Mariah to ask my questions to and to look to for guidance. From resume setup, to timing our pieces, to what to wear, Mariah really knew exactly how to help us prepare, and to keep us excited and ready for our upcoming auditions!”

Ashley DiFranza, Actor

Mariah Sage
BFA/ MFA Acting, AEA

Local Connecticut acting coach Mariah Sage has over twenty years of experience.  Mariah has taught acting and coached actors and presenters at the college level for years, including at: Brown University, NYU/Tisch, Trinity College and Hartford Stage.  She served as Director of the Theatre Program at Fairfield University, where she assisted professional guests directors on casting. Mariah is a member of AEA  (Actors’ Equity Association), the union representing professional actors in the USA as well as the Dramatist’s Guild.  She has performed in theatres across the country and in Europe including:  The Public Theater, The Cleveland Playhouse, The Trinity Rep, Imago, and The Apollo in Dusseldorf, Germany. In 2007, Mariah Co-Founded the professional theatre company, Theatre 4, in New Haven, CT.  With Theatre 4 she has produced and performed in numerous new plays at such theatres at The Long Wharf Theatre and the NYC International Fringe Theatre Festival.  Theatre 4’s work was recently recognized in TIME Magazine.