Theatrelab Classes

TheatreLab is Cape Rep’s professional theater training program, offering classes for all levels of theater artists in all areas of theater.  

Explore your hidden writer with Cape Rep’s Resident Playwright Art Devine, free your inner actor with Associate Artistic Director Maura Hanlon or dive into the classics with professional actor/playwright Alison Weller. We offer a wide variety of classes and workshops for all levels of experience throughout the year as well private coaching and Master Classes.

Scholarships are available!

More classes to come Winter, 2018!

Also look for Master Classes in different areas throughout the year. If you are interested in private coaching, email us at

For more information and to register for classes, call 508-896-1888 or email us at

About the teachers:

Art_1[1]Art Devine is a multi-talented theater artist.  He has written three world premiere plays for Cape Rep (9-Ball, Winter Wheat and The Bottom of the Sky) and is currently hard at work on his latest commission, A Cloud of Canvas. His most recent acting credits include Rooster in Jerusalem, Dindon in La Cage Aux Folles and Roy in The Light in the Piazza.  For Cape Rep, he directed A Streetcar Named Desire, Sunday in the Park with George, Topdog/Underdog, Our Country’s Good and 9-Ball, and is currently at the helm of Boundless.  Art trained at Trinity Rep Conservatory.

Maura Hanlon has directed many, many plays including 2015 season’s, Failure: A Love Story and La Cage aux Folles, and last season’s Jerusalem and Funny Girl.  Favorite directing credits include Jerusalem, Eurydice, Wintertime, The Rose Tattoo (Cape Rep), and Peter Pan and Wendy (HJT)She is a sometime actor (including Cape Rep’s The Drowsy Chaperone, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, and most recently, Mr. Burns, a post-electric play), a frequent sound designer (including for this season’s productions of Failure: A Love Story and Mr. Burns, a post-electric play) and a playwright (Good Bye, Mary Rose, Dinosaur Pirates from Outerspace! and Alice in Wonderland).  Mo is a Holy Cross grad who studied acting and directing at Trinity Rep Conservatory, and she received her MFA in directing from UCSD.  Twice nominated for the prestigious Richard E. Sherwood Award at the Mark Taper Forum, many of her productions have been named among the favorites in the Cape Cod Times annual “Favorite plays of….”  She is a well-respected acting teacher and coach and teaches acting and directing through Cape Rep’s Theatrelab and for the Harwich Junior Theatre

Alison Weller is an Associate Artist with the Obie award-winning The Civilians who has taught workshops at Colorado College, Kingsborough Community College and Illinois State University.  She has taught Shakespeare and Moliere at The Shakespeare Theatre of NJ, and voice, acting and public speaking at UCSD.  Alison has been affiliated with Cape Rep since 1990.  Over the course of her career, Alison has worked in regional theaters, and on and off Broadway, often finding herself in an enormous dress, armored with a fan.  Last summer, she had a terrific time performing in The Learned Ladies at the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey’s outdoor space, a show the NY Times called “Moliere at his freshest best.”  She is excited to bring her enthusiasm for classical theater to students on the Cape.  BA, Harvard, MFA, UCSD.

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