Saturdays, June 15th - July 20th, 2024
Our young adult acting classes serve as an acting intensive training for young artists. We will focus on breaking down scenes and monologues and apply our understandings of them in our work. This class is meant to stretch young actors on their character commitment, textual and subtextual analysis, actor delivery, actor choices, and confidence.


Level / Ages: All levels, ages 15 - 20

Dates: Saturdays, June 15th - July 20th, 2024 (6 weeks total)

Times: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM 

Cost: This program is FREE to participants!

Location: Howard J. Millman Black Box Theatre
              Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe 
              1012 N Orange, Sarasota Fl, 34236


Renata Eastlick 
Renata Eastlick is a multilingual actor and voiceover artist, best known for her notable work as 'Caveira' in the hit UBISOFT video game Rainbow Six: Siege. She has worked extensively in the mediums of theatre, voiceover, film, television, and commercials. When not on stage, Renata enjoys teaching acting and voiceover coaching. She is thrilled to be returning for her fourth year of teaching at Stage of Discovery. Some of her select credits include Off-Broadway: for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf (The Public), The Democracy Project (Federal Hall). Regional: The Museum Plays (Miami New Drama), Pride and Prejudice (Hartford Stage), Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles (Yale Repertory Theatre), Dream Hou$e (Long Wharf Theatre and Baltimore Center Stage), Apologies to Lorraine Hansberry (You Too, August Wilson) (Orlando Shakes), Seven Deadly Sins (Miami New Drama - 2021 Drama League Award Winner), Flyin' West, Pipeline, In the Heights, Rockin' Down Fairytale Lane (Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe), In the Next Room or The Vibrator Play (GableStage), Good People, Two Trains Running, Mamma Mia (American Stage), The Royale (Hippodrome Theatre), In the Heights, Hairspray (Actors' Playhouse), The Rocky Horror Show, Kiss of the Spiderwoman (Slow Burn Theatre Company) among others. Film: God’s Waiting Room (Tribeca Film Festival 2021 Official Selection). Television: Burn Notice, Mad Dogs, Magic City. Video Games: Rainbow Six: Siege and Ghost Recon Wildlands  Awards and Nominations: Silver Palm Award (Outstanding New Talent), Theatre Tampa Bay Award (Oustanding Featured Actress), and a two-time Carbonell Award Nominee (Best Supporting Actress). Education: BFA New World School of the Arts (University of Florida). Renata is a proud member of SAG-AFTRA and the Actors’ Equity Association. @renataeastlick

Jazzmin Carson

From performing in various churches to dancing on show choir stages and in small theatres, Jazzmin developed a love for performing very early. Since being with Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe, Jazzmin has performed in 6 mainstage productions including the current Marvin Gaye: Prince of Soul! 


Jazzmin has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Performing Arts from Alabama State University. She has also competed in several competitions and won various acting awards including the Irene Ryan National Acting Scholarship. 


When she’s not performing on WBTT’s stage, she enjoys watching movies and studying other creative artists, like Sarah Vaughan and Beyoncé. She is looking forward to working with and helping curate the visions of the ladies and gentlemen of Stage of Discovery!


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