July 7th

10am – 1pm


SOLD OUT! Join the waitlist by e-mailing Laura Espino: laura@theatrefirst.com

Make a problem. Fail. Make another problem. Solve a problem. Success!Hooray!……and then……….FALL!!! Study the art of playing in the center of the problem with one of the world’s most creative artists. Be prepared to win by losing.

What to wear: Dress to move

What to bring: Water



Stephen Buescher received his BFA in acting from California Institute of the Arts and is a graduate of the Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theater, where he later became a company member and Associate School Director.

He has done further physical theater studies in Centre Selavy in France and with LUME, an international physical theater ensemble in Brazil. He has designed the movement training progression for the Masters of Fine Arts programs at both Brown University/Trinity Repertory Company and, most recently, the American Conservatory Theater.

Stephen has choreographed/designed movement at the American Conservatory Theater for “Hamlet,” “A Thousand Splendid Suns,” “Monstress,” “The Orphan of Zhao,” “Underneath the Lintel” and “Stuck Elevator.” He has also choreographed/designed movement at the Long Wharf Theatre, The Old Globe, Shakespeare Santa Cruz, the Lorraine Hansberry Theater and Trinity Repertory Company.

As an actor, he has performed in numerous original works, with companies such as Dell’Arte International, Oktana Dance (Greece), National Theater of Greece, Heidelberg Danz Teater, American Conservatory Theater, Shotgun Players, Smith/Wymore Dance, Scott Wells and Dancers, and Deborah Slater Dance Theater.  Stephen is currently the Head of Movement at UCSD.

8 persons max per class.

All classes will be at Live Oak Theater, Berkeley


Individual session: $90

4 PACK: $280 ($70 per session)

8 PACK: $520 ($65 per session)

16 PACK: $960 ($60 per session)

SOLD OUT! Join the waitlist by e-mailing Laura Espino: laura@theatrefirst.com