Adam Goldstein has a long history with ATC and is in his tenth year of service to the studio as an acting, musical theatre, and vocal technique instructor. He is an Assistant Professor of Theatre in the CMT department at Northeastern Illinois University where he serves as Artistic Director of Stage Center Theatre at the campus. Previously at ATC: Tuck Everlasting, Mamma Mia, 9 to 5, The Wedding Singer, Big, Recent NEIU Credits: High Fidelity, Marisol, Nuevas Voces 2018, 2019 (Stage Center Theatre @ NEIU); Recent Professional Credits: A Lady’s Guide to Mountains (Piven); Xanadu, Caroline, or Change, (Columbia College), The Gilded Age (City Lit); The Light in the Piazza (NCC); The Size of the World (Redtwist); What to Listen For (Side Project), 22 Mistakes (Next Theatre), South of Settling (Steppenwolf); 25th Annual The Beauty Queen of Leenane, and The Mistakes Madeline Made (Northwestern); Up, Sick?, Lullaby, Harmless, and Elliot: A Soldier’s Fugue (Bristol Riverside Theatre). In Development: Lady’s Guide to Mountains by MT Cozzola, Pigsville by Alvaro Saar Rios, Waterway by Jenni Lamb. Other Development: Blackjack by Roger Mason (Steep); The Great Writer by John Herrera (South Bend Civic). Assistant Directing: Steppenwolf, Chicago Shakes, Court, and Hartford Stage. Prior to his time at NEIU, Adam served on faculty at Columbia College Chicago, Northwestern University, and North Central College. Additionally, Adam is one of Chicago’s leading accents and dialects coaches with credits at Steppenwolf, Chicago Shakes, Court, Northlight, and many others. MFA-Directing, Northwestern, BFA-Acting from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. Thanks always to EMH and CFG.
About the course
*Admission by studio approval only*
Our weekly classes will run with a hybrid model, beginning online & aiming to meet in person starting in April, following Spring Break.
The Musical Theatre Lab (MT Lab) offers students an intensive and inclusive environment in which to develop, synthesize, attack, and practice their craft as actors specializing in musical theatre. In a collaborative environment led by Chicago's finest musical theatre talent, students will gain the essential tools and critical confidence not only to understand musical theatre as an art form, but to set themselves apart from their peers in artistry and technique.
Students in this class are automatically considered for roles in our Summer Musical Theatre Intensive.
Level: Intermediate - Advanced