Master Classes

A Work in Progress is proud to offer several Master Classes per year. Master Classes are specialized courses taught by local professionals in their field. They provide exciting glimpses into specific areas of the arts. These classes are usually packed with information and very high-energy. Your student will have a chance to get up and work with the professional if they choose to, or just sit back and observe. In either case, they will be inspired!! 

Announcing our next Master Class…

with TV, film, and stage actor Gregory Hoyt

Join us for an exciting workshop led by L.A. based actor Gregory Hoyt. Students will learn new improvisational skills to sharpen and hone their acting instincts, while also learning from a professional what it takes to make it in the industry.

Gregory Hoyt is an actor and improviser with many TV and Film credits to his name including J. Edgar, Rampage, Patriots Day, Surviving Theater 9, The Adult Swim Golf Special, The Millionaires Unit, Heroes, Hart of Dixie, Greek and Campus Ladies. “Surviving Theater 9” was selected to World Premiere at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival in New York City.

Gregory is a founding member of Foreign Study, a Los Angeles based production company that focuses on creating short form improvisational comedy content. In 2018, Gregory starred in the film “Surviving Theater 9” which was selected to World Premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City.In 2017, Gregory originated the role of Seth Laurie in the Theatrical World Premiere of “The Engine of Our Ruin” by Jason Wells with the L. A. Times saying: “Gregory Hoyt stands out as a naif diplomatic assistant who is more stoned than savvy.” Gregory has starred in over 75 National / International commercials and has performed in hundreds of Improv shows throughout the country. He has appeared onstage in Los Angeles at the Groundlings Theater, U.C.B. Franklin, the Elephant Theater, the Victory Theater, ACME Theater, Center Theater Group and the Ahmanson Theater. Gregory has a B.A. in Theater from UMass Amherst and he currently teaches Improvisation and Acting at the Stella Adler Academy of Acting and Theater in Los Angeles.


  • When: Thursday, Jan 2 @2-4pm
  • Where: Trinity Community Church, Norwood
  • Who: Ages 12+, beginner to advanced levels (alumni/college students welcome!
  • Cost: $20/student
  • Click below to register!

We look forward to offering more Master Classes in 2019-2020! Be sure to sign up for our monthly newsletter to learn when the next master classes will be offered!

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