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MOXIE produces primarily new plays by female playwrights, which defy the sterotype of what it means to be feminine. MOXIE is a 501c3 non-profit organization. Show us your MOXIE and become a supporter!


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The School of MOXIE was opened in 2010 for the purpose of inspiring new theatre artists, training working artists and encouraging the theatre makers of tomorrow. Let your voice be heard and your story be shared. To receive more information about our program and class offerings, please contact education@moxietheatre.com or call (858)-598-7620. You can also visit us on Facebook at "School of MOXIE" for updates and announcements.

First Class of 2014 Announced! 

FREE! Break into Voice Over with Eliza Jane
Come learn the secrets of Voice Over Technique as taught by Eliza Jane Schneider, playwright and star of MOXIE's Freedom of Speech. Eliza Jane was nominated for an outstanding Solo Performance at the San Diego Critic's Circle Awards for her incredibly versatile performance. 
Reserve your spot now for this one-of-a-kind class with the one-of-a-kind Eliza Jane Schneider! 
Time: 8pm
Dates: Monday, January 27th 
Fee: $0 FREE! 
Registration Due: January 20, 2014; Click HERE to register.

Voice and Movement with Jo Anne Glover -- Registration for this class is now closed. Watch this space for other exciting offerings from Jo Anne!

Award Winning Actress Jo Anne Glover will lead you through the process of creating a character by exploring how Voice and Movement inform an actor’s choices. Jo Anne approaches the class with a focus on the voice and body connection that will enhance your training in a grounded and supportive way. This is an excellent class for experienced actors looking to strengthen their physical presence as well as for beginning actors seeking confidence and skills for establishing Voice and Movement work. 


Our kids' theatre program introduces theatre making to the next generation of theatre makers. Our Mini-MOXIE classes are designed specifically for younger children (age 3-10) and young adults (age 10-18) as a place to explore imagination, creativity and collaboration. Class listings coming soon, please keep watching this space.

Young Professional Coaching with Jo Anne Glover

Private Lessons are available for experienced younger students age 13-18 interested in working on character development, developing audition monologues and enhancing performance technique in a more personalized, supportive environment.

MOXIE In the Schools

In collaboration with VAPA and the San Diego Unified School District, MOXIE Theatre professionals offer In-School Seminars, Professional Development Seminars and Internships. *This program is generously funded by The Jerry Lester Foundation.*
Please contact us by calling (858)-598-7620 or email to find out how MOXIE Theatre professionals can visit your Middle School or High School.



Jo Anne Glover: Jo Anne is an accomplished award-winning actress who trained in acting at New York's Circle in the Square Professional Training Program. She has worked as an actress across the country for the last 20 years. As a teacher, she has conducted corporate team-building workshops with MOXIE Theatre for such corporations as half-full, Disney/Pixar, Packet Video and Sendt. She also works as a private acting and vocal coach, specializing in sound production and dialect work.


Lisel Gorell-Getz: Lisel is the Director of Education at the School of MOXIE. She has been a Theatre Educator for over 20 years, teaching students age Kindergarten through Adult in various classes and workshops all over San Diego County. Locally she has taught with the La Jolla Playhouse, Old Globe Theatre, North Coast Repertory Theatre, Playwright's Project, The Institute for Arts Education, and The Actor's Center.


Jennifer Eve Thorn: Jennifer is a founder of MOXIE theatre,an actress and a director. She received her degree in Theatre from The College of Santa Fe, studied with Commedia Del Arte and taught for Playwrights Project. She was an Assistant to the General Manager at The Vineyard Theatre in New York, Casting Associate for The San Diego Rep and is currently the Associate Artistic Director and Marketing Director for MOXIE Theatre.



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