This year, Wyck presents a series of fabulous theatre workshops led by well-known artists in the Greater Philadelphia area.  These workshops will benefit theatre artists of all levels, as well as those who wish to utilize the training to enhance their communication skills and techniques.

Click on the workshop titles below to visit the webpage for each workshop.

Roger Ainslie

Roger AinslieRoger Ainslie Headshot is a professional actor, voice teacher, and dialect coach.  A graduate of Northwestern University, he has done a ton of regional theatre, independent films, and television.  His television credits include House MDiCarly, and House of Cards, acting in principle roles opposite the likes of Emmy-winner Hugh Laurie and Oscar-winner Kevin Spacey.  He has also been teaching at various levels for over twenty years in Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York.  After getting his MFA from the University of Virginia, he recently decided to move back to the Philadelphia area where he grew up, though he is still the dialect coach for Virginia Repertory Theatre.  He is currently a professor of acting at Rowan University and a certified teacher of the Lessac Voice and Body Pedagogy.

May 19, 2018:

Undaunted by Dialects: Reliable, Repeatable Approach to Learning New Dialects

 Rob Rosiello

2015 Rob Rosiello HeadshotRob Rosiello (Playwright & Director) is a graduate of Villanova’s Masters Program in Theatre.  Rob was a member of the Barrymore Award winning ensemble of Angels in America, has taught theatre at Montgomery County Community College, and served as a teaching assistant in playwriting at Primary Stages’ Off-Broadway Theater in NYC. As a playwright, Rob’s credits include: Honky Tonk QueenDie-NastyThe World’s Oldest Living Drag QueenDawning of the Sliver IrisPandoraFast Forward Rewind, and Hay Days. His play Dear Deborah… was a 2010 commission by the Oxford, PA Arts Council. The reading of this new play served as the finale to a tercentenary celebration of Ben Franklin’s birth. Rob was a semi-finalist for the Princess Grace Foundation and Eugene O’Neill Conference for Playwriting, finalist for the Arch and Bruce Brown Foundation Award for Playwriting and is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America. While living in NYC, he had the great fortune of producing the National Tour for the Winner of the first five seasons of RuPaul’s Drag Race on behalf of Logo TV and Absolut Vodka.  Rob’s next directing project will be The Children’s Hour this October at Town and Country Players, where he currently serves as President. His most recent play, A Song I Forgot To Sing, had its world premiere at Old Academy Players in East Falls, PA.


November 10, 2018:

Real Writing – Playwriting Workshop