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Training Classes and Workshops at the Landing


The Landing Theatre Company is offering new ongoing training classes and workshops.

Actor TrainingMonday Nights 

Acting Master Classes 

with David Rainey

Master Teacher and Coach

Ongoing Classes

Monday Evenings 6:30-10:30pm

4 session blocks - $240.00 


Block A - July 18, 25, August 1, 8

Block B - August 22, 28, September 5, 12

Block C - September 19, 26, October 3, 10

Block D - October 17, 24, 31, November 12

Block E - November 21, 28, December 5, 12


Veteren actor and acting coach David Rainey guides actors through a thorough and ongoing examination of what makes truthful exchanges, based on the foundation of Uta Hagen's work as a master teacher. Participants will engage in scene work with partners to completion.  The work centers around the basic foundations of character, place, circumstances, obstacles, objectives, tactics and motivations. Each actor will work on 2 scenes and it is recommended that participants plan 8 weeks to complete the scenes.


David Rainey is the Executive Artistic Director of The Landing Theatre Company and has been an Alley Theatre Resident Company Member for the past 16 years.  He is a graduate of The Juilliard School, where he received the Drama Division's highest honors.  Since then he has been recognized numerous times for acting and directing, and has taught hundreds of actors in the Houston area.  Nationally, he has performed for Dallas Theatre Center, Theatre de la Jeune Lune, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Hartford Stage Company, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, the National Actors Theatre, the Guthrie Theatre, Joseph Papp Public Theatre, Manhattan Theatre Club, The Acting Company, New York Shakespeare Festival, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Ford’s Theatre, Asolo Theatre Company, Shakespeare Festival LA, Crossroads Theatre Company, Houston Shakespeare Festival, Stark Naked Theatre Company, the Houston Grand Opera, among others. 


Enrollment: $120 deposit required to enroll.  After that payments are made for each 4 session block.


Enroll now, or if you have further questions, please email us at



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