Enrollment starts today for Winter 2015!  Classes are Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday nights from 7 to 10pm starting the week of January 5 and ending with our Scene O Rama showcase on Saturday March 21.  Enrollment requirements are returning students, actor or agent referral, or personal interview with Andi.

We’ve had several students take their first acting class with us who are now working actors.  We’re proud to bring Hollywood-quality training to Tampa Bay at a fraction of the price.


Andi Matheny Acting Studios

Winter 2015

Starting the week of January 5

11 Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday nights

7 – 10pm

* plus Scene O Rama Saturday March 21 from Noon to 5pm *

Enroll by December 31 – $260

Enroll after December 31 – $275

Address:  2260 1st Avenue South, St. Peterburg 33712


or call (727) 521-7287


Great American Plays

Here is a list for my acting studio – certainly not meant to be THE definitive list of every great American play ever written – however it’s a comprehensive list that includes my favorites and many top critics’ picks.  This is a living document and will be added to in the future so please keep checking!


A Steetcar Named Desire – Tennessee Williams

The Crucible – Arthur Miller

Death of a Salesman – Arthur Miller

The Glass Menagerie – Tennessee Williams

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf – Edward Albee

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof – Tennessee Williams

Our Town – Thornton Wilder

Angels in America – Tony Kushner

Long Day’s Journey into Night – Eugene O’Neill

A Raisin in the Sun – Lorraine Hansberry

Twelve Angry Men – Reginald Rose

Glengarry Glen Ross – David Mamet

The Odd Couple – Neil Simon

Proof – David Auburn

The Lion in Winter – James Goldman

You Can’t Take it With You – Moss Hart

Brighton Beach Memoirs – Neil Simon

Arsenic and Old Lace – Joseph Kesselring

All My Sons – Arthur Miller

Doubt – John Patrick Shanley

‘night, Mother – Marsha Norman

Harvey – Mary Chase

The Children’s Hour – Lillian Hellman

The Man Who Came to Dinner – Moss Hart

Six Degrees of Separation – John Guare

Mourning Becomes Electra – Eugene O’Neill

Wit – Margaret Edson

The Heidi Chronicles – Wendy Wasserstein

How I Learned to Drive – Paula Vogel

M. Butterfly – David Henry Hwang

Suddenly Last Summer – Tennessee Williams

The Iceman Cometh – Eugene Oneill

The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds – Paul Zindel

Buried Child – Sam Shepard

August: Osage County – Tracy Letts

The Skin of Our Teeth – Thornton Wilder*

The Elephant Man – Bernard Pomerance

Steel Magnolias – Robert Harling

Driving Miss Daisy – Alfred Uhry

Fences – August Wilson

The Goat, or Who is Silvia? – Edward Albee

The Zoo Story and Other Plays – Edward Albee

The Front Page – Ben Hecht

Crimes of the Heart – Beth Henley

The Foreigner – Larry Shue

A Few Good Men – Aaron Sorkin

The Piano Lesson – August Wilson

Four Plays – William Inge

Oleanna – David Mamet

Ah, Wilderness! – Eugene O’Neill

Strange Interlude – Eugene O’Neill

The Emperor Jones – Eugene O’Neill

A Moon for the Misbegotten – Eugene O’Neill

Lost in Yonkers – Neil Simon

The Caine Mutiny – Herman Wouk

Same Time, Next Year – Bernard Slade

Curse of the Starving Class – Sam Shepard

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead – Tom Stoppard

I am My Own Wife – Doug Wright

A Piece of My Heart – Shirley Lauro

The Shape of Things – Neil LaBute

The Diviners – Jim Leonard

The Little Foxes – Lillian Hellman

A View from the Bridge – Arthur Miller

Sister Mary Ignatius Explains it All for You – Christopher Durang

Fool For Love – Sam Shepard

Beyond the Horizon – Eugene O’Neill

American Buffalo – David Mamet

The House of Blue Leaves – John Guare

The Country Girl – Clifford Odets

Silvia – A. R. Guerney

Fat Pig – Neil LaBute

A Delicate Balance – Edward Albee

Incident at Vichy – Arthur Miller

Biloxi Blues – Neil Simon

Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck

The Philadelphia Story – Phillip Barry

for colored girls who have considered suicide – Ntozake Shange

The Nerd – Larry Shue

As Is – William M. Hoffman

The Teahouse of the August Moon – John Patrick

I’m Not Rappaport – Herb Gardner

Born Yesterday – Garson Kanin

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest – Ken Kesey

Lips Together Teeth Apart – Terrence McNally

This is Our Youth – Kenneth Lonergan

(*Did it in high school – not one of my favorites but it’s considered an American classic…)


Announcing Classes for Fall 2014!

You may have noticed a change in my website.  It’s still evolving, and eventually the Andi Matheny Acting Studios will have its own page.  But for now, we need to take care of business and all the inquiries about our Fall session of classes!

Fall Session 2014

11 Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday nights

7 – 10pm

Go to the Andi Matheny Coaching to the left for all the information