In the fall of 1989, Edward Claudio co-founded (with Michelle Barnett) the Actor's Workshop of Sacramento, a place for actors of all levels of experience to develop their craft. Over the years, the Actor’s Workshop has taught a wide range of classes. In 1992, the Actor’s Workshop added the Teen Actor's Workshop and the Children's Actor's Workshop. The Workshop offers private lessons, as well as group classes for children, teens, and adults.
Many students have continued to develop their craft at prestigious training programs such as:
Students have gone on to work at Regional Theaters including
Others have gone on to appear in television and film and have appeared in plays both on and Off-Broadway.
In order to give workshop members the opportunity to put into practice what they learn in classes, the Actor's Workshop Theatre of Sacramento, the theater arm of the Actor’s Workshop of Sacramento, has staged more than 200 plays, including
In addition to the classics, the theater stages modern plays, including productions of
For more than a decade, the Actor’s Workshop Theater has also produced annual one-act play festivals, teen shows, and children's shows.
"Children wish fathers looked but with their eyes; fathers wish that children looked with their judgment; and either may be wrong".