August Fegley in This Property is Condemned By T. Williams.

“Love art in yourself, and not yourself in art”

-K. Stanislavski


The Only Professional Acting Class in Lehigh Valley.

Welcome to Treasure House Theater Acting Studio, where you can gain the skills and experience necessary to turn your passion into a career.  Classes are taught by Daniel Amenda (Artistic Director Treasure House Theater & Paramount Hudson Valley Arts - Recovery Repertory Theater)  Michael Fegley - Acclaimed actor and workshop teacher nationwide, most recently Yale

Treasure House Theater Acting Studio Welcomes students of all levels.  The student is at the center of the studio and is our concern that each student progress at their own pace.  

If you begin to study you will be part of a small and select group of individuals learning the craft of acting.  Students who complete their training here:  work.  They leave having complete confidence in their ability to create a role through the reality of what they do.  

  "Acting is the ability to live truthfully, from moment to moment,

through the reality of what you're doing."

-S. Meisner


Who We Are

Daniel Amenda

Artistic Director Treasure House Theater

Artistic Director Paramount Hudson Valley Arts

Mr. Amenda has been teaching, directing and acting for the last 30 years.  He became a professional actor at the age of twenty-two, when he worked with Shakespeare & Company and The American Stage Company,.  Mr. Amenda studied with Robert Patterson legendary acting teacher in New York City.  Mr. Amenda currently serves as the artistic director Paramount Hudson Valley Arts and Treasure House Theater, and is laying the ground work for a professional company in the Lehigh Valley area.  Mr. Amenda currently is solely dedicated to teaching and directing. 


Media Buzz


July 18th, 2018

THT's Artistic Director (Daniel Amenda) recent directed three one act plays written by Tennessee Williams at the Paramount Hudson Valley a 1200 seat venue.  The press and audience alike celebrated it's success.  "Mr. Amenda's sensitive understanding of human nature equals that of Williams, and never does he allow himself to overshadow the playwright.  That allows us to move in on these very human characters, and before you know it we stand beside them, understand them and see them in ourselves.  It's the kind of theater that leaves one breathless..."  --HVN News.


May 28th, 2018

THT's Artistic Director (Daniel Amenda) has been hired to run Recovery Repertory Theater in New York's Hudson Valley.  Mr. Amenda stated "It will not derail us from our goal in Lehigh Valley to develop a group of actors with a common language and technique to bring professional theater to the lehigh valley area."

"Acting is Doing"

"Acting is the ability to live truthfully from moment to moment;  through any given set of imaginary circumstances."

                              --Sanford Meisner

"Love the art in yourself, not yourself in the art"

                             --K Stanislavski


Get in touch today to find out more about our admissions, faculty, educational opportunities and more.

812 Hamilton Street Allentown, PA
170 West 74th Street, New York, NY
1008 Brown Street, Peekskill, NY



"Art is Long, Life is Short and Success if very very Far Off"

--Joseph Conrad

Robert Patterson -- In Memorium

May 15, 2019

THT Acting Studio is sad to announce the death of Robert Patterson.  Robert Patterson was a master acting teacher who took the work of Sanford Meisner and made it a complete teachable process.  He worked closely with THT Acting Studio and Theater in an advisory capacity.  "Bob was nothing short of a genius when it came to acting and teaching.  His abilities are evident in all of his students"  said Daniel Amenda.  Michael Fegley stated the "Robert Patterson was a major force in his acting career and has influenced his coaching and the success of his family in the business."  For more detail go to The Patterson Studio

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