Scene Study 4+

Manic Pixel

Designed for iPhone

    • $2.99

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Scene Study is an incredibly easy way for actors to learn their lines, memorize scenes and rehearse for theater and film productions. Created by actors for actors, Scene Study frees you from the script to start actively listening and responding in the scene. By recording your cues lines, you practice listening for them right along with recalling your own.

Once you have a scene set up, save time by rehearsing while doing other activities. Combining other tasks with rehearsal enables deeper memorization of your lines and often provides a few unexpected insights to your character.

Getting started is easy. Simply create a production, add characters, then start recording your character's spoken and cue lines. Record the full lines for your scene partners or just the cue lines. Then start rehearsing!

Choose the character you wish to rehearse by muting them during playback and enjoy your own portable scene partner. Rehearse around the house or on the go, rehearse while driving or doing chores. It’s that easy!


- Dress rehearsal mode!
- Line prompting to speed memorization.
- Streamlined recording interface.
- Lock screen audio controls integration.
- Great for single scene and full length productions.
- Shared character lists for productions.
- Streamlined scene screen enables playback and recording from one screen.
- Playback all scene lines or mute a character to rehearse lines from memory.
- Drag and drop line reordering.
- Auto-save recordings for fast scene creation.
- Headphone and bluetooth support for limitless rehearsal opportunities.

What’s New

Version 2.0.3

This app has been updated by Apple to display the Apple Watch app icon.

- Fixed issue that prevented clearing current rehearsed character
- Fixed character name dialog box sizing
- UI improvements
- Bug fixes

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
81 Ratings

81 Ratings

axelgreaser ,

Super helpful! Wish I could output.

Only reason it’s not 5 stars is I can’t output all the work I put into recording everything. It would be great to be able to share with my co-star who also uses the app so we don’t repeat each other’s efforts or make different mistakes. Paid for the app so seems like we should. 🤷‍♂️

JesseStu ,

Great tool for me

I continue to come back to this app time and time again with new roles. I try others but they can’t get the job done for me. This is great. It helps me a whole lot.

Suggestions (I’ll still use the app, but these would improve my work even more):
1. Exporting/importing or sharing scenes. How amazing if cast members recorded their parts and everyone shares with each other, deleting what’s not needed!
2. Sometimes playback goes off the wire over Bluetooth. My car registers each line as a call, so it’s unusable as the “calls” start and stop. So I turn off Bluetooth, it’s just not as hands-free then.

This app has saved my booty for Something Rotten, White Christmas, Shrek, and Once at our community theatre. Thank you thank you thank you!

SP8181 ,

Super Useful

I have used this app to memorize lines for a play and a feature film, on top of countless auditions. Some features I wanted actually ended up being there already but weren’t super intuitive to me at first, but if you use it a bit you’ll figure it out just fine. All I can say is it has been super useful to me.

App Privacy

The developer, Manic Pixel, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple.

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  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members can use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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