Acting and theatre offerings


Imaginative Play (Grades K-1)

A class for young thespians to express themselves in a structured and supportive environment. Using games, props and theater techniques, characters and short stories will be brought to life. Children will learn to use their imaginations to explore stories, express their feelings and activate pretend play. Audience etiquette will be introduced.
 
Schedule: One 60 min. class/week
Instructor: Adaire Robinson
Time: Saturdays 10 AM -11 AM
Dates: January 19 – May 11 (15 Weeks)
Tuition: $375
 

Folk and Fairytale (Grades 2-3)

Children explore characters, relationships and plot by telling stories from a variety of cultures and genres. Movement, expression and speech are developed as storytelling tools. Students practice listening and responding in character and begin to identify specific details of a performance.
 
Schedule: One 60 min. class/week
Instructor: Adaire Robinson
Time: Saturdays 11 AM – 12 PM
Dates: January 19 – May 11 (15 Weeks)
Tuition: $375
 

Beginners Improv I (Grades 4-7)
 
Students are on their feet from day one exploring laugh-filled exercises and skill-driven games. Structured, simple play guides each improviser to experience individual success, discover the joy of ensemble support and build the foundation for successful improvisation. Learn the power of collaboration and commitment! 
 
Schedule: One 60 min. class/week 
Instructor: Andrew Shoro
Times: Thursdays 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Dates: January 17 – May 9 (15 Weeks)
Tuition: $375
 

Creative Drama I (Grades 4-7)
 
Beginning and intermediate actors explore games and age-appropriate acting techniques. Characters and scene work (scripted or improvised) will be explored while students work in partners or ensemble. Stage presence and vocal acting skills like diction, projection and inflection are taught and theatre terminology is introduced. No singing required. 
Schedule: One 60 min. class/week
 
Times: Mondays 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM OR Thursdays 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Dates: January 14 – May 9 (15 Weeks)
Tuition: $375
 

Creative Drama II (Grades 6-8)
Prerequisite: 1-2 years of Creative Drama I or instructor’s permission
 
Intermediate actors execute games and age-appropriate acting techniques while building their artistic ability. Character dimension is developed and scene work is used to advance a student’s experience, responsibility and commitment. Theatre terminology is expanded.
 
Schedule: One 60 min. class/week 
Instructor: Sharon Hart
Times: Mondays 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Dates: January 14 – May 6 (15 Weeks)
Tuition: $375
 
Acting I (Grades 9-12)
 
Teen actors explore drama through improvisation, monologues and scene work. Students learn to build characters through choices, actions and emotions. Solo and ensemble work are explored. Students learn to respond to coaching, feedback and constructive criticism. 
 
Schedule: One 90 min. class/week 
Instructor: Sharon Hart
Times: Tuesdays 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Dates: January 15 – May 7 (15 Weeks)
Tuition: $475
 
Acting I: Performance (Grades 9-12)
Prerequisite: Acting I
 
After completing a semester of Acting I, students use their study to prepare a collection of monologues. An informal presentation will be done at the end of the semester. Offered in Winter-Spring semesters only.
 
Schedule: One 90 min. class/week 
Instructor: Wanda Strukus
Times: Tuesdays 5:30 PM – 7PM
Dates: January 15 – May 7 (15 Weeks)
Tuition: $475
 
Acting II: Performance (Grades 9-12)
Prerequisite: Acting I & II 
 
After completing a semester of Acting II, students collaborate on short scenes or one-act plays to engage their acting skills. An informal presentation will be done at the end of the semester. Offered in Winter-Spring semesters only.
 
Schedule: One 90 min. class/week 
Instructor: Wanda Strukus
Times: Tuesdays 7 PM – 8:30 PM
Dates: January 15 – May 7 (15 Weeks)
Tuition: $475
 

Teen Improv (Grades 9-12)
 
Teens advance their improvisational skills by building a toolbox of techniques to successfully create rich characters, heighten relationships, tackle group scenes and explore the environment and given circumstances. Students build trust through collaboration and commitment while gaining confidence in scene entrances and their ability to stay in the moment. 
 
Schedule: One 60 min. class/week 
Instructor: Sharon Hart
Times: Thursdays 6 PM – 7 PM
Dates: January 17 – May 9 (15 Weeks)
Tuition: $375