Theater



  1. Below are our current Theater class offerings, listed by age group. Please click the “register now!” button to check our ActiveWorks database for the current semesters day/time schedule.
  2. Check individual classes for specific materials, equipment, or pre-requisite requirements. Sign up for multiple classes to receive special discounts. Check back often for early bird discounts and also try AFTER ARTS, our after school program!

FALL THEATER Schedule 2019

Starting from September 2nd to November 24th

 MONDAY

Lil’ Broadway (Ages 3-5)

$180 after early bird deadline

9:00AM-9:45AM
Just because you are 253 miles from Broadway doesn’t mean you can’t explore the different ways that we bring stories to life in musical theatre! Using their bodies, faces, voices, and imaginations, students will step onto the classroom stage and sing, dance, and act some of Broadway’s favorite musicals!

Stage Combat (Ages 12-16)

$240 after early bird deadline

7:00PM-8:00PM
This class will focus on studying combat choreography from various movie scenes as well as practicing and inventing combat choreography based on the fundamental basics of stage combat

TUESDAY

High School Public Speaking (Ages 14-18)

$795 after early bird deadline

6:30PM-7:30PM

Public Speaking is an age old art which is in now in demand more than ever. There is no substitute for the public speaking competitive edge. It translates into real power: real promotion; real opportunity; real improvement on all spoken presentations – and this technique is learnable and applicable for all.

Adult Public Speaking (18+)

$995 after early bird deadline

7:30PM-8:30PM

Public Speaking is an age old art which is in now in demand more than ever. There is no substitute for the public speaking competitive edge. It translates into real power: real promotion; real opportunity; real improvement on all spoken presentations – and this technique is learnable and applicable for all.

WEDNESDAY

Mini Mimes (Ages 3-5)

$180 after early bird deadline

9:00AM-9:45AM
Shhhhhhh! You don’t always have to talk to express yourself! In this energetic movement-based theatre class, students will exercise their motor skills, Increase bodily awareness, improve coordination, and stretch their imaginations in order to tell stories without using any words. Build your child’s communications skills and sharpen their focus in this quirky, quiet class.

Musical Theatre I (Ages 6-10)

$300 after early bird deadline

5:00PM-6:00PM
Musical Theatre I encourages creative expression, cooperation, and group awareness as it relates to the historical form of musical theatre. IAC teaching artists will introduce aspiring performers to the more developed aspect of this genre. Acting a song, reasons for expressing dialogue through song, and choosing audition material will be explored. Musical Theatre I culminates in a final performance.

Scene study (Ages 13+)

$300 after early bird deadline

5:00PM-6:30PM
Each class will consist of part theatre lecture, part monologue coaching. Audition coaching will help the student practice performing in front of others, while guiding them to their full performing potential. Using scenes from some of the leading voices in contemporary and classical theatre, students will learn how to approach performing. Studies will include dramaturgical research, scoring the script, and scene coaching with feedback.

THURSDAY

Acting 3 (All Ages – Advanced)

$300 after early bird deadline

7:30PM-9:00PM
Designed for students with a history of acting, this advanced class will help students to refine their method through the exploration of a variety of works and characters. Students will be encouraged to stretch their acting abilities outside of their “typical” character choice with highly individualized instruction. This

FRIDAY

Storytime Station (Ages 4-6)

$180 after early bird deadline

9:00AM-9:45AM
Would you give a mouse a cookie? What would you draw with your magic purple crayon? Do you like green eggs and ham? How would you deal with a curious monkey? Jump into the world of your favorite award-winning storybooks and explore characters. Unlock your imagination to act, move, and even think like characters in the story. Explore the positive themes and life lessons in these classical favorites!

SATURDAY

Theatrical Movement (Ages 10-13)

10:00AM-11:00AM
Students will focus on acting with their bodies, learning methods of gesture, facial expression and pantomime.

Acting 2 (Ages 12-16)

$240 after early bird deadline

11:00AM-12:00PM
Designed to give students the opportunity to explore modern and classic dramatic literature while exercising their ability to bring characters to life through the serious and realistic portrayal of a role. Students will explore various acting methods through several scenes from various works. This class will culminate in the performance of a character monologue.

Script Reading (Ages 9-13)

$240 after early bird deadline

2:00PM-3:00PM
Students will learn to read with emotion, punctuation, and fluency as they practice their acting skills. They will examine methods of sounding like a character, bringing the role to light using their voice and reading skills.

SUNDAY

Acting Shakespeare (Ages 15+)

$300 after early bird deadline

12:00PM-1:30PM
With a focus on classical Shakespearean works, this class will teach the beginning to advanced actor the methods of acting a classical character.

Write a Show! (Ages 10-13)

1:00PM-2:00PM
Students will study classical and contemporary scripts in order to write their own 3 scene play!

Contemporary Musical Theatre (Ages 13-18)

$300 after early bird deadline

2:30PM-3:30PM

We start with the Late Rock Musicals repertoire such as “Jesus Christ Superstar” and work our way through mega musicals, Disney productions to “Hamilton” and beyond. The class will culminate in an evening of song presentations for an invited audience.

Improv Fun (Ages 10-13)

3:00PM-4:00PM
One of the building blocks to a solid performer is the ability to improvise – make it on the spot! Improv fun introduces children to the basics of improv! they will improve their confidence, public speaking, and social skills while having a lot of laughs!

Classical Musical Theatre (Ages 13-18)

$300 after early bird deadline

3:30PM-4:30PM

Starting with Jerome Kern’s “Showboat” through the early rock musicals of the 1970’s such as “Hair” this class will focus on the book musicals which characterize the American Broadway musical. We will work on coached performances of individual and group numbers culminating with an evening of song presentations for an invited audience.