Acting and theatre offerings

Registration opens December 1!


Imaginative Play (Grades K-3)
A class for little thespians to express themselves in a structured and supportive environment. Using puppets, props and other theater techniques, themes, characters and short stories will be brought to life. Children will learn to use their imaginations to explore, solve problems, and positively express their feelings.
Schedule: One 60 min. class/week
Instructor: Sharon Hart
Time:
Wednesdays 4 PM - 5 PM OR
Saturdays 10 AM - 11 AM
Dates: January 13 – May 5 (15 Weeks)
Tuition: $375


Beginner’s 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: Sharon Hart
Times: Thursdays 5 PM – 6 PM
Dates: January 11 – May 3 (15 Weeks)
Tuition: $375

Beginner’s Improv II (Grades 6-8)
Prerequisite: One year of Beginner’s Improv I OR permission from instructor
Students who’ve completed Beginner’s Improv I continue to build upon the foundations of improvisation by learning tactics to spark creativity in the moment and tools to aid in preparedness.  Explore key concepts such as “yes, and,” commitment, communication, relationship building and truth in comedy.
Schedule: One 60 min. class/week  
Instructor: Sharon Hart
Times: Thursdays 6 PM – 7 PM
Dates: January 11 – May 3 (15 Weeks)
Tuition: $37
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Creative Drama I (Grades 4-7)
Beginning and Intermediate actors explore games and age-appropriate acting techniques. Characters and scene work will be explored.  No singing required. 
Schedule: One 60 min. class/week 
Instructor: Sharon Hart
Times: Mondays 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Dates: January 8 – April 30 (15 Weeks)
Tuition: $375

Creative Drama II (Grades 6-8)
Prerequisite: One year of Creative Drama I OR permission from instructor
Intermediate actors execute games and age-appropriate acting techniques. Character work is developed and scene work is used to advance a student’s experience. No singing required.
Schedule: One 60 min. class/week 
Instructor: Sharon Hart
Times: Mondays 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Dates: January 8 – April 30 (15 Weeks)
Tuition: $375

Acting I (Grades 9-12)
Young actors explore drama through improvisation, monologues and scene work. Students learn to build characters through choices, actions and emotions. Solo and ensemble work is explored. No singing required.
Schedule: One 90 min. class/week
Instructor: Edward Wierzbicki
Times: Thursdays 7 PM - 8:30 PM
Dates: January 11 – May 3 (15 Weeks)
Tuition: $450


Acting I: Performance (Grades 9-12)
Prerequisite: Acting I
After completing a semester of Acting I, students use their study of self to prepare a collection of monologues. An informal presentation will be done at the end of the semester. Schedule: One 90 min. class/week 
Instructor: Edward Wierzbicki
Times: Tuesdays 5:30 PM - 7 PM
Dates: January 9 – May 1 (15 Weeks)
Tuition: $450

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. 
Schedule: One 90 min. class/week
Instructor: Edward Wierzbicki
Times: Tuesdays 7 PM – 8:30 PM
Dates: January 9 – May 1 (15 Weeks)
Tuition: $450

Teen Improv (Grades 8-12)
Students with prior experience in improvisation work on building a toolbox of techniques to successfully create rich characters, heighten relationships, tackle group scenes and explore the environment and given circumstances.
Schedule: One 60 min. class/week
Instructor: 
Sharon Hart
Times: Mondays 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Dates: January 8 – April 30 (15 Weeks)
Tuition: $375


Playmaking for Teens (Grades 9-12)
Through the use of improvisation, ensemble work and universal themes, participants will learn to create their own play. In this community building class, students will use critical thinking skills, movement, writing and acting to guide their way to a completed piece by the end of the semester.
Schedule: One 60 min. class/week
Instructor: 
Sharon Hart
Times: Mondays 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Dates: January 8 - April 30 (15 Weeks)
Tuition: $375