Fall Classes

Grades 9-12

Tuition Discounts

Active Military Discount*
Students who have an active military parent qualify for a 10% discount. 

Multi-Class Discount*
We offer a 10% discount for each additional class a student takes in one semester. 

Sibling Discount*
We offer a 10% discount for each additional sibling who participates in classes. 

*Students may use only one discount per class and all discounts will be applied to the equal or lesser value class. 

Foundation Seminar

Foundations of Theatre

FOUNDATIONS OF THEATRE
Grades 4th–12th

This 2-hour seminar is designed for those new to ACT or those who have not completed a previous semester class or camp for 4th Grade or older. Taking this seminar will qualify as the prerequisite to all acting and musical theatre-related classes for 4th grade on up.

Who needs to take this seminar?

  • Students NEW to ACT this semester.

NOTE: This is NOT a stand-alone class. It is only for those registering for a class THIS semester!

Seminar Topics Include:

  • Physical & Vocal Warm-Ups
  • The 5 Ws
  • Stage Directions
  • Body Positions
  • Projection
  • Physical Actions
  • Character Background
  • Intentions
  • Obstacles
  • Tactics

Tuition: $25 Seminar

Seminar Date Options:

Option 1: Monday, August 8, 4:00-6:00 PM
Option 2: T
hursday, August 11, 5:00-7:00 PM
Option 3: Saturday, August 13, 9:00-11:00 AM
Option 4: Saturday, August 27, 9:00-11:00 AM
 

Semester Classes

Wait ListActing: Mondays 6:15 PM – Full Class
Script: If it Pleases the Crown

ACTING: Grades 9-12
Mondays 6:15-8:00 PM
Script: If it Pleases the Crown

This is a fun and creative class filled with a combination of improv, games, and acting for the stage. Students will learn a variety of acting skills and techniques throughout the semester and will prepare and perform the original, one-act play ON STAGE in the Semester Showcase.

Prerequisite: Students must have ONE of the following to take this course:

  • Foundations of Theatre Seminar (This 2-hour seminar is offered the week before class begins. You can sign up for this when you register.)
  • Previous acting camp or class for 4th grade or older.

Days: Mondays
Times: 6:15-8:00 PM
Instructor: Bob Rais

Class Limit: 14 Students

Location: ACT Studios (481 Windchime Pl.)

Class Dates: August 15-November 28

  • No class on September 5 due to Labor Day.
  • No class on November 21 due to Thanksgiving Break.

Dress Rehearsal & Semester Showcase: December 5-14

  • The dress rehearsal and showcase will be scheduled during these two weeks.  The dates and times for these are to be determined and are often not held on the same day or time as the weekly class.  

Tuition:

$87 Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Registration
$87 Due on September 1
$87 Due on October 1
$87 Due on November 1 
$87 Due on December 1

A 5% discount will be given if semester tuition is paid in full at the time of registration.

Showcase Production Fee: A production fee of $55 will be charged on November 1st. Production fees will be discounted for families with multiple students or multiple classes ($45 for a second class or student and $25 for the third, with a maximum of $125 per family).

Showcase Tickets: Tickets are not needed to attend the Semester Showcase so families can invite guests to attend the performance without cost!

Costumes: Students will be required to provide their own costumes for the show. Most costumes can be created from items around your home or from Goodwill.

Register Now!Dance For Musical Theatre (Grades 6-12): Mondays 6:15 PM – 2 Openings Left
Musical selections from Singin’ in the Rain

DANCE FOR MUSICAL THEATRE: Grades 6-12
Mondays 6:15-8:00 PM
Musical Selections from Singing in the Rain

Do you love musical theatre but need more training in dance skills? If so, this class is for you. Since multiple dance styles are often woven together to create interesting numbers for musical theatre, you will be developing techniques in tap and jazz, along with some modern dance. We will also be increasing your flexibility, strength, and performance techniques to learn how to portray an interesting character through dance that goes beyond just technical dancing.  Students will prepare and perform selections from the musical Singing in the Rain.  

Days: Mondays 
Times: 6:15-8:00 PM
Instructor: Shayla Mellen

Class Limit: 15 Students

Location: ACT Studios (481 Windchime Pl.)

Shoe Requirements: Students need to have tap and jazz shoes. 

Class Dates: August 15-November 28

  • No class on September 5 due to Labor Day.
  • No class on November 21 due to Thanksgiving Break.

Dress Rehearsal & Semester Showcase: December 5-14

  • The dress rehearsal and showcase will be scheduled during these two weeks.  The dates and times for these are to be determined and are often not held on the same day or time as the weekly class.  

Tuition:

$87 Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Registration
$87 Due on September 1
$87 Due on October 1
$87 Due on November 1 
$87 Due on December 1

A 5% discount will be given if semester tuition is paid in full at the time of registration.

Showcase Production Fee: A production fee of $55 will be charged on November 1st. Production fees will be discounted for families with multiple students or multiple classes ($45 for a second class or student and $25 for the third, with a maximum of $125 per family).

Showcase Tickets: Tickets are not needed to attend the Semester Showcase so families can invite guests to attend the performance without cost!

Costumes: Students will be required to provide their own costumes for the show. Most costumes can be created from items around your home or from Goodwill.

Register Now!Improv Class (Grades 9-12): Thursdays 4:00 PM – Openings Available

ACTING OUTSIDE THE LINES (Improv): Grades 9-12
Thursdays 4:00-6:00 PM

This is a fun and creative class filled with a combination of improv, games, and acting for the stage. Improv is not only fun but is extremely beneficial for developing more complex characters in scripts, as well as learning to create on the fly.  Improv skills help the actor with listening, quick thinking, concentration skills and so much more.  The class will perform a compilation of improvs ON STAGE in the Semester Showcase.

Prerequisite: Students must have ONE of the following to take this course:

  • Foundations of Acting (This 2-hour seminar is offered the week before class begins. You can sign up for it when you register.)
  • A previous ACT class or camp.

Days: Thursdays
Times: 4:00-6:00 PM
Instructor: Bob Rais
Class Limit: 16 Students 

Location: ACT Studios (481 Windchime Pl.)

Class Dates: August 19-December 2

  • No class on November 24 due to Thanksgiving Break.

Dress Rehearsal & Semester Showcase: December 5-14

  • The dress rehearsal and showcase will be scheduled during these two weeks.  The dates and times for these are to be determined and are often not held on the same day or time as the weekly class.  

Tuition:

$95 Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Registration
$95 Due on September 1
$95 Due on October 1
$95 Due on November 1 
$95 Due on December 1

A 5% discount will be given if semester tuition is paid in full at the time of registration.

Showcase Production Fee: A production fee of $55 will be charged on November 1st. Production fees will be discounted for families with multiple students or multiple classes ($45 for a second class or student and $25 for the third, with a maximum of $125 per family).

Showcase Tickets: Tickets are not needed to attend the Semester Showcase so families can invite guests to attend the performance without cost!

Costumes: Students will be required to provide their own costumes for the show. Most costumes can be created from items around your home or from Goodwill.

Wait ListImprov Class (Grades 6-12): Fridays 4:00 PM – Full Class

ACTING OUTSIDE THE LINES (Improv): Grades 6-12
Fridays 4:00-6:00 PM

This is a fun and creative class filled with a combination of improv, games, and acting for the stage. Improv is not only fun but is extremely beneficial for developing more complex characters in scripts, as well as learning to create on the fly.  Improv skills help the actor with listening, quick thinking, concentration skills and so much more.  The class will perform a compilation of improvs  ON STAGE in the Semester Showcase.

Prerequisite: Students must have ONE of the following to take this course:

  • Foundations of Acting (This 2-hour seminar is offered the week before class begins. You can sign up for it when you register.)
  • A previous ACT class or camp.

Days: Fridays
Times: 4:00-6:00 PM
Instructor: Bob Rais
Class Limit: 16 Students 

Location: ACT Studios (481 Windchime Pl.)

Class Dates: August 19-December 2

  • No class on November 25 due to Thanksgiving Break.

Dress Rehearsal & Semester Showcase: December 5-14

  • The dress rehearsal and showcase will be scheduled during these two weeks.  The dates and times for these are to be determined and are often not held on the same day or time as the weekly class.  

Tuition:

$95 Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Registration
$95 Due on September 1
$95 Due on October 1
$95 Due on November 1 
$95 Due on December 1

A 5% discount will be given if semester tuition is paid in full at the time of registration.

Showcase Production Fee: A production fee of $55 will be charged on November 1st. Production fees will be discounted for families with multiple students or multiple classes ($45 for a second class or student and $25 for the third, with a maximum of $125 per family).

Showcase Tickets: Tickets are not needed to attend the Semester Showcase so families can invite guests to attend the performance without cost!

Costumes: Students will be required to provide their own costumes for the show. Most costumes can be created from items around your home or from Goodwill.

Wait ListShakespeare (Grades 6-12): Fridays 6:15 PM – Full Class

Shakespeare: Grades 6-12
Fridays 6:15-8:00 PM

Swashbuckling heroes, dastardly villains, zany clowns and beautiful princesses – these are just a few of the characters you’ll meet reading Shakespeare’s plays!  Students will explore scenes from the great bard’s plays and see how fun they can be.  This is Shakespeare as it was meant to be – fast-paced, active, and never boring!  Throughout the semester students will prepare a scene from one of Shakespeare’s plays to be performed ON STAGE at the Semester Showcase.

Prerequisite: Students must have ONE of the following to take this course:

  • Foundations of Acting (This 2-hour seminar is offered the week before class begins. You can sign up for it when you register.)
  • A previous ACT class or camp.

Days: Fridays
Times: 6:15-8:00 PM
Instructor: Bob Rais
Class Limit: 14 Students 

Location: ACT Studios (481 Windchime Pl.)

Class Dates: August 19-December 2

  • No class on November 25 due to Thanksgiving Break.

Dress Rehearsal & Semester Showcase: December 5-14

  • The dress rehearsal and showcase will be scheduled during these two weeks.  The dates and times for these are to be determined and are often not held on the same day or time as the weekly class.  

Tuition:

$87 Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Registration
$87 Due on September 1
$87 Due on October 1
$87 Due on November 1 
$87 Due on December 1

A 5% discount will be given if semester tuition is paid in full at the time of registration.

Showcase Production Fee: A production fee of $55 will be charged on November 1st. Production fees will be discounted for families with multiple students or multiple classes ($45 for a second class or student and $25 for the third, with a maximum of $125 per family).

Showcase Tickets: Tickets are not needed to attend the Semester Showcase so families can invite guests to attend the performance without cost!

Costumes: Students will be required to provide their own costumes for the show. Most costumes can be created from items around your home or from Goodwill.

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