Winter Classes

Grades 4-6

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.
  • Students who are moving up from the 1st-3rd grade into the 4th-6th grade.

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, January 9, 4:00-6:00 PM
Option 2: T
hursday, January 12, 5:00-7:00 PM
Option 3: Saturday, January 14, 9:00-11:00 AM
Option 4: Saturday, January 28, 9:00-11:00 AM
 

Semester Classes

Musical Theatre: Mondays 5:00 PM – Full Class  Wait List
Musical Selections from Alice in Wonderland

MUSICAL THEATRE: Grades 4-6
Mondays 5:00-7:00 PM
Selections from Alice in Wonderland

This is a fun and creative class filled with a combination of great vocal technique, dance coordination, and acting for the stage. Students will learn a variety of Musical Theatre skills and techniques throughout the semester. The class will prepare musical selections from Alice in Wonderland to perform 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 it when you register.)
  • Previous ACT class or camp for Grades 4-6.
  • NOTE: Students moving up from Grades 1-3 into this class MUST take the Foundations Seminar.

Days: Mondays
Times: 5:00-7:00 PM
Class Limit: 16 Students
Instructor: Alaina Stroble

Class Dates: January 16 – May 20

  • No class on March 27 due to Spring Break
  • No regular class on May 1 or 8 (Dress rehearsal and showcase take the place of these regular classes.)

Dress Rehearsal: Wednesday, May 3, 6:00-7:00 pm
Semester Showcase: Saturday, May 20, 1:00 pm

Tuition:

$95 Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Registration
$95 Due on January 1
$95 Due on February 1
$95 Due on March 1 
$95 Due on April 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 April 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!Acting: Tuesdays 4:00 PM 
Script: Aliens Among Us

ACTING: Grades 4-6
Tuesdays 4:00-5:45 PM
Script: Aliens Among Us

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. The class will prepare a show and perform an original, one-act play ON STAGE in the Semester Showcase.

Script Description: Aliens Among Us is an original one-act comedy that takes place in a school classroom.  Everything seems to be normal until some extraterrestrial “students” join the class.  Even though they have space clothing and antennas coming out of their heads, no one seems to notice that they are aliens. No one, that is, until two perceptive students realize that they are from outer space.  Unfortunately, no one believes them and the fun begins. 

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

  • Foundations of Theatre (This 2-hour seminar is offered the week before class begins. You can sign up for this seminar when you register.)
  • Previous ACT Class or Camp for Grades 4-6 
  • NOTE: Students moving up this fall from grades 1-3 into grades 4-6 MUST take the Foundations Seminar. 

Days: Tuesdays
Times: 4:00–5:45 PM
Instructor: Bob Rais

Class Limit: 14 Students

Location: ACT Studios (481 Windchime Pl.)

Class Dates: January 17-May 16

  • No class on March 28 due to Spring Break
  • No regular class on May 2 or 9 (Dress rehearsal and showcase take the place of these regular classes.)

Dress Rehearsal: Tuesday, May 2, 4:00-5:15 pm
Semester Showcase: Tuesday, May 16, at 4:30 pm

Tuition:

$87 Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Registration
$87 Due on February 1
$87 Due on March 1
$87 Due on April 1 
$87 Due on May 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 April 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.

Musical Theatre: Tuesdays 5:45 PM Register Now!
Musical Selections from Alice in Wonderland

MUSICAL THEATRE: Grades 4-6
Tuesdays 5:45-7:45 PM
Selections from Alice in Wonderland

This is a fun and creative class filled with a combination of great vocal technique, dance coordination, and acting for the stage. Students will learn a variety of Musical Theatre skills and techniques throughout the semester. The class will prepare musical selections from Alice in Wonderland to perform 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 it when you register.)
  • Previous ACT class or camp for Grades 4-6.
  • NOTE: Students moving up from Grades 1-3 into this class MUST take the Foundations Seminar.

Days: Tuesdays
Times: 5:45-7:45 PM
Class Limit: 16 Students
Instructor: Alaina Stroble

Class Dates: January 17 – May 16

  • No class on March 28 due to Spring Break
  • No regular class on May 2 or 9 (Dress rehearsal and showcase take the place of these regular classes.)

Dress Rehearsal: Wednesday, May 3, 7:00-8:00 pm
Semester Showcase: Tuesday, May 16, 6:30 pm

Tuition:

$95 Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Registration
$95 Due on February 1
$95 Due on March 1
$95 Due on April 1 
$95 Due on May 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 April 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!Acting: Tuesdays 6:00 PM 
Script: Aliens Among Us

ACTING: Grades 4-6
Tuesdays 6:00- 7:45 PM
Script: Aliens Among Us

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. The class will prepare a show and perform an original, one-act play ON STAGE in the Semester Showcase.

Script Description: Aliens Among Us is an original one-act comedy that takes place in a school classroom.  Everything seems to be normal until some extraterrestrial “students” join the class.  Even though they have space clothing and antennas coming out of their heads, no one seems to notice that they are aliens. No one, that is, until two perceptive students realize that they are from outer space.  Unfortunately, no one believes them and the fun begins. 

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

  • Foundations of Theatre (This 2-hour seminar is offered the week before class begins. You can sign up for this seminar when you register.)
  • Previous ACT Class or Camp for Grades 4-6 
  • NOTE: Students moving up this fall from grades 1-3 into grades 4-6 MUST take the Foundations Seminar. 

Days: Tuesdays
Times: 6:00–7:45 PM
Instructor: Bob Rais

Class Limit: 14 Students

Location: ACT Studios (481 Windchime Pl.)

Class Dates: January 17-May 19

  • No class on March 28 due to Spring Break
  • No regular class on May 2 or 9 (Dress rehearsal and showcase take the place of these regular classes.)

Dress Rehearsal: Tuesday, May 2, 2023, 6:30-7:45 pm
Semester Showcase: Friday, May 19, 2023, 4:30 pm

Tuition:

$87 Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Registration
$87 Due on February 1
$87 Due on March 1
$87 Due on April 1 
$87 Due on May 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 April 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.

Broadway Combo (Acting, Tap & Jazz): Thursdays 5:45 PWait ListM – Full Class
Musical Selections from Zombies 3

BROADWAY COMBO (Acting, Tap & Jazz): GRADES 4-6
Thursdays 5:45-7:45 PM
Selections from Zombies 3

This class will offer more specific dance techniques in both tap and jazz, along with developing each student’s acting skills. (In order to teach both tap and jazz techniques, singing will NOT be included in this class.) Students will perform selections from the musical Zombies 3 ON STAGE in the Semester Showcase.

Shoe Requirements: Black Jazz Shoes & Black Tap Shoes

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

  • Foundations of Theatre (This 2-hour seminar is offered the week before class begins. You can sign up for this seminar when you register.)
  • Previous ACT Class or Camp for Grades 4-6 
  • NOTE: Students moving up this fall from grades 1-3 into grades 4-6 MUST take the Foundations Seminar. 

Days: Thursdays
Times: 5:45-7:45 PM
Instructor: Shayla Mellen 
Class Limit: 16 Students

Location: ACT Studios (481 Windchime Pl.)

Class Dates: January 19 – May 18

  • No class on March 30 due to Spring Break
  • No regular class on May 4 or 11 (Dress rehearsal and showcase take the place of these regular classes.)

Dress Rehearsal: Thursday, May 4, 6:45-7:45 pm
Semester Showcase: Thursday, May 18, 6:30 pm

Tuition:

$95 Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Registration
$95 Due on February 1
$95 Due on March 1
$95 Due on April 1 
$95 Due on May 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 April 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.

Musical Theatre (Grades 4-8): Fridays 1:30 PM Register Now!
Musical Selections from Alice in Wonderland

MUSICAL THEATRE: Grades 4-8
Fridays 1:30-3:30 PM
Selections from Alice in Wonderland

This is a fun and creative class filled with a combination of great vocal technique, dance coordination, and acting for the stage. Students will learn a variety of Musical Theatre skills and techniques throughout the semester. The class will prepare musical selections from Alice in Wonderland to perform for 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 ACT Class or Camp for Grades 4-6 
  • NOTE: Students moving up this fall from grades 1-3 into grades 4-6 MUST take the Foundations Seminar. 

Days: Fridays
Times: 1:30-3:30 PM
Instructor: Shayla Mellen
Class Limit: 16 Students

Location: ACT Studios (481 Windchime Pl.)

Class Dates: January 20 – May 18

  • No class on March 31 due to Spring Break
  • No regular class on May 5 or 12 (Dress rehearsal and showcase take the place of these regular classes.)

Dress Rehearsal: Saturday, May 6, 4:30-5:30 pm
Semester Showcase: Thursday, May 18, 4:30 pm

Tuition:

$95 Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Registration
$95 Due on February 1
$95 Due on March 1
$95 Due on April 1 
$95 Due on May 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 April 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.

Action Dance – Dragon Training (Grades 4-8): Saturdays 10:15 ARegister Now!M – 4 Openings Left
How to Train Your Dragon

ACTION DANCE – DRAGON TRAINING: Grades 4-8
Saturdays 10:15 AM-12:15 PM
Selections from How to Train Your Dragon

Dragon Training
Welcome to Berk, where escaping danger, showing off your skills, and fighting dragons are simply a way of life until one strange dragon gets wounded and forms a special friendship with a young Viking. Perhaps dragons have more to them than meets the eye? If you ever wanted to learn cool moves and have best friend with wings, “Dragon Training” is for you! Action Dance combines the basics of stage combat, acro dance, and age-appropriate wholesome hip hop to create everything from flying lessons to awesome fake battles onstage between fearless Viking teens and the epic dragons they meet. Students will perform a sequence of short scenes and several dances, while learning skills of dance technique, prop usage, stage safety, and simple tricks and stunts. Music and story adapted from DreamWorks “How to Train Your Dragon.

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

  • Foundations of Theatre (This 2-hour seminar is offered the week before class begins. You can sign up for this seminar when you register.)
  • Previous ACT Class or Camp for Grades 4-6 
  • NOTE: Students moving up this fall from grades 1-3 into grades 4-6 MUST take the Foundations Seminar. 

Days: Saturdays
Times: 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM
Instructor: Alaina Stroble
Class Limit: 14 Students

Location: ACT Studios (481 Windchime Pl.)

Class Dates: January 21 – May 20

  • No class on April 1 due to Spring Break
  • No regular class on May 6 or 13 (Dress rehearsal and showcase take the place of these regular classes.)

Dress Rehearsal: Saturday, May 6, 11:00-11: 45 am
Semester Showcase: Saturday, May 20, 9:00 am

Tuition:

$95 Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Registration
$95 Due on February 1
$95 Due on March 1
$95 Due on April 1 
$95 Due on May 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 April 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.

Broadway Combo (Acting, Tap & Jazz): Saturdays 10:00 ARegister Now!

BROADWAY COMBO (Acting, Tap & Jazz): GRADES 4-6
Saturdays 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Selections from Zombies 3

This class will offer more specific dance techniques in both tap and jazz, along with developing each student’s acting skills. (In order to teach both tap and jazz techniques, singing will NOT be included in this class.) Students will perform selections from the musical Zombies 3 ON STAGE in the Semester Showcase.

Shoe Requirements: Black Jazz Shoes & Black Tap Shoes

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

  • Foundations of Theatre (This 2-hour seminar is offered the week before class begins. You can sign up for this seminar when you register.)
  • Previous ACT Class or Camp for Grades 4-6 
  • NOTE: Students moving up this fall from grades 1-3 into grades 4-6 MUST take the Foundations Seminar. 

Days: Saturdays
Times: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Instructor: Shayla Mellen 
Class Limit: 16 Students

Location: ACT Studios (481 Windchime Pl.)

Class Dates: January 21 – May 20

  • No class on April 1 due to Spring Break
  • No regular class on May 6 or 13 (Dress rehearsal and showcase take the place of these regular classes.)

Dress Rehearsal: Saturday, May 6, 12:30-1:30 pm
Semester Showcase: Saturday, May 20, 11:00 am

Tuition:

$95 Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Registration
$95 Due on February 1
$95 Due on March 1
$95 Due on April 1 
$95 Due on May 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 April 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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