Fall Classes

Grades 6-8

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 9, 4:00-6:00 PM
Option 2: Thursday, August 12, 5:00-7:00 PM
Option 3: Saturday, August 14, 9:00-11:00 AM
Option 4: Saturday, August 28, 9:00-11:00 AM 

Semester Classes

Register Now!Acting: Mondays 4:00 PM

ACTING: Grades 6-8
Mondays 4:00-5:45 PM
Script: Swashbucklin’ Scallawags

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 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: 4:00-5:45 PM
Instructor: Bob Rais

Class Limit: 14 Students

Location: ACT Studios (481 Windchime Pl.)

Dates:
August: 16, 23, 30
September: 13, 20, 27 (No class on the 6th due to Labor Day.)
October: 4, 11, 18, 25
November: 1, 8, 15, 29 (No Class on the 22nd due to Thanksgiving Break)
December: Dress Rehearsal and Showcase Dates & Times TBD

Semester Showcase: The end of the semester showcase is a special event for the students to perform live, on-stage for family and friends!  

Tuition:
$82 Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Registration
$82 Due on September 1
$82 Due on October 1
$82 Due on November 1
$82 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 $45 fee will be charged on November 1st, along with the monthly tuition to cover the dramatic increase in stage rental for the end of the semester dress rehearsal and showcase.  Production fees will be discounted for families with multiple students or multiple classes. We will CONTINUE to invite guests to attend the performance without tickets, so family and friends can join in the celebration!

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): Tuesdays 6:15 PM

Dance for Musical Theatre: Grades 6-12
Tuesdays 6:15-8:15 PM
Musical Selections from White Christmas

Dancing for Musical Theatre is more than just dance techniques. It also includes connecting with the audience to tell a story through dance and facial expressions.  Students will develop their jazz technique layered with Broadway-style tap moves! Students will prepare and perform selections from the musical, White Christmas, for the Semester Showcase. Put on your dancing shoes and join us for a fun and energetic class!

Dance Shoe Requirement: Black Jazz Shoes & Black Tap Shoes

Days: Tuesdays
Times: 6:15-8:15 PM
Instructor: Elyse Jett-Clark
Class Limit: 14 Students

Location: ACT Studios (481 Windchime Pl.)

Dates:
August: 17, 24, 31
September: 7, 14, 21, 28
October: 5, 12, 19, 26
November: 2, 9, 16, 30 (No Class on the 23rd due to Thanksgiving Break)
December: Dress Rehearsal and Showcase Dates & Times TBD

Semester Showcase: The end of the semester showcase is a special event for the students to perform live, on-stage for family and friends!  

Tuition:
$89 Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Registration
$89 Due on September 1
$89 Due on October 1
$89 Due on November 1
$89 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 $45 fee will be charged on November 1st, along with the monthly tuition to cover the dramatic increase in stage rental for the end of the semester dress rehearsal and showcase.  Production fees will be discounted for families with multiple students or multiple classes. We will CONTINUE to invite guests to attend the performance without tickets, so family and friends can join in the celebration!

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!Intermediate and Advanced Dance for Musical Theatre (Grades 6-12): Wednesdays 5:45 PM 

INTERMEDIATE & ADVANCED DANCE FOR MUSICAL THEATRE: Grades 6-12
Wednesdays 5:45-7:45 PM

Are you ready to take the next step in your musical theatre 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 greater techniques in tap, jazz, lyrical, ballet, and contemporary styles. 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 also learn choreography techniques and will have the opportunity to choreograph elements that will be incorporated into their Semester Showcase performance.  

Along with the Semester Showcase performance, we will seek out additional opportunities for students to perform in the community. These opportunities will be contingent on the level of parental availability and involvement. 

Days: Wednesdays 
Times: 5:45-7:45 PM
Instructor: Elyse Jett-Clark

Class Limit: 14 Students

Location: ACT Studios (481 Windchime Pl.)

Dance Uniform Requirements:

Shoes: Students must have tap and jazz shoes. Ballet shoes are encouraged but not required.
Pants: Black dance pants or leggings for girls. Boys may wear athletic pants. (No sweatpants, athletic shorts, blue jeans, or other daily wear clothes.)
Shirts: Dancers may wear any color of a form-fitting T-shirt but it may not be an oversized shirt. 
Hair: Hair must be pulled up and out of face with bangs pinned back.  

Dates:
August: 18, 25
September: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
October: 6, 13, 20, 27
November: 3, 10, 17 (No Class on the 24th due to Thanksgiving Break)
December: 1, Dress Rehearsal and Showcase Dates & Times TBD

Semester Showcase: The end of the semester showcase is a special event for the students to perform live, on-stage for family and friends!  

Tuition:
$89 Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Registration
$89 Due on September 1
$89 Due on October 1
$89 Due on November 1
$89 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 $45 fee will be charged on November 1st, along with the monthly tuition to cover the dramatic increase in stage rental for the end of the semester dress rehearsal and showcase.  Production fees will be discounted for families with multiple students or multiple classes. We will CONTINUE to invite guests to attend the performance without tickets, so family and friends can join in the celebration!

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

Register Now!Stage Combat (Grades 6-12): Wednesdays 6:00 PM

STAGE COMBAT: Grades 6-12
Wednesdays 6:00-8:00 PM

This is a fun and creative class that teaches specific skills for stage combat – a specialized art form for the language of fighting on stage. It is a device developed by performers to keep themselves, and others safe while performing stunning fight choreography to wow an audience. Students will learn various combat techniques and incorporate them into short acting scenes which will be performed for the Semester Showcase.

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 it when you register.)
  • Previous ACT class or camp for 4th grade or higher.  

Days: Wednesdays
Times: 6:00-8:00 PM
Instructor: Bob Rais

Class Limit: 14 Students

Location: ACT Studios (481 Windchime Pl.)

Dates:
August: 18, 25
September: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
October: 6, 13, 20, 27
November: 3, 10, 17 (No Class on the 24th due to Thanksgiving Break)
December: 1, Dress Rehearsal and Showcase Dates & Times TBD

Semester Showcase: The end of the semester showcase is a special event for the students to perform live, on-stage for family and friends!  

Tuition:
$89 Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Registration
$89 Due on September 1
$89 Due on October 1
$89 Due on November 1
$89 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 $45 fee will be charged on November 1st, along with the monthly tuition to cover the dramatic increase in stage rental for the end of the semester dress rehearsal and showcase.  Production fees will be discounted for families with multiple students or multiple classes. We will CONTINUE to invite guests to attend the performance without tickets, so family and friends can join in the celebration!

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 ListMusical Theatre: Wednesdays 6:15 PM – Full Class

MUSICAL THEATRE: Grades 6-8
Wednesdays 6:15-8:15 PM
Selections from Aladdin

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 Aladdin 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.)
  • A previous ACT class or camp.

Days: Wednesdays
Times: 6:15-8:15 PM
Instructor: Monica Slabach
Class Limit: 14 Students

Location: ACT Studios (481 Windchime Pl.)

Dates:
August: 18, 25
September: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
October: 6, 13, 20, 27
November: 3, 10, 17 (No Class on the 24th due to Thanksgiving Break)
December: 1, Dress Rehearsal and Showcase Dates & Times TBD

Semester Showcase: The end of the semester showcase is a special event for the students to perform live, on-stage for family and friends!  

Tuition:
$89 Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Registration
$89 Due on September 1
$89 Due on October 1
$89 Due on November 1
$89 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 $45 fee will be charged on November 1st, along with the monthly tuition to cover the dramatic increase in stage rental for the end of the semester dress rehearsal and showcase.  Production fees will be discounted for families with multiple students or multiple classes. We will CONTINUE to invite guests to attend the performance without tickets, so family and friends can join in the celebration!

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!Hip Hop: Thursdays 5:45 PM – Just Added!

HIP HOP: Grades 6-12
Thursdays 5:45-7:15 PM
Selections from Hamilton

Hip hop is a vibrant form of dance that combines a variety of freestyle movements to create an energetic and fun performance.  Over the years hip hop has evolved into one of the most popular styles of dance. Students will enjoy this fast-paced and creative dance class, as they prepare ACT-appropriate selections from Hamilton to perform for the Semester Showcase.

Days: Thursdays
Times: 5:45-7:15 PM
Instructor: Alaina Stroble
Class Limit: 14 Students

Location: ACT Studios (481 Windchime Pl.)

Dates:
August: 19, 26

September: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
October: 7, 14, 21, 28
November: 4, 11, 18 (No Class on the 25th due to Thanksgiving Break)
December: 2, Dress Rehearsal and Showcase Dates & Times TBD

Semester Showcase: The end of the semester showcase is a special event for the students to perform live, on-stage for family and friends!  

Tuition:
$75 Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Registration
$75 Due on September 1
$75 Due on October 1
$75 Due on November 1
$75 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 $45 fee will be charged on November 1st, along with the monthly tuition to cover the dramatic increase in stage rental for the end of the semester dress rehearsal and showcase.  Production fees will be discounted for families with multiple students or multiple classes. We will CONTINUE to invite guests to attend the performance without tickets, so family and friends can join in the celebration!

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 ListHomeschool Musical Theatre (Grades 4-8): Fridays 12:00 PM – Full Class

HOMESCHOOL MUSICAL THEATRE: Grades 4-8
Fridays 12:00-2:00 PM
Selections from The Greatest Showman

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 The Greatest Showman to perform 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 ACT class or camp for 4th grade or higher.
  • NOTE: Students moving up from Grades 1-3 into this class MUST take the Foundations Seminar.

Days: Fridays
Times: 12:00-2:00 PM
Instructor: Monica Slabach
Class Limit: 14 Students

Location: ACT Studios (481 Windchime Pl.)

Dates:
August: 20, 27
September: 3, 10, 17, 24
October: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
November: 5, 12, 19 (No Class on the 26th due to Thanksgiving Break)
December: 3, Dress Rehearsal and Showcase Dates & Times TBD

Semester Showcase: The end of the semester showcase is a special event for the students to perform live, on-stage for family and friends!  

Tuition:
$89 Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Registration
$89 Due on September 1
$89 Due on October 1
$89 Due on November 1
$89 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 $45 fee will be charged on November 1st, along with the monthly tuition to cover the dramatic increase in stage rental for the end of the semester dress rehearsal and showcase.  Production fees will be discounted for families with multiple students or multiple classes. We will CONTINUE to invite guests to attend the performance without tickets, so family and friends can join in the celebration!

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!Homeschool Musical Theatre (Grades 4-8): Fridays 12:00 PM – 2 Openings Left

HOMESCHOOL MUSICAL THEATRE: Grades 4-8
Fridays 12:00-2:00 PM
Selections from The Greatest Showman

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 The Greatest Showman to perform 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 ACT class or camp for 4th grade or higher.
  • NOTE: Students moving up from Grades 1-3 into this class MUST take the Foundations Seminar.

Days: Fridays
Times: 12:00-2:00 PM
Instructor: Alaina Stroble
Class Limit: 14 Students

Location: ACT Studios (481 Windchime Pl.)

Dates:
August: 20, 27
September: 3, 10, 17, 24
October: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
November: 5, 12, 19 (No Class on the 26th due to Thanksgiving Break)
December: 3, Dress Rehearsal and Showcase Dates & Times TBD

Semester Showcase: The end of the semester showcase is a special event for the students to perform live, on-stage for family and friends!  

Tuition:
$89 Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Registration
$89 Due on September 1
$89 Due on October 1
$89 Due on November 1
$89 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 $45 fee will be charged on November 1st, along with the monthly tuition to cover the dramatic increase in stage rental for the end of the semester dress rehearsal and showcase.  Production fees will be discounted for families with multiple students or multiple classes. We will CONTINUE to invite guests to attend the performance without tickets, so family and friends can join in the celebration!

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 Outside the Lines (Improv): Fridays 4:00 PM

ACTING OUTSIDE THE LINES (Improv): Grades 6-8
Fridays 4:00-5:30 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 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: 4:00-5:30 PM
Instructor: Bob Rais
Class Limit: 14 Students 

Location: ACT Studios (481 Windchime Pl.)

Dates:
August: 20, 27
September: 3, 10, 17, 24
October: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
November: 5, 12, 19 (No Class on the 26th due to Thanksgiving Break)
December: 3, Dress Rehearsal and Showcase Dates & Times TBD

Semester Showcase: The end of the semester showcase is a special event for the students to perform live, on-stage for family and friends!  

Tuition:
$75 Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Registration
$75 Due on September 1
$75Due on October 1
$75 Due on November 1
$75 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 $45 fee will be charged on November 1st, along with the monthly tuition to cover the dramatic increase in stage rental for the end of the semester dress rehearsal and showcase.  Production fees will be discounted for families with multiple students or multiple classes. We will CONTINUE to invite guests to attend the performance without tickets, so family and friends can join in the celebration!

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!Musical Theatre: Fridays 4:00 PM

MUSICAL THEATRE: Grades 6-8
Fridays 4:00-6:00 PM
Selections from Aladdin

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 Aladdin 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.)
  • A previous ACT class or camp

Days: Fridays
Times: 4:00-6:00 PM
Class Limit: 14 Students
Instructor: Alaina Stroble

Location: ACT Studios (481 Windchime Pl.)

Dates:
August: 20, 27
September: 3, 10, 17, 24
October: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
November: 5, 12, 19 (No Class on the 26th due to Thanksgiving Break)
December: 3, Dress Rehearsal and Showcase Dates & Times TBD

Semester Showcase: The end of the semester showcase is a special event for the students to perform live, on-stage for family and friends!  

Tuition:
$89 Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Registration
$89 Due on September 1
$89 Due on October 1
$89 Due on November 1
$89 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 $45 fee will be charged on November 1st, along with the monthly tuition to cover the dramatic increase in stage rental for the end of the semester dress rehearsal and showcase.  Production fees will be discounted for families with multiple students or multiple classes. We will CONTINUE to invite guests to attend the performance without tickets, so family and friends can join in the celebration!

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: Fridays 6:15 PM

ACTING: Grades 6-8
Fridays 6:15-8:00 PM
Script: Swashbucklin’ Scallawags

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 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 ACT class or camp  

Days: Fridays
Times: 6:15-8:oo PM
Class Limit: 14 Students
Instructor: Alaina Stroble

Location: ACT Studios (481 Windchime Pl.)

Dates:
August: 20, 27
September: 3, 10, 17, 24
October: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
November: 5, 12, 19 (No Class on the 26th due to Thanksgiving Break)
December: 3, Dress Rehearsal and Showcase Dates & Times TBD

Semester Showcase: The end of the semester showcase is a special event for the students to perform live, on-stage for family and friends!  

Tuition:
$82 Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Registration
$82 Due on September 1
$82 Due on October 1
$82 Due on November 1
$82 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 $45 fee will be charged on November 1st, along with the monthly tuition to cover the dramatic increase in stage rental for the end of the semester dress rehearsal and showcase.  Production fees will be discounted for families with multiple students or multiple classes. We will CONTINUE to invite guests to attend the performance without tickets, so family and friends can join in the celebration!

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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