Winter 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.  Taking this seminar will qualify as the prerequisite to all acting and musical theatre-related classes.

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 10, 4:00-6:00 PM
Option 2: Thursday, January 13, 5:00-7:00 PM
Option 3: Saturday, January 15, 9:00-11:00 AM
Option 4: Saturday, January 29, 9:00-11:00 AM

Semester Classes

Wait ListActing: Mondays 6:00 PM – Full Class
Script: Escape Room!

ACTING: Grades 9-12
Mondays 6:00-8:00 PM
Script: Escape Room!

Script Description: Hilarity ensues when students, under the guise of solving an escape room find they are on a 1930’s Hollywood Movie set. Will you solve the clues first? Action! Clues! Intrigue!

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.

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 camp or class for grades 6-8.

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

Location: ACT Studios (481 Windchime Pl.)

Dates:
January: 17, 24, 31

February: 7, 14, 21, 28
March: 7, 14, 28, (No Class on the 21st due to Spring Break)
April: 4, 11, 18, 25

Dress Rehearsal: Monday, May 2, 6:30-7:30 PM
Semester Showcase: Monday, May 16, 6:30 PM

Tuition:
$89 Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Registration
$89 Due on February 1
$89 Due on March 1
$89 Due on April 1
$89 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 $45 fee will be charged on April 1st, along with the monthly tuition. Tickets are not needed to attend the Semester Showcase, so you are welcome to invite family and friends to watch!

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): Wednesday 6:15 PM – Openings Available
Musical Selections from West Side Story

Dance For Musical Theatre: Grades 6-12
Wednesday: 6:15-8:15 PM
Musical Selections from West Side Story

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 West Side Story for the Semester Showcase. Put on your dancing shoes and join us for a fun and energetic class! No dance experience is needed for this class. It is designed for beginner through intermediate dancers.

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 camp or class

Dance Shoe Requirement: Jazz Shoes & Tap Shoes

Days: Wednesday
Times: 6:15-8:15 PM
Instructor: Elyse Jett-Clark
Class Limit: 14 Students
Location: ACT Studios (481 Windchime Pl.)

Dates:
January 19, 26,
February 2, 9, 16, 23
March 2, 9, 16, 30 (No class on March 23rd due to Spring Break)
April 6, 13, 20, 27
May: 4 (Dress Rehearsal), 14 (Semester Showcase)

Dress Rehearsal: Wednesday, May 4, 7:00-7:45 pm
Semester Showcase: 
Saturday, May 14, 11:00 am

Tuition:
$89 Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Registration
$89 Due on February 1
$89 Due on March 1
$89 Due on April 1
$89 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 $45 fee will be charged on April 1st, along with the monthly tuition. Tickets are not needed to attend the Semester Showcase, so you are welcome to invite family and friends to watch!

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 ListVocals with Dance (Grades 6-12): Tuesdays 4:00 PM – Full Class
Musical Selections from Fiddler on the Roof

VOCALS WITH DANCE: Grades 6-12
Tuesday 4:00-5:30 PM
Musical Medley from Fiddler on the Roof

Come shine in our Vocals with Dance class! Since singing in theatre isn’t just standing in one place, we will focus on developing singing with good support while dancing. We’ll work on developing solid vocal technique, along with caring for your voice, and keeping it in tip-top shape! Not strong at sight-reading music? We will study some sight-singing skills to help you navigate through reading a score.  At the end of the semester, students will perform a medley from the musical Fiddler on the Roof on stage 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 this seminar when you register.)
  • Previous ACT camp or class

Days: Tuesday
Times: 4:00-5:30 PM
Instructor: Madison Falkenstine
Class Limit: 18 Students 

Location: ACT Studios (481 Windchime Pl.)

Dates:
January 18, 25
February 1, 8, 15, 22
March 1, 8, 15, 29 (No class on March 22nd due to Spring Break)
April 5, 12, 19, 26
May 3 (Dress Rehearsal), 14 (Semester Showcase)

Dress Rehearsal: Monday, May 2, 7:45-8:30 pm
Semester Showcase: Saturday, May 14, 5:00 pm

Tuition:
$75 Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Registration
$75 Due on February 1
$75 Due on March 1
$75 Due on April 1
$75 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 $45 fee will be charged on April 1st, along with the monthly tuition. Tickets are not needed to attend the Semester Showcase, so you are welcome to invite family and friends to watch!

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 ListActing Outside the Lines (Improv): 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 in 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 this seminar when you register.)
  • Previous ACT camp or class

Days: Fridays
Times: 4:00-6:00 PM
Instructor: Bob Rais
Class Limit: 16 Students
Location: ACT Studios (481 Windchime Pl.)

Dates:
January 21, 28
February 4, 11, 18, 25
March 4, 11, 18 (No class on March 25th due to Spring Break)
April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Dress Rehearsal: Monday, May 9, 6:30-7:00 pm
Semester Showcase: 
Friday, May 13, 6:30 pm

Tuition:
$89 Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Registration
$89 Due on February 1
$89 Due on March 1
$89 Due on April 1
$89 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 $45 fee will be charged on April 1st, along with the monthly tuition. Tickets are not needed to attend the Semester Showcase, so you are welcome to invite family and friends to watch!

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-Advanced Dance for Musical Theatre Friday 6:15 PM – 2 Openings Left
Musical Selections from various Broadway Musicals

INTERMEDIATE & ADVANCED DANCE FOR MUSICAL THEATRE: Grades 6-12
Fridays 6:15-8:15 PM
Musical Selections from Various Broadway Musicals

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: Fridays  
Times: 6:15-8:15 PM
Instructor: Elyse Jett-Clark

Class Limit: 10 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.)
ShirtsDancers 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:
January: 21, 28,

February:4, 11, 18, 25
March: 4, 11, 18, (No Class on the 25th due to Spring Break),
April: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Dress Rehearsal: Wednesday, May 4th, 7:45-8:30 PM
Semester Showcase: Tuesday, May 17th, 4:30 PM

Tuition:
$89 Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Registration
$89 Due on February 1
$89 Due on March 1
$89 Due on April 1
$89 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 $45 fee will be charged on April 1st, along with the monthly tuition. Tickets are not needed to attend the Semester Showcase, so you are welcome to invite family and friends to watch!

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

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