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

Register Now!Acting: Mondays 6:00 PM 
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: Fridays
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
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.

Register Now!Vocals with Dance (Grades 9-12): Thursdays 4:00 PM 
Musical Selections from Fiddler on the Roof

VOCALS WITH DANCE: Grades 6-12 (High School)
Mondays 4:00-6:00 PM
Musical Selections 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 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

Days: Thursdays
Times: 4:00-5:30 PM
Instructor: Madison Falkenstine
Class Limit: 14 Students

Location: ACT Studios (481 Windchime Pl.)

Dates:
January 20, 27
February 3, 10, 17, 24
March 3, 10, 17, 31 (No class on March 24th due to Spring Break)
April 7, 14, 21, 28

Dress Rehearsal: Tuesday, May 3rd, 7:45-8:30 PM
Semester Showcase: Tuesday, May 17th, 4:30 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.

Register Now!Acting Outside the Lines (Improv): Fridays 4:00 PM 

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: 14 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 2, 7:45-8:30 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!Musical Theatre: Friday 4:00 PM
Musical Selections from Singing in the Rain

MUSICAL THEATRE: Grades 9-12
Friday 4:00-6:00 PM
Musical Selections from Singing in the Rain

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. Students will perform their musical selections from Singing in the Rain live on stage 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: Friday
Times: 4:00-6:00 PM
Instructor: Alaina Stroble
Class Limit:
14 Students
Location:
ACT Studios (481 Windchime Pl)

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: Thursday, May 5th, 6:45-7:45
Semester Showcase: Friday, May 13th, 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 for the show. Most costumes can be created from items around your home or from Goodwill.

Advanced Classes (By Audition Only)

Register Now!Advanced Acting (Grades 6-12): Wednesday 6:oo PM

ADVANCED ACTING: Grades 6-12
Wednesday 6:00-8:00 PM
Script: One-Act (TBD)

This class is designed to advance the acting level of each student. Students will strengthen and enhance skills in ensemble work, teamwork, movement, voice, scene and play analysis, scene work including an emphasis on character development, improvisational skills, character analysis, performance, and audition skills.

Students will be required to work on monologues and/or scenes outside of class time and then present them to the class for discussion, critique, and development. Outside-of-class preparation will most likely require students to meet with one or two other actors to work on scenes.  At the end of the semester, students will present a 30-minute long one-act for the Semester showcase. 

Audition Requirements:
A video audition and resume are required before registering for this class. Auditions will be evaluated as they are submitted until the class limit is reached.  Please allow 3-4 business days for us to reply with the result.

  • Acting resume or list of previous experience and training
  • Video of a 1-minute monologue. (Your choice of a comedic or dramatic monologue.)
  • Submit the video to Director@ACTcolorado.net via Dropbox, Google Drive, YouTube, or a direct file share.

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

Dress Rehearsal: Friday, May 6, 7:15-8:30 pm
Semester Showcase: 
Saturday, May 14, 3:00 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.

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