August 19, 2015

Classes

ACT offers monthly classes featuring age-appropriate material for your child. Students learn everything from the basics of theatre to the overall production of a live performance. Our classes are a great place to start with ACT and find out more about you passion for there!

To register or pay your participation fee click here.

Summer Performances & Classes (June-Aug)—

ACT offers camp, classes and programs for kids of all ages in the summer. Our camp run Mon-Fri and have a new theme each week! From Princesses to Star Wars and Harry Potter to Musical Theatre there’s something for every kid! Each camp ends in a sharing day! We also special performances classes at the end of summer take a look below and click here to register

Saturday Classes (Sept-May)—

ACT offers classes almost every Saturday of the school year. These classes are themed around different theatrical and literary ideas; our Saturday classes are a great way to learn new skills and practice some skills you’ve already gained.

After School Classes & Year-Long Program (Sept-May)—

ACT offers a verity of audition or script based groups. These groups allow actors to explore a specific style of theater and stretch themselves to learn and grow. These groups meet at a variety of dates and times for more information click the link below.

To sign up for classes please click here.

The link takes you to Art-People, our new registration service. It will walk you through the process on how to register, you will need to create an account to register. If you’ve previously signed up for a class your information should just need a little bit of updating. This is a quick process. Our classes will be listed chronologically (January to December) on our registration site.

Updated 5/03/22

Classes are held at the ACT Studio and in the Windermere Children’s Theatre at 213 Wellsian Way in Richland with the following guidelines in regard to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic. ACT will continue to follow all state and local guidelines and will update you at the time that those adjustment effect our theatre.

ACT’s Current Guidelines:
• Masks are optional at the theatre, but ACT will provide masks for anyone who would like one.
• Students and staff are encouraged to keep socially distant with minimal contact.
• Cleaning wipes and hand sanitizer will be available to help keep the space and students safe and clean.
• If your student is feeling sick even in the littlest amount. Please keep them home. If students are feeling sick or showing any flu or cold like symptoms, we may call parents to have the student picked up early.

Thank you so much! We look forward to seeing you at ACT!!

By using these guidelines and keeping updated on recommendations ACT has managed to keep our door open and in-person classes going. We hope with your help and cooperation we are able to help keep our building a safe place as we enter our upcoming school year. While we hope to remain in person, ACT is ready to move online if needed.

Please check back with this page, prior to heading to class. As guidelines change rapidly and we will use this page to keep our patrons updated. If you have any further questions or concerns please email us at info@actstff.org

More Notes About (In-Person) ACT Classes

  • Please print and bring receipt to first day of class.
  • Walk-ins not recommended.
  • If your class is in danger of being cancelled due to low registration, you will be notified 1-2 days prior to the start of the class of the possibility of cancellation. ACT reserves the right to cancel any class not meeting minimum enrollment.
  • You will be notified of cancellations and tuition will be refunded or credited.
  • Refunds are available up to seven days prior to the first day of class.
  • All refunds are subject to a $10 service charge.
  • Please see our FAQ for details.
Class Listing:
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Class Number
Age
Title
Description
Day
Dates
Time
Price
0EnsGr. 3-5Ensemble ACT’s newest performance group is designed to be the perfect start to an actor’s education. Ensemble is an after school drama club for 3rd-5th graders is designed to share our love of theatre with your actor. The group will meet twice a week (Mon & Wed) for three weeks every month during the school year (starting in October), with one week off between sessions. The group will work on a different focus each session; session focuses can include Harry Potter, Charlie Brown, Dr. Seuss, Chronicles of Narnia and more. The end of each session will include a sharing day for family and friends. This program will have rolling enrollment. If you register month by month the group is $90 a month, HOWEVER if you sign up for the entire year you receive a 50% discount making each month only $45! Once one the registration page, click the 'Performance Groups 21-22' term to register for Ensemble
Ensemble Themes & Dates:


2022-2023 School Year Themes Coming Soon
Mon & WedVaries4p-5:30$45/$90
1ACTPreages 3.5-5ACT's Arts Based Preschool ClassesAt ACT Weekday Preschool Classes we embrace and welcome every child by providing a warm, secure, and nurturing environment. Through enriching lessons, positive experiences, and fun activities, we want to encourage and guide students through their first school experience. We hope that every student who comes through our doors feels loved, inspired to learn and discover, and forms a special connection with their own creative abilities. Throughout the school year we will utilize the art of storytelling, music and movement, guided play, free play, visual art, and phonics to embark on a special journey together of discovering more about ourselves and the world around us. Registration Fee $350. Monthly Fee $295. Payment plans available upon request.Tue & ThursFall9a-12n$295.00
1707-01-1Gr. 1-3Wham! Bam! Jam! Improv for KidsWake up with ACT as we have a fun more of improv games and exercises designed to get your body moving, mind racing, and heart pounding! Wed-FriJuly 6-89a-11a$63
1807-01-2Gr 4-6Theatre Sports: Improv!Come out of the hot sun and into the ACT studio for cool improv and Theatre Games! Wed-FriJuly 6-89a-11a$63
1907-01-3Gr 7-12Spontaneous Combustion & Sparks CampCome out of the hot sun and into the ACT Studio for cool improv and theater games! This class will be taught by our Improv director Josh Darby and CAN serve as an audition for Sparks or Spontaneous CombustionWed-FriJuly 6-812n-2p$63
2007-02-1Gr. Pre-1The Creative Castle!From princesses to pirates, witches to wizards, and dragons to dances you'll never know what to find inside The Creative Castle! Through story drama we'll bring some of your favorite fantasy stories to life! Join us for the fun this summer!Mon-FriJuly 11-159a-10:30a$73
2107-02-2Gr 2-3Welcome to Hogwarts (Gr. 2-3)From Transfigurations to Defense Against the Dark Arts, from Potions to Quidditch, there are many things to explore inside Hogwarts!Mon-FriJuly 11-1511a-1p$88
2207-02-3Gr 4-6Welcome to Hogwarts (Gr. 4-6)From Transfigurations to Defense Against the Dark Arts, from Potions to Quidditch, there are many things to explore inside Hogwarts!Mon-FriJuly 11-1511a-1p$88
2307-02-4Gr 7-12Advanced Wizardry: Puffs!Are you a fan of the Harry Potter series? Well Puffs is right up your alley! This comedic retelling of the Harry Potter tale asks the question of what is like to be a Hufflepuff at Hogwarts! Fun for all houses! This camp we will work with selected scenes from this off-broadway hit show!Mon-FriJuly 11-152p-4p$88
2407-03-1Gr. Pre-1Space Adventures!!Blast off with Buzz Lightyear!! Use the Force with The Skywalkers!! Walk on the moon with Peppa Pig...? We'll use your imagination and Story Drama as we adventure into the final frontier! Space!Mon-FriJuly 18-229a-10:30a$73
2507-03-2Gr 2-3Jedi Academy (2-3)Enroll in ACT's Jedi Academy! Join Finn, Poe, Rey, Luke, Leia, Han, Obi-Wan, Qui-Gon, Padme and all your friends from a galaxy far, far away are ready and waiting for adventure. All they need is your imagination to bring them life! You will learn the ways of a Jedi Knight and become one of the Allies of the Republic. Join us and help save the universe from the dark side!Mon-FriJuly 18-2211a-1p$88
2607-03-3Gr 4-6Jedi Academy (4-6)Enroll in ACT's Jedi Academy! Join Finn, Poe, Rey, Luke, Leia, Han, Obi-Wan, Qui-Gon, Padme and all your friends from a galaxy far, far away are ready and waiting for adventure. All they need is your imagination to bring them life! You will learn the ways of a Jedi Knight and become one of the Allies of the Republic. Join us and help save the universe from the dark side!Mon-FriJuly 18-2211a-1p$88
2707-03-4Gr 7-12Star Wars Stage CombatNo Jedi Knight would be successful without combat skills! Bring your lightsaber and desire to take your Jedi Knight to new level of excellence!Mon-FriJuly 18-222p-4p$88
28SOSAge 6 and UpSpectrum on Stage Presents: Diversity's Got Talent
Do you like to sing? Dance? Play an instrument? Or is magic or stand-up comedy your thing? Then Diversity’s Got Talent is your stage! Diversity’s Got Talent is open to our neurodiverse community, family and friends ages 8 and up! This is a two-week program with 1 ½ hour sessions. During the sessions, our Theatre Guides will provide help and encouragement as you rehearse your talent. If you are undecide about a talent, no problem! Theatre Guides can assist with this as well. This summer we’ve added an optional Opening Number and Grand Finale Performance for those who wish to participate!

Register now! As openings are limited! For more information please email julie@actstaff.org
Final Sharing Day Performace on July 29th
Mon-FriJuly 18-292p-3:30p$25
2907-04-1pre-kSing your Story: EncantoFor our littlest singers and dancers, this class will use Story Drama and a mix a musical theatre to take the students to a magical Encanto and finally find out why We Don't Talk About Bruno?Mon-FriJuly 25-299a-10:30a$73
3007-04-2Gr 1-3Introduction to Musical Theatre: EncantoThis class is your introduction to Musical Theatre. Here you will lay the foundation to sing, act, and dance your way to the top! This year's theme is Disney's EncantoMon-FriJuly 25-299a-11a$88
3107-04-3Gr 4-7Stardust Camp: Disney Songs!This Musical Theatre camp is taught by our show choir directors Adrienne Fletcher, this camp serves as a fun, fancy and musical way to introduce your student to theatre and serves as an audition for ACT’s Musical Theatre Performance Group StardustMon-FriJuly 25-2911a-1p$88
3207-04-4Gr 8-12Encore Camp: Broadway Today!This Musical Theatre camp is taught by our show choir directors Adrienne Fletcher, this camp serves as a fun, fancy and musical way to introduce your student to theatre and serves as an audition for ACT’s Musical Theatre Performance Group Stardust or EncoreMon-FriJuly 25-2911a-1p$88
3308-01-1Gr. 4-12SummerStage: Matilda JR.It's time for SummerStage! ACT's celebration of the end of summer. Come join us for the fast paced fun of creating a full musical in 2 weeks! These 2 weeks are full of songs, dances, acting, and all the musical fun you can handle! Join us for one of our most popular classes as this year we end our summer break with Matilda Jr! The camp ends with 2 performances August 12th & 13th. Please bring a sack lunch.Mon-FriAug 1-1310a-4p$250
3408-02-2Gr. 1-3Rascal's Revue: Fairy Tale TheatreOur performance class for our young actors! In this class we'll spend the week getting a short play ready to perform as part of our SummerStage Weekend. This year's presentation will be based on Fairy Tale Theatre. In class the students will get their choice of script to present, could it be Little Red Riding Hood? Goldilocks and the Three Bears? The Three Little Pigs? The only way to find out is to sign up and help put on the show! This short production will be a part of our SummerStage Weekend on August 13th.Mon-SatAug 8-129a-12n$140
3508-02-1Gr. PreKPreStage: Paw PatrolOur performance class for our pre-k actors! In this class we'll spend the week getting a short play ready to perform as part of our SummerStage Weekend. This year's presentation will be based on the hit show Paw Patrol! Your actor will take part in bringing this show to stage. This short production will be a part of our SummerStage Weekend on August 12th.Mon-FriAug 8-129a-11a$88
3608-03-1Gr. PreKDinoStories!Take a trip back in time to when-Rex's, Raptors, and Pterodactyls ruled the earth! Each week we'll encounter new creatures and stories as we use Story Drama to act out DINOSTORIES! Mon-FriAug 15-199a-10:30a$73
3708-03-2Gr. 1-3Alice in WonderlandDown the rabbit hole we go in search of new friends and adventure! Alice is off on her next adventure in wonderland and it's up to you as how it turns out!! Join us for a session of Creative Drama and fun as we end the summer in style.Mon-FriAug 15-199a-11a$88
3808-03-3Gr. 4-6Avatar: The Last AirbenderEarth, Wind, FIre, and Water come together to create a class based around the adventures of Ang, Katara, Sokka, and their friends! This class will be themed around Storytelling and Creating Characters and is a great way to have one final adventure before the school year begins!Mon-FriAug 15-1911a-1p$88
3908-03-4Gr. 7-12Troupe and Troupers WorkshopIn this very special workshop, you will learn the art of ensemble acting with ACT's very own Troupe and Troupers! You will discover what this group is all about, and on the last day, if you wish to join, auditions will be held!Mon-FriAug 15-192p-4p$88

To sign up for classes please click here.