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 22-23' term to register for Ensemble

2022-2023 School Year Themes:
Oct 10-26: The Little Mermaid
Nov 2- 21: Aladdin
Dec 5-21: Elf
Jan 9-25: Harry Potter Scenes
Jan 30-Feb 15: Labyrinth (Puppet Month)
Feb 27–March 15: You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown
April 10-26: The Hobbit
May 1-May 24 (skip May 8 & 10): The Fantastic Mr. Fox
Mon & WedVaries4p-5:30$45/$90
1ACTPreages 3-5ACT's Arts Based Preschool Classes (Winter Session)Winter Registration

Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9am-11:30am

Themes including: Frozen, Elephant and Piggie, Bluey and more!

Session Ending with a "VIP" pass to ACT's The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe.

At 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 $450. Or 3 Payments of $150
Tue & ThursJan-March9a-12n$450.00
2ACTPreages 3-5ACT's Arts Based Preschool Classes (Spring Session)Spring Registration

Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9am-11:30am

Themes including: Paw Patrol, Encanto, Curious George and more!

Session Ending with a Sharing Day

At 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 $450. Or 3 Payments of $150

Tue & ThursMarch-June9a-12n$450.00
312-01pre-kFrozen TalesWinter is the perfect time for Frozen Tales! This Creative Drama class is your opportunity to have fun with all things frosty, frozen, and fabulous!SaturdaysDec 3-179a-10:30a$52
412-02Gr. 1-3Snowman StoriesCelebrate the season by using Story Drama to recreate and explore your favorite snowman characters! (who likes warm hugs?)SaturdaysDec 3-179a-11a$62
512-03Gr.4-6Creating A Character: A Jolly HolidayLet your favorite Holiday songs, shows, and characters inspire you as your adapt and create your own unique holiday tale!SaturdaysDec 3-1711a-1p$62
612-04Gr. 7-12Musicals: ElfBuddy the Elf is coming to a stage near you! And you can help him sing and dance his way through the holiday season! In this class you'll work with songs and dances from the new holiday classic musical Elf!SaturdaysDec 3-1711a-1p$62
701-01Pre-kIsland TalesAre you as brave as Moana? Love to move it, move it like King Julian? Have grand adventures like Lilo & Stitch? Can you join Luca in the Vespa race? Then join us as we set sail for another round of Island adventures!SaturdayJan 14-289-10:30a$52
801-02Gr.1-3The Magic Tree HouseAdventure through time and space with Jack and Annie in their magic tree house as they travel through history!! SaturdayJan 14-289-11a$62
901-034-6 gr.Musical Theatre Dance Basics: The Greatest ShowmanIn this class students will learn some brand new musical theatre steps that will serve as a great foundation! We'll rock out to songs from The Greatest Showman and other broadway jams! SaturdayJan 14-2811a-1p$62
1001-047-12 gr.Acting Your SongIn this class students will work on a song from a musical and we will be working on every aspect of what it means to act out your song! Don't miss this exciting opportunity to learn about a wonderful fundamental of musical theatre!SaturdayJan 14-2811a-1p$62
1102-01Pre-KPaw PatrolHelp Ryder and his patrol of rescue dogs protect Adventure Bay in this class that can turn you into a hero!SaturdayFeb 4-259-10:30a$67
1202-021-3 gr.How To Train Your DragonJoin Hiccup, Toothless, Astrid, and all your favorite Vikings! As we set of to learn How to Train Your Dragon!SaturdayFeb 4-259-11a$77
1302-034-6 gr.The Silly Spectacle of Shel SilversteinThis month we'll take the poems of beloved poet Shel Silverstein and bring them life using the three tools of the actors! From Where the Sidewalk Ends to A Light in the Attic we'll bring all your favorites and use them as the base for a fun and freewheeling good time learning how to use our bodies, voices, and imaginations.SaturdayFeb 4-2511a-1p$77
1402-047-12 gr.MonologuesLearning to perform a stellar monologue is a necessity for any actor! Learn how to breakdown and prepare a monologue for classroom, stage, and auditions!SaturdayFeb 4-254p-6p$77
1503-01Pre-KElephants, Piggies, and Pigeons! Oh My! Join Elephant, Peggie, the Pigeon, Leonardo, Knuffle Bunny and so many many more as we adventure into the zany world of Mo Willems! Who knows we might even find a naked mole rat!SaturdayMarch 4-259-10:30a$67
1603-021-3 gr.Prehistoric Adventures!Adventure is waiting for you! Join us as we travel back to a time of Dinosaurs! Let your imagination run wild as you join us for an epic Prehistoric Adventure!SaturdayMarch 4-259-11a$77
1703-034-6 gr.Musicals: The Spongebob MusicalWho SINGS in a Pineapple under the sea?!?!? SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS and YOU! Join us as we learn some songs and dances from broadway musical The Spongebob Musical!SaturdayMarch 4-2511a-1p$77
1803-047-12 gr.Parody and FarceThe most popular sketch comedy programs are largely based on parody and farce! Learn the skills to excel at these exceptional forms of comedy!SaturdayMarch 4-2511a-1p$77
1904-01Pre-kThe Bad Seed and Other Very Emotional Foods!Jon Jory has created a silly world full of Bad Seeds, Sour Grapes, Good Eggs, Cool Beans, Smart Cookies and Couch Potatoes! In this class we'll use our bodies, voices, and imaginations to solve all the culinary problems we can!! SaturdayApril 15-299a-10:30a$52
2004-02Gr.1-3Frog and Toad Are FriendsTwo of literature's most beloved characters are coming to ACT!! Join us for a days of fun down by the creek with Frog and Toad as we see what adventures our imaginations take us on!SaturdayApril 15-299a-11a$62
2104-03Gr. 4-6The LoraxI am the Lorax and I speak for the trees! And April is the perfect month to hear that message, as spring is finally in bloom. Here is your chance to be The Lorax, The Once-ler and your friends as we work with scenes and/or songs from The Lorax! SaturdayApril 15-2911a-1p$62
2204-047-12 gr.Tales of Middle Earth: A Scene StudyBilbo & Frodo Baggins sets out on the quests of life time! And this time you'll come too! Join them, Gandalf, Gollum, and their entire party as they journey there and back again. This class will allow you to actor out your favorite scenes from across The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit!SaturdayApril 15-2911a-1p$62
2305-01Pre-KDareng Dragons!Travel back in time to where kings and queens ruled the land, knights and princesses have adventures by the dozens, magic is about, and (of course) Dragons!! Adventure awaits! SaturdayMay 6-209a-10:30a$52
2405-021-3 gr.The 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!SaturdayMay 6-209a-11a$67
2505-03Gr. 4-6Character CarouselWould you like to learn what it means to play a character? Or maybe enhance the characters skill you already have? In this class we'll play with several different types of characters with ease and skill! This class is all about the fundamental skill of creating a character for the stage.SaturdayMay 6-2011a-1p$67
2605-047-12 gr.Musicals: Shrek The MusicalShrek, Fiona, Donkey and all their "friends" ready to wave their freak flag! Join the Duloc crew as we learn songs and dances from the musical Shrek; and "in morning we're making waffles!"SaturdayMay 6-2011a-1p$67
27Aud 2Gr. 4 and UPAudition WorkshopGet ready for those upcoming auditions by sharpening your audition skills! This workshop will help you put your best foot forward! Help prepare for our spring musical auditions for The Great Gatsby on Dec 12 & 13 and The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe on Jan 30 & 31!ThursdayDec 84:30-6p$42
28Aud 3Gr. 4 and UPAudition WorkshopGet ready for those upcoming auditions by sharpening your audition skills! This workshop will help you put your best foot forward! Help prepare for our spring musical auditions for Into the Woods on March 13 & 14!ThursdayMarch 94:30-6p$42
29AUD 44th gr. and upAudition WorkshopGet ready for those upcoming auditions by sharpening your audition skills! This workshop will help you put your best foot forward! Help prepare for our spring musical auditions for fall musical and more!!ThursdayMay 254:30p-6p$42.00

To sign up for classes please click here.