Summer Class Schedule
Summer classes meet every day for one or two weeks.
Preschool: Imagination Explorers
Monday June 17th – Friday June 21st
11 am – Noon
Strap on your imagination and get ready to explore the ocean, magical lands, a pirate ship and so much more! In this class designed just for 3 – 5 year olds, your young actor will create a character, learn a line and act out a new story. Along the way, through a variety of creative and dramatic games, students will learn theatre etiquette, develop their imagination, improve their self- confidence, and provide social interaction within an organized class setting.
K - 2nd: Pirate Adventures
Monday July 8th – Friday July 12th
10 – 11:30 am
12:30- 2:00 pm
Every year, the pirates meet at a secret location to share their most daring adventures. Don’t miss their stories of sea monsters, krakens and treasures under the sea! The class instructor will work with each student to help them create a unique pirate character. Students will then be a part of a narrated performance complete with costumes and makeup on the last day of class. Each day of class, students will also have the chance to play fun theatre games and work on their acting skills.
3rd - 6th: The Wizard Game
Monday July 22nd – Friday July 26th
10 am – 2 pm
The two mightiest wizards in the land are bored, so they decide to makeup a game and bet on the winner. They kidnap a wacky group of characters and set them loose on their game board. Who will win? This class starts with the experience of auditioning and contuse with the creation of a character, memorization of lines and a full performance with costumes and makeup. All students will receive a major role in this show that is performed for the public on July 26th and 27th at 7 pm.
7th - 12th: Circus of Secrets
Monday July 29th – Friday August 2nd
10 am- 2 pm
When street magician, Mirage, is invited to join the Circus of Secrets, it’s like a dream come true. But it soon turns into a nightmare when the circus performers are being removed from the ring one by one! Mirage will need to discover the secrets held by the acts in this mysterious circus before it’s too late. This class starts with the experience of auditioning and contuse with the creation of a character, memorization of lines and a full performance with costumes and makeup. All students will receive a major role in this show that is performed for the public on August 2nd and 3rd at 7 pm.
3rd - 8th: Peter Pan Jr.
Monday August 5th – Friday August 9th AND Monday August 12th – Friday August 16th
10 am – 2 pm
Class ACT is excited to present Peter Pan Jr.
Based on J.M. Barrie’s classic tale, Peter Pan is one of the most beloved and frequently performed family favorites of all time. This high-flying Tony Award winning musical has been performed around the world and delighted audiences for 60 tears; featuring the iconic songs, “I’m Flying,” “I’ve Gotta Crow”, “I Won’t Grow Up,” and “Never Never Land”, as well as a rousing book full of magic, warmth and adventure.
This class starts with the experience of auditioning and contuse with the creation of a character, memorization of lines and a full performance with costumes and makeup. All students will receive a major role in this show that is performed for the public on August 16th at 7 pm, August 17th at 2 pm and 7 pm and August 18th at 2 pm
9th -12th: Dramatic Acting Workshop
Monday July 15th – Friday July 19th
10 am – 12 pm
Students will enhance their dramatic acting skills during this Dramatic Acting workshop! Students will work on acting techniques and skills, learn some basic acting exercises, and then put those techniques and skills to use by working in groups or pairs on Dramatic Scenes. All students will be put into a scene which will be showcased for the public on Friday July 19th at 7pm.
3rd - 12th
Abbi Hanson is a theatre education major at WWU. She has taught Preschool, 3rd -5th, 7th – 12th and with the Schools program for Class ACT. She recently directed “Annie” for Theatre Arts Guild in Mount Vernon.