Drama Classes for Ages 6–12

Build your acting skills through drama games, character exercises, acting out scenes and stories, and improvisation.

  • After 10 weeks, guests are invited to an open class.
  • Every 22 week course ends in a class performance.

The benefits of this class include cooperation, imagination, and discovering the power of stories. Join the fun of learning and performing together with new friends who love to act, just like you!

We encourage actors to grow in this course over several sessions. With new friends and variety of age-suitable stories, scripts, and skills, it’s never the same course twice!

6–7 years

FALL 22 weeks $345

FJ1A.1 
Saturday 10–11 am
Sept. 22 – March 16

FJ1A.2
Saturday 1:15–2:15 pm
Sept. 22 – March 16

FJ1E.4
Wednesday 5–6 pm
Sept. 26 – March 13

FALL 10 weeks $205

FJ1A.3
Saturday 2:20–3:20 pm
Sept. 22 – Dec. 1

WINTER 10 weeks $205

WJ1A.3
Saturday 2:20–3:20 pm
Jan. 5 – March 16

SPRING 10 weeks $205

SJ1A.1
Saturday 11:20–12:20 pm
April 6 – June 22

SJ2C.2
Saturday 12:25–1:25 pm
April 6 – June 22

SJ2C.3
Monday 5:10–6:10 pm
April 8 – June 17

8–9 years

FALL 22 weeks $345

FJ2A.1
Saturday 10:00–11:00 pm
Sept. 22 – March 16

FJ2C.3
Monday 5:00–6:00 pm
Sept. 17 – March 11

FJ2E.4
Wednesday 6:05–7:05 pm
Sept. 26 – March 13

FALL 10 weeks $205

FJ2A.2
Saturday 3:25–4:25 pm
Sept. 22 – Dec. 1

FJ2F.5
Thursday 5:00–6:00 pm
Sept. 27 – Nov. 29

WINTER 10 weeks $205

WJ2A.2
Saturday 3:25– 4:25 pm
Jan. 5 – March 16

WJ2F.5
Thursday 5:00– 6:00 pm
Jan. 10 – March 14

SPRING 10 weeks $205

SJ2A.1
Saturday 10:15 –11:15 am
April 6 – June 22

SJ2A.2
Saturday 11:35 am–12:35 pm
April 6 – June 22

SJ2C.3
Monday 6:15 –7:15 pm
April 8 – June 17

10–12 years

FALL 22 weeks $345

FJ3A.1
Saturday 4:20-5:20 pm
Sept. 22 – March 16

FJ3C.3
Monday 6:05–7:05 pm
Sept. 17 – March 11

FALL 10 weeks $205

FJ3A.2
Saturday 4:30–5:30 pm
Sept. 22 – Dec. 1

FJ3F.4
Thursday 6:05–7:05 pm
Sept. 27 – Nov. 29

WINTER 10 weeks $205

WJ3A.2
Saturday 4:30–5:30 pm
Jan. 5 – March 16

WJ3F.4
Thursday 6:05–7:05 pm
Jan. 10 – March 14

SPRING 10 weeks $205

SJ3A.1
Saturday 1:30–2:30 pm
April 6 – June 22

SJ3C.2
Monday 7:20–8:20 pm
April 8 – June 17

A voyage of discovery for crafty cats ages 5 and 6. A great way to have fun making theatre magic while developing verbal and social skills. Students will make puppets out of all kinds of materials, and create stories and voices to bring their characters to life.

FALL 22 weeks $370

FPMA
Saturday 9 – 10 am
Sept 22 – March 16

SPRING 10 weeks $230

SPMA
Saturday 10–11 am
April 6 – June 22

Advanced actor training and performance of a scripted play.

If you’ve built a strong foundation in acting skills, and are ready to LEVEL UP, Showtime! is the class for you. Advance your skills in improvisation and voice training while rehearsing a scripted play to perform for an invited audience at the end of the year.

Prerequisite: minimum 20 weeks of Acting for Ages 6-12

FALL 22 weeks $375

8–10 years

FST1A.1
Saturday 10:00–11:15 am
Sept. 22 – March 16

10–12 years

FST1A.2
Saturday 3:55–5:10 pm
Sept. 22 – March 16

SPECIALTY CLASSES for Ages 8-12

And now for something completely different…
These classes give the experienced acting student a chance to specialize in a particular format or style of theatre. Find one that suits you and take it twice or more, or try them all!

Get ready to experience improvisation:  theatre that’s made up on the spot! Learn theatre sports, storytelling games, and short form improv techniques. Improv is fun to learn, a blast to watch, and it builds your acting skills.

Prerequisite: minimum 20 weeks of Acting for Ages 6-12

Recommended prerequisite: Showtime!

FALL Only 22 weeks $395

FJIC
Monday 7:10-8:40 pm
Sept. 17 – March 11

Dive into the wonderful world of Shakespeare! Shakespearean quotes and insults give us a fun introduction to the Bard, then we’ll move to text work, scenes, monologues, and performance. Playing Shakespeare is a great way to work on public speaking skills, and a lot of fun.

Prerequisite: minimum 20 weeks of Acting for Ages 6-12 

Recommended Prerequisite: Showtime!

FALL Only 22 weeks $395

FJSA
Saturday 2:20–3:50 pm
Sept. 22 – March 16

Put your voice to work recording radio plays based on classic stories, and develop new scripts based on myth and imagination. We’ll use microphones, Foley sound, original music, digital sound effects, and editing software to produce exciting stories for radio and web broadcast.

Prerequisite: minimum 20 weeks of Acting for Ages 6-12 

Recommended Prerequisite: Showtime!

FALL Only 22 weeks $400

FRDA
Saturday 11:40 am–1:10 pm
Sept. 22 – March 16

Are you want to develop your acting chops? Are you interested in landing parts in plays, movies, and TV shows? If you said “yes” to any of these questions, Actor’s Workshop is right for you. Build your actor’s toolkit by training in mime, movement, voice, scenework and audition monologues. It’s a great way to have fun bringing your skills to the next level.

Prerequisite: minimum 20 weeks of Acting for Ages 6-12

Recommended Prerequisite: Showtime!

SPRING Only 10 weeks $245

SAWA
Saturday 1:30–3:00 pm
April 6 – June 22

Work on both sides of the camera under the guidance of a professional filmmaker and gain hands-on experience in the many aspects of video production. Actor, director or videographer . . . try on all these hats and see which one fits best! Class projects will be posted on MTYP’s Vimeo account so you can share them with your friends and watch them anytime you want.

Prerequisite: minimum 20 weeks of acting for ages 6-12

Recommended Prerequisite:  Showtime!

FALL 22 weeks $420

9–10 years

FMM1A
Saturday 11:05 am–12:35 pm
Sept. 22 – March 16

11–12 years

FMM2A
Saturday 12:40–2:10 pm
Sept. 22 – March 16

Discover the vibrant art of stop-motion animation. Create characters from modeling clay and get ready to transform your concept into a finished film. Not just for actors, this course is for anyone who likes to draw, sculpt, or build models. Class projects will be posted on MTYP’s Vimeo account so you can share them with your friends and watch them anytime you want.

Prerequisite:  minimum 20 weeks of Acting for Ages 6-12

Recommended Prerequisite:  Showtime!

FALL 22 weeks $420

10–12 years

FAAF
Thursday 5:00 – 6:30 pm
September 27 – March 14

SPRING 10 weeks $255

10–12 years

SAAA
Saturday 11:30 am–1:00 pm
April 6 – June 22

MUSICAL THEATRE

Every Fall musical theatre class will perform on stage as part of the Musical Theatre Gala Recital on March 7, 8, and 9, 2019 on the MTYP mainstage.

Does your child burst into song and dance whenever company arrives? Especially designed for children age 7 and 8 who would love the chance to perform, this course combines songs, stories, and creative movement.

FALL 22 weeks $390

FMAA.1
Saturday 9:00–10:00 am
Sept. 22 – Gala Recital March 8 & 9

FMAC.2
Monday 5:30–6:30 pm
Sept. 17 – Gala Recital March 7 & 9

FMAF.3
Thursday 6:00–7:00 pm
Sept. 27 – Gala Recital March 7 & 9

SPRING 10 weeks $225

SMAA.1
Saturday 10:20–11:20 am
April 6 – June 22

Have you been dreaming of Broadway? Start here with a course for those who are up for the challenge of acting, singing and dancing — all at the same time! Come share the fun of learning choreography and performing chorus numbers from great musicals.

FALL 22 weeks $490

FMT1A.1
Saturday 10:05–11:35 am
Sept. 22 – Gala Recital March 8 & 9

FMT1A.2
Saturday 1:15–2:45 pm
Sept. 22 – Gala Recital March 8 & 9

FMT1C.3
Monday 6:30–8:00 pm
Sept. 17 – Gala Recital March 7 & 9

FMT1F.4
Thursday 7:05–8:35 pm
Sept. 27 – Gala Recital March 7 & 9

SPRING 10 weeks $277

SMT1A.1
Saturday 11:30 am–1:00 pm
April 6 – June 22

Do you enjoy big musical numbers and working with a chorus of energetic actors, singers and dancers? This course is designed for students who have experience in this style of theatre and want to take on bigger challenges in voice, acting, and choreography.

Prerequisite: Musical Theatre for Ages 9-12 Level 1

FALL 22 weeks $490

FMT2A
Saturday 11:40 am–1:10 pm
Sept. 22 – Gala Recital March 8 & 9

FMT2D
Tuesday 5:30–7:00 pm
Oct. 2 – Gala Recital March 7 & 9

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