Acting & Theatre Classes for Kids in Kansas City

 

Fall Session: September 3rd - December 7th

 

Enroll Online

 

May families will qualify for Scholarship Assistance. Please call 816.531.4022 with any questions.


 

Creative Drama

 

Does your little one like to act out stories and play pretend? Then this imaginative class is for them! Each week, students will take a journey to a faraway land. Children’s books, poems, costumes and props will be used to bring adventures to life. Teachers emphasize fun and students often lead the way. The final class will incorporate a sharing for parents to take part in the magic! 

 

CLASS: Creative Drama        

DAY: Monday    

TIME: 5:00-5:50pm

AGES: 4-6         

TEACHING ARTIST: Lacy Coyle       

FEE: $161

 

Enroll Online or call 816.531.4022

 

*Students in these classes will have a sharing for family and friends during their final class meeting.

 


 

Beginning Acting

 

Imagination required!  In this dynamic class students will use theatre games and improvisational scene work to study the fundamentals of performance.  Warm-ups, vocal exercises, movement and character work will all be used to overcome inhibitions and awaken the inner actor.  Students will learn the basics of rehearsing and performing simple scenes that will be shared with family and friends during the last class. 

 

CLASS: Beginning Acting       

DAY: Monday    

TIME: 6:00-6:50pm

AGES: 7-9         

TEACHING ARTIST: Emma Carter       

FEE: $198

 

CLASS: Beginning Acting       

DAY: Wednesday   

TIME: 5:00-5:50pm

AGES: 10-12         

TEACHING ARTIST: Bethany Vermillion       

FEE: $198

 

Enroll Online or call 816.531.4022

 

*Students in these classes will be invited to perform at the Acting & Theatre Class Showcase.

 


 

Intermediate Acting

 

In this class students will increase their knowledge of how to create a character for the stage. Voice and diction, character movement and improvisation will all be used to hone their acting skills.  The process of creating theatre will also be examined through the eyes of the playwright, director and designers. Come explore what makes someone else tick! Scene work will be shared with family and friends on the last day.

 

CLASS: Intermediate Acting       

DAY: Wednesday    

TIME: 6:00-6:50pm

AGES: 10-12         

TEACHING ARTIST: Austin Meyer       

FEE: $198

 

Enroll Online or call 816.531.4022

 

*Students in this class will be invited to perform at the Acting & Theatre Class Showcase.

 


 

Advanced Acting

 

In this class students will increase their knowledge of how to create a character for the stage. Voice and diction, character movement and improvisation will all be used to hone their acting skills.  The process of creating theatre will also be examined through the eyes of the playwright, director and designers. Come explore what makes someone else tick! Scene work will be shared with family and friends on the last day.

 

CLASS: Advanced Acting       

DAY: Wednesday    

TIME: 7:00-7:50pm

AGES: 10-18         

TEACHING ARTIST: Austin Meyer       

FEE: $198

 

Enroll Online or call 816.531.4022

 


 

Musical Theatre

 

Become a triple threat! Students will sing, dance, and act their way into musical theatre.  Students will focus on scenes and popular songs from Broadway Musicals.  This creative and fun class teaches students how to combine the elements of musical theatre in an energetic and compelling manner.  The class will culminate in a performance for family and friends.

 

CLASS: Musical Theatre     

DAY: Saturday    

TIME: 10:00-11:20am

AGES: 8-12         

TEACHING ARTIST: Bethany Vermillion     

FEE: $210

 

Enroll Online or call 816.531.4022 

 

*Students in this class will be invited to perform at the Acting & Theatre Class Showcase.

 


 

Improv Adventure

 

Improvisational techniques, performance skills, and imagination are all it takes to create hilarious comedy sketches and improv scenes. No scripts or props needed! Students will work with a professional teaching artist to develop their own comedic style and put it all together for a performance for family and friends. 

 

CLASS: Improv Adventure  

DAY: Saturday    

TIME: 10:00-10:50am

AGES: 8-12         

TEACHING ARTIST: John Mulvey   

FEE: $198

 

Enroll Online or call 816.531.4022

 

 *Students in this class will be invited to perform at the Garage Band & Improv Class Showcase.

 


 

Advanced Improv

 

This advanced class will broaden students" improvisational techniques and sketch comedy experiences. This class will teach quick thinking and teamwork all while creating unique and hilarious characters. Students will work with a professional teaching artist to develop their own comedic style and put it all together for a performance for family and friends. 

 

CLASS: Advanced Improv 

DAY: Saturday    

TIME: 11:00-11:50am

AGES: 10-18         

TEACHING ARTIST: John Mulvey   

FEE: $198

 

Enroll Online or call 816.531.4022

 

*Students in this class will be invited to perform at the Garage Band & Improv Class Showcase 

 


 

Main Street Players

 

This advanced acting class is for students who have already taken two or more acting (or performance) classes at KCYA and would like to have additional opportunities to perform. Class activities will include guest speakers from the KC acting community, audition workshops, musical theatre skill building, advanced scene work. Students will have performance opportunities outside of class.

 

CLASS: Main Street Players

DAY: Thursday    

TIME: 6:00-7:20pm

AGES: 11-18         

TEACHING ARTIST: Austin Meyer featuring Kara Armstrong  

FEE: $210

 

Enroll Online or call 816.531.4022

 

*Students in this class will be invited to perform at the Acting & Theatre Class Showcase.

 


 

All enrollments are processed online through Active Camp and Class Manager. There is a small (4%) fee added to the class costs to cover part of the administration fees.