Acting & Theatre Classes

Fall Session: 9/6/22 - 12/10/22

 

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All enrollments are processed online through Active Network. 

 

DISCOUNTS:

  • NEW! EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: Enroll before 8/15 to save 15% on your class fees: Use code: EARLY23 at checkout.
  • MULTI-CLASS OR MULTI-CHILD DISCOUNT: enroll in more than one class and receive 10% off. (Two classes or two children must be enrolled in the same transaction.) Use code: MULTI23 at checkout.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS are available for families with financial need. 

 

COVID SAFETY PROTOCOLS:

  • Masks may be required. Learn more.
  • End of session sharings and showcases will be held if it is safe to do so.

 

 


 

Performing Arts Lab

 

This exploratory class is the perfect fit for the student who loves it all or wants to give the world of performing a try. Provide your enthusiastic dancer, budding actor, or sensational singer with a sampling of artistic experiences. Our professional teaching artists will work with your child to provide instruction in dance, drama and music. Your child will have the opportunity to explore his or her own talents and interests while becoming a well-rounded artist. Suitable for: beginners

 

CLASS: Performing Arts Lab

DAY: Tuesday

TIME: 5:15- 5:55m

AGES: 4-7

TEACHING ARTIST: Erika Baker

FEE: $161

 

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Creative Drama

 

This imaginative class is for the little ones who like to act out stories and play pretend. 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. The teaching artist will emphasize fun and students often lead the way. The final class will incorporate a sharing for parents to take part in the magic!  Suitable for: beginners

 

CLASS: Creative Drama 

DAY: Saturday

TIME: 11:00-11:50am

AGES: 6-8

TEACHING ARTIST: Bethany Vermillion

FEE: $228

 

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CLASS: Creative Drama

DAY: Monday

TIME: 5:00- 5:50pm

AGES: 6-8

TEACHING ARTIST: Brad Shaw

FEE: $228

 

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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. Suitable for: beginners

 

CLASS: Beginning Acting       

DAY: Monday    

TIME: 6:00-6:50pm

AGES: 8-12  

TEACHING ARTIST: Brad Shaw

FEE: $228

 

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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. Suitable for: all levels

 

CLASS: Musical Theatre     

DAY: Saturday    

TIME: 12:00-12:50pm

AGES: 8-12         

TEACHING ARTIST: Bethany Vermillion

FEE: $228

 

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Beginning Improv 

 

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. Near the close of the session, Improv classes will collaborate with KCYA's Garage Band for a live showcase for friends and families. Suitable for: all levels

 

CLASS: Beginning Improv

DAY: Saturday    

TIME: 10:00-10:50am

AGES: 8-12         

TEACHING ARTIST: John Mulvey   

FEE: $228

 

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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. Suitable for: previous acting experience

 

CLASS: Intermediate Acting

DAY: Monday

TIME: 7:00-7:50pm

AGES: 10-14

TEACHING ARTIST: Brad Shaw

FEE: $228

 

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Intermediate Improv

 

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. Suitable for: previous acting experience

 

CLASS: Intermediate Improv    

DAY: Saturday

TIME: 12:00-12:50pm

AGES: 10-14

TEACHING ARTIST: John Mulvey

FEE: $228

 

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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. Suitable for: previous acting experience

 

CLASS: Advanced Acting 

DAY: Thursday

TIME: 5:30-6:20pm

TEACHING ARTIST: John Mulvey

FEE: $228

 

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Advanced Improv

 

This class is for the student who has had acting or improv before and is ready for more challenging material. Students will work with a professional teaching artist to develop their won comedic style and put it all together for a performance for family and friends. Near the close of the session, Improv classes will collaborate with KCYA's Garage Band for a live performance for families and friends. Suitable for: previous acting/improv experience

 

CLASS: Advanced Improv 

DAY: Saturday    

TIME: 11:00-11:50am

AGES: 10-18         

TEACHING ARTIST: John Mulvey   

FEE: $228

 

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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. *Students must also be enrolled in an Intermediate or Advanced Acting or Improv class.

 

CLASS: Main Street Players

DAY: Thursday    

TIME: 6:30-7:50pm

AGES: 11-18         

TEACHING ARTIST: John Mulvey

FEE: $243

 

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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.