ACT After-School Classes

Offered in fall, winter and spring and complementing the local school calendar, classes take place once per week, after school. Classes are offered according to age range, and vary in content depending on the session. Classes always conclude with a final celebratory performance for friends and family!

All ACT classes are taught in a lively, nurturing, fun environment by professional teaching artists who are passionate and skilled at working with young performers.

ACT’s spring session of classes will run March 12-April 26, 2018, with a week off for spring break (4/2-4/6). More info coming soon!  Winter class information is posted below.

Thanks to generous grants and donations, tuition scholarships are available so that everyone can participate. Details at the link below.

Winter Class: Drama Kids (ages 5-7)

November 1-December 13, 2017
Wednesdays, 3:45-4:45pm
Cost of 6 week class: $165

With picture books serving as a springboard, students have the opportunity to develop fundamental acting skills while working as a team to bring stories from the page to the stage! Students will be led through role playing, movement, improvisation, character creation, and theatre games to encourage and unleash their imagination, as well as build basic theatre skills. With new content each session, this is a great class for returning students. The class will end with a celebratory performance for family and friends.

Tuition also includes a ticket to see SLO REP’s A Christmas Story on December 10 at 2:00pm with a special backstage tour.

Sold Out

This class is currently full. Please call (805) 781-3889 x14 to be placed on the wait list.

Winter Class: Take the Stage Session I (ages 8-11)

November 1-December 13, 2017
Wednesdays, 5:00-6:00pm
Cost of 6 week class: $165

This class will focus on the performance of a fun, ensemble-based scene from an existing play. Students will create characters, explore plot, and develop a presence onstage, all within the world of the play.  Take the Stage provides students with the creative tools to build the essentials of acting, as well as emphasizing teamwork and collaboration. The class will end with a celebratory performance for family and friends.

Tuition also includes a ticket to see SLO REP’s A Christmas Story on December 10 at 2:00pm with a special backstage tour.

Sold Out

This class is currently full. Please call (805) 781-3889 x14 to be placed on the wait list.

Winter Class: Take the Stage Session II (ages 8-11)

November 9-December 14, 2017
Thursdays, 3:45-4:45pm
Cost of 6 week class: $140

This class will focus on the performance of a fun, ensemble-based scene from an existing play.  Students will create characters, explore plot, and develop a presence onstage, all within the world of the play.  Take the Stage provides students with the creative tools to build the essentials of acting, as well as emphasizing teamwork and collaboration. The class will end with a celebratory performance for family and friends.

Tuition also includes a ticket to see SLO REP’s A Christmas Story on December 10 at 2:00pm with a special backstage tour.

Sold Out

This class is currently full. Please call (805) 781-3889 x14 to be placed on the wait list.

Winter Class: Acting II (ages 12+)

November 2-December 14, 2017
Thursdays, 5:00-6:00pm
Cost of 6 week class: $165

This class will provide students with a fun, constructive environment in which to focus on acting and character development through a series of exercises, techniques, and improvisation.  Students will also spend time rehearsing scenes/monologues, as well as receiving an introduction to the world of auditioning.  The class will end with a celebratory performance for family and friends.

Tuition also includes a ticket to see SLO REP’s A Christmas Story on December 10 at 2:00pm with a special backstage tour.

Sold Out

This class is currently full. Please call (805) 781-3889 x14 to be placed on the wait list.