All Classes may be taken in-person (if space allows) or virtually
YOUTH THEATRE PROGRAM - age 6-9
Sing, Dance, Act, SHINE! Learn all about the stage! The elementary program exposes students to
many aspects of the theatrical performing arts and is a wonderful experience and outlet for all children.
Self-confidence, discipline, teamwork, and creativity are all developed as students explore the
wonders of the STAGE!!
•Youth Acting / Musical Theatre - age 6-9 Wednesdays 4:00-5:00pm
Children will explore the basics of stage direction, acting, stage presence, character development, improvisation, and imaginative play in a safe and supportive environment. Children build self-confidence and awareness through a series of exercises, games, and collaborations. This is a wonderful program for all children to let their voice shine.
JUNIOR THEATRE PROGRAM - age 9-12
For the emerging actor in all of us. These classes begins to introduce students to the philosophies of the stage. Channel creative energies through weekly experiences that help build self-awareness and confidence. Imaginations run wild and children benefit from the structured learning environment that puts their creative thoughts first! Students will study acting/improvisation concepts and music theories. Students will also have much stage time and learn the ins and outs of performing!
•Junior Acting / Musical Theatre - age 9-12 Tuesdays 6:10-7:10pm
Students will explore acting methods, stage presence, character development, improvisation, and imaginative play in a safe and supportive environment. Students build self-confidence and awareness through a series of exercises, games, and collaborations. Junior level theatre classes allow students to holistically engage the mind and body, while making connections to theory and improvisational impulse.
•Junior Playwriting - age 9-12 Thursdays 6:10-7:10pm
Students will learn the foundations of creative writing and play structure. Members of the class will devise work in a collaborative setting / share / gain feedback and inspiration / workshop ideas and concepts / plays will be performed at a later date by students and community of The Complex
TEEN THEATRE PROGRAM - age 12+
The Teen and Senior Level Theatre classes are intensive and inspiring. Students deeply engage with technical approaches, historical context, various methods, and prominent artists. The Teen Program is comprehensive in its curriculum, giving students the opportunity to explore theatre as actor, director, designer, producer, writer, and technician.
•Teen / Senior Acting and Directing - age 12+ Mondays 7:15-8:15
Students will explore acting methods, stage presence, character development, improvisation, directing, and stage management. Students build self-confidence, awareness and personal voice through a series of exercises, explorations, and collaborations. Students will unpack their own philosophies of self to allow a strong personal foundation to work from.
•Teen / Senior Playwriting - age 12+ Saturdays 9:00-10:00am
Students will learn and expand upon the foundations of creative writing and play structure. Members of the class will devise work in a collaborative setting / share / gain feedback and inspiration / workshop ideas and concepts / plays will be performed at a later date by students and community of The Complex
•Teen / Senior Musical Theatre - age 12+ Saturdays 10:05-11:05am
Musical Theatre teens and seniors split their time between musical concepts and competency, and an exploration of musicals through choreography and design. Understanding music in the written form is a crucial skill for a performer, as is understanding the many layers of artistry within any show. This class surveys American Musical Theatre and the various movements within the genre.