2023 Spring Acting Classes

April 10-May 18

For all classes:

To ensure the health and safety of our students and staff, the following procedures will be followed for all classes:

  • Masks optional
  • Reduced interaction between classes.
  • Safe distancing when feasible.
  • Students who are coughing will be asked to wear a mask.
  • Students with a fever will be sent home.

Masks will be required under the following circumstances:

    • CDC lists Hamilton County as high level of transmission
    • One or more people in class test positive for COVID

(A minimum of five students is necessary to hold a class).


Ages 5-7

Creative Drama

Instructor: Melanie Spratt

Our classes for young children build on their active imaginations while guiding them toward an understanding of what it takes to act in a play. This process has three steps: the use of body, voice and imagination; the development of characters; and the understanding of how stories go together.

Tuesdays, 4:45 PM to 5:45 PM

April 11 – May 16



Ages 8-9

Acting Through Words and Action

Instructor: Chuck Tuttle & Melanie Spratt

Using theatre games and limited printed material, students will explore the use words and actions to express the characters and tell the story of the play.

Mondays, 5:00PM-6:30PM

April 10-May 15



Ages 10- 12

Acting The Script

Instructor: Mary Eliza Hendricks

Using the rehearsal process, students will work together to prepare a play for performance. They will learn the skills required to develop characters, build an ensemble, and engage the audience. 

Wednesdays, 5:00PM-6:30PM

April 12-May 17



Ages 13-17

Acting Shakespeare

Instructor: Mary Eliza Hendricks

Considered by most theatre scholars as the best playwright in history, William Shakespeare’s plays have been produced continuously since their writing. This class will de-mystify Shakespeare’s language, explore his rich characters, and work with some of Shakespeare’s greatest plays.

Thursdays, 5:00 PM – 6:30PM

April 13-May18




Acting for Adults

Acting the Script:  Tennessee Williams

Instructor: Mary Eliza Hendricks

Tennessee Williams was one America’s greatest playwrights. Though best known for his full length plays, he also wrote many wonderful short plays. This class will explore, rehearse, and perform plays from his canon of short works.

Wednesdays, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

April 12-May 17