FAQs for Kids & Teens
What class should my student take first?
If your student has not taken any previous acting classes, we recommend the following starting point.
Ages 3-5 – Family Storytelling
Ages 4-5 – Arts Explosion
Grades 1-2 – Creative Dramatics
Grades 3-5 – Acting: Basics, grades 3-5
Grades 6-8 – Acting: Basics, grades 6-8
Grades 9-12 – Acting: Basics, grades 9-12
What should my student take as a second class?
The teachers will make recommendations for each student during the final week of a class session, but traditionally the second class for each age/grade group is as follows:
Please note – all classes for ages 18 months through age 5 are designed to be taken several times, the class will vary the themes so that it is a different experience each time.
Ages 3-5 – Arts Explosion
Ages 4-5 – Sing a Story
Grades 1-2 – Creative Kids on Camera or Musical Theater
Grades 3-5 – Acting: Scenes, grades 3-5
Grades 6-8 – Acting: Scene Study, grades 6-8
Grades 9-12 – Acting: Scene Study, grades 9-12
What should my student take as a third class?
For ages 3-5, all classes are designed to be taken several times. The class will vary the themes so that it is a different experience each time.
For students grades K-12, the third class can be more elective style. Students may chose from on camera classes, improv comedy, playwriting, etc. The teacher of their current class will again make recommendations based on your student’s goals and interests.
How long are the classes?
Class sessions run for 6 weeks or 4 weeks in the June and July sessions and meet once a week. Most classes are 1-2 hours based on the age/grade group.