Step Into Character

Join us for classes at the Playhouse at 962 Mt. Adams Circle, Cincinnati OH 45202! We believe everyone has a voice. Our acting classes are designed to build confidence, strengthen communication skills and develop a sense of ensemble and community. Programs focus on individual and collective skill development in a fun and supportive environment.

 
*Each child acting class tuition includes a $25, non-refundable registration fee. Cancellations prior to the first day of class will be honored with a refund, minus the $25 non-refundable registration fee. Cancellations after the first class will receive a refund, minus a pro-rate for the first class and the $25 non-refundable registration fee. There will be no refunds given after the second class.

 

Winter Class Schedule

Movement & Voice Class: Magic Travels

Tuesdays, Jan. 11 – March 1

4 to 4:30 p.m.

Pre-kindergarten
Mystical worlds await! Each week, we’ll open our magical travel chest to discover clues that take us on a new adventure. Learn about voice, movement and collaboration while working with fellow travelers to create exciting characters.
Tuition: $95*

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Movement & Voice Class: Dragon Quest

Tuesdays, Jan. 11 – March 1

4:45 to 5:30 p.m.

Kindergarten through second grade
Oh no! Dragons are invading our castle! Soar to great heights, jump through fire and work together to protect our royal kingdom in this movement-based class. Use your imagination, body and voice to make new friends and train dragons.
Tuition: $140*

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Movement & Voice Class: Heroes of Olympus

Wednesdays, Jan. 12 – March 2

4 to 4:55 p.m.

Third through fifth grade
Discover your inner god or goddess as we explore ancient myths! Realize your own, unique powers — like controlling water or throwing lightning bolts — in this voice and movement-based class. Through acting technique and movement, unleash new worlds and bring to life epic stories.

Tuition: $155*

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Performance Workshop: Mythical Musical

Mondays, Jan. 10 – March 7

4 to 5:30 p.m.

Sixth through eighth grades
Step into worlds unknown through musical theatre! In this performance-based class, we’ll learn about mythology while bringing to life scenes from shows like Hercules. Enhance your acting technique, voice and movement skills in this exciting musical class.
Tuition: $245*

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Our Philosophy

Pre-Kindergarten
Our 30-minute classes for children ages 3 to 4 years old focus on social and artistic development through improvisation, theatre games and a visual art component. We teach students how to band together as an ensemble and use their voices, bodies and imaginations to create complex tales and characters.


Kindergarten Through Second Grade
Our 45-minute classes for young performers in kindergarten through second grade focus on social and artistic development through creative dramatics, improvisation and theatre games. We teach students how to band together as an ensemble and use their voices, bodies and imaginations to create complex tales and characters.


Third Through Fifth Grades
Our 55-minute classes for young performers in third through fifth grade focus on developing the craft and technique of acting and specialty subjects that can include voice, movement, improvisation, stage combat and make-up through fun exploration and ensemble building. We value process over product as young actors learn develop the skill and confidence.


Sixth Through Eighth Grades
Our 90-minute classes for young performers in sixth through eighth grade focus on developing the craft of performance technique including acting, rehearsal, script analysis, blocking and character development. Our musical theatre performance workshops include instruction in dance and singing. The learning goals for this program emphasize understanding the process of developing a character, putting scenes together and working as an ensemble.

 

Spring Class Schedule

Improvisation Class: Zooventures

Tuesdays, March 15 – May 3

4 to 4:30 p.m.

Pre-kindergarten
Using our imaginations and knowledge of animals real and imaginary, we’ll tackle one new adventure after another, from feeding the unicorns and chasing down escaped creatures to building new exhibits for our latest furry and feathery additions!
Tuition: $95*

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Improv Class: Space Squad Adventures

Tuesdays, March 15 – May 3

4:45 to 5:30 p.m.

Kindergarten through second grade
In this theatre improvisation class, we’ll leave no star or planet unexplored! We’ll use our imaginations, follow our impulses and respond quickly to the changing circumstances of each exercise to defy unexpected challenges and build new worlds together!
Tuition: $140*

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Improv Class: Super Hero & Villain Training Camp

Wednesdays, March 16 – May 4

4 to 4:55 p.m.

Third through fifth grade
An epic showdown is upon us to either save the day or take over the world! We’ll separate the villains from the heroes to determine who has more fun learning stage combat and basic acting techniques. Learn how to use your body, voice and imagination to fulfill your destiny.

Tuition: $155*

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Performance Workshop: Broadway Showcase

Mondays, March 14 – May 2

4 to 5:30 p.m.

Sixth through eighth grades
See what it takes to put on a big musical number! Pull at our heartstrings with a ballad and make us laugh with your very own funny thing that happened on the way to the theatre. Put together your knowledge of acting, dance and song to help us create a showcase of all things MUSICAL THEATRE!
Tuition: $245*

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