Tanglewood Youth Theatre Classes

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Asheville Community Theatre is offering both online and in-person classes!

Online Classes
In-Person Classes

ACT offers financial assistance for our Youth Production Classes, and we work hard with each family to make sure that cost is not an obstacle to participation.

Apply for a Scholarship!

 


Youth Improv

For ages 8-11 * Taught by Chris Martin

Come join the amazing Chris Martin on a fun filled improv journey through all of our favorite improv games and some new surprises. Don’t miss the chance for some hilarious and silly rounds of Waiter, Waiter!, Changing Channels, Night at the Museum, and so much more! The class includes fun warm-ups, “Yes And” exercises, and a showcase during the last class.

7 Week Session: November 9-December 21, 2020
Mondays at 4:00-4:45 PM Eastern
Student Ages: 8-11
Cost: $75 for full 7 week session

Register Now for Ages 8-11!

For ages 12-14 * Taught by Chris Martin

Come join the amazing Chris Martin on a fun filled improv journey through all of our favorite improv games and some new surprises. Don’t miss the chance for some hilarious and silly rounds of Waiter, Waiter!, Talk Show, Styles, and so much more! The class includes fun warm-ups, “Yes And” exercises, and a showcase during the last class.

7 Week Session: November 9-December 21, 2020
Mondays at 5:00-5:45 PM Eastern
Student Ages: 12-14 (or with prior approval from teacher or Amanda Klinikowski)
Cost: $75 for full 7 week session

Register Now for Ages 12-14!


Graphic for education class titled Act Out Aesop's Fables

Act Out: Aesop’s Fables

For ages 8-9 * Taught by Amanda Klinikowski

Have you ever wanted to use your voice, body, and imagination to say something you believe in?! Then this is the class for you! Each day we will warm up our bodies, voices, and imagination and work together to create an original skit with movement based on one of Aesop’s Fables! Our final class session will be recorded and shared with friends and families.

Class/Rehearsal Schedule:

6 Week Session: November 10-December 15, 2020
Tuesdays at 4:00-5:00 PM Eastern
Student Ages: 8-9 (unless permission previously granted for younger students to register)
Cost: $65 for full 6 week session

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Act Out: Original Fairy Tales

For ages 10-12 * Taught by Amanda Klinikowski

Over the course of seven weeks, students will use their bodies, voices, and imaginations to come up with their own characters and create a short, original Fairy Tale. We will use class time to warm up, play theatre games, and collaboratively create our dialogue for our story which will be recorded on the final day of class and shared with families before the holidays.

7 Week Session: November 4-December 16, 2020
Wednesdays at 4:00-5:00 PM Eastern
Student Ages: 10-12 (unless permission previously granted for younger students to register)
Cost: $80 for full 7 week session

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Social Distance Saturdays

Taught by Amanda Klinikowski

Come play fun and socially distanced theatre games with Amanda on ACT’s Mainstage!

The safety of all students and teachers is important to ACT. Masks will be required at all times during the class and everyone will remain socially distanced for all games while inside on the ACT Mainstage with added ventilation. Parents are asked to remain in their cars nearby for the duration of class. We ask that all students arrive 10-15 minutes before their class time to accommodate temperature checks. This class is in-person, with no virtual option. If your child is medically unable to wear a mask for 50 minutes, please check out one of ACT’s many virtual class options instead!

A limited number of scholarships are available for this class. CLICK HERE TO APPLY. Please do not purchase registration prior to applying. Applications must be received by 2:00 pm on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 for consideration. Please contact Amanda at [email protected] with questions.

6 Week Session: November 14-December 19, 2020
Saturdays at 10:00-10:50 AM Eastern
Student Ages: 10-11 (Or with prior permission from Amanda Klinikowski. Please reach out to Amanda BEFORE registering for class!)
Cost: $110 for full 6 week session

Register Now for Ages 10-11!

6 Week Session: November 14-December 19,  2020
Saturdays at 12:00-12:50 PM Eastern
Student Ages: 12-15
Cost: $110 for full 6 week session

Register Now for Ages 12-15!

Masks at Asheville Community Theatre: Education Programming

In order to create a safe and equitable environment for everyone participating and leading educational classes or events on ACT grounds, all individuals will be required to wear masks over their mouth and nose at all times. If a student, patron, or participant does not have a mask, one will be provided. If an individual is unable to wear a mask, alternative virtual options are available. We thank you for your support as we work to keep our family, and yours, as safe as possible.


For general questions about classes or age requirements, please contact our Education Director Amanda Klinikowski at [email protected].

For questions about the registration process or for questions regarding payments, contact Box Office Manager Cassandra Marcelo at [email protected]. We are currently closed to the public and working reduced hours from home. Please allow additional time for responses during this time, and thank you for being a part of ACT!