Asheville Community Theatre Education Department

Asheville Community Theatre’s Education Department is a vibrant hub of creativity and inclusivity, fostering a nurturing environment that ignites a love of the performing arts in individuals of all ages. Our goal is to inspire confidence and encourage personal growth, empowering our students to express their unique voices and talents through the transformative power of theatre.

Education Opportunities

We offer a full calendar of experiences for children and adults. If you don’t see an opportunity that fits what you’re looking for, let us know!

Adult Classes

Description about things. Session Dates.

  • Adult Improv I
  • Adult Improv II
  • Adult Improv III
  • Adult Physical Comedy
  • Adult Acting
  • Adult Dance
  • Adult Ensemble
  • Adult Directing

Learn more about ACT’s Adult Classes HERE.

Youth Classes

Description about things. Dates of each session. Ages.

  • Journey to Imaginationland
  • Youth Acting
  • Youth Improv
  • Youth Voice
  • Youth Musical Theatre Dance
  • Teen Acting
  • Teen Improv
  • Teen Voice
  • Teen Musical Theatre Dance
  • Technical Theatre Classes

Learn more about ACT’s Youth Classes HERE.

Youth Productions

Experience the entire production process, including auditions, rehearsals, choreography, voice training, and more, in a dynamic environment that nurtures creativity and love for the performing arts.

  • Curtains – Dates/Ages
  • Elf: The Musical Jr – Dates/Ages
  • 101 Dalmatians – Dates/Ages
  • Descendants – Dates/Ages

Learn more about ACT’s Youth Productions HERE.

School's Out


  • Monday, October 2
  • Friday, November 10
  • Wednesday, November 22
  • Wednesday, December 20
  • Thursday, December 21
  • Friday, December 22
  • Monday, January 15
  • Friday, March 1
  • Monday, April 1
  • Tuesday, April 2
  • Wednesday, April 3
  • Thursday, April 4
  • Friday, April 5

Learn more about ACT’s School’s Out opportunities HERE.

Tanglewood Teens

Description. Ages

  • Auditions
  • Upcoming Events
  • Book Now!

Learn more about Tanglewood Teens HERE.

Tanglewood Summer

Description about things.

  • Master Classes 1-4
  • Summer Stages I
  • Summer Stages II
  • Summer Musical 
  • Summer Tech

Learn more about Tanglewood Summer HERE.

Get in touch!

We are always looking for ways to better support the needs of our community. If you have any questions about booking us for outreach events, special performances, pricing, accessibility, scholarships, creating custom experiences, or anything else… please let us know!

Contact our Education Director, Zoe Zelonky, by sending an email to [email protected] and we’ll see what we can create together.