COURSE CATALOGUE 

SPRING classes start January 21, 2019 (registration currently closed) 

SUMMER CAMPS start June 10, 2019 (registration opens Feb 28, 2019)

ACTING FOR ADULTS starts June 3, 2019 (look under "Summer Camps" to register) 

   FALL classes start September 9, 2019 (registration opens July 1, 2019)

 

Small Children (K – 2nd Grade)

Broadway Babies - $200 per 8-week course 

8-week course, meets Mondays from 4 - 5 PM

Every actor starts somewhere and for our smallest actors, this is the class! Designed to provide small children with a creative outlet, Broadway Babies seeks to instil children with acting fundamentals (listening, following directions, focus) and develop cooperative “play” that will allow them to become solid performers later in life.  This class is repeatable up to age 7. Available in Spring and Fall Semesters.

No experience required.   

Instructor: Jay Bixler

 

Young Children (3rd – 6th Grade)

Acting for Kids - $360 per semester

12-week course, meets Tuesdays from 4- 5 PM

For children ages 8-12, this 12-week class will release the “dramatic side” of any young performer. Focusing on collaboration and teamwork, this course will provide the fundamentals to character development, “partnering,” and scene work in a creative and judgement-free atmosphere. The class will culminate with a performance by the students. No previous acting experience required. Available in Spring and Fall Semesters.

Instructor: Michelle Hancock

 

Improv for Kids - $360 per semester

12-week course, meets Wednesdays from 4 - 5 PM

This class is the ultimate beginner’s introduction to the art of improvising and is specifically geared towards younger students. The perfect way to build confidence, boost creativity, and provide the foundation for a unique (and fun!) theatrical style, this course will focus on the basic rules of improvisation, using games and exercises to build skills in an exciting and expressive environment. This class is repeatable up to age 12. No previous experience required. Available in Spring and Fall Semesters.

Instructor: Michelle Hancock

 

Teenagers/Young Adult (7th - 12th Grade)

Acting for Teens - $360 per semester

12-week course, meets Wednesdays from 5 - 6 PM

For young adults ages 13-17, this 12-week class is a great learning opportunity for fledgeling young actors and experienced performers, alike. In this course, students will learn various stage-acting techniques and the process of creating a character primarily through movement, all while tracing the evolution of performance throughout theatre history – from Greek choruses to the “method” of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and everything in between! No previous acting experience required.  This class is considered a "coaching" class that students can take multiple times.  No semester is the same as every session is geared towards the students enrolled. Available in Spring and Fall Semesters.

Instructor: Jay Bixler

 

Improv for Teens - $360 per semester

12-week course, meets Tuesdays from 5 - 6 PM

This course deals with the fundamentals of improvisational performance. Students will have the opportunity during this course to study in depth the rules of improv, the various games improvers perform for audiences and the ways in which improv can be used as an approach to scripted acting. This class is repeatable up to age 17. Available in Spring and Fall Semesters.

No previous experience required.

Instructor: Jay Bixler

 

Lab Rats 

13-week course, meets Sunday afternoons from 1 - 3 PM

A Performance-based course, Lab Rats seeks to foster the skills developed in our improv classes and culminates each semester with a performance. This class is repeatable up to age 17.

Audition only. Call the education office for more details. Available in Spring and Fall Semesters.

Instructors: Christina Cusack

 

PLT Academy

2-semester course (approx. 26 weeks), meets Fridays from 4 - 6:30 PM

A performance-based course, Academy takes its students through the entire process of putting on a play. From dramaturgy to scene design, students work together to present a fully realized theatrical performance. 2-semester commitment required. This class is repeatable up to age 17. 

Audition only. Call the education office for more details. 

Instructor: Kayla May

 

Stagecraft - $250 per semester 

12-week course, meets Thursdays from 4:30 - 6 PM

Do you like to build things? Get crafty? Solve engineering problems? Stagecraft is a 12-week course covering the basics of technical theatre for teens and adults.  This class will primarily focus on theatrical carpentry, while also introducing students to theatrical lighting and sound design concepts. This course is only offered in the Spring. 

Instructor: Jay Bixler

 

Adult Courses (Age 18 +)

PLT's Acting for Adults - $250 per 10-week course

10-week course, meets Mondays from 6:30 to 8:30 PM

For adults 18+, this 10-week class is a basic introduction to acting techniques for the stage as well as a refresher course for actors with previous experience. The course is designed to help actors develop the ability to play dramatic action honestly and believably, using realistic/naturalistic material. Exercises and improvisations exploring awareness, relaxation, observation, the senses, the voice, and physical and emotional life will be used. Students will work in preparation for an audition monologue to be presented for critique at the end of the class. No previous experience required. Available in Spring, Summer and Fall Semesters. 

Instructor: Kyle Golden

 

SUMMER CAMP DESCRIPTIONS

 

Summer Stars Musical (1) - $450 per 3-week camp (Ages 5 - 16) 

3-week camp, meets Monday - Friday 9 AM - 1 PM (June 10 - June 28, 2019) 

Summer Stars is back for 2019! In 3 weeks, campers audition, rehearse and perform a play or musical chosen by the PLT Education Director.  The final performance is on the last day of camp.

 

Summer Stars Play (2) - $450 per 3-week camp (Ages 5 - 16)

3-week camp, meets Monday - Friday 9 AM - 1 PM (July 8 - July 26, 2019) 

Summer Stars is back for 2019! In 3 weeks, campers audition, rehearse and perform a play or musical chosen by the PLT Education Director.  The final performance is on the last day of camp.

 

Acting Out! (1) - $200 per week, or $525 for all 3 weeks (Ages 12 - 16)

3-week camp, meets Monday - Friday 2 PM - 6 PM (June 10 - June 28, 2019)

Campers can sign up for each week individually or all 3 as a package deal. (all gaming materials provided)

If you are a young actor who has always wanted to try role-playing games, this is the camp for you! If you are a young gamer who has always wanted to try acting this is also the camp for you! It's not just rolling dice, its an adventure! Activities over this 3-week camp include improvisation games, theatrical exercises, strategy board games, roleplaying games (D&D 5th edition), cos-play construction and more!  Campers will be divided into adventuring parties to explore a fantasy world created by our education director.  

 

Acting Out! (2) - $200 per week, or $525 for all 3 weeks (Ages 12 - 16)

3-week camp, meets Monday - Friday 2 PM - 6 PM (July 8 - July 26, 2019)

Campers can sign up for each week individually or all 3 as a package deal. (all gaming materials provided)

If you are a young actor who has always wanted to try role-playing games, this is the camp for you! If you are a young gamer who has always wanted to try acting this is also the camp for you! It's not just rolling dice, its an adventure! Activities over this 3-week camp include improvisation games, theatrical exercises, strategy board games, roleplaying games (D&D 5th edition), cos-play construction and more!  Campers will be divided into adventuring parties to explore a fantasy world created by our education director.

 PLT Education Director, Jay Bixler

 

 

Affordable payment plans available, contact the education director for details! 

PLT offers a 10% discount* for families with multiple children enrolling in classes

 


*Discount is automatically applied at registration.

Please Note: A $50 non-refundable fee will be charged for all class cancellations. Refunds cannot be given after the class has begun.

 for questions, contact our Education Director:
education@pensacolalittletheatre.com 

850-432-2042 ext. 104

Office hours: Monday - Friday: 12 PM - 3 PM