#502 Theater Collaborations in Physical Comedy: Why is that so funny?!? (Ages 13 – 17)

Instructor: Lillian Myers

Tuesdays 4:00PM – 6 PM June 12 – July 24 (7 classes) Rehearsal Hall

A unique exploration of the principles and practices of physical comedy through improvisation, clown, and script writing. The class includes discussion, graduated sequences of games to investigate how comedy works, inspired by master teacher John Wright (UK). Topics explored include: states of tension, rhythm, timing and more! We will also teach beginners juggling, sock poi. The results are invaluable for students! Come one, come all.

Tuition: $175.00

#602 Acting Essentials: Scene Study Workshop (Ages 13 – 17)

Instructor: Jessica Headington

Saturdays 1:00PM – 3:00PM June 16 – Aug 4 (8 weeks) Rehearsal Hall

This is a course in fundamentals for passionate young actors. Through class exercises and scene work, students will free themselves of inhibitions, explore the dramatic arc, define intentions, learn text analysis, and increase physical and vocal range. Students will also be exposed to classic and cutting edge contemporary playwrights. The final class meeting on August 4 will be a showcase of scenes and monologues for parents and friends.

Tuition: $300.00

#701 Improv and Beyond (Ages 13 – 17)

Instructor: Alexandra Moore

Mondays 4:30PM – 5:30PM June 11- July 30 (8 Weeks) in the Studio Theatre

Being a teen can be tough, but it can also be fun, exhilarating and one of the most creative and free times of our lives. It is a time when we are creating new memories, beliefs and sense of self. This class will give each participant the possibility to explore parts of their potential in expression that are not always easy to explore in the big wide world. We will be playing with improvisation, exploring different characters through scripts, scene writing, monologue work and circus arts including juggling and acrobalance.

Tuition: $160.00

#702 Finding Your Voice - Teen Workshop (Ages 13 – 17)

Instructor: Alexandra Moore

Monday – Friday 10:00AM – 3:00PM (30 min lunch) July 30- August 10 (Two Weeks) in the Studio Theatre

This time in history is like no other, our youth are truly finding their voice and needing to speak their truth. In this two week workshop, students will be playing with finding their true voice. Using a variety of drama games and theater techniques, they will work on telling and writing their stories. Whether it’s choosing a specific memory or writing about what is real and alive for them, this class will give each student the opportunity to express themselves and tell their story in a variety of modalities. We will work on a final presentation where students can choose to perform their own piece, have another student perform their piece, perform another student’s piece or

Tuition: $525.00

Theatre Field Trip: Backstage Tour (1st Grade - High School)

Instructor: One of our esteemed instructors or staff members

Monday - Friday, 2-hour tour TBA between 10:00 am and 2 pm.

This tour is designed to give a special peak 'behind the curtain'.  Your tour guide will also share exciting facts and stories touching on major developments of theatre from Greek to Modern.  You will visit our two theatre spaces, costume shop, scene shop, dressing rooms, light and sound booth, and end up onstage with a 20-minute theatre improv experience.

Tuition: $300.00 (Maximum of 30 students)


Bridge Program: Schools to 6th St Playhouse, 6th St Playhouse to Schools!

Instructor:  One and/or two of our esteemed instructors

Time and day: 2 to 3 hours of instruction TBA between 9:00 am and 2:00 pm at 6th Street Playhouse or your classroom

In our ongoing interest to inspire our youth in the vital importance of theatre, we have designed this unique format to fit your needs.  We will work with your school to create a thorough theatre experience.  The possibilities for programming are endless and will be designed to fit into your curriculum. 

To inquire, call or email Lennie Dean, Education Associate, at education@6thstreetplayhouse.com or 707-523-4185, ext 122

Tuition: $300.00 - $500.00



Lennie Dean
Education Associate

(707)523-4185 ext.122 (message box only)

How to Register:

Click to download fill-in registration form

  • Mail completed registration form to
    52 W 6th Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95401.
  • Fax completed registration form to
    707 523-3544.
  • In person during box office hours
    1:00 - 4:00 Tuesday - Friday, or
    11:00 - 2:00 Saturday.


Classes require a 50% deposit at registration.  Tuition is due in full by the first day of class.  Limited scholarships and payment plans are available (Scholarship Application); contact education@6thstreetplayhouse.com




We understand that you may find a class is not what you expected, or that life circumstances may change after you enroll. If you choose to withdraw, you may submit written notification prior to the second class. A $25 processing fee will be applied to defer costs plus prorate for classes attended.  A check for the remaining balance will be sent in approximately two weeks  There will be no make-up classes or refunds for missed classes.