Magical Play! Creative Dramatics | #440 (Ages 5-6)

Instructor: Alexandra Moore

A joyful, magical class kids (and parents) love!

Combine circus, costumes, singing and acting to create a magically playful after-school class to grow in confidence, communication and team building skills. In each class, students will creatively act out stories, play a world of imaginary characters, varying from modern popular dramas to international fables, in order to face heroic adventures, overcome mighty challenges and arrive at their own morals through improvised, colorful play. The class will end with a presentation open to friends and family.

April 1–June 3, Mondays 3–3:45 PM (10 Weeks)
Rehearsal Hall, 10 student maximum
Tuition: $135

Improv and Circus Theater | #442 (Ages 7-12)

Instructor: Alexandra Moore

Explore your wildest dreams!

At its heart, theater is playful, giving us a chance to explore our wildest dreams and craziest fantasies. In this class, you’ll learn how to express your imagination and use your heart, body, and mind to create scenes, monologues, and more. Going with the flow, saying “yes,” and having fun are the main goals in this light-hearted course. Class time will be chock-full of energetic theater games, and you’ll even get a chance to dabble in the circus arts, where joy is paramount. Last class with be a ‘shareformace’ presentation for family and friends.

April 1–June 3, Mondays 4–5 PM (10 weeks)
Rehearsal Hall, 12 student maximum
Tuition: $145

Fun Feast of Shakespeare! | #444 (Ages 7-12)

Instructor: Juliet Noonan

A kid-friendly approach to Shakespeare!

This class will offer a delightful feast of four of Shakespeare’s Greatest Plays; A Midsummer Nights Dream, Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet and As You Like It. This class will delve into plots, themes, and characters by exploring the selected plays. Through fun theatre games, creative movement, acting techniques, and text analysis, you will develop an understanding of Shakespeare’s works. The class will culminate with a final showcase of scenes for friends and family!

April 3–June 5, Wednesdays 4–5:30 PM (10 weeks)
Rehearsal Hall, 12 student maximum
Tuition: $185

Musical Theatre Songsters | #446 (Ages 7-12)

Instructor: Eileen Nagle M.Ed Choreography: Rachel Wynne

Can’t Stop Singing? Love to dance? Want to be onstage?

This class is designed for the beginning to intermediate student who has an interest in exploring and developing skills for musical theatre. You will learn group songs with featured solos from the Disney “Classics” and work with a choreographer. Instruction will include character development while singing, natural staging fundamentals with vocal basics of rhythm, volume, and harmony. You will also work with a choreographer. This is a fun class to learn musical fundamentals. Last class with be a ‘shareformace’ presentation for family and friends.

April 5–June 7, Fridays 4–5:30 PM (10 weeks)
Rehearsal Hall, 16 student maximum
Tuition: $235 (Includes Materials)

Intermediate Musical Theater Skills | #448 (Ages 7-12)

Instructor: Katie Ketchum Choreography: Rachel Wynne

Ready to ‘move on up’?

Welcome to singing at “the next level” with Princess and Prince Disney songs! You’ve taken the Fundamentals of Musical Theater class and are ready for more. Or, maybe you’re already a natural with a good sense of pitch, rhythm and stage presence, and you love to sing songs from musicals. Come work with award-winning vocalist and composer Katie Ketchum to develop solid skills as both a musical theater chorus singer and as a soloist, with live piano accompaniment and individual coaching time every class. Emphasis will be on developing confidence on stage, performance skills, vocal technique, projection, dynamic levels, breathing, song interpretation and basics of choreography. Last class with be a ‘shareformace’ presentation for family and friends.

April 2–June 4, Tuesdays 4–6 PM (10 weeks)
Rehearsal Hall, 12 student maximum
Tuition: $265

NEW! Creative Character Movement | #450 (Ages 8-12)

Instructor: Rachel Wynne

Learn how to create characters through movement!

This unique class is for the “intermediate student” and students who have previously enrolled in at least one class at 6th Street Playhouse.  You will explore improvisational  movement, (a skill all actors need for auditions), the secret of stage presence and the art of giving to your audience. Through a series of simple movement/dance exercises you will begin to develop an understanding of what motivates movement and how movement relates to all forms of creating characters and preforming. This class will culminate in a ‘shareformance’ of a physical theatre piece which will be performed for family and friends on June 6, the final day of class! 

April 4–June 6, Thursdays 4–5 PM (10 weeks)
Rehearsal Hall, 12 student maximum
Tuition: $165


Lennie Dean
Interim Education Director

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

How to Register:

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  • 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


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 $35 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.