Kids Programs (7 – 12 year-olds)

Our Kids Programs are designed to foster an interest in the theatre arts among young participants, whether they will become Broadway stars or future patrons. We aim to allow these little voices to sound big in our world, to deepen connections between family members and communities, and to provide tools for self expression.

Kids Fall 2019 Session

Improv and Circus Theater I | #443 (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.

September 9-November 11, Mondays 3:30–4:30 PM (10 Weeks)
Rehearsal Hall, 10 student maximum
Tuition: $135

Improv and Circus Theater 2 | #444 (Ages 9-14)

Instructor: Alexandra Moore
Let’s take it to the next level!

This class is a continuation of circus and improv.  For those who have not done level 1 but feel ready for level 2, you are welcome, some experience with improv and juggling is recommended. In this class, we will be working with 3 ball juggling and other juggling tools, balance poses and acro-balance as well as improv theater games and exercises. Our final class will be a little taste of everything we have learned! Please wear stretchy, comfortable clothing. Shorts or pants necessary as we will be working inversions (head/handstands). Come play and learn some cool new skills you can take into any situation and wow your friends and family! Last class with be a ‘shareformace’ presentation for family and friends.

September 9- November 11, Mondays 4:45–6 PM (10 weeks)
Rehearsal Hall, 12 student maximum
Tuition: $145

Musical Theatre Songsters | #447 (Ages 7-12)

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 including some Disney “Classics”. You will work with a choreographer. Instruction will include character development while singing, natural staging fundamentals with vocal basics of rhythm, volume, and harmony. This is a fun class to learn musical fundamentals. Last class with be a ‘shareformace’ presentation for family and friends.

September 10-November 12, Tuesdays 4–5:30 PM (10 weeks)
Rehearsal Hall, 20 student maximum
Tuition: $240 (Includes Materials)

Shakespeare Twelfth Night | #445 (Ages 9-15)

Instructor: Eileen Nagle M.Ed
A kid-friendly approach to Shakespeare!

A fast-paced, hilarious. rendition of Twelfth Night. Using improv and creative costuming, actors will create a delightful fast action summary of Twelfth Night.

Given an abridgement of Shakespeare's comedy Twelfth Night, a comedy, where mistaken identities result in a hilarious mix up of love and loyalties, you will take on various roles to act out, in 30 minutes or less, the bumbling attractions of royalty and ship-wrecked survivors. Improv, high energy and a straight face will create a rollicking production with music. Persons wishing to solely help out backstage and with stage managing are warmly welcome to join as assistant stage managers. You will learn acting and improv techniques, and will discover that Shakespeare can be hilarious and quite user friendly. Assistant stage managers will learn how to hold rehearsals and performance together.

September 11-November 13, Wednesdays 4–5:30 PM (10 weeks)
Rehearsal Hall, 12 student maximum
Tuition: $185

Contact

Juliet Noonan
Director of Education

(707) 523-4185 ext.122 (message box only)
education@6thstreetplayhouse.com

Scholarships

6th Street Playhouse School of Drama offers limited need‐based scholarships to families for whom program tuition is a hardship. The intent is to give opportunities to youth who may not otherwise be able to afford them.

Download the application here. Completed applications should be sent to education@6thstreetplayhouse.com or to the address below:

Attn: Juliet Noonan, Director of Education
6th Street Playhouse School of Drama
52 W 6th Street, Santa Rosa CA 95401

Refunds

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.


Winter 2019-2020 Session Coming Soon!