All classes postponed through March 25.

We hope to be able to resume classes in the coming weeks. As we monitor this quickly evolving situation, we will be in contact with you as we reschedule classes.

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.


Spring 2020 Session

Spring Break Camp: Fractured Fairy Tale Theatre Camp (Ages 6-12)
March 16-20 (5 day camp)

Snow White and the Seven Entrepreneurs
By Robin Blasberg

"Who is the cleverest one of all?"

Campers will find out as they explore the hilarious and delightful tale of Snow White and the Seven Entrepreneurs, a fractured fairy tale that turns the original on its head! In this hilarious play, Snow White is more than just a pretty face. It’s Snow White’s brains that make the Queen jealous and inspire the Queen’s comic efforts to ensure that the Queen be deemed the “cleverest one of all.”

Campers will take part in all production elements as they craft production pieces, work with costumes, learn acting, staging, and musical techniques; all the necessary ingredients to create a fun filled production for friends and family!

Daily Schedule:

  • 10:00 am: Warmup and Improv Games

  • 10:30 am: Rehearse

  • 11:30 am: Set Crafts

  • 12:15 pm: Lunch

  • 12:45 - 1:30 pm: Rehearse

March 16-20 | 10 am-1:30 pm
Instructor: Sammie Moore
Monroe Stage, 12 students maximum
Tuition: $400 (includes materials)


Improv and Circus Theatre I | #454 (Ages 7-12)

Explore your wildest dreams! 

At its heart, theatre 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 theatre games, and you’ll even get a chance to dabble in the circus arts, where joy is paramount. Last class will be a "shareformace" presentation for family and friends.

Mar 23–May 25 | Mondays 3:30–4:30 pm (10 wks)
Instructor: Alexandra Moore
Rehearsal Hall, 10 student maximum
Tuition: $135 (includes materials)


Young Players | #455 (Ages 7-12)

Let's create a Play!

In this short one act play—OH, NUTS!! two squirrels (one is a hard worker, the other likes to take time to be creative) are gathering nuts for winter. The second squirrel tries a variety of ways to fill the nest faster and with tastier food. This leads to a dangerous encounter with humans at their picnic site. It takes the entire squirrel community to save day. Students will also work on crafting their own props and scenery! Final presentation for family and friends.  

Mar 23–May 25 | Mondays 4:45–5:50 pm (10 wks)
Instructor: Eileen Nagle
Rehearsal Hall, 12 student maximum
Tuition: $200 (includes materials)


Musical Theatre Songsters | #448 (Ages 7-13)

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, including some Disney “Classics.” You will also 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. The last day of class with be a "shareformace" presentation for family and friends.

Mar 24–May 26 | Tuesdays 4–5:30 pm (10 wks)​
Instructor: Eileen Nagle, Choreography: Rachel Wynne
Rehearsal Hall, 20 student maximum
Tuition: $240 (includes materials)


A Midsummer Night's Dream Workshop | #446 (Ages 8-15)

“My soul is in the sky!” —William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream 

There’s mischief in the woods! Humans and fairies collide as they tangle themselves in fairy games, magic love potions, and mystical moonlight transformations! Four young dukes and maidens, a fairy queen and her king, and one mischievous little sprite are just a few of the characters we will meet. Students will take part in this exploration by analyzing the original text, creating character sketches, reading and analyzing sonnets, and learning about the life and times of the Bard of Avon himself, William Shakespeare. Students will work with a teaching artist to explore an abridged, kid-friendly version of a Shakespeare play, culminating in a magical performance for friends and family!

Class participants will:

  • Learn about the life and times of the Bard of Avon!
  • Play as you get onto your feet and into the words for this interactive, fun exploration of Shakespeare’s enchanting fairy tale!
  • Discover why Shakespeare wrote the way he did and why should we care?
  • Create masks to reflect Shakespeare characters.
  • Explore different ways of adapting and staging this classic.
  • Perform an adapted version of this play for friends and family  

Mar 25–May 27 | Wednesdays 4–5:30 pm (10 wks)
​Instructor: Juliet Noonan
Rehearsal Hall, 12 student maximum
Tuition: $200 (includes supplies)

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.