Beginning with ages 4-5, this course uses imaginative
child’s play to acquaint our youngest actors
and actresses with theatre basics such as moving quietly
backstage, using a mainstage voice, handling oneself
in an audition, and working with an ensemble cast.
A contemporary and progressive class that ensures
learning through fun and games.
Starting with students in grades 1 and 2, this class
is an introduction to the first stages of acting and
character building. In this course designed to stimulate
both the outgoing and inhibited student, children
will learn life and social skills as well as basic
aspects of theatrical performance.
and Me” Stage Play:
Geared toward ages 3 and 4, this contemporary class
is an innovative opportunity for moms and/or dads
to participate with their children. Focusing on early
social skills while preparing young performers for
the stage, parents take part in unique theatre basics
and gain some precious one-on-one time with their
Beginning with grades 3 through 4, this class is geared
to accommodate both beginning and advanced students.
This course develops discipline and acting skills
through script analysis, theatre games and improvisation.
This course also reinforces listening skills while
utilizing fun and imaginative projects to introduce
basic acting techniques.
Fundamentals of Acting:
A progressively taught class geared toward students
in grades 5 and 6. In this environment, students will
discover creative and fun ways to develop skills in
memorization, performance, and audition techniques,
as well as scene study. In addition, these students
will begin establishing friendships and connections
in the theatre realm while receiving the opportunity
to audition for Main Stage productions.
Intended for grades 7, 8, and 9, this class focuses
on discipline while building on both basic and advanced
techniques. Students will explore concepts in characterization,
stage presence, diction, movement, and advanced scene
Geared toward students in grades 10, 11 and 12, this
course establishes and maintains basic acting techniques
while creating an original character from the ground
up. Through both writing and acting exercises, the
ensemble will create an original theatrical piece
which will culminate into a studio production. This
course is ideal for those seeking a sense of truth
and a lifelong artistic foundation in acting.
Students in this advanced acting and performance class,
structured for grades 7, 8 and 9, are accepted by
“audtion only.” A course focused on preparing
the student to work and succeed in a professional
setting. With emphasis on both solo and ensemble work,
students will be exposed to several intense acting
methods as well as have the opportunity to discover
their own style.
This upper-level “audition only” class
is designed for grades 10, 11, and 12 and provides
the serious performer with a structured discipline
as well as advanced technique. Small in number, with
extensive one-on-one attention, this studio formatted
course prepares the student to perform or work in
a professional stage setting.
Students in this course will learn fundamentals of
scripting a play. Working both singularly and as an
ensemble, they will produce a complete, one-act play
as well as create dialogue and develop the skills
needed to write for the stage.
Techniques for Adults:
Intended for adults interested in learning basic acting
skills and audition readiness, this course offers
training in voice projection, diction, stage presence,
and stage movement. Appropriate for both beginners
and for those wanting to hone their audition technique,
this class is a fun way to meet new people and discover
your own acting style.
ALT's Education Director at 806-352-0731
for further information about ALT Academy.
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