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People’s Light theatre classes explore the skills every artist needs: curiosity, imagination, collaboration, empathy and courage. With emphasis on the creative process rather than a final product, students gather a variety of tools and techniques to discover their most expressive selves both on stage and off.

  • The Spring session includes our signature Saturday Acting Classes and a brand new offering - 4 Week Special Topics. Scroll down for class descriptions and dates.
  • SummerBLAST dates and information coming soon! Keep an eye on this space.
Saturday Acting Classes

Our signature Saturday classes for ages 5-18.

Ages 5-7

Spring 2019: March 23-May 18
*No class on April 20

$275

Mornings - 11:15am-12:45pm - Register

Afternoons - 1:30pm-3:00pm - Register

Ages 8-10

Spring 2019: March 23-May 18
9:00am-11:00am

*No class on April 20

$300

Register
Ages 11-13

Spring 2019: March 23-May 18
9:15am-11:15am

*No class on April 20

$300

Register
Ages 14-18

Spring 2019: March 23-May 18
11:30am-1:30pm

*No class on April 20

$300

Register
4 Week Special Topics
Acting for Adults (Ages 18+)

Get in touch with your creative self.

An introductory acting class is the chance to experiment, play, and stretch outside your daily routine into someone else’s shoes. No Opening Night, just the chance to connect with yourself and others.

Mondays, March 18-April 8

6:30-8:30pm

$200; $175 if purchased with another class

Register
Monologues (Ages 12-18)

Create a whole world on your own.

This mixed-age class introduces a variety of techniques to work as solo performers. Create a journey that begins before you speak a word, explore ways to personalize a script, and know what your character fights for in every moment. Students will be required to select and memorize a 1-2 minute text.

Saturdays, April 27-May 18

3:15pm-5:15pm

$150; $125 if purchased with another class

Register
Page to Stage (Ages 12-18)

Read scripts like directors and designers do.

Imagination meets analysis as we read and interpret a play. You’ll be challenged to look through the lens of various creative roles to imagine how a play comes to life.

Mondays, April 29-May 20

6:30pm-8:30pm

$150; $125 if purchased with another class

Register
Movement Lab (Ages 7-11)

Express yourself without a word.

For movers and shakers ready to experiment with creative, confident, and expressive movement, this class includes elements of yoga, spatial awareness, improvisational movement for building character and story, as well as simple choreographed movement. Nurture a positive relationship with the body, sample a variety of methods actors can use in their work, and discover how much we can communicate without speaking a word.

This class has been postponed until a future session. If you are interested in this class or have questions, please contact ArtsDiscovery@peopleslight.org

Playwriting Lab (Ages 10-18)

You have a story to tell.

A variety of creative prompts will get creative juices flowing for first-time writers and more experienced playwrights alike. Along with introducing tools to inspire new scene ideas, class will also include dedicated writing time, and the opportunity to hear work read aloud.

This class has been postponed until a future session. If you are interested in this class or have questions, please contact ArtsDiscovery@peopleslight.org