Beginning Acting: Character Creation (B)

Beginning Acting: Character Creation (B)

Saturdays, 1:00-3:00pm
Use theater exercises and techniques to create unique characters and make strong choices on stage. Explore movement, voice, and improvisation in a great class to bring out the actor in you!

Price: $160 Instructor: Holly Wigmore Ages: 7-9 Level: BEG

Beginning Acting: Character Creation (A)

Beginning Acting: Character Creation (A)

Saturdays, 11:00am-1:00pm
Use theater exercises and techniques to create unique characters and make strong choices on stage. Explore movement, voice, and improvisation in a great class to bring out the actor in you!

Price: $160 Instructor: Julie Akers Ages: 7-9 Level: BEG

Young Actor's Workshop (A)

Young Actor's Workshop (A)

Saturdays, 9:30-11:00am
A weekly workout in acting! Develop focus, memorization, and character creation skills. Explore imagination while creating an original showcase of individual work, collaboration, and storytelling.

Price: $130 Instructor: Nick Condon Ages: 6-7 Level: BEG

On Camera Action (A)

On Camera Action (A)

Saturdays, 9:00-11:00am
Portland's film industry is booming! Get the initial skills you need to act in film and television. Develop confidence in auditions, interviews, and commercials while working with real television and film scripts. Prerequisite: Any OCT acting class. 

Price: $175 Instructor: Jeanne Rogers Ages: 8-11 Level: BEG/INT

Beginning Musical Theater: Showstoppers

Beginning Musical Theater: Showstoppers

Saturdays, 1:00-3:00pm
Perform showstoppers from Broadway's biggest hits! These songs are designed to energize the audience. Ensemble vocal skills and basic choreography are featured in a final showcase that is sure to leave them standing.*Six week class.

Price: $120 Instructor: Jeffrey Childs Ages: 8-11 Level: BEG/INT

Improv Troupe (A)

Improv Troupe (A)

Saturdays, 11:00am-1:00pm
Spontaneous acting! Learn to let go and be in the moment with games and exercises that develop essential performance skills: creative thinking, comedic timing, ensemble work, and on-the-spot performance.

Price: $160 Instructors: Claire Aldridge & Nick Condon Ages: 8-11 Level: BEG/INT

Improv Troupe (B)

Improv Troupe (B)

Saturdays, 1:00-3:00pm
Spontaneous acting! Learn to let go and be in the moment with games and exercises that develop essential performance skills: creative thinking, comedic timing, ensemble work, and on-the-spot performance.

This class is Sold Out. Please click below to join the Wait List.

Price: $160 Instructor: Nick Condon Ages: 13+ Level: ALL

Intermediate/Advanced Musical Theater: Into the Woods

Intermediate/Advanced Musical Theater: Into the Woods

Saturdays, 3:00-5:00pm
Sondheim's wickedly witty music weaves together fairy tale favorites – but with a thrilling darker hue. Humor, larger than life characters, and complex music make this a fast and fun performance challenge.  *Six week class.

This class is sold out. Please click below to join the waitlist.

Price: $120 Instructor: Jeffrey Childs Ages: 12+ Level: INT/ADV/YP
Enrollment by approval. OCT will contact you after receiving your registration form.

Actor's Studio

Actor's Studio

Saturdays, 9:00-11:00am
Practice a variety of skills for stage performance including theater exercises, presenting monologues, and scene study. Apply techniques to help you stand out in performance as well as auditions. Perfect for beginners as well as returning students.

Price: $160 Instructor: Claire Aldridge Ages: 12+ Level: ALL

On Camera Action (B)

On Camera Action (B)

Saturdays, 11:00am-1:00pm
Portland's film industry is booming! Get the initial skills you need to act in film and television. Develop confidence in auditions, interviews, and commercials while working with real television and film scripts. Prerequisite: Any OCT acting class. 

Price: $175 Instructor: Jeanne Rogers Ages: 12+ Level: BEG/INT 

Intermediate Acting

Intermediate Acting

Saturdays, 3:00-5:00pm
Advance your monologue/scene work skills, and sharpen audition techniques. Emphasis on creating characters both physically and vocally, using imagination, improvisation, ensemble exercises, and theater games.  

Price: $160 Instructor: Holly Wigmore Ages: 9-12 Level: INT

Creative Dramatics: Island Adventures (B)

Creative Dramatics: Island Adventures (B)

Sundays, 10:00-11:30am
Release your inner actor as you create and perform your own play based on island favorites, such as Moana and Lilo & Stitch! Learn theater games, play a variety of characters, and gain acting skills in a class for fun, focused learning. 

Price: $130 Instructor: Julie Akers Ages: 5-6 Level: BEG

This class is sold out. Please click below to join the waitlist.

Young Actor's Workshop (B)

Young Actor's Workshop (B)

Sundays, 11:30am-1:00pm
A weekly workout in acting! Develop focus, memorization, and character creation skills. Explore imagination while creating an original showcase of individual work, collaboration, and storytelling.

Price: $130 Instructor: Julie Akers Ages: 6-7 Level: BEG

YP Intensive: Cold Reads & Callbacks

YP Intensive: Cold Reads & Callbacks

Sundays, 1:00-4:30pm
Professional training combines active scenework and college-level curriculum to help you gain confidence and get the role. Class covers cold reads and audition techniques, as well as skills for on-the-spot script analysis and making the most of your individual strengths.

Price: $150 Instructor: Matt Zrebski Ages: 14+ Level: YP*

Enrollment by approval. OCT will contact you after receiving your registration form.

Magical Mondays

Magical Mondays

Mondays, 10:15-11:15am
Come play, laugh, and learn! Join the theatrical adventure as you discover the stage. Have a blast acting out stories and characters, learning silly songs, and playing theater games. Fill your Mondays with fun!

Price: $90 Instructor: Amy LaRosa Ages: 3 1/2-5 Level: BEG

Page To Stage: Judy Moody & Stink (A)

Page To Stage: Judy Moody & Stink (A)

Mondays, 4:30-6:00pm
Explore the hilarious antics of Judy Moody as you perform scenes from the hit book series. Learn basic acting skills, character creation, and the art of storytelling—with great roles for boys and girls! Includes 2 tickets to OCT's Judy Moody dress rehearsal on 10/20/17.

Price: $140 Instructor: Sullivan Mackintosh Ages: 6-7 Level: BEG

Creative Dramatics: To the Zoo (A)

Creative Dramatics: To the Zoo (A)

Mondays, 3:15-4:30pm
Monkeys, wild cats, and elephants too—frolic together in tales from the zoo. Gain performance skills such as focus and movement, while using your imagination and having fun. Act out exciting zoo adventures in every class! 

Price: $120 Instructor: Sullivan Mackintosh Ages: 4-5 Level: BEG

Beginning Acting: Focus

Beginning Acting: Focus

Mondays, 4:00-6:00pm
Perfect for the aspiring actor. Use theater exercises, scene work, and monologues to develop characters, improve focus, and gain performance and audition skills. This dynamic class will bring out the actor in you!

Price: $160 Instructor: Jennifer Darling Ages: 8-11 Level: BEG

Creative Dramatics: Island Adventures (A)

Creative Dramatics: Island Adventures (A)

Tuesdays, 3:15-4:30PM
Release your inner actor as you create and perform your own play based on island favorites, such as Moana and Lilo & Stitch! Learn theater games, play a variety of characters, and gain acting skills in a class for fun, focused learning. 

Price: $120 Instructor: Kristin Hailstone Ages: 4-5 Level: BEG

Creative Dramatics: To the Zoo (B)

Creative Dramatics: To the Zoo (B)

Tuesdays, 4:30-6:00pm
Monkeys, wild cats, and elephants too—frolic together in tales from the zoo. Gain performance skills such as focus and movement, while using your imagination and having fun. Act out exciting zoo adventures in every class! 

Price: $130 Instructor: Kristin Hailstone Ages: 5-6 Level: BEG

Beginning Acting: Foundations

Beginning Acting: Foundations

Tuesdays, 4:00-6:00pm
Ideal for new actors looking for a fun intro to theater! Use theater games and exercises to explore character, improv, concentration, voice, and movement. A great first acting class for building skills and confidence.

Price: $160 Instructor: Sam Reiter Ages: 7-9 Level: BEG

Fall Into Fun

Fall Into Fun

Tuesdays, 10:15-11:15am
Act, play, explore, and let your imagination soar! Create characters and stories to make an original play. An energetic class that teaches focus, collaboration, and storytelling—all while having fun in fall!

Price: $90 Instructor: Amy LaRosa Ages: 3 1/2-5  Level: BEG

A Thin Line: Acting Extremes

A Thin Line: Acting Extremes

Wednesdays, 4:00-6:00pm
Learn to bridge the gap between comedy and tragedy in this fast-paced class! Work as an ensemble to write original pieces, create believable characters, and gather tools to become a more versatile actor.

Price: $160 Instructor: Sara Kennedy Adams & Blake Wales Ages: 11-14 Level: BEG/INT

Music and Make Believe

Music and Make Believe

Wednesdays, 10:15-11:15am
Unleash your imagination as you journey through magical stories and musical moments. Explore singing, movement, and games while focusing on early musical development and performance.

Price: $90 Instructor: Amy LaRosa Ages: 3 1/2-5 Level: BEG

Beginning Musical Theater: Island Adventures

Beginning Musical Theater: Island Adventures

Wednesdays, 4:00-6:00pm
Come to the edge of the water and perform lively songs from shows such as Moana and Once on This Island. Learn acting, vocal skills, and basic choreography in a musical adventure from the sand and seas!

Price: $160 Instructor: Jeffrey Childs Ages: 7-10 Level: BEG

This class is sold out. Please click below to join the waitlist.

Homeschool Theater: Where the Sidewalk Ends

Homeschool Theater: Where the Sidewalk Ends

Wednesdays, 1:00-3:00pm
Use the poetry of Shel Silverstein to create an original performance for family and friends! Ensemble work, monologues, theater games, and songs are featured in this fast-paced class—just for homeschool students! 

Price: $160 Instructor: Mark Steering Ages: 7-12 Level: BEG/INT

Page to Stage: Judy Moody & Stink (B)

Page to Stage: Judy Moody & Stink (B)

Wednesdays, 4:30-6:00pm
Explore the hilarious antics of Judy Moody as you perform scenes from the hit book series. Learn basic acting skills, character creation, and the art of storytelling—with great roles for boys and girls! Includes 2 tickets to OCT's Judy Moody dress rehearsal on 10/20/17.

Price: $140 Instructor: Holly Wigmore Ages: 5-6 Level: BEG

This class is sold out. Please click below to join the waitlist.

Harry Potter

Harry Potter

Thursdays, 4:00-6:00pm
Enter the magical world of Harry Potter! Improve acting skills as you bring Harry and his charmed friends to life. Create, write, and perform your original scenes using characters from J.K. Rowling’s landmark adventure series.

Price: $160 Instructor: Sam Reiter Ages: 9-12 Level: BEG/INT

Outer Space Adventures

Outer Space Adventures

Thursdays, 4:30-6:00pm
3…2…1… Blast off! Head into the galaxy for an acting class that is out of this world! From astronauts to aliens, let your imagination soar to infinity and beyond through ensemble, story, and character creation.

Price: $130 Instructor: Jennifer Darling Ages: 6-7 Level: BEG

Playwriting: Fundamentals of the Full Length Play

Playwriting: Fundamentals of the Full Length Play

Sundays, 10:00-12:30pm
Learn the tools and techniques necessary for writing a full length play! This class will highlight stage mechanics, character and story arc, as well as how to experiment with theatrical styles other than naturalism. The business of getting a play workshopped and produced will also be covered.
*No classes 10/22 & 10/29.

Price: $130 Instructor: Matt Zrebski Ages: 14+ Level: INT/ADV/YP*

Enrollment by approval. OCT will contact you after receiving your registration form.

Improv: The Musical

Improv: The Musical

Sundays, 1:00-4:30pm
Challenge yourself with this fast-paced class that uses fundamentals of improvised music to help take scenes to the next level! Learn to put thoughts and emotions into improvised songs that sound like they've already been written. Explore rhythm and rhyme, common song structures with memorable hooks, and learn how to create a mini-musicals on the spot. (Enrollment by approval.) 

Price: $150 Instructor: Nick Condon Ages: 14+ Level: INT/ADV/YP*

Enrollment by approval. OCT will contact you after receiving your registration form