Acting for Musicals

Acting for Musicals

Saturdays, 3:00-5:00pm
Built for the singing actor, this class is an intensive study for students who want to bring next-level skills to their musical theater performances.

Price: $195 Instructor: Matt Zrebski Ages: 11-14 Level: BEG/INT

 

The Theatrical Eye: Design and Direction

The Theatrical Eye: Design and Direction

Saturdays, 1:00am-3:00pm
Calling all young actors, directors, designers, and visual artists! Get ready for a journey across disciplines, building skills in set and costume design, direction and dramaturgy, and bolstering your confidence as a theater-maker.

Price: $195 Instructor: Robi Arce Ages: 13+ Level: ALL

 

Intermediate/Advanced Improv

Intermediate/Advanced Improv

Saturdays, 3:00-5:00pm
Take your improv comedy up a notch! Learn the ins and outs of scene work, explore new short form games, and master the tools of ensemble and thinking on your feet! Prerequisite: Beginning Improv or equivalent.

Price: $195 Instructor: Blake Wales Ages: 12+ Level: INT/ADV

 

On Camera: Imagination on Screen

On Camera: Imagination on Screen

Saturdays, 1:00-3:00pm
Gain experience and confidence through fun games, improvisation, interviews, and scene study. Learn focus and stretch your imagination while you build your toolbox for acting on screen! 

Price: $195 Instructor: Jeanne Rogers Ages: 8-11 Level: BEG

On Camera II: Perfect Your Skills

On Camera II: Perfect Your Skills

Saturdays, 11:00am-1:00pm
A class for continuing film and television students. Gain confidence and become a pro at delivering TV/Film and commercial copy. Prerequisite: Beginning On Camera class or equivalent.

Price: $195 Instructor: Jeanne Rogers Ages: 12+ Level: INT

 

Harry Potter (A)

Harry Potter (A)

Oregon Children's Theatre (map)

Saturdays, 9:00am-11:00am 
Discover the mystical world of Harry Potter.  Bring Potter and his charmed friends to life by exploring character and creating scenes from J.K. Rowling’s enchanting books!  

Price: $195 Instructor: Sam Reiter Ages: 8-11 Level: BEG/INT

 

Acting Express (A)

Acting Express (A)

Oregon Children's Theatre (map)

Saturdays, 1:00-2:30pm
This class will focus on using theater exercises to gain performance skills and build confidence. See what acting is all about while exploring character, voice, and movement.

Price: $150 Instructor: Chelsie Thomas Ages: 6-7 Level: BEG

 

Beginning Musical Theatre: Broadway Kids

Beginning Musical Theatre: Broadway Kids

Saturdays, 3:00-5:00pm
​​​​​​​Focus on vocal ensemble work and basic choreography as you discover Broadway shows where kids have the leads: Oliver, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Hairspray, and more!

Price: $190 Instructor: Sandy Libonati Ages: 8-11 Level: BEG

 

Page to Stage: Ella Enchanted (B)

Page to Stage: Ella Enchanted (B)

Saturdays, 11:00am-12:30pm
Perform scenes from the OCT fall mainstage production of Ella Enchanted. Explore the art of storytelling—plus meet an actor from OCT’s Ella Enchanted cast!

Price: $150 Instructor: Emma Stewart Ages: 5-6 Level: BEG

 

Beginning Acting: Focus

Beginning Acting: Focus

Saturdays, 9:00-11:00am
Use theater exercises and games, scene work, and monologues to develop characters, improve focus and brain stamina, and gain performance and audition skills. This dynamic class will bring out the actor in you!

Price: $190 Instructor: Lydia Ellis-Curry Ages: 7-9 Level: BEG

 

Comedy Workshop

Comedy Workshop

Saturdays, 11:00-1:00pm
Flex your comedic muscles as you learn to create your own hilarious material. Combine physical humor with comedic timing to learn the art of slapstick, punch lines, and laughter.

Price: $190 Instructor: Emily Windler Ages: 7-9 Level: BEG

 

YP On Camera: Advanced Character Study for Film and Television

YP On Camera: Advanced Character Study for Film and Television

Sundays, 10:00-1:00pm
Classes on Sept 23, Oct 7, Oct 14

Build a tool kit that will make you stand out on screen. In this three-day intensive, unleash your imagination and deepen your character work in a specifically on screen context. Open to students currently enrolled in the Young Professionals program only. Some prep work required.

Price: $150 Instructor: Karen Maseng Ages: 14+ Level: YP

Intermediate Harry Potter: Tales of the Marauders

Intermediate Harry Potter: Tales of the Marauders

Sundays, 1:00-3:00pm
Join this brand new Harry Potter class offered for the first time ever at OCT! Dive into the first generation of characters in the beloved series and develop your scene-building and ensemble skills. This class will include intense physicality and character work as well as extensive group writing challenges. Prerequisite: OCT Harry Potter class, or equivalent acting and writing experience

Price: $225 Instructor: Sam Reiter Ages: 10-14 Level: INT

Creative Dramatics: A Land Far, Far Away (B)

Creative Dramatics: A Land Far, Far Away (B)

Mondays, 3:15-4:30pm
​​​​​​​Venture into a time of knights, princesses, and fiery dragons. An active class that teaches focus, collaboration, and character creation.

Price: $125 Instructor: Julie Akers Ages: 5-6 Level: BEG

 

Acting Express (B)

Acting Express (B)

Mondays, 4:30am-6:00pm
This class will focus on using theater exercises to gain performance skills and build confidence. See what acting is all about while exploring character, voice, and movement.

Price: $150 Instructor: Julie Akers Ages: 6-7 Level: BEG

Beginning Acting: Character Creation

Beginning Acting: Character Creation

Mondays, 4:00-6:00pm
​​​​​​​Create larger-than-life characters and make strong choices on stage in a class that will bring out the actor in you!

Price: $190 Instructor: Emily Newton Ages: 8-11 Level: BEG

 

Musical Mondays

Musical 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: $100 Instructor: Elizabeth Fagan Ages: 3 1/2-5 Level: BEG

Beginning Acting: Foundations

Beginning Acting: Foundations

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

Price: $190 Instructor: Piper Tuor Ages: 7-9 Level: BEG

 

Intermediate/Advanced Musical Theatre: Character Stretch

Intermediate/Advanced Musical Theatre: Character Stretch

Tuesdays, 4:00-6:00pm
Stretch and explore material that takes you into characters outside of your comfort zone. Apply character study and musical scene development to your work as a musical theater artist.

Price: $195 Instructor: Jessica Libonati Ages: 14+ Level: INT/ADV/YP

 

Take the Stage Tuesdays

Take the Stage Tuesdays

Tuesdays, 10:15-11:15am
Discover the stage! Have a blast acting out stories and characters, learning silly songs, and playing theater games.

Price: $100 Instructor: Amy Larosa Ages: 3 1/2-5 Level: BEG

Page to Stage: Ella Enchanted (A)

Page to Stage: Ella Enchanted (A)

Tuesdays, 4:30-6:00pm
Perform scenes from the OCT fall mainstage production of Ella Enchanted. Explore the art of storytelling—plus meet an actor from OCT’s Ella Enchanted cast!

Price: $150 Instructor: Kristin Hailstone Ages: 5-6 Level: BEG

Creative Dramatics: A Land Far, Far Away (A)

Creative Dramatics: A Land Far, Far Away (A)

Tuesdays, 3:15-4:30pm
Venture into a time of knights, princesses, and fiery dragons. An active class that teaches focus, collaboration, and character creation.

Price: $125 Instructor: Kristin Hailstone Ages: 4-5 Level: BEG

Creative Dramatics: Monster Crew (B)

Creative Dramatics: Monster Crew (B)

Wednesdays, 3:15-4:30
Create a world of mischievous monsters, from scary to sweet. Make huge acting choices by creating characters and acting out stories. Learn theater games and techniques to perform in a silly, spooky showcase.

Price: $125 Instructor: Holly Wigmore Ages: 5-6 Level: BEG

 

Beginning Musical Theatre: Foundations

Beginning Musical Theatre: Foundations

Wednesdays, 4:00-5:30pm
Love to sing? This is the class for you! Discover how exciting musical theater can be as you learn how to make the most of your voice. Rehearse and perform an ensemble musical review.

Price: $190 Instructor: Mark Steering Ages: 7-10 Level: BEG

 

Outer Space Adventures

Outer Space Adventures

Oregon Children's Theatre (map)

Wednesdays, 4:30-6:00pm
From astronauts to aliens, let your imagination soar to infinity and beyond through ensemble, story, and character.

Price: $150 Instructor: Holly Wigmore Ages: 6-7 Level: BEG

Fall Into Fun

Fall Into Fun

Wednesdays, 9:15-10:15am
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!

Price: $100 Instructors: Zoe Rudman Ages: 3 1/2-5  Level: BEG

 

Homeschool Rock!

Homeschool Rock!

Wednesdays, 1:00-3:30pm
Use contemporary music to create, rehearse, and perform a rock musical! Learn what it takes to create a new work from concept to performance.

Price: $200 Instructor: Mark Steering Ages: 7-14 Level: ALL

Beginning Improv: Say Yes!

Beginning Improv: Say Yes!

Thursdays, 4:00-6:00pm
​​​​​​​Learn to let go and act in the moment with games and exercises that develop essential performance skills: creative thinking, comedic timing, ensemble work, and on-the-spot performance.

Price: $190 Instructors: Savira Kambhu Ages: 8-11 Level: BEG

 

Actor's Studio

Actor's Studio

Thursdays, 4:00-6:00pm
Whether you are a beginner or an experienced actor, this class will challenge you to grow through scene work, technical exercises, character analysis, and more.

Price: $190 Instructor: Jared Mack Ages: 12+ Level: BEG/INT

 

Harry Potter (B)

Harry Potter (B)

Thursdays, 4:00-6:00pm
Discover the mystical world of Harry Potter.  Bring Potter and his charmed friends to life by exploring character and creating scenes from J.K. Rowling’s enchanting books! 

Price: $195 Instructor: Sullivan Mackintosh Ages: 9-12 Level: BEG/INT

 

Creative Dramatics: Monster Crew (A)

Creative Dramatics: Monster Crew (A)

Fridays, 3:15-4:30pm
Create a world of mischievous monsters, from scary to sweet. Make huge acting choices by creating characters and acting out stories. Learn theater games and techniques to perform in a silly, spooky showcase.

Price: $125 Instructor: Molly Gilbert Ages: 4-5 Level: BEG

 

Music and Make Believe

Music and Make Believe

Fridays, 4:30-6:00pm
Unleash your imagination as you journey through magical stories and musical moments. Learn acting skills, such as focus, voice and movement, and collaboration, all while having fun and making new friends!

Price: $150 Instructor: Molly Gilbert Ages: 6-7 Level: BEG

Inkwell Playwriting: Microworks

Inkwell Playwriting: Microworks

Oregon Children's Theatre (map)

Sundays, 1:30pm-4:00pm
Class dates: Sept 30, Oct 7, Oct 14, Oct 28, Nov 4

Focus on the fundamentals of playwriting as you learn to craft short plays of great impact, from the basics of dialogue to keeping audiences on the edge of their seats. Take this class on its own or as part of the year-long Inkwell series that culminates in a festival of student work. All Inkwell students are invited to submit to the festival.

Price: $150 Instructor: Matt Zrebski Ages: 14+ Level: BEG/INT/ADV/YP*

 

Adv/YP Dance: Broadway Audition

Adv/YP Dance: Broadway Audition

Sundays, 10:00-12:00pm
Classes on Oct 21, Nov 4, Nov 11

This three-part workshop offers a crash course in dance technique ranging from jazz and ballet to contemporary and hip-hop, culminating in a mock dance audition in the style of a Broadway general. Improve your technique and audition skills to prep for the fast-paced world of professional dance and musical theater.

Price:
 $100 Instructor: Allison Wales Ages: 14+ Level: ADV/YP

 

Animal Moves

Animal Moves

Oregon Children's Theatre (map)

Monday, Oct 29th 12:30-3:30pm
Act out your favorite animals in this lively theatrical adventure! Learn performance skills through song and creative movement in this playful introduction to acting.

Price: $45 Instructor: Emily Newton Ages: 6-7 Level: BEG

 

Rhythm and Rhyme

Rhythm and Rhyme

Oregon Children's Theatre (map)

Monday, Oct 29th, 9:00-12:00pm 
​​​​​​​From Dr. Seuss to Mother Goose! Explore favorite stories and musical beats—act out loveable characters using mind, voice, and feet. 

Price: $45 Instructor: Nick Condon Ages: 6-7 Level: BEG

 

Musical Theatre: Rebel Kids

Musical Theatre: Rebel Kids

Oregon Children's Theatre (map)

Monday, Oct 29th, 9:00-3:30pm
Spend a day with songs from musicals about kids who stand up, take action, and refuse to follow the rules! Learn choreography, singing technique, and have fun with new friends.

Price: $90 Instructor: Mark Steering Ages: 7-10 Level: BEG

 

Improvaganza

Improvaganza

Oregon Children's Theatre (map)

Monday, Oct 29th, 12:30-3:30pm 
​​​​​​​Take the improv challenge! Have fun learning techniques and games to build scenes and characters. Use the strengths of your ensemble while practicing skills essential to acting. This energy-packed day will prep you for on-the-spot performance. All levels welcome!

Price: $45 Instructor: Nick Condon Ages: 9-12 Level: BEG

 

BE BOLD: Extreme Characters

BE BOLD: Extreme Characters

Oregon Children's Theatre (map)

Monday, Oct 29th, 9:00-12:00pm
Be big, be bold, be EXTREME! This physical one-day class will be action-packed and on your feet as you learn to build characters through clowning and physical performance.

Price: $45 Instructor: Emily Newton Ages: 9-12 Level: BEG

 

Extreme Improv: Long Form

Extreme Improv: Long Form

Oregon Children's Theatre (map)

Monday, Nov 12th, 9:00-3:30pm
The next level of improv! Long Form uses the standard rules of improvisation, then challenges actors to develop a lasting theme or narrative structure. Use your creativity and skills to create epic scene work! Prerequisite: Beginning Improv or equivalent. 

Price: $90 Instructor: Nick Condon Ages: 12+ Level: INT/ADV

 

Improv: On Your Toes (A)

Improv: On Your Toes (A)

Oregon Children's Theatre (map)

Monday, Nov 12th 9:00-12:00pm
Laugh, chuckle, snicker, and guffaw! Learn the basics of improvisation in a day of games and exciting challenges for young aspiring comedians.

Price: $45 Instructor: Blake Wales Ages: 6-7 Level: BEG

 

Variety Show (B)

Variety Show (B)

Oregon Children's Theatre (map)

Monday, Nov 12th 9:00-12:00pm
From magic tricks to dance numbers, you decide what goes on stage in this one-day Variety Show challenge! Get an introduction to slight of hand, circus tricks, and fun ensemble games that will have you laughing and learning.

Price: $45 Instructor: Holly Wigmore Ages: 8-11 Level: BEG

 

Improv: On Your Toes (B)

Improv: On Your Toes (B)

Oregon Children's Theatre (map)

Monday, Nov 12th 9:00-12:00pm
Laugh, chuckle, snicker, and guffaw! Learn the basics of improvisation in a day of games and exciting challenges for young aspiring comedians.

Price: $45 Instructor: Blake Wales Ages: 8-11 Level: BEG

 

Variety Show (A)

Variety Show (A)

Oregon Children's Theatre (map)

Monday, Nov 12th 12:30-3:30pm
From magic tricks to dance numbers, you decide what goes on stage in this one-day Variety Show challenge! Get an introduction to slight of hand, circus tricks, and fun ensemble games that will have you laughing and learning.

Price: $45 Instructor: Holly Wigmore Ages: 6-7 Level: BEG