Our Mission Statement

The purpose of the Dallas Theater education program is to offer children, youth, and adults professional, engaging and diverse theatre classes where individuals can cultivate a love of the art while learning and growing their craft.

2023 – 2024 Program Information

We’ve added a NEW Improv and Tech Theatre class for teens!

The Dallas Theater provides full classes as well as one day workshops for students looking to further their skills in theatre. We offer programs for ages 8 to Adult and our offerings are on a rotating basis.

Our current class offerings and schedule are listed below.

Looking for one day workshops for ages 8 to adult?

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Acting I Class Schedule

**A Student may only take Acting I and Acting II one time.  

  • Acting I will run Jan 8th- Feb 13th, 2024. 
  • Classes are Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30p-7:30p.
  • Acting Classes are for children ages 8-12 and 13 to 17.
  • Your child MUST fall into the age range of the class you register for by the first day of class.
  • COST: $170 per student. $50 deposit is due at the time of registration.

Acting I

Ages 8-12 and 13-17

Acting I is a 5 week, 10 class course aimed at introducing students to acting basics and building a strong acting foundation. Both age groups will work in-depth in the areas of movement and space, character development, focus and concentration, and listening and reacting.

The class will culminate in a group showcase of monologues and scenes.

Once an actor completes Acting 1 they will be eligible to take Acting II. Acting II expands upon Acting 1, offering a deeper understanding of acting techniques and audition etiquette.

All classes are non-refundable unless canceled by the Dallas Theater.

Intro to Improv

Ages 13-17

Intro to Improv is a 5 week class that will teach students the fundamentals of improvisational theatre through ensemble building and group game play. Through these activities, students will learn how to improve their communication skills, how to support both their own ideas and the ideas of others, and how to work with other actors and build scenes together without a script. This class will culminate in a short improv show on the last class. The class is great for those new to improv or for those wanting to refresh their improv fundamentals or just extend their acting skills! 

Must have prior class or acting experience to enroll. 

All classes are non-refundable unless canceled by the Dallas Theater.

Improv Class

Intro to Improv Schedule

  • The next round of Intro to Improv will run fall of 2024. Check back for registration info! 
  • Classes are Mondays and Wednesdays from 6p-8p.
  • Intro to Improv is for ages 13 to 17.
  • Your child MUST fall into the age range of the class you register for by the first day of class.
  • COST: $170 per student. $50 deposit is due at the time of registration.
SQUARE Tech

Intro to Theatre Tech and Design

**A Student may only take Acting I and Acting II one time.  

  • Intro to Theatre Tech and Design will run April 8th- May 8th, 2024.
  • Classes are Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:30p-8:30p.
  • Your child MUST fall into the age range of the class you register for by the first day of class.
  • COST: $170 per student. $50 deposit is due at the time of registration.

 

Intro to Tech Theater and Design

Ages 13-17

This class with introduce students to the basics of technical theater and design. Students will be split into groups and each group will be given an area of design to focus on. Don’t worry, all students will still learn about the various areas of design! We will assign a short, ten-minute play and students will apply everything that they learn during class on creating a cohesive design element as if they were a true production team. We will also discuss safety and how to use our sound and light boards! Whether you are an actor looking to expand their knowledge of theater, or a true blue techie, this class is for you! 

This class will culminate in a reception where the students can show off their design sketches and builds. 

All classes are non-refundable unless canceled by the Dallas Theater.

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Acting II Class Schedule

**A Student may only take Acting I and Acting II one time.  

  • Acting II will run Aug/Sept 2024.  Check back for registration info!
  • Classes are Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30p-7:30p.
  • Acting Classes are for children ages 8-12 and 13 to 17.
  • Your child MUST fall into the age range of the class you register for by the first day of class.
  • COST: $170 per student. $50 deposit is due at the time of registration.

Acting II

Ages 8-12 and 13-17

The next course, Acting II (also 5 weeks/10 classes), is open to any student who has completed Acting I, been in a Main Street Players production, or has multiple years of camp experience. This class will build on the basic foundation they already have, go more in-depth with various acting methods and script analysis and learn more about creating life-like, nuanced characters through timing, tone, and body language.

Acting II also focuses on proper audition etiquette. Both classes offer workshops ranging from improv to mock auditions featuring guest instructors which ensure a well-rounded acting experience. Each class session culminates into a showcase of scenes and/or monologues allowing students to show the skills they’ve learned in front of an audience.

All classes are non-refundable unless canceled by the Dallas Theater.

We are taking the safety and health of our students and teachers very seriously. Here’s what we are doing to keep us all safe:

We don't just offer 4 classes throughout the year but also have workshops for kids, teens and adults!

Have a Question about Classes?

 Simply fill out the form below, and a member of our staff will contact you within two (2) business days. If you don’t hear from us please call 770.445.5180.