Theatre Tallahassee is proud to be offering educational opportunites to all those within our community who want to have a better understanding of theater, acting, technical aspects, for all ages and abilities. From beginners to seasoned actors, we hope to offer something for everyone!
Acting Up! Level 1 Class: Intro to Theatre, Stage Work, & Acting
Classes held: 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month, from 10am-12pm
Join us for this introductory theatre class for Seniors 55+. Learn the basics of all aspects of theatre, from on-stage to backstage. Get an understanding of techniques, terminology and etiquette in a fun, social environment. Every class will offer up something new and focus on different areas of theatre.
Instructor: J.C. Carr
For Ages: 55+
Cost: $10 a month ($5 per class) - due on first day of class. To sign up, show up!
SPRING CLASS SCHEDULE
Please note: Classes with less than five (5) people registered may be rescheduled.
Due to low interest, some classes have been cancelled. Please call 850-224-8474 for information.
Behind the Scenes: Peter and the Starcatcher
March 25 • 11am – 1pm (2 hours, approx.)
Ever wonder what goes into the process of a show at Theatre Tallahassee? Join us on Saturday March 25th to take a look behind the scenes of our Mainstage production of Peter and the Starcatcher! You will have a chance to hear form the Director and a glance into the tech process. You will not want to miss out on this opportunity!
Instructor: The director, cast and crew of Peter and the Starcatcher
For Ages: 18+
April 15 • Time TBA
This one-day class that involves the teaching and application of basic hand-to-hand stage fighting techniques. It is an exploratory session designed to improve confidence in a student’s movement and presence on stage, most specifically applied to situations of simulated violence. However, the theories and safety techniques taught can be applied throughout the actor’s repertoire.
Instructor: M. Derek Nieves
For Ages: 18+
May 6 • 11am-2pm (3 hours)
Learn the basics of scenic painting in this hands -on workshop. We’ll discuss different kinds of paint, tools, and theater terms, as well as learn some faux finishing techniques for wood, marble and other common textures. Students should dress to get messy, and wear closed-toed, comfortable shoes. Class size is limited.
Instructor: Melissa Findley
For Ages: 16+
Cost: $20 (cost of materials included)