Acting, Dance, & Theatre Classes
for Kids & Adults
Summer Theatre Classes
Welcome back to another great summer full of theatre fun and learning with the Racine Children’s Theatre!
There are plenty of chances all summer long for young artists to stretching their acting, dancing, and singing muscles by building skills, learning something new, and creating new friendships along the way! All classes will have a short presentation for family and friends to see their hard work come to life on the final day of the course unless otherwise noted.
If you want to register your kids for multiple classes, don’t forget that courses marked with an asterisk (*) are eligible for a $10 discount if register for 2 or more classes! You can also fill-out and mail-in the paper registration from here or call the Box Office at (262) 633-4218 to sign-up!
Reminder: A 50% non-refundable down-payment is due at the time of registration for all classes.
Creative Kids | $55
June 13 – 17, 2022
Junior: 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. | Ages 4 – 6 (FULL)
Senior: 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Ages 7 – 9 (FULL)
Creative movement plays an integral role in a child’s development. This class provides an opportunity for young artist to explore the space around them through rhythm, movement, improvisation, and theatre games. It’s playtime with a purpose; fun set to music. Instructor: Rylie Armantrout
Dramalympics | $125* (FULL)
June 20 – 24, 2022 | 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Ages 10 – 13
Learn to write your own stories through role play and improv. With storytelling we can build social skills and be the creators of our own adventures. Activate the body and the imagination with this class. Movement, miming, and drama games designed with fun in mind for budding artists! Instructor: Parker Muñoz
Fairytale Players | $125* (FULL)
June 27 – July 1, 2022 | 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Ages 6 – 9
Doesn’t everyone want to live a fairytale life where good triumphs over evil? Now you can by learning basic theatre skills through rehearsing and performing a familiar fairy tale for friends and family. When you combine royalty, monsters, talking animals and other outrageous characters, it makes for a great show. Instructor: Tina Paukstelis
Act Up! | $125*
June 27 – July 1, 2022 | 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Ages 14 – 18
With a special focus on acting technique, students will learn the skills of an actor through monologue work. Vocal technique, story development, rehearsal, memorization, and physicality all play important roles in character creation and performance. Through scene work as well, students will build confidence taking risks, developing all of an actor’s best tools: body, voice, and imagination. Instructor: Parker Muñoz
Playwright Express | $185*
July 11 – 16, 2022 | 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Ages 10 – 14
In this workshop, students have a week to write, produce, and perform an original play. Do you have what it takes to beat the clock? Join us for a week of creativity, team-building and fun. Instructor: Tina Paukstelis
Broadway Bound, Junior | $125* (FULL)
July 11 – 15, 2022 | 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Arf! The Canine Musical
Ages 6 – 9
Students will learn the skills of a “triple threat” – singing, dancing, and acting – all while diving into fun too performing Arf!: A Canine Musical of Kindness, Courage, and Calamity. Doggie Town is full of excitement! Judges from the Wurstchester Dog Show are coming to spot new talent. General German Shepherd, the singing Dalmatians, and the Boxers are all ready to show off their skills. But why is Rover so sad? Join the huskies, poodles, pointers and more as they help Rover discover his special talent! Instructor: Rylie Armantrout
Broadway Bound, Senior | $125* (FULL)
July 18 – 22, 2022 | 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
A Kid’s Life: A How-To Musical Guide
Ages 10 – 14
Students will learn the skills of a “triple threat” – singing, dancing, and acting – all while diving into fun too performing A Kid’s Life: A How-To Musical Guide to the Most Daring, Dangerous, Exciting Time… Like… Ever! An attack from outer space has jammed all technology and there is no electricity, no cell phones, no laptops – NO FUN! The kids don’t know what to do, until Grandpa and Grandma arrive and introduce them to adventure, music, and imagination – all without fancy gadgets! Instructor: Rylie Armantrout
Tales of Myths & Wonders | $125* (FULL)
July 25 – 29, 2022 | 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Ages 8 – 11
The fables and folktales we all know. Delve into the story structure, important themes, and iconic characters that have made these tales memorable throughout oral and written history. Magical and mystical, with a splash of intrigue, be a part of taking them from page to stage! Instructor: Katie Kowbel
Never Fear, It’s Shakespeare! | $125*
August 1 – 5, 2022 | 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Ages 13 – 18
It’s all about Will Power! Shakespeare comes alive as we explore the plays, people, and power of William Shakespeare and his world. Study the poetry and characters of Shakespeare’s works – from a young actor’s eye view. Instructor: Katie Kowbel
RACINE CHILDREN’S THEATRE CLASS-TO-STAGE PRODUCTION
Disney’s The Jungle Book KIDS | $225* – Limited availability; call (262) 633-4218
Monday – Friday, July 25 – August 12 | 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Performances: Friday, August 12
Ages 10 – 17
The jungle is jumpin’ with a jazzy beat in this with a host of colorful characters and your favorite songs from the animated movie like “The Bare Necessities” and “I Wan’na Be Like You.”
Banished by the ferocious tiger, Shere Khan, a human boy named Mowgli and his panther friend, Bagheera, are on the run in the deepest parts of the jungle. On their journey, the two meet a sinister snake named Kaa, a herd of elephants and a giant bear named Baloo, who teaches them the swingin’ musical rhythms of the jungle. After surviving a dangerous encounter with a band of monkeys led by King Louie, Mowgli and Bagheera are forced to run for their lives. When Shere Khan returns, our heroes must rally their fellow animals into battle and restore peace throughout the jungle.
The final performance will be offered as a bonus show for the 90th season of the Racine Children’s Theatre. Instructor: Robert Kroes
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, call (262) 633-4218, or stop by the Box Office, Monday – Friday, 12 – 6 p.m. for more information!
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