Join us this Spring!  

Fulton Academy of Theatre Spring 2020 Classes

Adventure awaits for the student who is just starting their artistic journey, or the student who is well on their way. The Fulton Theatre is your home for professional theatre training in Lancaster. Academy Home Page ›

Please Read Before Registering  

We use our ticketing system for Academy Registration. This can look confusing, so please refer to the following instructions. To Register, Select 'Register Now' next to the class you would like to choose. Do not change the date on the 'Select Your Seat' page. You can change the number of students you would like to register. Click 'Reserve' and then Check Out as you would for any other purchase. Please make sure to include a valid email address as this is how we will contact you with important information about class. You will be given a 'ticket' that will only list the first day of class. Please refer to the description of the class below for the full dates and times. You do not need to bring the 'ticket' with you. Once you register you will receive an email with instructions on how to fill out our Student Information Form and any other details you might need. If you do not receive that email, please contact Kelsey Pollard at kpollard@thefulton.org. If you would like to register by phone, please call the box office at 717-397-7425.

Puppet Theatre  

Ages 3-5

Saturdays, April 4 –May 16 , 10AM-10:45AM

$90

Explore storytelling through puppetry! Children will have a blast as they use a variety of materials to craft puppets and bring a character's story to life. Students will create their own puppets and develop a puppet play script using expressive voices and their creativity. **Classes held at Lancaster Public Library **

It’s Showtime! *SOLD OUT*  

Ages 4-7

Saturdays, April 4 –May 16 , 11AM-11:45AM

$90

Young learners will experience all it takes to put on a show! They will explore costumes and props, create set designs, and learn songs and dances from Broadway shows. Early learners that attended our Fall Academy of Theatre are encouraged to return to build upon the artistic skills they have learned. **Classes held at Lancaster Public Library **

The Play’s the Thing  

Grades 3-6

Saturdays, April 4 –May 16 , 10:15AM-11:30AM

$125

It’s an acting class. It’s a writing class. It’s improvisation! Students will write original short plays and then perform their work in front of a live audience. Students will create a new play everyday by pulling objects from a box and creating an original story based on these objects! Performers will create roles that stretch their acting muscles and be the first actor to originate a part in a brand new play! **Classes held at Lancaster Public Library **

Sing, Dance, Act  

Grades 2-5

Saturdays, April 4 –May 16 ,12PM-1PM

$115

Students will create scenes and musical numbers while developing strong physical characters and staging stories as an ensemble. Young actors will engage in various Broadway singing styles, scenes and dance techniques throughout this fun-filled class! **Classes held at Lancaster Public Library **

Behind the Scenes  

Grades 6-12

Saturdays, April 4 –May 16 , 10:30AM-11:45AM

$125

Each week students will explore a different artist and component of the theater, from costumes, lighting, set and props design to learning what it is like to be an actor or a director on the Fulton stage. **Classes held at Lancaster Public Library **

The Play’s the Thing Teens   

Grades 6-12

Saturdays, April 4 –May 16, 12PM-1:30PM

$125

It’s an acting class. It’s a writing class. It’s improvisation! Students will write original short plays and then perform their work in front of a live audience. Students will create a new play everyday by pulling objects from a box and creating an original story based on these objects! Performers will create roles that stretch their acting muscles and be the first actor to originate a part in a brand new play! **Classes held at Lancaster Public Library **

Academy Programs

Early Childhood

Young children (ages 3-6) explore dramatic play through storytelling, music, dance/movement, and puppetry. The Early Childhood Program develops creativity, social and emotional skills, and problem-solving techniques.

Elementary School

Elementary aged youth explore the many components of the performing arts. Students hone their skills focusing on their Actor's Tools: Body, Voice, Imagination, and Ensemble Cooperation.

Teen Conservatory

Teens will sharpen their skills for strong performance techniques and learn a depth of knowledge for theatre production. Students will discover the artist within through intensive exercises in acting voice, physical movement/dance and ensemble development.

Please fill out the student form and read the policy statement after you have registered for class.