Saturdays this Fall!  

Fulton Academy of Theatre Fall 2017 Classes

This fall, 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 ›

Acting Adventures  

Ages 4-6

Saturdays, Oct. 28 - Dec. 16 | 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Cost: $90

Early learner’s imaginations will soar as they engage in dramatic play diving into stories filled with adventure! Children will learn to use the tools of an actor to become many characters, transforming their voices and bodies and using cooperation to explore stories. Students will also practice their early literacy skills as they examine a story’s setting, sequence story events, and even problem solve to change the story outcomes! (No class Nov. 25)

Puppet Theatre  

Grades 1-3

Saturdays, Oct. 28 - Dec. 16 | 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

Cost: $100

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. Elementary students will create their own puppets and develop a puppet play script using expressive voices and their creativity. (No class Nov. 25)

Broadway Bound  

Grades 2-5

Saturdays, Oct. 28 - Dec. 16 | 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Cost: $100

Elementary students will be singing, acting, and dancing their way through Broadway show tunes! Young Actors will develop characters while engaging in various singing styles and dance techniques. Students will work together to hone their ensemble skills and build confidence on the stage and beyond. (No class Nov. 25)

Building Rome: A Play Each Day  

Grades 3-6

Saturdays, Oct. 28 - Dec. 16 | 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Cost: $125

Okay. Rome wasn’t built in a day. It took time, lots of time. But we are modern folks, and life is a bit faster these days! In this course, students will build all the parts of a play and perform it each day. If you love to work hands-on and have many talents and interests, this class is for you. Each session we tackle a different subject. The class is split into actors, directors, designers and writers, all trading places every week. Life is short. Build stuff that matters. (No class Nov. 25)

Improvisation Workshop  

Grades 6-12

Saturdays, Oct. 28 - Dec. 16 | 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Cost: $115

Learn the basic rules of the game as you hone acting skills like active listening and spontaneity, and better understand character, circumstance, time, place, emotion and action. Make yourself and your scene partner look great and say "yes!" to actions and characters introduced into a scene. Improv is a great confidence builder in addition to being a lot of fun! (No class Nov. 25)

Acting on Camera  

Grades 7-12

Saturdays, Oct. 28 - Dec. 16 | 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM

Cost: $125

One of the best tools for learning about human behavior is working in front of a film camera. This class is designed for everyone, actor and non-actor alike. Teens will learn the language of film in a fun, safe and often hilarious manner. Students will engage in improv sketches, act in commercials and movie scenes and build the first reel of their own work! (No class Nov. 25)

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.

Adult Program

Classes or workshops offered at various times throughout the year.

Please fill out the student form and read the policy statement with each registration.