Join us this Fall!  

Fulton Academy of Theatre Fall 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. Our virtual Academy of Theatre classes will engage student's creativity and imagination and nurture their inner artist. Academy Home Page ›

Please Read Before Registering  

Join us this Fall on Saturdays, October 24th- December 12th! Due to Covid-19, Fall Classes will be held virtually over the Zoom Platform. 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 and log in links for the 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. After 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 StephJo Wise at

Discovery Theatre  

Ages 3-5

Saturdays, 10/24-12/12 (No class 11/28), 9:15-10AM


Imaginations will soar as young learners engage in dramatic play diving into stories filled with adventure! Led by Teaching Artist, Melissa Blatherwick, children will learn stories from around the world. They will take imaginary journeys to many different settings using their actor’s tools to become the characters in these magical places.

Broadway Kids  

Ages 4-7

Saturdays, 10/24-12/12 (No class 11/28),10:15-11AM


Early learners will have a blast singing and dancing Broadway show tunes with Teaching Artist, Melissa Blatherwick. Students will work together as an ensemble as they develop music, acting, and dance skills. Get ready to hear your young person filling your home with the sounds of Broadway! Even if your child has participated in this class before, they will love building on their skills to learn new songs and new techniques.

Acting Workshop  

Grades 3-6

Saturdays, 10/24-12/12 (No class 11/28), 10AM-11AM


Join Teaching Artist, Peter Reeves, and dive into the Actor’s process analyzing and creating characters through individual and ensemble scenes. Students will have a lot of fun and laughs as they learn how to use their bodies and voices to build strong and believable characters and relationships with fellow actors.

Sock Puppet Theatre  

Grades 2-6

Saturdays 10/24-12/12(No class 11/28)11:15A-12:15P


Explore storytelling through puppetry! Join puppet master, Joanna Underhill, to craft some silly sock puppets and create some hilarious brand new puppet plays. Elementary students will design their own puppets and work together to develop a puppet play script using their acting skills, expressive voices, and a whole lot of creativity.

Musical Theatre   

Grades 6-12

Saturdays 10/24-12/12 (No class 11/28)10AM-11:15AM


Teens interested in musical theatre will learn a depth of knowledge as they dissect scenes, create dance routines, and develop musicianship and vocal skills. Under the leadership of Teaching Artist, Amanda Snarski, students will develop characters while engaging in various singing styles and building confidence for the stage and beyond. This class is an excellent way to prepare young actors for school productions and professional theatre auditions!

Acting for the Camera   

Grades 6-12

Saturdays 10/24-12/12 (No class 11/28)11:30AM-1PM


These days, we are spending a lot of time on camera! Learning how to convey emotion and intention on film has never been more important. Join veteran film actor and Teaching Artist, Peter Reeves, as we learn the language of film in a fun, safe, and often hilarious manner. This class is designed for everyone, actor and non-actor alike. Students will engage in improv sketches, act in commercials and movie scenes, and learn how to create self-tapings for future auditions. This class is not to be missed!

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.