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Fulton Academy of Theatre Spring/Summer 2018 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 ›

Broadway Kids  

Ages 4-6

Saturdays, April 21 - June 2 | 9:15 AM - 10 AM

Cost: $90

Early learners will have a blast singing and dancing Broadway show tunes! Students will work together as an ensemble to develop music, rhythm, 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.

Pre-K Acting Adventures   

Ages 3-5

Saturdays, April 21 - June 2 | 10:30AM-11:15AM

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!

Improvisation Olympics   

Grades 3-6

Saturdays, April 21 - June 2 | 10:00AM - 11:30AM

Cost: $125

Join Teaching Artist, Peter Reeves and flex those improvisation muscles in this fun and energetic course! Students will take on the roles of team mates, referees, and the audience as they compete for the improv gold! We will train during class and perform at the end of every class for parents and guardians. This course will have your family laughing and will build up your young student’s confidence and communication skills.

Broadway Bound   

Grades 1-5

Saturdays, April 21 - June 2 | 12:30PM - 1:30 PM

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.

Triple Threat  

Grades 6-12

Saturdays, April 21 - June 2 | 10:45AM - 12:00PM

Cost: $115

A triple threat performer is the whole package, someone who can sing, act, and dance! Teens interested in musical theatre will learn a depth of knowledge as they dissect scenes, master dance routines, develop musicianship and solo/ensemble vocal skills. This class is an excellent way to prepare young actors for school productions and professional theatre auditions!

Theatre Styles  

Grades 6-12

Saturdays, April 21-June 2 | 12 PM - 1:30 PM

Cost: $125

Join Teaching Artist, Peter Reeves and take a tour around the world and through the centuries exploring the many different styles of theatre. Students will tackle Greek scenes, Commedia Dell'Arte, and classic playwrights like Oscar Wilde. Teens will build ensemble skills, develop strong and bold physical characters, and relish in classic theatre language and wit.

Acting Adventures  

Ages 4-6

June 25-29, Monday-Friday, 9AM-11AM

$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!

Sing and Act Out!   

Ages 3-5

July 16-20, Monday-Friday, 9AM-11AM

$90

Students use their bodies, voices and imaginations, and develop their cooperation skills, to explore stories and take imaginary journeys. All sessions include music, dance and visual art with an emphasis on dramatic play! Get ready to see these young learners singing songs and putting on their own plays for you at home!

Architects of the Stage  

Rising Grades 3-6

June 18-22, Monday-Friday, 1PM-4PM

$150

Join Actor, Peter Reeves and Artist, Kathy Moss-Reeves in this one of a kind class that focuses on the stage and behind the scenes! This class is designed for students who love to work hands on and see themselves as an artist in many roles! For one half of the class, students rehearse a short play focusing on creating an ensemble while making the play come alive theatrically and technically. The second half of the class is dedicated to creating and constructing a scale model of the set.

Sing, Dance, Act   

Rising Grades 1-5

July 9-13,Monday-Friday, 9AM-4PM

$240

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 camp!

Fulton Theatre Wizard Academy: Session 1  

Rising Grades 2-6

July 23-27, Monday-Friday, 9AM-4PM

$250

Do you love the magical wizarding world of Harry Potter and similar stories? If so, you will love this week-long camp in which students will build their arts skills through activities based on the well-known works of J.K. Rowling. Students will be sorted into houses, build their own wands, create charms and potions, and write and perform their very own wizard inspired scenes and stories. You won’t want to miss this magical camp!

Fulton Theatre Wizard Academy: Session 2  

Rising Grades 2-6

July 30-Aug. 3, Monday-Friday, 9AM-4PM

$250

Do you love the magical wizarding world of Harry Potter and similar stories? If so, you will love this week-long camp in which students will build their arts skills through activities based on the well-known works of J.K. Rowling. Students will be sorted into houses, build their own wands, create charms and potions, and write and perform their very own wizard inspired scenes and stories. You won’t want to miss this magical camp!

Audition Workshop  

Rising Grades 2-6

August 6-10, Monday-Friday 9AM-12PM

$145

Join professional Fulton Theatre Actors, Katie Sina and Melissa Blatherwick for this fun and important class. When it comes to auditioning, the more prepared you are the better! Let’s face it, auditioning is not easy! This class is designed to assist the student in developing strong ability to deliver text as a song. Emphasis is on the combination of acting and singing skills to make a well-rounded performance. This class will strengthen vocal technique, expand song repertoire, reduce singing anxiety, and prepare musical theatre audition material.

Broadway Jr. Disney’s High School Musical Jr. Session 1   

Teens Ages 12-18

June 18-July 8, Mon-Fri 9AM-4PM, Show: 7/8 @ 7PM

$425

Be a part of Fulton Theatre’s most popular camp as we create High School Musical Jr. from the very beginning. Conceptualize the show as a Director and a Designer and then become a member of an exciting musical cast! Students will participate in all aspects of the show, training in strong performance techniques and developing a depth of knowledge for a theatrical production. Ensemble skills will be practiced and strong friendships will be formed at this high-energy camp.

*NEW Technical Track for Broadway Jr. Disney’s High School Musical Jr. Session 1  

Teens Ages 12-18

June 18-July 8, Mon-Fri 9AM-4PM, Show: 7/8 @ 7PM

$425

*Introducing a NEW Broadway Jr. Technical Track! In the theatre, it takes a talented village to create a production, and there are many types of theatre artists including Lighting, Sound, and Costume Designers as well as Stage Managers and the production team. If these theatre roles interest you, then we encourage you to register for our Technical Track where students will still participate in classroom activities, ensemble work and training, but also will be behind the scenes as part of our production team for the show. Tech track students will have the opportunity to shadow and work alongside the Fulton Theatre’s professional production team! There are only 10 student spots open for the Technical Track per session.

Broadway Jr. Disney’s High School Musical Jr. Session 2: Two Week Intensive  

Teens Ages 12-18

July 9-21 Mon-Fri 9AM-4PM, Show: 7/21 @ 10AM

$325

Be a part of Fulton Theatre’s most popular camp as we create High School Musical Jr. from the very beginning. Conceptualize the show as a Director and a Designer and then become a member of an exciting musical cast! Students will participate in all aspects of the show, training in strong performance techniques and developing a depth of knowledge for a theatrical production. Ensemble skills will be practiced and strong friendships will be formed at this high-energy camp.

*NEW Technical Track for Broadway Jr. Disney’s High School Musical Jr. Session 2  

Teens Ages 12-18

July 9-21 Mon-Fri 9AM-4PM, Show: 7/21 @ 10AM

$325

*Introducing a NEW Broadway Jr. Technical Track! In the theatre, it takes a talented village to create a production, and there are many types of theatre artists including Lighting, Sound, and Costume Designers as well as Stage Managers and the production team. If these theatre roles interest you, then we encourage you to register for our Technical Track where students will still participate in classroom activities, ensemble work and training, but also will be behind the scenes as part of our production team for the show. Tech track students will have the opportunity to shadow and work alongside the Fulton Theatre’s professional production team! There are only 10 student spots open for the Technical Track per session.

Acting Essentials  

Rising Grades 6-12

June 25-29, Monday-Friday, 1PM-4PM

$145

Students will dive into the Actor’s process analyzing and creating characters through individual and ensemble scene study. Students will learn how to use their bodies and voices to build strong and believable characters and relationships with fellow actors. Students will also get an inside peek of the Fulton Theatre and the entire theatrical process and the many artists that it takes to make a production successful!

Music Theatre Dance  

Rising Grades 6-12

July 16-20, Monday-Friday 9AM-11AM

$100

In this creative movement course, students will develop a basic understanding of various dance styles and terms that are seen on the stage! Students will engage in jazz, modern, and ballet techniques while building creative self-expression and confidence.

Audition Workshop  

Teens Ages 12-18

August 6-10, Monday-Friday 1PM-4PM

$145

Join professional Fulton Theatre Actors, Katie Sina and Melissa Blatherwick for this fun and important class. When it comes to auditioning, the more prepared you are the better! Let’s face it, auditioning is not easy! This class is designed to assist the student in developing strong ability to deliver text as a song. Emphasis is on the combination of acting and singing skills to make a well-rounded performance. This class will strengthen vocal technique, expand song repertoire, reduce singing anxiety, and prepare musical theatre audition material.

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.