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Fulton Academy of Theatre Fall 2022 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 Academy of Theatre classes and camps will engage student's creativity and imagination and nurture their inner artist. Academy Home Page ›

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Join us for our Fall Academy of Theatre Classes at the Fulton Theatre! Saturdays, October 22-December 10 (No class November 26) and for our College Kickstart course Mondays, October 10- November 21 (no class October 31). 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 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 by one week before the class starts, please contact StephJo Wise at If you would like to register by phone or need assistance applying a credit, contact the Box Office at 717-394-7133 ext. 103


AGES 3-5

Saturdays, 10/22-12/10(No Class 11/26), 9AM-9:45AM


Imaginations will soar as young learners engage in dramatic play, diving into stories filled with adventure! Children will learn stories from around the world and journey to destinations using their actor’s tools to become the characters in these magical places.


AGES 4-7

Saturdays, 10/22-12/10(No Class 11/26)10:15AM-11AM


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. Get ready to see these young learners singing songs and putting on their own plays for you at home!



Saturdays, 10/22-12/10(No Class11/26)10:15-11:30AM


It’s an acting class. It’s a writing class. It’s an exciting new way to have your voice heard! Students will write original short plays and then perform their work in front of a live audience. Students will create memorable plays in ten minutes, five minutes, and even one minute! Performers will create roles that stretch their acting muscles and be the first actor to originate a part in a brand new play!



Saturdays, 10/22-12/10(No Class 11/26), 12PM-1PM


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.



Saturdays, 10/22-12/10(No Class11/26)10:30-11:45AM


Teens interested in musical theatre will learn a depth of knowledge as they dissect scenes, create dance routines, and develop musicianship and vocal skills. 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!



Saturdays, 10/22-12/10(No Class 11/26)12PM-1:30PM


It’s an acting class. It’s a writing class. It’s an exciting new way to have your voice heard! Students will write original short plays and perform in front of a live audience. Teens will create memorable plays in ten minutes, five minutes, even one minute!

College Kickstart  

High School Performers

Mondays, Oct. 10-Nov. 21(no class 10/31), 6PM-8PM*


Join Broadway’s acclaimed Matthew Hydzik and Megan Arnoldy for a brand new program! This six-week audition prep intensive is an excellent course for high schoolers applying to college theatre arts programs and submitting for professional theater auditions. College Kickstart will help young performers remove the stress from the application and audition process, empowering them to present the best version of themselves. This course will be limited to a small group of students to allow individualized instruction. Matthew and Megan will assist students in selecting contrasting songs and monologues to create the perfect audition package, showcasing their unique strengths and talents. *This invaluable course includes six 2-hour group work sessions on Monday evenings and six 30-minute private coachings. Six 30-minute private coaching sessions will be scheduled with each student individually.

Academy Programs

Early Childhood

Young children (ages 3-7) 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.