Join us this Winter  

Fulton Academy of Theatre Winter 2021 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 Winter on Saturdays, February 13th- March 27th! Due to Covid-19, Winter 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

Story Time Theater  

Ages 3-5

Saturdays, 2/13-3/27, 9:15AM-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, singing songs and using their actor’s tools to become the characters in these magical places.

Sing and Act Out!  

Ages 5-7

Saturdays, 2/13-3/27, 10:15AM-11AM


Students use their bodies, voices, imaginations, and develop their cooperation skills, to explore stories and take imaginary journeys with Teaching Artist, Melissa Blatherwick. 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!

Improvisation for Elementary   

Grades 3-6

Saturdays, 2/13-3/27, 10AM-11AM


Flex those improvisation muscles in this fun and energetic course led by Teaching Artist, Peter Reeves! Students will take on the roles of actors, writers, and the audience as they build confidence and communication skills while creating strong characters. Improv is a great confidence builder in addition to being a little silly and a lot of fun!

Sing, Dance, Act  

Grades 2-6

Saturdays, 2/13-3/27, 11:30AM-12:30PM


Join Teaching Artist, Amanda Snarski, and create scenes and musical numbers while developing strong physical characters and character voices. Young actors will engage in various Broadway singing styles, scenes, and dance techniques throughout this fun-filled class!

Musical Theater for Teens   

Grades 6-12

Saturdays, 2/13-3/27, 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! Even if you have taken this class before, we encourage you to join us as we study new material and build upon skills.

Improvisation for Teens  

Grades 6-12

Saturdays, 2/13-3/27, 11:30AM-1PM


Join Teaching Artist, Peter Reeves, and 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!

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.