Are you crazy about acting? Have a student born to be a star? Want to improve your audition skills? Maybe someone you know needs to get out of their shell and enhance their public speaking in a fun and non-threatening environment? Then Town Hall Arts Center (THAC) has an Educational Program for you!
THAC has several different programs to cover all of your educational needs:
Actors’ Workshop Classes are designed to build more educational foundations for young performers and really focus on those specific skills that help round out every young actor.
Workshop classes are much more specialized and focused on individual disciplines of theatre arts. We offer regular classes that consist of things like: Monologue Preparation, Scene Study, Performing the Song, Audition workshops, Vocal Coaching, Choral Performance, Many different dance classes from beginner through advanced, incorporating all different styles.
The Actors’ Playground
The Actors’ Playground is our in-house theater education program where we offer daytime, after-school, and evening classes for everyone ages four and up! These classes are designed to be welcoming to first-time students and more challenging for experienced actors. We offer performance classes that conclude with a production on the THAC Main Stage, which includes our original performance class for actors with special needs: The Mark Stahlman Memorial Theater and Movement Class. THAC also offers private coaching on Acting, Auditioning, Singing, Dance, Combat, Improv, and many other topics.
For a detailed list of our current class offerings and availability, please click here.
Arts on the Move
Arts on the Move is our outreach program that offers field trips to THAC, as well as traveling shows and workshops that we can bring to your location! These field trips, workshops, and productions are tailored to the needs of your school and your schedule. THAC offers participation plays and seminars on a variety of topics including Auditioning, Improvisation, Playwriting, Stage Combat, and Shakespeare (both for performance and literary analysis). Field trips to THAC include a talk-back with a theater professional and a backstage tour of our facility. We offer an artist-in-residence program where one of our teaching artists will come to your classroom multiple days for anything from teaching a problematic topic, choreographing a dance or fight for your school’s production, or even directing a whole show!
We provide Workshops on special skills and instruction on specific topics—at Town Hall Arts Center or at your location. Available based on specifics of workshop requested.