EVCT Acting Classes

Are you interested in getting your child involved in acting classes in Arizona? Our kids acting classes in the Phoenix area are for children ages 5-18 and are managed by supervisors and volunteers with theatre experience. Children’s acting classes at EVCT allow students to experiment with fun drama games that are transferred to the stage through effective lessons.

All Classes meet once a week for 7 weeks and are held at the EVCT Studio
4501 East Main Street, Mesa 85205


Class Discounts for Multiple Children’s Acting Classes or Acting Classes for Siblings

Discount price of $175 for two seven week classes (one hour a week at $100 each)

Or two seven week classes (one hour a week at $100 each) taken by two siblings

FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE AND NON-TRANSFERABLE.

EVCT Winter Acting Classes Begin January 22 and Run Through March 8

Register online for acting classes for kids below, or by calling the EVCT Office  480-756-3828

Monday Night

Cost: $100

7 Weeks of Classes

January 22 – March 5

CLASS 23 – Fables & Fairy Tales 

4:30-5:30 pm
(Ages 5-8)
A beginning acting class with emphasis on characterization, focusing & listening skills, and projection; using well know children’s stories.  Instructor Kelly Nicole

CLASS 24 – Introduction to Commercial Acting

5:30-6:30 pm
(Ages 5-8)
An introduction to on camera work for the young actor. Basic skills and information on getting into the business.  Instructor Kelly Nicole

CLASS 25 – Actor’s Tool Box – Acting Basics

5:30-6:30 pm
(Ages 8-14)
For the budding actor with little or no experience.  Learn the basics of performing on stage. Instructor Dustin Loehr

CLASS 26 – Actor’s Tool Box – Creating Characters Through Movement

6:30-7:30 pm
(Ages 8-14)
An entry level acting class focusing on characterization utilizing movement to enhance and create imaginative and real characters.  Instructor Dustin Loehr

Tuesday Night

Cost: $100

7 Weeks of Classes

January 23 – March 6

CLASS 27 – Disney Here I Come

4:30-5:30 pm
(Ages 5-8)
An introduction to musical theatre through the use of Disney songs and stories.  Instructor Breona Conrad

CLASS 28 – Stage Combat I

4:45-5:45 pm
(Ages 10-16)
A beginning stage combat class with emphasis on real looking combat and how to be safe in a staged fight. Aaron Blanco, Instructor

CLASS 29 – Broadway Bound

6:30-7:30 pm
(Ages 9-16)
For the actor interested in musical theatre, learn the basics and how to put together your acting, music and dance skills.  Breona Conrad, Instructor

Tuesday Night

Cost: $190

14 Weeks of Classes

January 23 – April 19

CLASS 30 – Junior Musical Theatre Troupe

5:30-6:30 pm
(Ages 7-11)
This class is a performance class that works on performance skills and will perform on April 19, 2018 as a part of EVCT’s Spring Troupe Showcase. Breona Conrad, Instructor

Wednesday Night

Cost: $100

7 Weeks of Classes

January 24 – March 7

CLASS 31 – Actor’s Toolbox • Real & Believable Emotions

5:00-6:00 pm
(Ages 8-14)
Learn techniques to create those read and believable emotions on stage for any part and any character.  Kelly Nicole, Instructor

CLASS 32 – Actor’s Toolbox • Improvisation for the Stage

6:00-7:00 pm
(Ages 8-14)
Learn the basic skills of improvisation, a must skill for any actor.  Kelly Nicole, Instructor

Thursday Night

Cost: $110

7 Weeks of Classes

January 25 – March 8

CLASS 33 – Theater Performance for the Younger Actor • The Frog Prince

4:30-5:30 pm
(Ages 5-8)

Be a part of a mini production and perform in a play.  Kelly Nicole, Instructor

Thursday Night

Cost: $150

7 Weeks of Classes

January 25 – March 8

CLASS 34 – Musical Theater Performance • The Little Mermaid

5:30-7:00 pm
(Ages 8-14)

Want to be in a musical?  Here is your chance to be a part of a short musical version of a popular show.  Gingi Cullipher, Instructor

EVCT Spring Acting Classes Begin March 19 and Run Through May 3

Registration begins in January

Register online for acting classes for kids below, or by calling the EVCT Office  480-756-3828

Monday Night

Cost: $100

7 Weeks of Classes

March 19 – April 30

CLASS 35 – Treasure Trunk Stories

4:30-5:30 pm
(Ages 5-8)
Participants will create stories and characters from items they find in the trunk. Class focus on character building, storytelling and basic stage performance skills. Kelly Nicole, Instructor

CLASS 36 – Introduction to Film Acting

5:30-6:30 pm
(Ages 5-8)
Class will focus on acting in film, the dos and don’ts and basic on camera techniques. Kelly Nicole, Instructor

CLASS 37 – Actor’s Tool Box • Solo Acting

5:30-6:30 pm
(Ages 8-14)
Using monologues and individual scripts to work on individualized acting skills and techniques for each child in the class. Dustin Loehr, Instructor

CLASS 38 – Actor’s Tool Box • Voice & Diction for the Stage

6:30-7:30 pm
(Ages 8-14)
A must have class for any actor, emphasizing skills in how to be heard and understood on stage. Dustin Loehr, Instructor

Tuesday Night

Cost: $100

7 Weeks of Classes

March 20 – May 1

CLASS 39 – Look Mom, I’m a Star

4:30-5:30 pm
(Ages 5-8)
A musical theatre class emphasizing musical theatre techniques that will enhance your performance on stage.  Breona Conrad, Instructor

CLASS 40 – Stage Combat II • Use of Swords on the Stage

4:45-5:45 pm
(Ages 10-16)
Instruction on use of swords in stage combat, including safety and proper handling of the equipment. Aaron Blanco, Instructor

CLASS 41 – Become a Triple Threat

6:30-7:30 pm
(Ages 9-16)
An intermediate to advance level class for youth interested in working on their individual skills to increase their performance abilities. Breona Conrad, Instructor

Wednesday Night

Cost: $100

7 Weeks of Classes

March 21 – May 2

CLASS 42 – Actor’s Toolbox • Theatre Games to Strengthen Acting Skills

5:00-6:00 pm
(Ages 8-14)
Learn acting techniques through theatre games to strengthen your personal skills. Kelly Nicole, Instructor

CLASS 43 – Actor’s Toolbox • Auditioning and Getting That Part

6:00-7:00 pm
(Ages 8-14)
A must have class for any actor.  Learn the ins and outs of auditioning and how you can get that coveted part you want in a show.  Kelly Nicole, Instructor

 

Thursday Night

Cost: $110

7 Weeks of Classes

March 22 – May 3

CLASS 44 – Theater Performance for the Younger Actor • Three Billy Goats Gruff

4:30-5:30 pm
(Ages 5-8)

Be a part of a mini production and perform in a play.  Kelly Nicole, Instructor

Thursday Night

Cost: $150

7 Weeks of Classes

January 25 – March 8

CLASS 45 – Musical Theater Performance • Aladdin

5:30-7:00 pm
(Ages 8-14)

Want to be in a musical?  Here is your chance to be a part of a short musical version of a popular show.  Gingi Cullipher, Instructor

EVCT’s Acting Classes for Kids Teach the Following:

  • Students learn proper breathing and vocal techniques for articulation, projection, and voice variation.
  • Children explore movement and space and learn how to use them effectively when telling a story.
  • Students will explore the principles of blocking and understand how to stage a scene to effectively reach an audience.
  • Kids enrolled in musical theatre will learn how to act while singing and dancing.
  • Children’s acting classes help students learn and practice audition techniques.

Acting Classes Teach Kids Life Lessons

  • Kids learn how to work together and build trust.
  • Children learn empathy and character development. They learn to think critically and understand the “why” behind each character’s action.
  • Students learn effective listening and reacting and their importance on and off the stage.
  • Kids learn to express feelings and emotions and react to those acting with them.

EVCT has been offering acting classes in the Phoenix-area for 20 years. Sign your child up for classes at EVCT today!