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!

Virtual Fall Classes Session I at EVCT – Begin August 17

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

EVCT In Person Fall Classes Session I – Begin August 19

The Following EVCT In Person Classes are an hour in length, run for 7 weeks. They meet at the EVCT Rehearsal Studio, 4501 E Main St, Mesa
In person classes require temperature check upon arrival and masks. Only class participants are allowed in the building and social distancing is set up in our classroom for kids and instructors.

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

Wednesday

Cost: $110

7 Weeks of one hour Classes

August 19 through September 30

In Person Class 100 – An Introduction to Musical Theatre I – 4:00 – 5:00 pm – age 7-11, Instructor Stephanie Gaumer.  Learn basic musical theatre techniques for singing, acting and movement to create a musical theatre song ready for the stage. A final performance video will be made on the last day of class and sent out to all participating kids and their families.

In Person Class 101 – Broadway Here I Come I – 5:30 – 6:30 pm – age 10-15, Instructor Stephanie Gaumer.  A Musical Theatre techniques class.  Instructor takes you from where you are and builds on your individual skills. The class culminates in a performance that is video-taped on the final day of class and sent out to parents and participants.

All In Person Classes are held at the EVCT Studio 4501 East Main Street, Mesa
Sibling and Multi-Class Discounts Available – 
Fees are not transferable or refundable.

To register visit our website by clicking the Register Online button or call the EVCT office at 480-756-3828

Virtual Fall Classes Session II at EVCT – Begin October 12

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

Monday

Cost: $110

7 Weeks One Hour Each

October 12 through November 23

Virtual Class 11 – Acting Basics II – 4:00-5:00 pm – Age 8-12, Instructor Kelly Nicole
A continuation of Acting Basics I that concentrates on characterization and emotions when performing.

Virtual Class 12 – More Comedy Skills – 5:15-6:15 pm – age 8-14, Instructor Kelly Nicole.
Using comic scenes to continue work on Comic acting, emphasizing comic timing and acting and reacting with your scene partner.

Virtual Class 13 – Film and Commercial Acting II – 6:30-7:30 pm – age 9-15, Instructor Kelly Nicole
A continuation of Film and Commercial Acting I, with concentration of fine tuning those on camera skills that set you apart from other on camera actors.

Tuesday

Cost: $110

7 Weeks of one hour Classes

October 13 through November 24

Virtual Class 14 – More Storytime Theatre 3:30-4:30 pm  age 5-7, instructor Breona Conrad
Come join the fun with Miss Bre as she brings more books to life through fun, active storytelling. After the book, engage in a fun and entertaining acting game designed to get you on your feet, getting creative, and sharing your voice.

Wednesday

Cost: $110

7 Weeks of one hour Classes

October 14 through November 25

Virtual Class 17 – Creating Dramatic Characters – 4:30-5:30 pm – age 8-14, Instructor Kelly Nicole
Class will cover basic skills in creating dramatic characters and real dramatic scenes.

Virtual Class 18 –Theatre Games for All Actors – 5:45- 6:45 pm – age 8-14, Instructor Kelly Nicole
Play those theater games that will help all participants bring their acting skills to a higher level.

Thursday

7 Weeks – Classes Vary in Length

October 15 through December 3 – Meets Each Thursday (no class November 26  Thanksgiving)

Virtual Class 19 – One on One Coaching – Voice Lessons – Varying times available (see below) – age 9-18. Instructor Breona Conrad.
All coaching sessions are 30 minutes in length. Breona will take you from where you are vocally and work individually with you on improving your singing skills. Make up lessons are available in case of illness. Times available for lessons are 3:00 pm, 3:45 pm, 4:30 pm.  Call the office to set up your time prior to registering at 480-756-3828. Cost of the seven weeks of voice lessons is $200.

Virtual Class 20 – Let’s Put on a Radio Play – 5:30-7:00 pm – age 10-15 – Instructor, Breona Conrad
Want a unique and fun theatre experience?  Then putting on a Radio Play is for you.  Learn how to use your voice to create characters and the ins and outs of sound effect creation from household items.  A great fun experience that you and others will enjoy.  Each radio play created will be filmed and shared with other EVCT participants. Cost of the Class is $175.

EVCT In Person Fall Classes Session II – Begin October 14

The Following EVCT In Person Classes are an hour in length, run for 7 weeks. They meet at the EVCT Rehearsal Studio, 4501 E Main St, Mesa
In person classes require temperature check upon arrival and masks. Only class participants are allowed in the building and social distancing is set up in our classroom for kids and instructors.  Cost is $110

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

Tuesday

Cost: $110

7 Weeks of one hour Classes

October 13 through November 24

 Class 15 – Creating Characters II – 4:45—5:45 pm – age 8-14, Instructor Breona Conrad
Class will concentrate on creating characters through use of your voice and then combining it with movement techniques learned in creating characters I.

Class 16 – Performing Scenes – 6:00-7:00 pm – age 10-16, Instructor Breona Conrad
For youth with some experience or classes in theatre.  Participants will explore how to prepare a scene for performance or audition, utilizing acting and reacting skills to enhance the relationship between you and your Scene Partner

Wednesday

Cost: $110

7 Weeks of one hour Classes

October 13 through November 24

In Person Class 102 – More Musical Theatre Techniques – 4:00 – 5:00 pm – age 7-11, Instructor Stephanie Gaumer.
A continuation of musical theatre techniques I building on skills learned in previous class to grow your musical theatre skills. A final performance video will be made on the last day of class and sent out to all participating kids and their families.

In Person Class 103 – Broadway Here I Come II – 5:30 – 6:30 pm – age 10-15, Instructor Stephanie Gaumer.
A Musical Theatre techniques class.  Instructor takes you from where you are and builds on your individual skills. The class culminates in a performance that is video-taped on the final day of class and sent out to parents and participants.

All In Person Classes are held at the EVCT Studio 4501 East Main Street, Mesa
Sibling and Multi-Class Discounts Available – 
Fees are not transferable or refundable.

To register visit our website by clicking the Register Online button or call the EVCT office at 480-756-3828