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Classes and Workshops

Students – children and adults alike – come through our doors with their own reasons for attending an acting class. Some want to enhance their acting training and technique, some want to gain confidence in their skills, some want to meet people with similar interests, some just want to try something new.

No matter the reason, students of all ages and experience levels are welcome at QCT. Here they will find classes taught by trained theatre professionals, as well as a safe space to explore and deepen their understanding of the performing arts.

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Upcoming Classes

Spring 2016

Grades K-3

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Cinderella Stories

Mondays: Feb. 15-April 11 | 8 Sessions
No class March 28
5:00-6:00 PM

Did you know that every culture has its own version of the Cinderella story? Together, we’ll travel across the world to explore many different adaptations of this timeless tale. From the African story Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters, in which two sisters seek the affections of the king, to The Irish Cinderlad, in which a boy runs away from his wicked stepsisters, we’ll use each version as inspiration to build a fairy tale of our own. Whether you’re a fan of the latest live-action movie or the animated classic, girls and boys alike will enjoy this imaginative new course!

Tuition $70

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Big Hero 6

Saturdays: Feb. 20-April 16 | 8 Sessions
No class March 26
10:00-11:00 AM

Join us on a trip to San Fransokyo with Hiro, Baymax, and the rest of the team! Adventure awaits our team of young inventors as we catapult into action with our actor toolbox. Using our imaginations, our team will build their own heroic characters to help save the world imagined by this action-packed blockbuster.

Tuition $70

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Grades 4-6

Inside Out

Inside Out

Mondays: Feb. 15-April 11 | 8 Sessions
No class March 28
6:15-7:15 PM

Joy. Sadness. Disgust. Anger. Fear. These are the stars of the hit movie Inside Out. They’re also emotions that all of us feel—even the characters we play onstage. During this whimsical new class, we’ll peek into the inner worlds of our characters and learn more about the theatre using the imaginative world of the popular Pixar film.

Tuition $70

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Grades 7-9

Stage Makeup

Stage Makeup

Thursdays: Feb. 18-April 14 | 8 Sessions
No class March 24
5:00-6:00 PM

Makeup is one tool to help an actor or actress become their character. In many shows, it is a performer’s responsibility to apply his/her own stage makeup. Onstage, actors don’t wear makeup to make themselves more beautiful; they wear it to help transform them into their characters. This course will provide you with your own makeup kit and the skills to become any character—man, beast, or otherworldly—you might encounter.

Tuition $95

*NOTE: Tuition includes the cost of the makeup kit.

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Grades 10-College

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Viewpoints

Mondays: Feb. 15-April 11 | 8 Sessions
No class March 28
7:30-8:30 PM

It takes more than one person to create a show—it takes an ensemble. The ability to work well as an ensemble is crucial for the success of any production. It is also an essential skill for any actor or actress. This course will examine the focus, teamwork, and exploration necessary to create a work of theatre.

Tuition $70

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Adults (Ages 18+) & High School

Acing the Audition

Acing the Audition

Thursdays: Feb. 18-April 14 | 8 Sessions
No class March 24
6:15-7:15 PM

Want to be onstage? First, you have to survive the audition. Knowing how to audition well can make the difference between you watching the show and being in it. This class is for anyone who’s curious about what happens in the audition room, or for more seasoned auditionees who would like to brush up their skills. We will review how to select material, what to wear, how to make it through a dance call, and other tips and tricks that will prepare you for your next audition.

Tuition $70

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