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Classes

A.C.T.S. Important Dates

Fall Semester: New Dates Coming Soon
Spring Semester: New Dates Coming Soon
Final Class Performances: New Dates Coming Soon

2023 FALL CLASS REGISTRATION OPENS AUGUST 1

CREATIVE PLAY

Ages 3-5
Tuesdays, 4:00-5:00
$35 registration fee to reserve place in class / $55 per month*

A focus and development of the imagination of the pre-school age child, using music and creative arts projects in order to make stories come alive.
Instructor: Daniel Hernandez

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MUSICAL THEATRE

Ages 6-7
Tuesdays, 6:00-7:00
$35 registration fee to reserve place in class / $55 per month*

An introduction to acting, dance and voice by teaching the basic environment and tools of the triple threat performer and how to use them.
Instructor: Maggie Younkin

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MUSICAL THEATRE

Ages 8-10
Tuesdays, 4:30-6:00
$35 registration fee to reserve place in class / $85 per month*

An introduction to acting, dance and voice by teaching the basic environment and tools of the triple threat performer and how to use them.
Instructor: Maggie Younkin

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MUSICAL THEATRE

Ages 11-13
Wednesdays, 6:00-7:30
$35 registration fee to reserve place in class / $85 per month*

An introduction to acting, dance and voice by teaching the basic environment and tools of the triple threat performer and how to use them.
Instructor: Daniel Hernandez

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ACTING ONE

Ages 8-12
Mondays, 4:30-6:00
$35 registration fee to reserve place in class / $85 per month*

An introduction to the basics of theater, acting, auditioning, body and voice, imagination and experience, script, character history
and characterization, performing and developing related skills.
Instructor: Heather Moore

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ACTING FOR TEENS**

Ages 13-18
Mondays, 6:00-7:30
$35 registration fee to reserve place in class / $85 per month*

Ages 10-14
Mondays, 6:00-7:30
$35 registration fee to reserve place in class / $85 per month*

An introduction to different genres of theater, as well as a historical base for performing and creating theater.
Instructor: Heather Moore
**Prerequisite: previous acting level or special permission from Education Director.

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IMPROVISATION/PHYSICAL COMEDY

Ages 10 and up
Wednesdays, 6:00-7:30
$35 registration fee to reserve place in class / $85 per month*

Instructor: Caroline Cole

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For more information on classes or payment schedules, Click HERE.

Private Instruction

Private instruction in Dance, Acting, Voice, Audition Prep and Piano is available for children and adults by appointment. $325 per semester or $81.25 per month.

Private instructors include: Cindy Honeycutt, Nik Blocker, Daniel Hernandez, Monica Dane, Maggie Younkin & Tyler Thompson

Spring Break Camp

2023 Spring Break Camp will be announced December 2022

Summer Camps

2022 SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION IS OPEN! REGISTER NOW!

MUSICAL THEATER PERFORMANCE CAMP

Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Jack Feldman
Book by Harvey Fierstein
JR. Script Adaptation by David Simpatico
Based on the Disney film written by Bob Tzudiker and Noni White

June 6 – 24, 2022
9am – 5pm
Ages 11 – 16
$575.00

This full day performance camp is for middle and high school students who have previous class and performing experience. Campers will begin the first day with auditions for a full production and will spend days working with theatre professionals through a full rehearsal process. Guest artists will provide extra instruction in voice, dance or voice and will spend some time in personal story sharing in “The Business.”
Production: Newsies, Jr.

This camp is in session! BUT you can come see the show…see below!

Newsies, Jr. Public Performances:

June 21, 2022 @10 am – Buy Tickets 
June 21, 2022 @2 pm – Buy Tickets

June 22, 2022 @10 am – Buy Tickets
June 22, 2022 @2 pm – Buy Tickets

June 23, 2022 @10 am – Buy Tickets
June 23, 2022 @2 pm – Buy Tickets

June 24 , 2022 @ 2 pm – Buy Tickets


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MUSICAL THEATER KIDS: CAMP I

Book by Meredith Willson
Music and Lyrics by Meredith Willson
Based on a story by Meredith Willson and Franklin Lacey

June 6 – 10, 2022
9am – 5pm
Ages 7 – 11
$350.00

Kids will love this week-long theatre immersion camp, where they will learn by doing as they audition and rehearse for a show, guided by professional directors and choreographers.

Production: Music Man Kids

Family & Friends Performance: June 11 at 11am


This Camp is in session!


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PLAY & PRETEND CAMP

June 27 – July 1, 2022
9am – 12noon
Ages 3 – 7
$250.00

For the younger performer, Play and Pretend is all about beloved characters from classic children’s literature this summer at Theatre Arlington. Come learn about theater while creating theater! Instructors experienced with younger students and Creative Dramatics will guide and direct the camp participants in a final performance for friends and family. Come and play with us!
To Register: Click Here

Family & Friends Performance: July 1 at 12:30p

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ADVENTURES IN THEATER CAMP

July 11 – 22, 2022
9am – 5pm
Ages 8 – 16
$425.00

For students new to performing or those who just love a good theatre camp, this one offers a comprehensive overview of the performance and technical aspects of theatre. Utilizing teachers who specialize in their class subject, this camp covers acting, dance, voice, stage combat, costume design, construction, and lighting and sound design.
To Register: Click Here

Family & Friends Performance: July 23 at 9:30am & 11:30am

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MUSICAL THEATER KIDS: CAMP II

Book and Lyrics by Willie Reale
Music by Robert Reale
Based on the books by Arnold Lobel

July 25 – 29, 2022
9am – 5pm
Ages 7 – 11
$350.00

Kids will love this week-long theatre immersion camp, where they will learn by doing as they audition and rehearse for a show, guided by professional directors and choreographers.
To Register: Click Here

Production: A Year With Frog & Toad Kids

Family & Friends Performance: July 30 at 11am

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For Class or Camp Availability-Contact Maggie@theatrearlington.org

Internships

Theatre Arlington is looking for a few good interns for our educational summer camps. These are paid internships for qualified high school and college students who are motivated to work with kids and are passionate about theatre, with all its glamour and all its dirt, literally.

Positions Available
Head Intern: Responsible for intern daily assignments and direct supervision. Must be college student.

Office Intern: Responsible for checking in with office staff on a daily basis for administrative assignments. Also will create playbills for all camp performances and handle camper supplies.

Educational Intern: Assigned to a director/instructor or camper group.

Qualifications
Must be 15 years of age or older at time of application.

Application Process
Internship Online Application
Submit the above form, along with a one-page essay on why you would make a good intern.
Can be humorous or serious, but must be well-written.
Spelling does count!
Essays and resumes will be uploaded as part of this online application. Make sure you have them ready!

Time Frame
Applications must be submitted by March 31.
Personal Interviews & final decisions will take place in March & April.

Internship Dates
March 14-18, 2022-Spring Break Camp
June 6 – 24, 2022 – Musical Theater Performance Camp
June 6 – 10, 2022 – Musical Theater Kids: Camp I
June 27 – July 1, 2022 – Play & Pretend Camp
July 11 – 22, 2022 – Adventures in Theater Camp
July 25 – 29, 2022 – Musical Theater Kids: Camp II

Mandatory Intern meeting will take place in June, TBA.

Duties Include
Camper check in and check out, class support for camp directors, stage management, lighting or sound for camp performances. Space clean up and restoration each day. Administrative tasks as needed. Camper supervision and assistance with sets, props and costumes for performances.

For More Information
Contact Education Manager, Maggie Younkin

TAG Players & Adult Classes

Theatre Arlington’s Education department brings you educational opportunities for all ages!

TAG Players
TAG Players is reader’s theater-style entertainment presented by energetic, outgoing and creative senior citizens. This dedicated group takes the show on the road, adapting to most any space, to bring the entertainment to you!

Mondays, 2:00-3:30
Instructor: Maggie Younkin
Senior adults, ages 55 and up
$250 for the year


Private Acting and Voice for Adults
Schedule TBD

Booking Information
Booking is subject to availability.
Please email Maggie Younkin at maggie@theatrearlington.org or call 817.261.9628 x205 to book The TAG Players for your next event.

Show In A Box

Who? Show in a Box
What? Adult Professional Touring Company, specializing in classic and contemporary literature, performing for children and their families and teachers.
Where? Libraries! Civic Centers! Elementary schools! Anywhere within the DFW metroplex area.
When? Daytime, regular school hours. Other times are negotiable. Saturday shows and family matinees COMING SOON!
Why? To share the excitement and energy of live theatre with children

Booking Contact: Email Education Director, Cindy Honeycutt or call 817.261.9628 x204
Fees: From $400 per performance

Outreach

Theatre Arlington has a long history of giving back to the community by making arts education available for ALL.

To learn more about what we do click HERE.

Meet the A.C.T.S Teachers

Caroline Turner Cole is a graduate of Rice University’s theater program and holds a masters in theater education from the University of Northern Colorado. A performer for over 20 years and a teaching artist for over a decade, Caroline teaches every student (ages 2-99!) under the assumption that all humans are creative beings who find freedom in fostering creative outlets. She has extensive experience in improvisation, musical theater, choreography, and directing youth productions and has worked throughout DFW partnering with Shakespeare Dallas, Dallas Children’s Theater, Arts Mission Oak Cliff, Watertower Theatre, Pocket Sandwich Theater, the Dallas Opera, Dallas Theater Center, Junior Players, Stomping Ground Comedy, Theatre Arlington (of course!) and others. Arts Education is the answer!
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Daniel Hernandez is a graduate of Texas Wesleyan University where he received his BA in vocal performance studying under Julie McCoy. He taught elementary music for a number of years and worked as the musical director at Nolan Catholic High School. Daniel has found a home at Theatre Arlington working on 5 of 9 shows for the 2018-2019 season, including music directing the Youth Musical, Junie B Jones The Musical Jr. He is excited to be teaching Musical Theatre and private lessons at Theatre Arlington. When not working or in a show, Daniel enjoys spending time with his two nieces Ysabel and Adrianna.
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Heather Moore has been a part of Theatre Arlington since 2001 and hasn’t left since! She attended TA camps and classes, performing on stage and behind the scenes through college. Graduating with a BFA in theater studies from UTA- she has worked as House Manager, Stage Manager, Summer Camp Intern, Substitute and taught Acting One and Teen Acting. She loves to help others discover the joy and magic that live theater brings!
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Tyler Thompson is a graduate of The University of Oklahoma where she received a BFA in drama. She had the amazing opportunity of spending her final semester of college in Chicago after being accepted into The Second City’s Comedy Studies program. She is a graduate of The Second City of Chicago’s Conservatory Program as well as The iO Theater Improv Program where she performed with the Harold Team Interrobang. Tyler has studied clowning under Paola Coletto, performed at Chicago Sketchfest, Donny’s Skybox at The Second City, The Women’s Funny Festival, The Del Close Marathon, and is a graduate of Four Day Weekend in DFW. Tyler loves being a teaching artist at Theatre Arlington and encourages everyone to support the arts and arts education.
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Maggie Younkin has been teaching at Theatre Arlington since 2005, when she joined the summer camp staff and began our Outreach program, ACT UPS, at Thornton Elementary. Maggie is an accomplished performer, having worked on the Theatre Arlington stage in many productions as well as on stages in Kansas City, where she is originally from. Maggie has two children, Brooklyn and Blaise, who keep her very busy. She is also busy during the day as Theatre Arlington’s Education Manager.


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For more information on any A.C.T.S. programming, e-mail maggie@theatrearlington.org or call 817.261.9628 x14