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CLASSES
CLASSES

Theatre Arlington’s Adult and Children’s Theatre School (A.C.T.S.) utilizes a progressive curriculum in order for students to build upon what they have learned in a previous class or level and reach their potential as students of theatre and the performing arts.
Class offerings in Private Voice, Dance and Piano add variety and opportunities for students to grow outside of traditional acting or musical theatre classes.


A.C.T.S. Important Dates

Fall Semester:   August 23-December 8, 2021
Spring Semester: January 10-April 27, 2022
Final Class Performances: May 2-4, 2022


SPRING CLASSES

JANUARY 21, 2022 - LAST DAY TO REGISTER FOR SPRING CLASSES!

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Creative Play
Ages 3 - 5
Tuesdays, 4:00-5:00
$35 registration fee to reserve place in class /  $220 or $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 / $220 or $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 / $340 or $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 / $340 or $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.
This course is grouped by age. Please note: The teen class is focused on contemporary musicals and styles, and audition songs.
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 / $340 or $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

Acting for Teens**
Ages 13 - 18
Mondays, 6:00-7:30
$35 registration fee to reserve place in class / $340 or $85 per month*
An introduction to different genres of theater, as well as a historical base for performing and creating theater.
**Prerequisite: previous acting level or special permission from Education Director.
 Instructor: Heather Moore
Improvisation / Physical Comedy
Ages 10 and up
Wednesdays, 6:00-7:30
$35 registration fee to reserve place in class / $340 or $85 per month*

An exploration of Improvisation as a tool for performers and it's use as a physical performer as well as a genre in its own right.
Students will learn to actively use their bodies, work on clowning routines and act off the top of their heads.

Instructor: Caroline Cole


*Payment Information:

Please note that the total fee is broken in to equal monthly payments and is not by class.
A $35 registration fee holds your place in class.

Payments are due upon registration, Oct 1, Nov 1, Dec 1, Jan 1, Feb 1, Mar 1, and Apr 1.

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PRIVATE INSTRUCTION

Private instruction in Dance, Acting, Voice, Audition Prep and Piano is available for children and adults by appointment.
$30 per 1/2-hour lesson
Virtual & In-Person Private Instruction Available
For more information and to schedule lessons, email Education Associate, Maggie Younkin

Private instructors include: Cindy Honeycutt, Nik Blocker, Daniel Hernandez, Monica Dane, Maggie Younkin & Tyler Thompson
Click on teacher name for bio


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SPRING BREAK CAMP
SPRING BREAK CAMP

Music & Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley
Adapted for the stage by Leslie Bricusse and Timothy Allen McDonald
Based on the book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl

March 14 - 18, 2022
Ages 6-14
9am - 5pm
$300
$50 deposit due at registration

 Come play with us at Theatre Arlington!
Taking a break from school is awesome! Especially, when it means you can test your acting chops in Theatre Arlington’s Spring Break Camp 2022!
For ages 6-14, this all-day, Monday-Friday camp will culminate in a musical performance.
Show is Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka!

For more information, please call or email Maggie Younkin, Education Manager
maggie@theatrearlington.org or call 817-261-9628, ext. 205


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SUMMER CAMP
SUMMER CAMP 2022

2022 SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION BEGINS FEBRUARY 1, 2022!


MUSICAL THEATER PERFORMANCE CAMP

June 6 - 24, 2022
9am - 5pm
Ages 11 - 16
 $575.00
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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, culminating in performances during the last week of camp for area school and camp groups,
as well as the public.
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.

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

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
 
For Group Pricing of $5 tickets (for groups of 10+)
Please contact the box office
daniel@theatrearlington.org or 817.275.7661 ext.201


MUSICAL THEATER KIDS
Camp I

June 6 - 10, 2022 
9am - 5pm
Ages 7 - 11
 $350.00
This Camp is FULL!
Contact Maggie Younkin to be placed on the waiting list-
maggie@theatrearlington.org or 817.261.9628 x205
Kids will love this week-long theatre immersion camp, culminating in a performance of a classic children's musical for friends
and family on the Theatre Arlington stage. Participants 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


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



PLAY & PRETEND CAMP

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

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


ADVENTURES IN THEATER CAMP

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

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



 

MUSICAL THEATER KIDS
Camp II

July 25 - 29, 2022
9am - 5pm
Ages 7 - 11
$350.00
To Register ⇒ Click Here
Kids will love this week-long theatre immersion camp, culminating in a performance of a classic children's musical for friends
and family on the Theatre Arlington stage. Participants will learn by doing as they audition and rehearse for a show, guided by
professional directors and choreographers.
Production:  A Year With Frog & Toad Kids 

Family & Friends Performance: July 30 at 11am


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


For more information or questions on Classes or Summer Camp? 
Contact Education Manager, Maggie Younkin at 817-261-9628 x205 or email for more information.

 

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INTERNSHIPS
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 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.

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ADULT CLASSES
CLASS OFFERINGS FOR ADULTS

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
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Senior adults, ages 55 and up
$250 for the year
 
To Make a Monthly Payment  → Click Here & Scroll Down to Step #2 to Pay
OR
e-mail Maggie Younkin or call 817.261.9628 x205

Private Acting and Voice for Adults

 Schedule TBD
     For more information e-mail Maggie Younkin or call 817.261.9628 x205

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OUTREACH
ACT UPS
Applied Creative Thinking Using Performance Skills

Developed in 1996, as a partnership with the Arlington Independent School District to target culturally diverse, at-risk students, the ACT UPS program now reaches more than 1,500 at-risk 4th or 5th grade children each year at Title 1 Elementary Schools within the AISD.  The ACT UPS Program will proudly celebrate its 24th anniversary during the 2019-2020 school year!

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TAG PLAYERS
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!

Booking Information

Booking is subject to availability.

Please e-mail Maggie Younkin or call 817.261.9628 x205 to book TAG for your next event!

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SHOW IN A BOX
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.

Theatre Arlington takes the show on the road, bringing 2 rotating works of classic and contemporary literature to your group! Shows change every 6 months, with 2 super stories available for booking each year. Add an in-class workshop for a special group, or a grade level, following the show for an additional fee.

Tracie Foster, Caroline Cole, Maggie Younkin, Nik Blocker, Tyler Thompson


2020-2021 SHOWS
Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol - A Radio Play by Philip Grecian
Available November 29-December 18
The Dinosaur Play by Steve & Kathy Hotchner
Available February 1-May 27
Aesop's Fables adapted by Cindy Honeycutt
Available February 1-May 27
The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon by Don Zolidis
Available February 1-May 27


Booking Contact: Email Education Director, Cindy Honeycutt or call 817.261.9628 x204
Company Members: Nik Blocker, Caroline Cole, Tracie Foster, Tyler Thompson, Maggie Younkin and Daniel Hernandez
Fees: From $400 per performance

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