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Posted on: November 14, 2023

Comedy & Improv: Kids

Comedy & Improv Kids Wednesdays

Ages 9–11January 24–April 24, 2024Wednesdays 6:00–6:55 PM

In this introduction to the world of comedy and improv, students will learn how to think on their toes, develop characters, and work with others to tell a story. Life is unpredictable, and studies s...

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Posted on: November 15, 2023

Beware the Jabberwock

Young Footliters First Act

Ages 9–12April 22–May 4, 2024

This fresh take on Lewis Carroll's famous poem "Jabberwocky" is full of clever characters, rich language, and silly circumstances. Directed by Kent Reynolds & Shay Miller.

Rehearsals take place over two weeks and ...

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Posted on: September 3, 2023

Fairy Tale Takeover!

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Ages 5–12March 4, 2024, 9:00–3:00 PM (extended hours available)

The fairy tale characters have escaped their stories and are taking over! Drama Days offer an enriching day of theatre, music, art, and movement on days the school district is closed. Professi...

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Posted on: November 13, 2023

World of Narnia Acting Workshop

World of Narnia Saturday Special

Ages 5–8March 2, 2024, 1:00–2:00 PM

In this one-day workshop, our youngest actors will prepare to experience Young Footliters’ production of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by using their senses to explore the world of Narnia. Best for child...

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Popcorn Players: Magic & Mischief

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Ages 5–6March 11–15, 2024, AM & PM Sessions

In this fantastical camp, our youngest actors will develop their actor tools to create magical characters who get themselves into sticky situations. This Spring Break Camp develops perform...

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Posted on: November 14, 2023

Sing & Dance Disney!

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Ages 7–10March 11–15, 2024, AM & PM Sessions

It’s a Disney Dance Party! Young performers will explore creative movement by learning musical theatre dance basics and creating their own choreography to Disney songs they know...

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Matilda Musical Theatre Dance Workshop

Matilda the Musical Dance Workshop February 3, 2024

Ages 7–11March 23, 2024, 1:30–2:30 PM

Calling all “revolting children!” Join us for an hour of singing and dancing to songs from the Broadway musical Matilda! Students will learn choreography from the feature film as well as create their own dance moves th...

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Posted on: November 13, 2023

Acting the Song: Audition Workshop for Wizard of Oz

Musical Theatre Workshop: Acting the Song and the Wizard of Oz

Ages 10–18March 23, 2024, 6:00–8:00 PM

Students will explore how to use the text and melody of a song to tell an effective story in an audition. Singers will also learn best practices in communication and professionalism. Perfect for students who want to t...

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Posted on: November 13, 2023

Musical Theatre Advanced Auditioning Mini-Course

Musical Theatre Advanced Audition Mini Course Age 12-18

Ages 12–18March 23 – April 6, Saturdays 1:30–3:30 PM

In this three-session intensive, students will learn how to select appropriate songs for different types of musical theatre auditions, how to craft a song, and learn a new piece for future auditions. Thi...

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Island Adventures

Island Adventures No School Drama Day April 10, 2024

Ages 5–12April 10, 2024, 9:00–3:00 PM (extended hours available)

Sail away to a tropical island paradise! Drama Days offer an enriching day of theatre, music, art, and movement on days the school district is closed. Professional teaching artists g...

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Posted on: November 13, 2023

Musical Theatre Intensive: Hairspray

Musical Theatre Intensive: Hairspray April 13, 2024, Ages 10-16

Ages 10–16April 13, 2024, 1:00–3:00 PM

“You can’t stop the beat” of determined musical theatre performers! Students will learn iconic choreography and signature 60s dance moves from the blockbuster Broadway musical Hairspray while exploring the hi...

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Posted on: November 14, 2023

Acting: Myths & Legends

Acting: Myths & Legends for Ages 7-9

Ages 7–9January 27–April 27, 2024Saturdays 1:00–11:55 AM (2 sessions run at the same time)

In this session, students will use famous myths, heroes, and legends to develop acting skills and make bold choices onstage. Students will learn to collaborate with ...

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Popcorn Players: April Showers

Popcorn Players: April SHowers April 27 1:30-2:30 PM

April 27, 2024, 1:30–2:30 PM

In this one-day workshop, our youngest actors will explore rain and the water cycle through creative drama and music! Students will act, dance, and create their very own prop to take home in this introduction to theatre. &n...

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Posted on: November 13, 2023

“Nuts & Bolts” Audition Workshop: The Wizard of Oz

Free Audition Workshop for Wizard of Oz

March 30, 2024, 3 sessions to choose from

This free workshop is perfect for students who are new to auditioning and want to practice the “nuts and bolts” of trying out for a musical. All audition processes are different, and this worksh...

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Posted on: November 14, 2023

Comedy & Improv: Teens

Comedy and Improv for Teens ages 12–15

Ages 12–15January 24–April 24, 2024Wednesdays 5:00–5:55 PM

In this weekly class, students will learn how to improvise, develop characters, and tell a compelling story on stage through improvisation. Students will explore the s...

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Passport to Acting

Passport to Acting Thursdays for Ages 5-6

Ages 5–6January 25–April 25, 2024Thursdays 5:00–5:55 PM

Adventure awaits! Each week our youngest students will jet-set on an imaginary journey to learn about a different part of the world through drama-based play. Through their travels, students will work ...

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Acting: Scene Study (Core Course)

Acting: Scene Study - A Core Course for ages 10-13

Ages 10–13January 25–April 25, 2024Thursdays 5:00–5:55 PM

Students will explore advanced acting concepts and apply those ideas to various characters and scenes. Students should be prepared to memorize material outside of class in order to dig deeper into m...

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Musical Theatre Dance

Musical Theatre Dance for ages 9-11 on Wednesdays

Ages 9–13January 25–April 25, 2024Thursdays 4:00–4:55 PM

In this high-energy class, students will learn foundational musical theatre steps to a new Broadway song each week! Each combination is designed to help students efficiently memorize dance sequences,...

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Musical Theatre: Sing, Dance, Act

Musical Theatre: Sing, Dance, Act, Saturdays, Ages 10-13

Ages 10–13January 27–April 27, Saturdays 10:00–10:55 AM or 11:00–11:55 AMNo class March 9 or 16

All the world’s a Broadway stage! In this high-energy class, students will combine singing, acting, a...

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Intro to Shakespeare

Intro to Shakespeare April 27, 2024

Ages 11–15April 27, 2024, 1:30–3:00 PM

As Shakespeare once wrote, “all the world’s a stage!” Dive into the world of The Bard in this Intro to Shakespeare class. No prior experience with Shakespeare necessary.

Price: $28 Coralville resident,  $35 no...

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Creative Drama & Dance: Storybooks

Creative Drama & Dance: Storybooks Saturdays, Ages 5-6

Ages 5–6January 27–April 27, 2024Saturdays 9:00–9:55 AM (2 sessions run at the same time)

Welcome to the world of theatre, where storybooks spring to life! In this 12-week class, young actors will act, dance, and create their very own props, costumes, and ...

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Broadway Prep (Core Course)

Broadway Prep: Core Course on Thursdays or Saturdays

Ages 7–9January 25–April 25, 2024Thursdays 4:00–4:55 PM (No class March 7 or 14)orJanuary 27–April 27, 2024Saturdays 10:00–10:55 AM  (No class March 9 or 16)

Budding actors, singers, and dancers wi...

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Posted on: November 13, 2023

Elemental

Drama Night: Elemental April 27, 2024

Ages 5–10April 27, 2024, 5:30–9:30 PM

Explore the elements of fire, water, earth, and air through theatre! Drop the kids off at our convenient Iowa River Landing location for a themed evening of skill-building theater games, acting exercises, and scene-cre...

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Posted on: November 13, 2023

May the 4th Be With You: Acting Workshop

May the 4 Be With You: Acting Workshop May 4, 2024

Ages 9–12May 4, 2024, 10:00–11:30 AM

Calling all actors who are one with the force! In this session, students will use their powers of concentration, observation, and imagination to explore the Star Wars universe. Students will learn about the power of tea...

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