Fall Classes 2017

Fall 2017 Classes

The Secret Garden For Ages: 12-18
The literary classic, written by Frances Hodgson Burnett, deals with the life of a young woman exploring a garden that has been locked and neglected. As she begins to restore the garden she eventually discovers other secrets of the manor.
Rehearsals: September 8th – February 17th Time: Fridays, 10am-12pm
Performances: February 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th
Teachers: Rachel Buterbaugh and Stacey Kasper
Cost: $350

Frozen Particles of Ice with No Particular Color... Snow White For Ages: 8-12
This play, based on the classic story of Snow White, is full of wicked good fun and the most clueless Snow White ever brought to the stage. Fun parts for short and tall people, with and without beards.
Rehearsals: September 8th – January 26th Time: Fridays, 10am-12pm
Performances: January 26th, 27th February 2nd, 3rd
Teacher: Jenn Sharp
Cost: $300

Beauty and the Beast For Ages: 10-18
This retelling of the traditional fairy tale includes jealous sisters and brothers, and a castle full of enchanted servants.  Of course, Rosabelle is trying to save her father when she agrees to stay with a hideous beast.  But when the beast allows her to go home for a visit he almost dies of a broken heart before she realizes that she doesn't care about his outer appearance but loves his kind spirit. This show has parts for boys and girls, beasts and beauties.
Rehearsals: September 5th – January 20th Time: Tuesdays, 1pm-3pm
Performances: January 12th, 13th, 19th, 20th
Teacher: Jenn Sharp
Cost: $200
Lights of Hope. Hanukkah Stories from the Warsaw Ghettos For Ages: 12-18
In the darkest hours of World War Two, Sister Matylda Getter, Mother Provincial of the Franciscan Sisters of the Family of Mary at the Warsaw Catholic Orphanage meets Irena Sendler who is bringing a new child to the orphanage.  Their discussion leads to the "presentation" by the children of their favorite stories, thoughts and memories of the Jewish Celebration of Lights known as Hanukkah.
Rehearsals: September 7th – November 18th Time: Thursdays, 6pm-9pm
Performances: November 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th
Teacher: Cindy Troup
Cost: $150

The Nutcracker (Not a Ballet!) For Ages: 8-12
On Christmas Eve, the mysterious Godfather Drosselmeier presents Marie with an unusual Nutcracker.  That night she is awakened by a band of renegade mice, led by the evil Mouse King.  The heroes travel to the Land of Toys to rescue Princess Pirlipat from the wicked Mouse Queen, including Sweet Tooth and the cowardly mouse Rudi.  The Nutcracker and the princess are reunited, the curse is broken, and Marie returns home with her toys to celebrate Christmas with her family.
Rehearsals: September 5th – November 4th Time: Tuesdays, 6pm-8pm
Performances: November 3rd, 4th
Teacher: Shannon Stricker, Clare Nowak
Cost: $100

Creative Drama – Fairy Tale Fun For Ages: 4-8
Enjoy stories from Fairy Tale Fun and play acting out of Little Red Riding Hood, The Three Little Pigs, The Gingerbread Boy, Hansel and Gretel, Jack and the Beanstalk, and more!
Rehearsals: September 11th – October 23rd Time: Mondays, 4pm- 5pm
Teacher: Katja Mayhak
Cost: $50
Outreach Performance Class For Ages: 12-Adult
Come join Colorado ACTS newest outreach opportunity! This group of actors will put together a show that will tour and perform for approximately two thousand elementary students. We will bring theatre to children who may not otherwise get to experience the joy of live theater. This is a tremendous chance to reach out to the children in our community and create a positive theater experience for everyone.
Rehearsals: August/Early September Time: Fridays, 12pm-2pm
Performances: ONLY ON FRIDAYS, mid-Sept. through early Dec. Times will vary from 9am to 1:30pm.
Cost: This class may be used as a work study class to earn $100 tuition credit for another class. Casting and tuition credit arrangements need approval from director.
Teacher: Aimee Baltazar
Please email Coloradoacts@yahoo.com if you are interested in this class!

Adventures at Crescent Point  a 1940's Radio Show Murder Mystery Ages: 12- Adult
The men are gone to war, but the show must go on...on the radio!  All the fun of the adventure story, radio show sound effects, backstage back biting and good old fashioned murder mystery combine for a production full of good fun.
Rehearsals: August 9th - September 12th Time: Wednesdays 6pm-9pm
Performs: Sep 22nd, 23rd, 29th, 30th
Teacher: Clare Nowak
Cost: $50 Materials Fee