The Players Theatre


To download the 2013-2014 class schedule click here.


Songwriting (ages 12-16)
Instructor: Berry Ayers
Wednesday 5:00-6:00pm

This workshop will teach you how to compose songs, no matter what the genre of music. Specific focus will be on lyric and melody writing, chord development, song structure, tempo and performance. This workshop is designed to help cultivate and refine writing skills, as well as strengthen creative methods of composition. Playing an instrument is not a requirement.

January 15 through March 5, 2014   8-Week Workshop Fee: $100
Workshop Limited to 8 Students


Acting Up With Improv! (ages 9-14)
Instructor: Laura Courter
Wednesday 6:00-7:00pm

Locked up inside of each of us is a zany Comedian just waiting to leap out!  Using improvisation techniques with hilarious games, crazy props and physical comedy, scenes will be created to bring out the spontaneous actor in you. This workshop will improve your acting skills and help you think on your feet! Each workshop presents a “sharing” for friends and family during the last class.

Workshop I: January 15 – March 5, 2014
Workshop II: March 19 – May 7, 2014

Each workshop fee: $100

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Adult Acting (ages 18-adult)
Instructor: Pam Wiley
Monday 5:30-7:00pm & Saturday 2:00-3:30pm

Workshop I and Workshop III will focus on improving your audition skills and experience and help you develop believable characters. You will learn to analyze and perform scenes. Individual in-depth coaching is at the heart of these classes. A choice of monologues, scenes, and reading materials will be available, or you may provide your own on which to work. Workshop II is a scene study class that puts your acting skills to the test. Here is a safe place you can fail, succeed, challenge yourself and grow as an actor. You will flex your acting muscles and refine your craft; and take your acting technique and harness it for a dynamic performance. The final class will be a production of scenes for friends and family. Bring a scene you’d love to do, or pick something new to bring to life.

Workshop II: January 27; February 1, 3, 10, 22, 24, 2014
Workshop III: March 31, April 5, 7, 12, 14, & 19, 2014

Each 3-Week Workshop Fee: $125


Actions Speak Louder Than Words (ages 18-adult)
Instructor: Jeffery Kin                                                                                                   
Saturday 2:00-4:00pm

This course is for anyone who has had a previous playwriting workshop or class. This 3 day intensive workshop will encourage each playwright to explore the pieces they are working on by thinking ‘outside the box’. This is a hands on and inner-active class that uses acting and role playing; all the while fine-tuning and heightening each students skills as writers for the theatre.

January 25, February 8, and March 1, 2014   3-Day Workshop Fee: $125


Intensive Tap
Instructor: Kay Siebold                                                                                 
Spring Break Special 5:30-7:00pm

Learn to tap fast with the Debbi Dee Style! This workshop is for experienced tap dancers. Dancers should know their basic steps as well as pulls and draws. Experience the joy and exhilaration of getting speed out of your steps. You will learn warm ups, combinations, and skills that will help you achieve speed and clarity.

March 10, 11 & 12, 2014   Workshop Fee: $50

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