Discover your own creative voice and the power of imagination as you explore the possibilities of creating through collaboration and refine your skills in an affirming, non-competitive space. Of course, you will also be having so much fun, you won't remember you're learning!
Movement & Acting
Our youngest artists can learn along with two of our best Artist Teachers as they are led in how to tell a story through their bodies with beginning acting techniques and dance techniques.
Artist teachers: Lindsey Jaynes & Francesca Piccioni
Tuesdays, 4:00pm - 5:00pm - $120
Young artists will learn how to play off of and with their group to create entire new stories each and every time they meet! It's about the process in this fun class!
Artist teachers: Heather McBride & Francesca Piccioni
Tuesdays, 5:00pm - 6:00pm - $144
Homeschool theatre class
If you are a homeschooling family and would like to attend this special "during the school day" class, sign up here. We will work on creating a play together that we can perform at the end of the session.
Artist teachers: Heather McBride
Thursdays, 1:00pm - 2:00pm - $120
Advanced Acting Techniques
Your skills will soar through the roof under the direction of our Shadow Company director, Natalie Hann. Classes are just $12 per class for the 10 week session. Great for Shadow members who have already participated in Shadow Company or high schoolers who would like to learn more about our high school company.
Artist teachers: Natalie Hann
Wednesdays, 6:00pm - 7:00pm - $120
10 or 12 weeks of classes. Classes begin the week of October 2 and go through the week of December 12. We will have off for Thanksgiving Break (Week of November 21).
Classes are held at the Germantown Mennonite Church at 21 W. Washington Ln. in Germantown (Visit Google map.)
Studio rates are competitive and we also offer scholarships if needed.
Grades and ages are approximate. Please talk to a staff member to see what classes are right for your child's developmental stage.
Classes are just $12 a session and last 1 hour. Please arrive early so your child can have the full hour of instruction
Parents are welcome to either drop off their child, or sit in our office during the session. We have wi-fi!
Heather McBride is a Philadelphia-based, actor and improv performer. She is a Summer Camp Director and has worked with our Sort of Thing program as an administrator and actor. We are so excited to have her with us.
Lindsey Jaynes dances and teaches dance throughout the Philadelphia area. She is one of our favorite Summer Camp movement teachers and has worked on our Summer Sort of Thing shows
Jess Barragan is a former public school visual arts teacher and has been teaching in our Summer Camps for the past two years. She has also painted murals and designed props and sets.
Karen Smith is a musician, playwright, and performer all over Philadelphia. We were excited to have her teach with us this past summer and now for our Studio classes as well.
Francesca Piccioni is a Philadelphia actor and theatre artist, recently seen in the So-Low Festival with a clown piece she co-created. She has taught acting and directing for our Summer Camps and performed with our Sort of Thing program.