Cincinnati Playhouse to Offer Winter Acting Classes for Children

PIP_logoIndoor classes unlock the imagination just in time for cold weather

(CINCINNATI)—Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is offering a winter session of acting classes and workshops offered to young persons ages 3-14 along with a new family improv class. Designed to build confidence, strengthen communication skills and develop a sense of ensemble and community, the programs focus on individual and collective skill development in a fun and supportive environment.

“Our new improvisation class for families is part of our larger efforts to provide multigenerational opportunities for families to enjoy theatre together,” states Daunielle Rasmussen, director of education and community engagement.” Now you can bring your family to the theatre to see the show or be the show! As with all of our classes, no acting experience is required.”

Classes take place in Mt. Adams. Details for each class, including fees, dates and locations, are below. All registrations include a $25 non-refundable deposit. Register at cincyplay.com or call 513-421-3888.

WINTER CLASS SCHEDULE 

Animal Rescuers
Saturdays, Jan. 12 to March 2 | Tuition: $95
Pre-Kindergarten | 10 – 10:30 a.m.
Meow! Woof! Oink! The animals are in trouble and they need your help! Use your imagination to become a veterinarian, firefighter, shelter worker and more, all while learning movement, crafting characters and making new friends.

Arctic Explorers
Saturdays, Jan. 12 to March 2 | Tuition: $140
Kindergarten through second grade | 10:40 – 11:25 a.m.
Seals and penguins and bears, oh my! Travel to the Arctic with us as we discover a world of ice and wonder. Create characters, learn movement and acting techniques, and develop social skills in this adventurous class.

Actor Quest: Ingenious Inventors
Saturdays, Jan. 12 to March 2 | Tuition: $155
Third through fifth grades | 11:35 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
When science and imagination meet, the impossible becomes possible! Bring your revolutionary ideas to life while learning about radical inventors and using movement-based techniques to create an original performance that’s all your own.

Actor Quest: Ingenious Inventors
Saturdays, Jan. 12 to March 2 | Tuition: $155
Sixth through eighth grades | 9 – 9:55 a.m.
When science and imagination meet, the impossible becomes possible! Bring your revolutionary ideas to life while learning about radical inventors and using movement-based techniques to create an original performance that’s all your own.

Performance Workshop: Musicals That Work
Mondays, Jan. 14 to March 4 | Tuition: $155
Fourth through eighth grades | 4 – 5: 30 p.m.
Want to learn “How to Succeed” in musical theatre? After all, it’s not your typical 9 to 5. In this performance-based class, learn acting, voice and movement techniques as we explore musicals like Legally Blonde, Thoroughly Modern Millie and Working.

Family Improv
Saturday, Feb. 9, 10 a.m. to noon at the Playhouse
Family Workshop | Cost: $50
Looking to switch it up for family game night? Explore the world of improv in this enrichment workshop! You and your family will enjoy creative games, interactive scenes and Family Feud-style comedy sports for a new twist on family fun. Cost of $50 covers up to five family members ages 3 and up.

For info or to register, visit cincyplay.com or call or call 513-421-3888.

The Playhouse is supported by the generosity of more than 40,000 contributors to the ArtsWave Community Campaign. The Ohio Arts Council helps fund the Playhouse with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans. The Playhouse also receives funding from the Shubert Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.
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