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Weekly Classes

Check out classes across the week for students of all ages at several locations in Durham! Contact us for any questions and we can help find the best class for your child! Save the date for Fall 2024 registration! We are excited about this awesome line up! Join Key to the Vault the monthly newsletter to be kept up to date! Be sure to register early as classes regularly sell out! 

Saturday

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MUSICAL THEATRE WORKSHOP- $450

FALL SESSION: Saturday 10:00 - 1:00pm - Oct. 5th – Dec. 14 

Ages 7-18

Act! Sing! Dance! and learn it all at MT Workshop! Young artists will rotate through an hour in each musical theatre discipline to learn technique and rehearse for a final performance! This all-encompassing class is designed to build confidence, learn how to work as an ensemble, and put it all into practice with a final workshop presentation for friends and family at the end of the 10-weeks. 

This Fall, MT Workshop will explore Aladdin, Kids! Join us for this story full of magic, mayhem, and all the best characters! 

MT Workshop will take place in the classrooms at Durham Friends Meeting house at 404 Alexander Ave., Durham, NC 27705. 

 

The final two days, December 7th and December 14th, will take place at Durham Arts Council for the final presentation in PSI Theatre at DAC. 

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Saturday Class Location
404 Alexander Dr. 

Durham, NC 27705

Monday

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MUSICAL THEATRE DANCE - $102

FALL SESSION A: Mondays 5:15-6:15pm - Sept. 9th – Oct. 14th 

Ages 8-12

Love all things musicals from classics like Sound of Music to new favorites like Matilda? This dance class combines both dance and storytelling. Create bigger than live characters while learning all the basics of of styles in the musical theatre cannon from jazz, hip hop, and ballet! This class ends in a presentation to family to show off all the learning from the class!

Monday Class Location
Durham Arts Council 

120 Morris St.

Durham, NC 27701

SHOWSTOPPERS - $112
FALL SESSION B: Mondays - 5:15-6:15pm - Mondays, Oct. 21 – Dec. 9th

Ages 8-12

Musical Theatre is full of showstopping dance numbers with bigger than life characters! This dance class will focus on choreography from our favorite musicals and their best showstoppers! This session will end in a presentation of the work explored during the class.

Registration Opens July 26th

Tuesday

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IMPROV!- $98
FALL SESSION A: Tuesdays 5:15-6:15pm - Sept. 3rd – Oct. 15th

Ages 8-12

No script? No problem! Students will explore improv techniques and games for quick thinking and
build acting skills that explore creative risk-taking.

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Tuesday Class Location
Durham Arts Council 

120 Morris St.
Durham, NC 27701

AUDITION LIKE A PRO - $98
FALL SESSION A: Tuesdays 6:30-7:30pm - Sept 3rd - Oct. 15th

Ages 13-18

Do you have an upcoming audition? Looking at colleges or ready to audition for your school play?
This class will help you master your monologue! Learn the auditioning process and walk away with two contrasting monologues!

Registration Opens July 26th

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PLAYFUL PLAYERS- $112
FALL SESSION B: Tuesdays 5:15-6:15pm - Oct. 22nd – Dec. 10th

Ages 8-12

Let’s create a band of players for this classic ensemble building class! Shakespeare was a genius
writer, but part of what made him great was that he created theatre with his ensemble of friends, or
players! This class will create original scenes using some of Shakespeare’s best themes of magic and intrigue! Young theatre loving artists and novices alike will enjoy creating their own scenes inspired by the genius, William Shakespeare!

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COLLABORATIVE PLAYWRITING - $112
FALL SESSION B: Tuesdays 6:30-7:30pm - Oct. 22nd - Dec. 10th

Ages 13-18

This class has students wearing multiple hats: actor, writer, director, producer! What does it take to
create a piece of theatre from start to finish! Young artists will explore how to create a piece of
theatre from idea to performance and tap into their own artistic voices as they create original
theatre! This class will end in a sharing of the work and the process created over the course!

WEDNESDAY

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THEATRE BUGS - $98
FALL SESSION A: Wednesdays - 4:00-5:00pm - Sept. 4th - Oct. 16th   

Ages 5-7

Has your child been bitten by the theatre bug? This high energy drama class will encourage young
performers to use their best natural gift: imagination! Students will create stories and characters
with this fun and interactive theatre class!

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SCENE STEALERS- $98
FALL SESSION A: Wednesdays - 5:15-6:15pm - Sept. 4th – Oct. 16th

Ages 8-12

This drama class will have young artists honing their instincts and performance skills when working with text. Students will explore scenes and monologues from both all-time favorite plays and brand new material! This session will end in a presentation of the work explored during the class.

Wednesday Class Location

Durham Arts Council 

120 Morris St.
Durham, NC 27701

Registration Opens July 26th

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CREATIVE DRAMA - $98
FALL SESSION B: Wednesdays - 4:00-5:00pm - Oct. 23rd - Dec. 11th   

Ages 5-7

Discover, create, and perform! Students will explore dynamic characters through storytelling! Using the actor’s tools: voice, body, and imagination, students will bring beloved stories to life! This class will end in a final presentation!

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ACTING ESSENTIALS -  $98
FALL SESSION B: Wednesdays - 5:15-6:15pm - Oct. 23rd – Dec. 11th (No class 11/27)

Ages 8-12

Let’s build our actor toolbox! Always wanted to be an actor? This class will explore what it means to be an artist by exploring the process of being a performer from auditioning, to callbacks, to
rehearsal! This class will end in a final sharing on the last day.

THURSDAY

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MOVERS & SHAKERS - $98
FALL SESSION A: Thursdays - 4:30-5:30pm - Sept. 5th - Oct. 17th   

Ages 5-7

Kick it up a notch with this high-octane movement class, specifically geared towards young artists! This class will explore musical theatre favorites to create big characters who move and shake it out! This session will end in a presentation of the work explored during the class.

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DYNAMIC DANCE- $98
FALL SESSION B: Thursdays - 4:30-5:30pm - Oct. 24th – Dec. 12th (No class 11/28)

Ages 5-7 

Kick it up a notch with this high-octane movement class, specifically geared towards young artists! This class will bring to life dances from our favorite Broadway musicals! This session will end in a presentation of the work explored during the class.

Thursday Class Location

Durham Arts Council 

120 Morris St.
Durham, NC 27701

Registration Opens July 26th

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