2017 Fall Classes

Fall 2017 Theater Classes

Register online! for NWCT's Fall Theater Classes. If you have questions or comments, please contact us or call 503-222-2190.

Special Note: NWCT has changed our schedule for the fall, offering theater classes on Saturdays only. Our advanced Second Stage programs will move to weeknights. This change allows NWCT's teachers and staff to give both programs more dedicated focus, while increasing the number of classes NWCT can offer during popular Saturday time-slots.

If you have any questions about the switch, please give us a call at 503-222-2190. Thank you!


The following classes will end with a playlab performance.
Students will audition, rehearse, and perform.
Everyone gets a part!
Size or nature of roles is at the professional discretion of our instructors.
All roles provide a valuable learning experience.
No refunds granted due to dissatisfaction with assigned roles.

Island Princess Ages 7-11
Adventure across the ocean in this musical epic. When her island is threatened by a mystical force, a young girl must brave the waves and face the gods of Earth, Water, Love, and Death.
(A) Sat. 9:00-11:00a Ages 7-11 9/16-11/4
(B) Sat. 3:45-5:45p Ages 7-11 9/16-11/4
Performance on 11/5 $190

Northwest World Ages 7-11
Northwest Children’s Theater has decided to replace its actors with lifelike robots, built to be the perfect acting machines. What could possibly go wrong? Find out, as these NWCT characters come to life, discover they're trapped in a play, and decide to “break the fourth wall” for good.
Sat. 1:30-3:30p Ages 7-11 9/16-11/4
Performance on 11/5 $190

Sleeping Beauty in the City Ages 10-14
Life is hard in the big city, especially if you’re a young princess on the run from a malevolent fairy bent on cursing you and your entire family! Navigate the perils of high intrigue and high fashion in this musical adventure. Can you break the curse?
Sat. 11:15a-1:15p Ages 10-14 9/16-11/4
Performance on 11/5 $190

The Tempest Ages 12-16
Immerse yourself in Shakespeare’s thrilling tale of magic, mischief, and revenge. After being marooned on a mystical island with his daughter, Prospero sets out to avenge himself and retake his rightful place as the Duke of Milan. When fortune brings revenge within reach, Prospero conjures up an epic storm and sets his plan in motion…
Sat. 3:45-5:45p Ages 12-16 9/16-11/4
Performance on 11/5 $190

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First Stage

NWCT offers these exciting theater classes
for our youngest performers.

Curious George Ages 3-4
Monkey around with NWCT! Curious George is a sweet monkey who can't help but get into trouble. This First Stage class is perfect for young monkeys taking their first steps onstage.
Sat. 9:30-11:00a Ages 3-4 9/16-11/4
Short demonstration at the end of each class $170

Surfin' Safari Ages 4-6
Let’s go surfin’ now, everybody’s learning how, come on and safari with NWCT! Take to the stage and ride the waves in this tubular First Stage class. Students will learn songs, make crafts, and immerse themselves in surf culture.
(A) Sat. 11:15a-12:45p Ages 4-6 9/16-11/4
(B) Sat. 2:45-4:15p Ages 4-6 9/16-11/4
Short demonstration at the end of each class $170

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Students explore theater through creative drama -
themed play, character creation, world building, games, crafts, and more!

Paranormal Legends Ages 8-10
Warning: This is a class for the brave of heart. Hunt through the haunted halls of Northwest Children's Theater in search of monsters, ghouls, and all things paranormal. The truth is out there...
Sat. 3:45-5:15p Ages 8-10 9/16-11/4
Demonstration last class $170

Wild Kratt Clubhouse Ages 6-8
Explore the secret lives of animals both exotic and familiar. Swim with the sea turtles or explore a bear’s cave. In the Kratt clubhouse, adventure is only a whisker away.
Sat. 11:15a-12:45p Ages 6-8 9/16-11/4
Demonstration last class $170

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Skills Classes

From intro level to advanced, the following classes are
designed to help students hone specific theater skills.


Acting Intensive: Character Study Ages 8-11
Develop complex, well-rounded characters in this acting intensive. Part script analysis, part performance, part technique workshop, this class will focus on developing the given circumstances and emotional reality of your character.
Sat. 11:15a-12:45p Ages 8-11 9/16-11/4
Demonstration last class $170

Harmony Ages 8-14
Take your vocal performance to the next level. Develop the foundations of proper vocal technique, choral singing, and harmony. Students will explore their vocal range with song styles ranging from musical theater to pop to folk. We recommend taking this class multiple times.
Sat. 1:00-2:30p Ages 8-14 9/16-11/4
Demonstration last class $170

Musical Theatre Intensive: Moana Mania Ages 8-11
Explore the songs and sounds of Moana as you embark on a musical journey through the film's most popular tunes, along with other island-themed songs. Discover who you are, where you are, and how far you'll go in this musical skill-builder.
(B) Sat. 1:00-2:30p Ages 8-11 9/16-11/4
Demonstration last class $170

Physical Comedy Ages 8-11
Make 'em laugh in this high-energy physical comedy workshop! Explore physical techniques from slapstick to clowning, and learn how to get the audience howling. The perfect class for any aspiring comedian!
Sat. 3:45-5:15p Ages 8-11 9/16-11/4
Demonstration last class $170

Theatre on the Edge: Filmmaking Ages 10-14
From Youtube to Facebook Live to feature films, film and video making are an important skill for every aspiring performer and theater artist to develop. In our fall term of Theater on the Edge, students will take an in-depth look at the fundamentals of film-making and get hands-on experience writing, planning, producing, and filming their own short films. Note: Each term, Theater on the Edge will tackle a different skill-set. We strongly recommend taking this class multiple times.
Sat. 1:00-3:30p Ages 10-14 9/16-11/4
Demonstration last class $220

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