Winter 2018 Classes

Winter 2018 Theater Classes

Register online! for NWCT's Winter Theater Classes. You will be prompted to create an account for yourself and the children you are registering. If you have questions, please contact us or call 503-222-2190.


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

Academy for Villains Ages 8-10
Some villains are born, others are made, but the truly vile learn from the worst at the Academy for Villains. Bring your evil alter ego to life in this Explore class designed specially for despicable you.
Sat. 9:30-11:00 Ages 8-10 1/13-3/3
Demonstration last class $170

The Baudelaire's Bad Fortune Ages 8-10
Alas, misfortune befalls children of this class. Face treacheries and uncover the mysterious dastardly plots to prevent Count Olaf and his many associates' attempts to get their hands on the Baudelaire fortune.
Sat. 1:00-2:30 Ages 8-10 1/13-3/3
Demonstration last class $170

Beyond Where the Wild Things Are Ages 6-8
Enter the imagination of one of the most beloved authors of all time, Maurice Sendak! Explore his tales of adventure, magic, and food. Let the wild rumpus start!
Sat. 3:45-5:15 Ages 6-8 1/13-3/3
Demonstration last class $170

My Little Pony Ages 6-8
Ponies of Equestria unite! The kingdom has been covered in darkness by a mysterious eclipse. Create your own character, make friends, and help Princess Sparkle set things right!
Sat. 11:15am-12:45 Ages 6-8 1/13-3/3
Demonstration last class $170

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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.

Addam's Family Family Playlab
In this macabre musical, Wednesday Addam's bring home her new fiance, a man her parents have never met. And what's worse: he's normal from a respectable family! Come meet the family. We'll leave the lights off for you. Fun for the whole family.
Sat. 9:00-11:00 Performance 3/4 1/13-3/3
This is a Family Playlab $190 per child / $40 per adult

Annie's Hard Knock Life Ages 7-11
Tomorrow is only a day away! Join Little Orphan Annie as she puts her optimism to the test and outwits the wicked Miss O'Leary. When Annie hears about a big film audition, she hatches a plan to win the role and find her parents.
Sat. 11:15-1:15 Performance 3/4 1/13-3/3
Sat. 3:45-5:45 Performance 3/4 1/13-3/3

The Good, The Bad, and The Cookie Ages 7-11
Rapunzel got a crew cut, Cinderella’s mice are on strike, and Granny’s gone bungee jumping! Something is mixed up in the Fairy Tale Kingdom! Can a ragtag band of classic characters solve this mystery and set their stories right before it’s too late?
Sat. 1:30-3:30 Performance 3/4 1/13-3/3

The Humor Games Ages 10-14
Do you have what it takes to survive the Humor Games? When Katskills Wintergreen takes a pie in the face for her little sister, she finds herself caught in a comedic battle royale. Prepare to mock the mockingjay in this pun-ishing playlab.
Sat. 3:45-5:45 Performance 3/4 1/13-3/3

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Skills Classes

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

Acting For Film Ages 10-14
Lights! Camera! Action! From Youtube and Facebook Live to feature films and commercial auditions, presenting yourself in front of a camera is an important skill for every aspiring performer and theater artist to develop. In this class, students will take an in-depth look at the fundamentals of acting for film from slate to cut!
Sat. 11:15-12:45 Ages 10-14 1/13-3/3
Demonstration last class $170

Acting Intensive: Ensemble Ages 8-11
Learn how to harness to power of the ensemble in this NWCT acting intensive. Students will travel from ancient Greece to modern improv performance, as we build the skills needed to create a powerful group performance.
Sat. 11:15-12:45 Ages 8-11 1/13-3/3
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. 1:00-2:30 Ages 8-14 1/13-3/3
Demonstration last class $170

Musical Theater Intensive: Disney Villains Ages 8-11
Take a walk on the wicked side in this musical theater skill-builder. Students will master of music of Disney's most malevolent miscreants, from Cruella de Vil to Jafar to Ursula.
Sat. 9:30-11:00 Ages 8-11 1/13-3/3
Sat. 1:00-2:30 Ages 8-11 1/13-3/3
Demonstration last class $170

Theater on the Edge: Costume Design Ages 10-14
This term, Theater on the Edge is tackling the world of costume design. Working from a winter playlab script, students will choose a character, create costume sketches, select materials, and create a miniature of their final design. Students will also collectively design, cut, and sew one full-size costume! Note: Each term, Theater on the Edge will tackle a different skill-set. We strongly recommend taking this class multiple times.
Sat. 1:00-3:30 Ages 10-14 1/13-3/3
Demonstration last class $220

Voice Acting and Foley Artistry Ages 10-14
Close your eyes, take a breath, and enter the wild and wacky world of foley. Using only the power of voice, students will bring characters to life, create imaginative soundscapes, and master the bleeps, sweeps and creeps of voice acting.
Sat. 2:45-4:15 Ages 10-14 1/13-3/3
Demonstration last class $170

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First Stage

NWCT offers these exciting theater classes
for our youngest performers.

Elf's Surprise Ages 3-4
Discover the secret lives of elves as we explore the world that comes to life when humans turn out the lights and leave the room. Learn the songs, spells, and art of the elves in this First Stage class perfect for young performers.
Sat. 9:30-11:00 Ages 3-4 1/13-3/3
Demonstration last class $170

Polar Bear Express Ages 4-6
All aboard for the North Pole! This First Stage class will bring stories of the frozen north to life through songs, crafts, and theater games.
Sat. 11:15-12:45 Ages 4-6 1/13-3/3
Sat. 2:45-4:15 Ages 4-6 1/13-3/3
Short demonstration at the end of each class $170

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