Spring 2018 Classes

Spring 2018 Theater Classes

Register online! for NWCT's Spring 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!

The Secret Lives of Lost Boys! Ages 8-10
When Pan is away, the Lost Boys (and Girls!) will play! Enter the secret, underground world of Peter Pan's stalwart companions as they play tricks on mermaids, do battle with pirates, and discover the hidden treasures of Neverland.
Sat. 11:15-12:45 Ages 8-10 4/7-5/26
Demonstration last class $170

Mermaid Cove Mysteries Ages 6-8
Travel to the bottom of the sea, where you will uncover the mysteries of mermaid cove. Befriend sea creatures and explore an underwater world filled with crafts and games. Beware... sharks are invited, too!
Sat. 9:30-11:00 Ages 6-8 4/7-5/26
Sat. 4:15-5:45 Ages 6-8 4/7-5/26
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.

Peter Pan 7-11
Second star to the right and straight on til morning! Take flight with Peter Pan and company as they explore Mermaids' Lagoon, build a house for Wendy, and do battle with the dastardly Captain Hook and his crew of miscreants!
Sat. 9:00-11:00 Performance 6/27 4/7-5/26
Sat. 4:00-6:00 Performance 5/27 4/7-5/26

Deceit and Disguise: Shakespeare's Imposters Ages 12-16
If there's one thing that Shakespeare loves, it's a good disguise. Tackle roles from Twelfth Night to Othello and more as this playlab weaves together the stories of Shakespeare's greatest deceivers.
Sat. 1:30-3:30 Performance 6/27 4/7-5/26

Monty Python's Holy Grail Ages 10-14
Arthur, (unelected) King of the Britons, is recruiting the worthiest of knights to accompany him on his quest to find the Holy Grail! Prepare to battle the Evil Bunny of Doom, confront the Knights Who Say Ni, and survive a flesh wound or two as you embark on this very, very silly (abridged) adventure to Camelot (a very silly place).
Sat. 11:15-1:15 Performance 5/27 4/7-5/26

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Skills Classes

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

Animated Broadway: Songs from the Screen Ages 8-11
Develop the skills you need to become a top notch musical theater performer! Students will delve into songs from some of Broadway's biggest and newest hits based off some of Hollywood's most beloved animations, such as Anastasia, Frozen and The Lion King.
Sat. 4:30-6:00 Ages 8-11 4/7-5/26
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 4/7-5/26
Demonstration last class $170

Theater on the Edge: Stage Combat Ages 10-14
This term, Theater on the Edge will hone your stage combat skills. NWCT's resident fight director will lead students through the building blocks of armed and unarmed combat, as they learn to stab, slap, tumble, and tackle with control. Note: Each term, Theater on the Edge tackles a different skill-set. We strongly recommend taking this course multiple times.
Sat. 1:30-4:00 Ages 10-14 4/7-5/26
Demonstration last class $220

Audition Intensive Ages 8-16
Learn how to prepare for auditions in this intensive six-week workshop. Students will learn audition etiquette, develop cold-reading skills, and receive individual coaching to prepare a monologue and song for auditioning. Note: Students interested in auditioning for Second Stage programs must attend the NWCT Mainstage Season Auditions on May 18-20. Previous acting experience is recommended.
Sat. 9:00-11:00 Ages 8-11 4/7-5/12
Sat. 11:15-1:15 Ages 12-16 4/7-5/12
Sat. 1:30-3:30 Ages 8-11 4/7-5/12
Sat. 4:00-6:00 Ages 12-16 4/7-5/12
SPECIAL SESSION: Wed. 4:00-6:00 Ages 8-11 4/4-5/9
SPECIAL SESSION: Wed. 4:00-6:00 Ages 12-16 4/4-5/9
Demonstration last class $170

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First Stage

NWCT offers these exciting theater classes
for our youngest performers.

Enchanted Lands Travel Agency Ages 4-6
Book your tour through six magical kingdoms! Travel with a new tour guide each week as you slip down the rabbit hole to Wonderland, moor your boat at Mermaid Cove, and land your hot air balloon in Munchkinland, all the while searching for a hidden treasure!
Sat. 11:15-12:45 Ages 4-6 4/7-5/26
Sat. 2:45-4:15 Ages 4-6 4/7-5/26
Demonstration last class $170

Daniel Tiger's Magic Trolley Ages 3-4
Take a magic trolley-ride through the Neighborhood of Make-Believe with Daniel Tiger and friends! Explore the beloved imaginary world created by Mister Rogers, through stories and songs of respect, cooperation, and understanding.
Sat. 9:30-11:00 Ages 3-4 4/7-5/26
Demonstration last class $170

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