Individually packaged snacks and drinks will be provided for all students.
Session Fee is $90 per class. Sibling discount of $10 each will be applied for second or third family members. Students taking two classes will receive a $10 discount on the second class. Limited Tuition Assistance is available—for more information call the business office weekdays from 9:00-noon at (864) 646-8100.
A non-refundable $25 registration fee is required with your application. The balance of the class fee is due by the Friday before first day of class (deduct the $25 deposit). No registrations will be allowed the first day of class.
Little Stars Onstage (Sessions offered July 18-22 and July 25-29)
Welcome to the stage! Young actors and actresses will develop an introductory level of understanding for theatre through games and collaborative activities. These activities will encourage appropriate behavior onstage, getting into a character, and learning basic theatre vocabulary that will get them ready for performing! By the end of the week, the students will perform a skit guided by their instructor to show off everything they’ve learned in the past week.
Becoming a Character (Sessions offered July 11-15 and July 18-22- BOTH CLASSES SESSION ARE FULL. We have a waiting list for any cancellations that might occur-please email CLTplays@gmail.com if you would like your name added to this list-PLEASE BE SPECIFIC AS TO WHICH WEEK YOU PREFER.
What does it mean to be “in character”? Students in this session will learn what it takes to become another person on stage. Students will learn the art of characterization through engaging activities that teach students to give purpose to their movements and facial expressions onstage. Through these exercises, students will become more familiar with common theatre terminology used in productions that will benefit them when they take the stage! By the end of the week, the students will perform a skit which will highlight their newly developed skills in characterization and stage presence.
Polishing Your Craft (Session offered July 25-29) THIS CLASS SESSION IS FULL. We have a waiting list for any cancellations that might occur-please email CLTplays@gmail.com if you would like your name added to this list.
Boost your skills as an actor with this session. Students will be encouraged to collaborate with their instructor and peers to create an original script to perform by the end of the week. With guidance from the instructor, students will learn how to choose a genre, main idea, and unique characters for their original play. Through this creation, students will gain a better understanding of play creation and characterization. By having students create their own skit to perform, with teacher guidance, they will have more responsibilities than the younger groups. These students will have the opportunity to build skills that they will use in CAYT productions.
Improv! (Session offered July 11-15) THIS CLASS SESSION IS FULL. We have a waiting list for any cancellations that might occur-please email CLTplays@gmail.com if you would like your name added to this list.
It’s time for improv! Perfect your improv skills in this session where students will learn how to create unique characters, accept ideas, and support their scene partner onstage through improvisation techniques and activities. These important elements of improv will not only help students onstage but offstage as well. By the end of this week, students will perform sketches made up completely on-the-spot to highlight their improvisation skills.
Technical Teens (Session offered July 18-22) THIS CLASS SESSION IS FULL. We have a waiting list for any cancellations that might occur-please email CLTplays@gmail.com if you would like your name added to this list.
Grades 8th-12th (*must be at least 13 to sign up)
Let’s get technical! In this session, teens will have the opportunity to explore the technical side of theatre. Students will learn how to work collaboratively, grow their knowledge on different fields of Theatrical Design, and gain a better understanding of Theatrical Design departments. Through this practice, students will become confident in working and creating designs for theatrical productions. By the end of this session, students will display their own Theatrical Design visions for a show of their choice.