CTM Theater Classes

Whether you are a seasoned performer or want to try theater for the first time, our classes offer a fun, educational experience for students at every level. Join our professional Teaching Artists at CTM’s downtown Madison studio and become part of our year-long program.

For complete information on CTM theater classes, email us at education@ctmtheater.org

 

Grades 4k-k

  • Movers & Shakers

    Grades 4K - K / Tuition: $210 ($170 for Spring)

    This class is perfect for students who sing in the car and dance around the house! Students will do movement exercises, group sing-a-longs, and get their wiggles out in this fun, energetic class.

  • The World of Mythical Creatures

    Grades 4K - K / Tuition: $210

    Explore the wildly imaginative world of mermaids, dragons, and much more! Through theater games and movement exercises, our Creative Drama program will encourage imagination, exploration, and teamwork!

  • The World of Pure Imagination

    Grades 4K - K / Tuition: $210

    Find out where your imagination can take you in this fun introduction to theater. Through theater games and movement exercises, our Creative Drama program will encourage collaboration, exploration, and teamwork!

Grades 1-2

Grades 3-5

  • Beginning Acting (2-3pm)

    Grades 3 - 6 / Tuition: Fall $210, Spring $170

    FALL THEME: "Legends & Lore"
    SPRING THEME: "Putting on a Show"
    Students will use the basics of storytelling (body, voice, and imagination) to create characters, develop confidence, and work as an ensemble. Family and friends are invited to the final class where students will share exercises and perform scenes.

  • Master Class: Bard for Beginners

    Grades 4 – 6 / Tuition: $230

    This class is a perfect introduction to the world of William Shakespeare! Perform classic scenes, learn Shakespeare insults, and make the language and characters your own!

  • Beginning Acting (3-4pm)

    Grades 3 - 6 / Tuition: $210 ($170 for Spring)

    FALL THEME: "Legends & Lore"
    WINTER THEME: "The Lorax"
    SPRING THEME: "Putting on a Show"
    Students will use the basics of storytelling (body, voice, and imagination) to create characters, develop confidence, and work as an ensemble. Family and friends are invited to the final class where students will share exercises and perform scenes.

  • Master Class: Comedy!

    Grades 4 - 6 / Tuition: $230

    This class is for students who think fast, take risks, and enjoy working as part of a team. Students will use improvisation, clowning, and their imagination to create brand new comedic scenes, characters, and situations.

  • Page to Stage / Playwriting

    Grades 3 – 6 / Tuition: $210

    This ensemble acting and playmaking class uses theater games and exercises to lead students through the collaborative process of developing an original play. Class concludes with a performance for friends and family.

  • Master Class: Characters Big & Bold!

    Grades 4 – 6 / Tuition: $180

    Take your acting to the next level! This class will give you the skills to bring dynamic characters to life through big and bold actor choices. Ideal for students who have prior acting experience.

  • Best of Broadway

    Grades 3 - 5 / Tuition: $210 ($170 for Spring)

    FALL THEME: "Comedy Tonight!"
    WINTER THEME: "You Can't Stop the Beat"
    SPRING THEME: "We Go Together"
    Best of Broadway students will gain vocal skills, learn light choreography, and expand their knowledge of Musical Theater! Students will share a musical theater medley on the final day of class.

  • Beginning Acting (10:30-11:30am)

    Grades 3 – 6 / Tuition: $210

    WINTER THEME: "The Lorax"
    Students will use the basics of storytelling (body, voice, and imagination) to create characters, develop confidence, and work as an ensemble. Family and friends are invited to the final class where students will share exercises and perform scenes.

Grades 6-12

  • Costume Design!

    Grades 6 – 10 / Tuition: $255

    Love to design/draw and LOVE theater? This class is for you! Using character, color, and time period, you will design costumes for iconic characters (or characters of your own invention).

  • Improv Troupe

    Grades 7 – 10 / Tuition: $255 ($205 for Spring)

    Performers will think fast, take risks and work as part of a team. Students will develop characters, scenes, and situations in the moment. Family & friends won’t want to miss the show on the last day of class!

  • Beginning Acting (2-3pm)

    Grades 3 - 6 / Tuition: Fall $210, Spring $170

    FALL THEME: "Legends & Lore"
    SPRING THEME: "Putting on a Show"
    Students will use the basics of storytelling (body, voice, and imagination) to create characters, develop confidence, and work as an ensemble. Family and friends are invited to the final class where students will share exercises and perform scenes.

  • Musical Theater

    Grades 6 - 8 / Tuition: $230 ($180 for Spring)

    FALL THEME: "Around the World"
    WINTER THEME: "Songs of Stephen Schwartz"
    SPRING THEME: "Friends & Foes"
    Students will perform songs & dances from about the life of an actor & performing! They will also gain vocal skills, learn light choreography, and expand their knowledge of Musical Theater.

  • Master Class: Bard for Beginners

    Grades 4 – 6 / Tuition: $230

    This class is a perfect introduction to the world of William Shakespeare! Perform classic scenes, learn Shakespeare insults, and make the language and characters your own!

  • Beginning Acting (3-4pm)

    Grades 3 - 6 / Tuition: $210 ($170 for Spring)

    FALL THEME: "Legends & Lore"
    WINTER THEME: "The Lorax"
    SPRING THEME: "Putting on a Show"
    Students will use the basics of storytelling (body, voice, and imagination) to create characters, develop confidence, and work as an ensemble. Family and friends are invited to the final class where students will share exercises and perform scenes.

  • Master Class: Comedy!

    Grades 4 - 6 / Tuition: $230

    This class is for students who think fast, take risks, and enjoy working as part of a team. Students will use improvisation, clowning, and their imagination to create brand new comedic scenes, characters, and situations.

  • Page to Stage / Playwriting

    Grades 3 – 6 / Tuition: $210

    This ensemble acting and playmaking class uses theater games and exercises to lead students through the collaborative process of developing an original play. Class concludes with a performance for friends and family.

  • Beginning Acting (10:30-11:30am)

    Grades 3 – 6 / Tuition: $210

    WINTER THEME: "The Lorax"
    Students will use the basics of storytelling (body, voice, and imagination) to create characters, develop confidence, and work as an ensemble. Family and friends are invited to the final class where students will share exercises and perform scenes.