Fall Acting Classes

October 15 - December 12, 2018

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Winter & Midwinter Break Acting Classes

January 28 - April 2, 2019

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Spring Break Acting Camps

Announced in January 2019

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Summer Acting Camps

June - August

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CHRISTMAS SHOWCASE
4th – 12th Grade
Performing: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

Believe it or not, Christmas will be here before you know it, and there’s no better way to get into the holiday spirit than our Christmas Showcase class. Students work together and perform their own Christmas show, finely tuning theatrical skills as they build an ensemble and are inspired to take artistic risks. Each December this class performs for a sold-out audience so you won’t want to miss this year’s show!

SESSION 1
Location:
United Evangelical Free Church, 1420 NW 80th St
Rehearsal Dates: Mondays, Oct 15 – Dec 3, 2018 (7 Class Sessions, No class Nov 12)
Time: 6:00pm-8:30pm
Cost: $295
Teacher: Lorrie Fargo

Dress Rehearsal: Monday, Dec 10, 6:00pm-8:30pm in Taproot’s Isaac Studio, 208 N 85th St
Performance: Wednesday, Dec 12, 5:00pm-7:00pm in Taproot’s Isaac Studio, 208 N 85th St

SESSION 2 NEW! Due to popular demand, we have added a second session on Tuesdays!
Location: United Evangelical Free Church, 1420 NW 80th St
Rehearsal Dates: Tuesdays, Oct 16 – Dec 4, 2018 (7 Class Sessions, No class Nov 20)
Time: 6:00pm-8:30pm
Cost: $295
Teacher: Lorrie Fargo

Dress Rehearsal: Tuesday, Dec 11, 6:00pm-8:30pm in Taproot’s Isaac Studio, 208 N 85th St
Performance: Wednesday, Dec 12, 7:00pm-9:00pm in Taproot’s Isaac Studio, 208 N 85th St

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WEEKLY CLASSES FOR STUDENTS MIDWINTER BREAK CAMPS

WINTER YOUTH SHOWCASE
4th-6th grade

Theatre is all about telling a great story. The stronger an ensemble and the more confident the actors, the better the story they can tell. As students work together to put on a production in just nine weeks they’ll be challenged to make bold and detailed character decisions and fully immerse themselves in the world of the play. You won’t want to miss the story they create in their final performance!

Location: Taproot Theatre’s Isaac Studio Theatre, 208 N 85th St
Rehearsal Dates: Mondays, January 28 – March 18  |  7 sessions (no class February 18)
Time: 6:00 – 8:30 PM  |  Cost: $295

First night in Jewell Mainstage Theatre: Monday, March 25, 5:00 – 7:00 PM
Tech Rehearsal: 
Monday, April 1, 5:00 – 7:00 PM in Taproot’s Jewell Mainstage Theatre
Performance: Tuesday, April 2, 5:00 – 7:00 PM in Taproot’s Jewell Mainstage Theatre

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WINTER TEEN SHOWCASE
7th-12th grade

In this nine-week class students will learn what it takes to build an ensemble, craft a show and put on a showcase performance, all under the direction of Taproot Theatre’s professional teachers. Experience isn’t required, but students will need to be at all rehearsals and have their lines memorized by the third week. Students will be amazed at what they’ve accomplished when it all comes together in the final performance.

Location: United Evangelical Free Church, 1420 NW 80th St
Rehearsal Dates: Mondays, January 28 – March 18  |  7 sessions (no class February 18)
Time: 6:00 – 8:30 PM  |  Cost: $295

First night in Jewell Mainstage Theatre: Monday, March 25, 7:00 – 9:00 PM
Tech Rehearsal: 
Monday, April 1, 7:00 – 9:00 PM in Taproot’s Jewell Mainstage Theatre
Performance: Tuesday, April 2, 7:00 – 9:00 PM in Taproot’s Jewell Mainstage Theatre

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MIDWINTER BREAK DRAMA QUEST CAMP
Pre K – 3rd grade (Children must be 4 or older and potty-trained)

Your child’s imagination provides the script in this class that challenges and excites young children as they learn theatrical terms, play games that reinforce important skills and work together to tell a compelling story. Students will learn about the three tools in an actor’s toolbox: imagination, voice and body. They’ll also experience the wonder of theatre as a team activity as they work together in an environment where empathy and respect are highly valued. See them apply and use all these skills in their end-of-week performance!

Location: Taproot Theatre, Isaac Studio Theatre, 208 N 85th St
Date: Monday-Friday, February 18 – 22
Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Cost: $195 (1 week)
Performance: Friday, February 22, 1:00 PM

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MIDWINTER BREAK YOUTH AND TEEN SHOWCASE
4th-12th grade

This camp provides all the fun and excitement of putting on a great production in just one week. From auditioning and rehearsing to preparing for a final performance, students will have a great time working together and developing their acting skills. Get ready for an action-packed, fast-paced theatre adventure as students come together to memorize lines, learn stage blocking and go through tech rehearsals just like the professionals. Students will be amazed at what they have accomplished when it all comes together in front of an audience.

Location: Taproot Theatre, Jewell Mainstage Theatre, 204 N 85th St
Dates: Monday-Friday, February 18 – 22
Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Cost: $295 (1 week)
Performance: Friday, February 22, 3:00 PM

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2019 Spring Break Acting Camps will be announced in January of 2019. Please check back later for updates.

2019 Summer Acting Camps will be announced February of 2019. Please check back later for updates.

Class Locations

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Taproot Theatre

204 N 85th St
Seattle, WA 98103

Phinney Ridge Lutheran Church

7500 Greenwood Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103

The Pocket Theater

8312 Greenwood Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103

Magnolia United Church of Christ

3555 W McGraw St
Seattle, WA 98199

United Evangelical Free Church

1420 NW 80th St
Seattle, WA 98117

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Thank You

Support for Taproot Theatre’s Education & Outreach programming is generously provided by:

 

Margery M. Jones Charitable Trust, Fredric Sjoholm, Trustee
D.V. & Ida J. McEachern Charitable Trust
Horizons Foundation | Dupar Foundation
Moccasin Lake Foundation | University-Ballard Lions Club | Anonymous