Academic Year 2019 – 2020

Classes for Grades 2 – 3 tackle fundamental skills for the stage in a fun and supportive environment.

Fall Session: September 23 – November 23
Winter Session: January 21 – March 23
Spring Session: April 6 – May 16



Fundamentals of Acting

Harness the acting tools you already possess to express ideas, transform into characters, and tell moving stories. Gain skills in creative thinking and public speaking while building confidence in yourself and your craft.

Class Days and Times: Thursdays 6 – 7pm
Class ID: 422
Fall Tuition: $150 / Winter Tuition: $150 / Spring Tuition: $100

Class Days and Times: Saturdays 9 – 10am
Class ID: 621
Fall Tuition: $150 / Winter Tuition: $150 / Spring Tuition: $100

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World Premiere

Work with your ensemble to put your own spin on a favorite story, character, or universe. Through acting exercises, group brainstorm, and improvisation, students will create a world premiere studio play.

Fall Theme: Spies, Sleuths, and Secret Agents.
Winter Theme: Harry Potter
Spring Theme: Magic Tree House

Class Days and Times: Thursdays 5 – 6pm
Class ID: 421
Fall Tuition: $150 / Winter Tuition: $150 / Spring Tuition: $100

Class Days and Times: Saturdays 11:30am – 12:30pm
Class ID: 623
Fall Tuition: $150 / Winter Tuition: $150 / Spring Tuition: $100

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Musical Jam

Bring stories to life through musical theatre. As an ensemble, students will devise a musical with original songs, choreography, and characters.

Class Days and Times: Saturdays 10:15 – 11:15am
Class ID: 622
Fall Tuition: $150 / Winter Tuition: $150 / Spring Tuition: $100

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Musical Theatre Dance

Learn foundational musical theatre dance skills and terminology. Work with songs from beloved musicals to develop rhythm, coordination, and confidence with the right blend of jazz, tap, and modern dance.

Class Days and Times: Fridays 5 – 6pm
Class ID: 521
Fall Tuition: $150 / Winter Tuition: $150 / Spring Tuition: $100

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Sing Out

Learn vocal fundamentals by performing songs from Broadway and other musical theatre traditions. Practice vocal expression skills and build the connection between body and voice, all while strengthening diction, projection, and pitch.

Class Days and Times: Fridays 6 – 7pm
Class ID: 522
Fall Tuition: $150 / Winter Tuition: $150 / Spring Tuition: $100

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Theatre Magic (Grades K – 5)

Costumes and lighting and scenery, oh my! Follow CTC’s process of putting on the show Bob Marley’s Three Little Birds to explore a new aspect of producing a play each week. Tour our shops, look at the designs for the show, and create your own design ideas to share with our professional designers. Tuition includes one student ticket to CTC’s Bob Marley’s Three Little Birds, January 19 – March 1, 2020.

Class Days and Times: Thursdays 5 – 6pm
Class ID: 4T1
Fall Tuition: $165 (Fall only)

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MEA Camp: Onstage and Off: Circus Adventure (Grades 2 – 3)

Ever wanted to know what it takes to make a play? Come explore lights, props, costumes, and more to design and create original scenes inspired by the circus. Students will see a performance of Circus Abyssinia: Ethiopian Dreams on CTC’s UnitedHealth Group Stage and take a tour of the theatre.  

Camp Days: October 17 – 18, 2019
Camp Times: 9am – 4pm
Class ID: MEA21
Tuition: $175

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Release Day Camp: Courageous Kids (Grades K – 3)

Bob Marley’s Three Little Birds is about to open on stage, so get ready to conquer fears like Ziggy! Create a tale where courageous kids bravely overcome formidable challenges.

Camp Day: January 17, 2020
Camp Time: 9am – 4pm
Class ID: RD1
Tuition: $80

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Release Day Camp: Pajama Party (Grades K – 3)

Build a fort, play favorite theatre games, and invent dream-y stories. Students are welcome to wear pajamas and bring along a stuffed animal!

Camp Day: February 17, 2020
Camp Time: 9am – 4pm
Class ID: RD2
Tuition: $80

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Spring Break Camp: Sorcerer School (Grades 2 – 3)

Join the inaugural class of the first American school of Witchcraft and Wizardry…in Minneapolis! Decide the name of the school, discover four original houses, and imagine new ghosts and magical creatures.

Camp Days: March 30 – April 3, 2020
Camp Times: 9am – 4pm
Class ID: SB21
Tuition: $295

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