Upcoming Classes and Workshops

Civic holds classes and workshops on a variety of theatrical topics, including acting and character development, directing, light and sound design, and many more topics. Classes and workshops are offered for both children and adults. No experience is necessary, and all are welcome. Come learn more about the process!

A Civic Theatre Education Program

Teen Troupe

This series has already started. Call 765-423-PLAY for more information.
March 10 – April 28, 2018

Teen Troupe is a free program offered to teens in the Greater Lafayette area. The purpose is to build and develop a performance group that extends our Civic reach out into the community. The group is, for the most part, student-led to determine interests and goals. Improvisational theatre is usually the core of our time spent together, but there are opportunities to expand our repertoire and experiences! You do not have to commit to attending every Saturday of troupe, though in preparation for performances, you may be asked to commit to certain days...More details

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Spring Session for 7-8 Year Olds: "From Page to Stage"

This series has already started. Call 765-423-PLAY for more information.
April 3 – May 15, 2018

"From Page to Stage" will take student-selected texts and turn them into scenes for the stage! Students will study character, motivation, and scene work through this interactive transition from words on a page of their favorite book to a live performance on their final day of class. Please send your child with a copy of their favorite book/story/text that the instructor can keep on the first day of class.

7-8 year olds: Tuesdays 4:30-5:30 pm at the Monon Depot Theatre ...More details

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Spring Session for 9-10 Year Olds: "From Page to Stage"

This series has already started. Call 765-423-PLAY for more information.
April 4 – May 16, 2018

"From Page to Stage" will take student-selected texts and turn them into scenes for the stage! Students will study character, motivation, and scene work through this interactive transition from words on a page of their favorite book to a live performance on their final day of class. Please send your child with a copy of their favorite book/story/text that the instructor can keep on the first day of class.

9-10 year olds: Wednesdays 4:30-5:30 pm at the Monon Depot Theatre ...More details

A Civic Theatre Education Program

Spring Session for 11 Years and up: "From Page to Stage"

This series has already started. Call 765-423-PLAY for more information.
April 5 – May 17, 2018

"From Page to Stage" will take student-selected texts and turn them into scenes for the stage! Students will study character, motivation, and scene work through this interactive transition from words on a page of their favorite book to a live performance on their final day of class. Please send your child with a copy of their favorite book/story/text that the instructor can keep on the first day of class.

11 year olds and up: Thursdays 4:30-5:30 pm at the Monon Depot Theatre ...More details

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Saturday Fun for 3-6 Year Olds: Musical Theatre

Register by calling 765-423-PLAY
Registration Fee12$
May 19, 2018

"Musical Theatre" Participants will get an overview of musical theatre while applying basics of stage movement and dance, singing, and musical instruments. Students will learn about stage directions, communicating with face, body, and voice, and expression of emotion through music.

Go to https://campscui.active.com/orgs/CivicTheatreofGreaterLafayette?season=2... to register online!More details

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Summer Camp: Creating a Character

Register by calling 765-423-PLAY
Registration Fee200$
June 4 – 8, 2018

Ages: 8-12
June 4th-8th, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $200.00, Deposit: $50.00

Campers will engage in character building activities, including improvisational games and contextual character development with scripts. A monologue study will also be done throughout the week, incorporating campers in a focused study of one specific character of their choice. Campers will present a short scene and their monologue as a final performance on Friday, June 8th at 12:00 p.m...More details

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Summer Theatre Institute: An Original Play by Laurie Russell

Register by calling 765-423-PLAY
Registration Fee400$
June 4 – 22, 2018

Ages: 13-18 June 4th-22nd, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.; Tech Week 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Show Dates: June 22nd and 23rd at 7:00 p.m.; Rain Date: June 24th at 7:00 p.m.
Cost: $400.00, Deposit: $100.00 ...More details

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Summer Camp: Living Graphic Novel

Register by calling 765-423-PLAY
Registration Fee200$
June 11 – 15, 2018

Ages: 8-12
June 11th-15th, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $200.00, Deposit: $50.00

Campers will create and design their very own graphic novel storyline and graphics layout with guest artist, Craig Martin. They will apply elements of story structure to their unique tale, while designing, acting out, and shooting the images that will go into their “living graphic novel.” Students will receive a copy of the completed project, and will present a short account of their contributions and discoveries throughout the week on Friday, June 15th at 12:00 p.m...More details

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Summer Camp: Out of the Box Theatre Camp

Register by calling 765-423-PLAY
Registration Fee75$
June 18 – 22, 2018

Ages: 13-18
June 18th-22nd, 2018 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $75.00 ...More details

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Summer Camp: Rising Stars

Register by calling 765-423-PLAY
Registration Fee100$
June 18 – 22, 2018

Ages: 5-7
June 18th-22nd, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Cost: $100.00, Deposit: $25.00

Campers will get a crash course introduction into the magical world of theatre, including improv, reading from a script (it’s ok for those just learning to read, too!), creating a character, learning choreography and music. This is perfect for those dramatic little ones who love to create, imagine, and pretend. A showcase for family and friends will be presented by campers on Friday, June 22nd at 12:00 p.m...More details

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Curtains Up Camp: Guys and Dolls, Jr.

Register by calling 765-423-PLAY
Registration Fee500$
July 2 – 27, 2018

Ages: 9-13
Dates: July 2nd-27th, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (NO CAMP JULY 4TH)
At the Monon Depot Theatre
Show Dates: July 27th at 7:30 p.m., July 28th at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m., July 29th at 2:30 p.m.
Cost: $500.00, Deposit: $125.00

Days will consist of classes in voice, movement, acting and rehearsing "Guys and Dolls, Jr." All camp participants will be cast in the show. The performance will be a full-scale production with lights, sound and costumes! After the last performance, all cast and crew members will strike the set. Strike will be followed by a farewell party...More details