Past 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

Skill Class Characterization - Ages 7-8

September 24 – November 12, 2013

Develop personal acting skills by creating characters. Build vocal and physical expression through character creation.

This section is for ages 7-8.More details

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Performance Class/Troupe Characterization Ages 7-8

September 24 – November 12, 2013

Students who have completed the three skill building classes may enroll in Performance Class/Troupe. This class will end with a performance as the pre-show for Charlotte's Web on November 17.

Students will develop personal acting skills by creating characters; build vocal and physical expression through character creation.More details

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Performance Class/Troupe Characterization Ages 9-10

September 25 – November 13, 2013

Students who have completed the three skill building classes may enroll in Performance Class/Troupe. This class will end with a performance as the pre-show for Charlotte's Web on November 17.

Students will develop personal acting skills by creating characters; build vocal and physical expression through character creation.More details

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Performance Class/Troupe - Characterization Ages 11 +

September 26 – November 14, 2013

Students who have completed the three skill building classes may enroll in Performance Class/Troupe. This class will end with a performance as the pre-show for Charlotte's Web on November 17.

Students will develop personal acting skills by creating characters; build vocal and physical expression through character creation.More details

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Skill Class Characterization - Ages 9-10

September 25 – November 13, 2013

Develop personal acting skills by creating characters. Build vocal and physical expression through character creation.

This section is for ages 9-10.More details

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Skill Class Characterization - Ages 11+

September 26 – November 14, 2013

Develop personal acting skills by creating characters. Build vocal and physical expression through character creation.

This section is for ages 11+.More details

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Skill Class - Scene Study (Ages 7-8)

January 7 – February 25, 2014

This class helps students develop script derived acting skills while learning to make acting choices in partnered scene work.

The class also offers real experience on stage through "Take a Bow" showcase performed for family and friends at the end of the 8 week session.

This session is for ages 7-8.More details

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Performance Class/Troupe - Scene Study (Ages 7-8)

January 7 – February 25, 2014

Students who have completed the three skill building classes may enroll in Performance Class/Troupe. This class will end with a performance as the pre-show for the public performance of the Civic Youth Theatre show 13 on February 16.

This session is for ages 7-8.More details

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Skill Class - Scene Study (Ages 11+)

January 9 – February 27, 2014

This class helps students develop script derived acting skills while learning to make acting choices in partnered scene work.

The class also offers real experience on stage through "Take a Bow" showcase performed for family and friends at the end of the 8 week session.

This session is for ages 11+More details

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Saturday FUN at the Theatre - Imagination Theatre (Ages 3-4)

January 25, 2014

Students will use stories, theatre games and crafts to imagine theatre.

This class is for ages 3-4.More details

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Saturday FUN at the Theatre - Creation Theatre (Ages 5-6)

January 25, 2014

Students will create theatre using their imaginations, stories and movement games.

This class is for ages 5-6.More details

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Teen Night at the Theatre (Teens Only)

February 7, 2014

This teen led night is open to any teen. Teen Night happens every Friday night after the closing of a Mainstage production. Topics include: Musical Theatre, Scene Work, A Career in Theatre, Improvisation and Audtition Techniques.

This event is free and only open to teens.More details

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Skill Class - Scene Study (Ages 9-10)

January 8 – February 26, 2014

This class helps students develop script derived acting skills while learning to make acting choices in partnered scene work.

The class also offers real experience on stage through "Take a Bow" showcase performed for family and friends at the end of the 8 week session.

This session is for ages 9-10.More details

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Performance Class/Troupe - Scene Study (Ages 9-10)

January 8 – February 26, 2014

Students who have completed the three skill building classes may enroll in Performance Class/Troupe. This class will end with a performance as the pre-show for the public performance of the Civic Youth Theatre show 13 on February 16.

This session is for ages 9-10.More details

A Civic Theatre Education Program

Performance Class/Troupe - Scene Study (Ages 11+)

January 9 – February 27, 2014

Students who have completed the three skill building classes may enroll in Performance Class/Troupe. This class will end with a performance as the pre-show for the public performance of the Civic Youth Theatre show 13 on February 16.

This session is for ages 11+.More details

A Civic Theatre Education Program

Teen Night at the Theatre (Teens Only)

March 21, 2014

This teen led night is open to any teen. Teen Night happens every Friday night after the closing of a Mainstage production. Topics include: Musical Theatre, Scene Work, A Career in Theatre, Improvisation and Audtition Techniques.

This event is free and only open to teens.More details

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Skill Class - Improvisation (Ages 9-10)

April 2 – May 21, 2014

This class helps students build ensemble acting skills as well as stage presence and off-the-cuff creativity through theatre games.

This session is for ages 9-10.More details

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Performance Class/Troupe - Improvisation (Ages 11+)

April 3 – May 18, 2014

Students who have completed the three skill building classes may enroll in Performance Class/Troupe. This class will end with a public performance at the Historic Monon Depot Theatre on May 18, 2014.

This session is for ages 11+.More details

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Performance Class/Troupe - Improvisation (Ages 9-10)

April 2 – May 18, 2014

Students who have completed the three skill building classes may enroll in Performance Class/Troupe. This class will end with a public performance at the Historic Monon Depot Theatre on May 18, 2014.

This session is for ages 9-10.More details

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Saturday FUN at the Theatre - Imagination Theatre (Ages 3-4)

May 10, 2014

Students will use stories, theatre games and crafts to imagine theatre.

This class is for ages 3-4.More details

A Civic Theatre Education Program

Saturday FUN at the Theatre - Imagination Theatre (Ages 5-6)

May 10, 2014

Students will create theatre using their imaginations, stories and movement games.

This class is for ages 5-6.More details

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Teen Night at the Theatre - Tonight, Everyone is Invited

May 16, 2014

Tonight is a special Teen Night...for everyone. Beginning at 7:30 pm there will be performances by Drama Inc. from Sunnyside Intermediate School and Oakland High School Theatre Arts students as well as Civic Theatre's Performance Troupes. The event is free and open to everyone!More details

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Performance Class/Troupe - Improvisation (Ages 7-8)

April 1 – May 18, 2014

Students who have completed the three skill building classes may enroll in Performance Class/Troupe. This class will end with a public performance at the Historic Monon Depot Theatre on May 18, 2014.

This session is for ages 7-8.More details

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Skill Class - Improvisation (Ages 7-8)

April 1 – May 20, 2014

This class helps students build ensemble acting skills as well as stage presence and off-the-cuff creativity through theatre games.

This session is for ages 7-8.More details

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Skill Class - Improvisation (Ages 11+)

April 3 – May 22, 2014

This class helps students build ensemble acting skills as well as stage presence and off-the-cuff creativity through theatre games.

This session is for ages 11+.More details

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Summer Camp - Improvisation

June 2 – 6, 2014

Ages: 8-10

Campers will learn techniques and games that will help them learn how “thinking on your feet” enhances acting skills. The week will culminate with a performance on Friday at 12:00 showcasing skills learned for family and friends.More details

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Summer Camp - Summer Theatre Institute - Romeo and Juliet

June 2 – 20, 2014

Ages 13-18

This camp is held at the Tippecanoe County Amphitheatre - 4449 Indiana 43, West Lafayette

Performances June 20 & 21 at 7:30 p.m.; Rain Date: June 22 ...More details

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Summer Camp - Build A Play

June 9 – 13, 2014

Ages: 8-12

Campers will use their imaginations to develop characters and scenes as they put together their own play for performance. The week will culminate with a performance of their unique play on Friday at 12:00 for family and friends.More details

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Summer Camp - Discovering Theatre

June 16 – 20, 2014

Ages: 5-7

Campers will explore the exciting world of theatre through stories, games and crafts. A short showcase for family and friends will be presented by campers on Friday at 12:00 p.m.More details

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Summer Camp - Curtain Up - GTK The Sound of Music

July 1 – 25, 2014

Ages: 9-13

Performance Dates: July 25 & 26 at 7:30 p.m.; July 26 & 27 at 2:30 p.m...More details