Classes

Onstage Classes

Learn from professionals and present a completed performance. This summer Childsplay Theatre Academy offers four full-productions that perform at the Tempe Center for the Arts and an exciting new musical theatre cabaret, "Showstoppers" which will perform in the Blackbox studio at Childsplay. Students interested in design may join a stagecraft class and make the theatrical magic for the production.

 

Every onstage class is directed by professional actors, directors, stage managers and choreographers straight off the Childsplay stage.

 

 


Extended Care:

Childsplay offers extended care, before and after classes, for students in full-day classes. 

MORNING Extended Care:  7:30am - 9:30am:  $25/wk.; AFTERNOON Extended Care:  3:30pm - 6:00pm:  $35/wk.; BOTH SESSIONS of Extended Care:  $50 per week

 

 

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Musical Theatre: Singin' in the Rain

6/3/2019 - 6/21/2019

Tap your toes and sing along in this splashy adaptation of the celebrated and beloved film! Performs at the TCA (ages 10-15)!

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Deconstruction Zone: Edward Tulane

6/3/2019 - 6/14/2019

Be an actor, Be a director, Be a Writer, and Be an adventurer. Explore Edward Tulane and make the story your own! (ages 10-15)

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Stagecraft and Design: Singin' in the Rain

6/3/2019 - 6/21/2019

Design and create the theatrical magic for the Broadway musical which will perform at the Tempe Center for the Arts (ages 12-17).

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Play Production: James and the Giant Peach

6/10/2019 - 6/28/2019

The story of Roald Dahl’s classic tale is faithfully told by James himself and the insect characters – Miss Spider, Old-Green-Grasshopper, Centipede, Ladybird, and Earthworm. (ages 8-14)

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Play Production: Shakespeare's As You Like It

6/24/2019 - 7/19/2019

A daughter of the powerful Duke must show her courage and inventiveness to be with the man she loves. Bring Shakespeare's comedy of mistaken identity and disguise to the stage at the Tempe Center for the Arts. (ages 12-17)

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Stagecraft and Design: As You Like It

6/24/2019 - 7/19/2019

Bring Shakespeare's comedy of mistaken identity and disguise to the stage through designing, constructing and implementing technical theatre elements for the production. (ages 12-17)

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Musical Theatre: Mary Poppins, Jr.

7/8/2019 - 7/26/2019

Based on one of the most popular Disney movies of all times as a practically perfect Broadway Musical!(ages 8-12)

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Showstoppers: Musical Cabaret

7/8/2019 - 7/19/2019

Find your Voice! A musical theatre class, created and taught by Jon Gentry culminates in a cabaret performance. (ages 10-15)