Ensemble (Ages 10-12)

The Ensemble

Ensemble students attend one-hour, age-specific classes, on Saturday mornings for 10 weeks OR 1 hr 15 minutes Tuesday nights for 8 weeks.  All Ensemble members in any Theatre Class are encouraged to audition for a role in that semester’s play, which is presented weeks after classes have concluded.

Theatre Classes for The Ensemble

10-12 year olds

This class splits its time between improvisational, creative thinking—based acting, and scripted acting. Students begin to make informed decisions on using body/voice/imagination to create characters and relationships. Each class has a maximum of 12 students.

The Theatre Class meets Saturdays or Tuesdays and is the class that auditions for, rehearses, and produces the Spring play for ages 10-12.

Spring 2023 Theatre Class Times for 10-12 year olds:

January 21-March 18, 2023 (Saturdays)
10:15-11:15 am OR 11:30-12:30 pm

Registration is closed – Check back in March for summer theatre options!

OR

January 17-March 7, 2023 (Tuesdays)

Registration is closed – Check back in March for summer theatre options!

Devising Class 10-12 year olds

Students interested in playwrighting will enjoy this collaborative script-writing class. Students write two scripts every year, which get produced the following year! Devising has a maximum of 10 students. Students must have enrolled in previous theatre classes, or demonstrate comparable experience in theatre. There is no performance attached to this class.

Spring 2023 Class Times for Devising:

January 21-March 11, 2023 (Saturdays)
10:00 am-11:15 am

Registration is closed – Check back in March for summer theatre options!

Musical Theatre Ages 9-12

Our “triple threat” students will learn theatrical singing techniques, basic choreography, and acting while singing and dancing. This class has a maximum of 12 students. There may be a short sharing at the end of this class; however it is not the Theatre Class which participates in the main play.

Spring 2023 Class Times for Musical Theatre Ages 9-12:

January 21-March 18, 2023 (Saturdays)
10:15 am-11:15 am

Registration is closed – Check back in March for summer theatre options!

Technical Theatre Class Ages 10-18
This class focuses on the design, production prep, and backstage work of producing a play! Maximum of 16 students.

Spring 2023 Class Times for Technical Theatre:
January 18-March 22, 2023
This class now meets Wednesdays 6:00-7:30 pm, at the Ohio Theatre

Registration is closed – Check back in March for summer theatre options!

Students in this class will be invited to participate in work days and tech weeks, but it is not required for class participation.

Tuition Costs 
$180 per semester
Devising Class: $75
Musical Theatre Class: $75
Technical Theatre Class: $90

All tuition over $50 includes the option of a payment plan.

For information about scholarships, click here.

Families making 300% or less of the federal poverty line should apply for Ohio ACE vouchers to fully pay for any CTW class!

Important Dates for Ensemble Company Spring 2023

January 6, 2023
Scholarship applications are due
Families making 300% or less of the federal poverty line should apply for Ohio ACE vouchers to fully pay for any CTW class!

January 17, 2023
First day of Tuesday class for Ensemble

January 21, 2023
First day of Saturday classes

February 18 or 21, 2023
Auditions for Stargazer
(After Saturday and Tuesday classes; this date is tentative and may change)

February 23, 2023
Cast list posted (This date may be flexible)

February 27, 2023
Rehearsals for Stargazer begin
(this date may be flexible)

March 7, 2023
Last day of Tuesday classes

March 25, 2023
Last day of Saturday classes

May 19-21, 2023
Performances of Stargazer
(times will be finalized once we have the cast list)

Registrations for Summer 2023 open March 2023!

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