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Benefits of Acting Classes for Children and Teens

 Enrolling in an Averitt Center acting class is one of the best investments parents can make in helping their children develop. Acting training pays dividends over the entire course of a person’s life, no matter where their path may lead.  Acting training is not just for actors, or people who think they might want a career in acting. Acting classes benefit everyone!

Ability to work under pressure

Speech

Improved body language

Public speaking

Communication skills

Confidence

Friendship

Improved social skills

Fun

Poise

Reading skills

Listening skills

Memorization

Focus

Teamwork

Presentation skills

Work ethic

Problem Solving

Self-discipline

Objectivity

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Community

Appreciation for art and culture

Empathy

Vulnerability

Access to emotions

Creativity

Acting Develops Resilience:

Perseverance

Persistence

Physical fitness

2022-2023

Principal: Robert Cottle Start Date: August 15, 2022

Call 912.212.2787 to register!

Theater Schedule

Unless otherwise noted, our theater classes are held in 8-week sessions:

Session 1: August 15-October 7
Session 2: October 10 to December 16th; no classes October 17-21 & Nov 21-25
Session 3: Jan 9-March 17th; no classes Feb 13-17
Session 4: March 20-May 19; no classes April 3-7

Adventures in Theater I

Mondays @ 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. 

Ages: 5-7 years old     Location: 2nd-floor classroom

Instructor: Joey Hukin

Tuition: $250 per 8-week session ($225 members)

This class is for our youngest performers! Focusing on teamwork, imagination, and creative play. Its limited terminology and heavy focus on unscripted, fun improvisation games promote confidence in voice and body.

Adventures in Theater II

 Wednesdays @ 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Ages: 8-10 years old      Location: 2nd-floor classroom

Instructor: Joey Hukin

Tuition: $250 per 8-week session ($225 members)

Maintaining the same goals as Adventures in Theater I, this class will continue to focus on confidence in voice and body. Students will also be introduced to performing memorized scenes together.

Drama I 

Thursdays @ 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Ages: 11-13 years old     Location: Multipurpose Room, 3rd Floor

Instructor: Joey Hukin

Tuition: $150 per 8-week session ($125 members)

Designed for the middle school actor, this class will introduce more theater terminology and work to demystify the audition process. Students will begin monologue and scene work. All students will have a prepared audition monologue by end of course.

Drama II

Tuesdays @ 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Ages: 14-17 years old     Location: Multipurpose Room, 3rd Floor

Instructor: Joey Hukin

Tuition: $150 per 8-week session ($125 members)

The High School acting class will have more focus on the individual and continue monologue and scene study. Students will be introduced to various acting methods and continue to develop a vocabulary of theater terminology. All students will have a prepared audition song and monologue by the end of the course. 

Adult Acting Class

Tuesdays @  6:00-7:00 pm

Ages: 16+ years old     Location: Blackbox Theater

Instructor: Joey Hukin

Tuition: $150 per 8-week session ($125 members)

Our adult theater class is for everyone interested in theater or film acting. Participants will focus on character development, movement, body awareness, and voice (speaking). The 8-week session will conclude with a performance of scenes from various plays.

Adventures in Theater, Homeschoolers Elementary

Wednesdays @  1:00-2:00 pm

Ages: 1st-5th grade     Location: 2nd Floor Classroom

Instructor: Joey Hukin

Tuition: $150 per 8-week session ($125 members)

This class is for our youngest homeschooled performers! It’s scheduled to make it a part of the school day. Focusing on teamwork, imagination, and creative play. Its limited terminology and a heavy focus on unscripted, fun improvisation games promote confidence in voice and body.

Adventures in Theater, Homeschoolers Middle/Highschool

Wednesdays @  2:00-3:00 pm

Ages: 6th+ grade     Location: 2nd Floor Classroom

Instructor: Joey Hukin

Tuition: $150 per 8-week session ($125 members)

This class is for middle and high school-aged homeschooled students. It class will introduce more theatre terminology and work to demystify the audition process. Students will begin monologue and scene work. All students will have a prepared audition monologue by the end of the course and perform a showcase for parents on the final day of the semester.

Improv

Thursdays @  6:00-7:00 pm

Ages: 7th+ grade     Location: 3rd Floor Multipurpose Room 

Instructor: Joey Hukin

Tuition: $150 per 8-week session ($125 members)

All young actors will learn tools to give and take focus, expand and explore in ensemble games, and create characters and physical memory. Students will also learn performance-based improv games and learn how to start a scene, be a strong team player, save their fellow performers, come up with ideas for scenes, and more.