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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

2021-2022

Principal: Robert Cottle Start Date: August 16, 2021

Call 912.212.2787 to register!

Theater Schedule

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

Session 1: August 16-October 4
Session 2: October 11- December 18; no classes October 18-22 & Nov 22-26
Session 3: Jan 10-March 11 ; no classes Feb 14-18
Session 4: March 21-May 20; no classes April 4-8

Adventures in Theater I

Mondays @ 4:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m.

Ages: 5-7 years old

Instructor: Joey Hukin

Tuition: $125 per 8-week session ($100 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 promotes confidence in voice and body.

Adventures in Theater II

Mondays @ 5:00 p.m.-5:45 p.m.

Ages: 8-10 years old

Instructor: Joey Hukin

Tuition: $125 per 8-week session ($100 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 @ 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Ages: 11-13 years old

Instructor: Robert Cottle

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

Thursdays @ 5:15 p.m.-6:15 p.m.

Ages: 14-17 years old

Instructor: Robert Cottle

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.