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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

2023-2024

Principal: Robert Cottle Start Date: August 14, 2023

Call 912.212.2787 to register!

Theater Schedule

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

Session 1: August 14- October 6, 2023
Session 2: October 9 - December 15th; *No classes October 16 & Nov 20
Session 3: Jan 8 - March 8th; *No classes Feb 12
Session 4: March 18 - May 17; *No classes April 1-5

Drama I : Fairy Tales

Wednesdays @ 5 p.m.- 6 p.m.

Ages: Elementary School     Location: Multipurpose Room, 3rd Floor

Instructor: Mackenzie Harvey

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

This Class serves as an introduction to the world of the stage. Students will participate in activities designed to expose them to a variety of aspects of performance art from movement to non-scripted improv performance. We will be using familiar fairy tales to build upon the basics, this class serves as a formal introduction into theatrical performance. The class’s focus lies in improvisational theater, basic character development, and beginning exposure to scripted works.

Each session will end with a performance on the last class.

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Drama II : Greek Mythology

Mondays @ 6 p.m.- 7 p.m.

Ages: Middle School     Location: Multipurpose Room, 3rd Floor

Instructor: Robert Cottle, Margarita Munoz, Mackenzie Harvey

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

This class introduces students to acting techniques such as script analysis through the introduction tactics and objectives and how these aid actors in creating more nuanced stories. We will focus on Greek mythology to dig deeper into script analysis, movement and vocal work and learn techniques that help us create unique portrayals of characters. Each session will end with a performance on the last class.

Drama III : Shakespeare

Mondays @ 5 p.m.- 6 p.m.

Ages: High School     Location: Multipurpose Room, 3rd Floor

Instructor: Robert Cottle, Margarita Munoz, Mackenzie Harvey

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

Our theme for this year will focus on Shakespeare, and movement. This class continues to build upon techniques through deeper understanding of tactics, beats and their relationship to given circumstances and objectives. We will continue working on creating authentic characters and understanding the relationships between script work, movement, vocal choices, and character creation. 

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