Adult Classes & Workshops

At Aloha Theatre, we strive to offer courses for all interests in the arts. Our classes are designed for students to improve real world skills through creative and theatrical approaches.

We are happy to offer a limited number of scholarships for our classes and workshops. To inquire or learn more, click here to send an email.

Have a keiki looking for activities in the theatre? Youth Summer Workshops are now open for registration! To find out more, visit our Summer Workshop page.

Adult Acting and Showbiz Series 

Ages 18+ 
Tuesdays; June 4-July 23, 2019
6:00pm-7:30pm

Join Artist Amanda Trusty in this 8-week series focusing on the fundamentals of Acting and Show Business!
This series requires no previous training, and will cover the basics of acting you THOUGHT you knew!
Classes will feature understanding theatre vocabulary, introduction to scene work, rehearsal etiquette, and audition tactics- just in time for Beyond Therapy and The Rocky Horror Show auditions! The skills learned from this class are creative, insightful, and can applied to enhance everyday life!

This series will be held in the APAC loft, located across the street from the former Oshima’s store, above the King’s Daughters Thrift Shop. Tuition is $90 for online registration by June 3; $100 Walk-in. Drop ins are accepted upon Teacher and Education Director’s approval in advance of the requested class date. Students must wear toe-covered shoes, comfortable clothing to move in, and provide a notebook and water bottle. For more information, click here. 

Adult Movement and Choreography Training

Ages 18+ 
Wednesdays; June 5-July 24, 2019
6:00pm-7:30pm

Amanda Trusty will instruct this 8-week series focusing on movement basics and choreography techniques!
This series requires no previous training, and will conquer any fears of dancing on the stage! Classes will introduce basic dance vocabulary, tips on picking up choreography, rehearsal etiquette, introduction to partnering, and explore audition tactics- just in time for The Rocky Horror Show!

This series will be held in the APAC loft, located across the street from the former Oshima’s store, above the King’s Daughters Thrift Shop. Tuition is $90 for online registration by June 3; $100 Walk-in. Drop ins are accepted upon Teacher and Education Director’s approval in advance of the requested class date. Students must wear toe-covered/dance shoes, comfortable clothing to move in, and provide a water bottle. For more information, click here. 

Ensemble Singing Workshop

Ages 16+ 
July 6, 2019; 10:00am-1:30pm
$25 Registration Fee

A Music Theory workshop for adults!
Have you ever been cast in a musical and found yourself getting frustrated or drifting off while learning ensemble vocal parts? Then this class is for you!

Learn how to interact with music better in this one-day only workshop with guest instructor Delaney Ross. The course will focus on music theory, notation techniques, and understanding how to learn harmonies faster and more accurately.

Students should bring a water bottle. For full details, click here.

The Rocky Horror Show Audition Boot Camp

Ages 18+
July 13, 2019; 10:00am-1:00pm
$25 Registration Fee
Registration Opens June 1
Aloha Theatre is shivering with anticipation to hold auditions for their production of The Rocky Horror Show, the cult classic musical on July 29 and 30!
We want YOU to feel comfortable, confident, and ready to audition for this passionate, rock-filled show! On Saturday, July 13, Get ready to sing, dance, and have a blast getting prepped for auditions by attending this unique The Rocky Horror Show Audition Boot Camp.
Practice physical characteristics, audition dance combinations, vocal techniques, and strengthen your confidence and performance skills in this special Rocky Horror-themed “workout” at The Aloha Theatre. Meet the Choreographer, Music, Vocal, and Artistic Directors as they demonstrate and present information, insider tips, and sneak-peek materials to make sure you’re confident about the musical and audition process.
Please wear comfortable clothing to dance in, toe-covered or jazz/character shoes, and bring a water bottle. Providing your own prepared music is optional. Ages 18+, no exceptions. Participants of all levels are welcome. For casting details, please visit our audition page.

Perfecting the Truth in Character

Ages 18+
WALK-INS ARE WELCOMED; next full quarter runs Thursdays; Aug. 15- Sept. 3, 2019
2:00pm-4:00pm
Registration Opens July 1
An Acting Class for all skill levels, talents, and interests for ages 18 and up. Led by Felicity Johnson, this acting course focuses on Stanislavski’s method of Character Development.
Come and gain deeper character development skills while Felicity shares her expertise with you! With character exploration, scene analysis, body awareness, and voice work, this course is sure to help you connect to any character you portray!
Perfecting the Truth in Character will be held on Thursdays, August 15 – October 3, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Cost is $80 for the 8-week series, or $10 for drop-ins. Students must wear toe-covered shoes and bring a water bottle.