Education

At Aloha Theatre, we offer a number of different courses to meet a variety of needs for learning everything from acting to technical specialties to play writing. You’ll see below a glimpse at we’ve got to offer.

Have ideas for future courses? Let us know! We’re always looking for instructors and would love to hear what you have to offer our community.

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

Workshops 

We offer special guest seminars, school break programs, and more for all ages and experiences!

Peter Pan Jr: Audition Boot Camps for Keiki AND Teens
Saturday, April 6, 2019; $20 early online registration, $25 walk-in registration

Ages 6-11 (Keiki; 10:00am-12:00pm):
Ages 12-18 (Teen; 12:30pm-3:00pm):
Time to prep for auditions!
Aloha Theatre will be holding auditions for their production of Peter Pan jr, the popular fantasy-themed musical on April 22 and 23…are you ready?
Saturday, April 6, explore the many roles and techniques to rock your audition by attending the Peter Pan jr. Audition Boot Camp. This Boot Camp has TWO special events! One for ages 6-11, and one for 12-18!
Practice building confidence, play games exploring physical characteristics, learn audition dance combinations, vocal techniques, and strengthen your overall audition skills in this special Peter Pan-themed “workout” at the Aloha Theatre. Meet the Director, Choreographer, and Vocal Directors as they demonstrate and present information about the musical and sneak peek materials for interested auditionees.
Please wear comfortable clothing to move in, toe-covered or jazz/character shoes, and a water bottle.
Participants of all levels are welcome, but are asked to have a minimum of beginner reading ability.
Space is limited in each class, so register today!

Classes

Tuesday Troupers
Next quarter begins April 2, 2019

Artistic Director Jerry Tracy teaches this performance skills class for students aged 8 through 12,  assisted by Kira Kane and Malia Moore. Exploring fundamental skills such as projection, enunciation, and characterization, this series is sure to prepare your keiki for the main stage. A showcase is performed for family and friends at the final class. Students should dress for movement, provide a water bottle, and wear closed-toe shoes. A parent or adult representative must attend orientation at the start of the first class. Tuesday Troupers will be held on Tuesdays, April 2- May 21 , from 3:30-5:30pm. Tuition is $80 for the 8-week course.

The Little Theatre Club
Next quarter begins April 3, 2019

Join the club and explore the magic of the arts through games, crafts, music, and more! Led by instructor Josey Creger, the series is designed for ages 4 to 7, and focuses on theater basics through imagination, storytelling, and structured play.
Students must wear toe-covered shoes and bring a water bottle. A parent or guardian must attend orientation at the start of the first class. The Little Theatre Club will be held on Wednesdays, April 3- May 8, from 4:00-5:00pm. Tuition is $60 per student for the 6-week course.


Intergenerational Theatre
Next quarter begins April 4, 2019

An Acting Class for all skill levels, talents, and interests for ages 18 and up. Led by Felicity Johnson, This series encourages adults to improve theatre skills through various performance techniques and establishing stronger character choices. Intergenerational Acting will be held on Thursdays, April 4- May 23, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Cost is $70 for the 7-week series, or $10 for drop-ins.


Aloha Teen Theatre

The longest running FREE Teen Theatre on the island!
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Registration open year-round, next quarter begins March 29, 2019
 FREE for ALL Teens!
*At this time, ATT is in rehearsals for their production of Legally Blonde the Musical Jr! New members are still encouraged to attend, and are welcome to join the production in various production roles.
Aloha Teen Theatre is the home of the next generation of artists. Every session of ATT offers something new, so come learn it all! Meet weekly to discover and practice different elements of theatre, from acting to marketing. ATT members collaborate through games and hands-on activities to apply the tools demonstrated in the theatre industry. Members study improvisation, acting, musical theatre, technical production, make up design, Shakespeare, costume design, and more! ATT also features performance opportunities by presenting a teen-led production, as well as getting sneak peek opportunities for upcoming auditions! 
For questions or opportunities to offer ATT, email us here.

“Level D” With Q: Intro to Long Form Improv
Next quarter begins May 5, 2019

Join Quinton Loder in the second level of this all-new FIVE LEVELED Improv Theatre series in West Hawaii! In this level, students explore the how-to’s of Long Form Improv.
Students must complete Level E: Improv Comedy FUNdamentals in order to register for this course.
This is the secondary series of a prerequisite course. Once the prerequisite “Level E” has been completed, you’ll advance to “Level D: Intro to Long Form (a study of the Harold)”, followed by “Level C: Intro to Short Form (a study of short form performance games)” all the way up to the A-team of Improvisers! Get in on the start of something big in West Hawaii, and improve your improv!
Please wear toe-covered shoes and bring a water bottle.

“Level E” With Q: Improv Comedy FUNdamentals
Next quarter begins May 19, 2019

Get in on the start of something big in West Hawaii, and learn some improv!
Adults ages 18+ will look under the hood of the wondrous, and sometimes intimidating, improvised theatre. Explore how to build entertaining scenes, fully grasp what “yes, and..” means and how to apply it, focus on active listening, and how to be in the moment. Best of all, the class revs up to a celebration performance on Wednesday, July 3rd, open to your friends and family to see what you can do!
Upon completion of this prerequisite “Level E” course, you’ll advance to “Level D: Intro to Long Form (a study of the Harold)”, followed by “Level C: Intro to Short Form (a study of short form performance games)” all the way up to the A-team of Improvisers!
Early online registration is now closed; Tuition is $100 for walk ins. Please wear toe-covered shoes and bring a water bottle.