Education

There are many ways to be a part of the theatre and we offer a number of different courses to meet a wide variety of needs for learning everything from acting to technical specialties to play writing. You’ll see below a glimpse at what we’ve got to offer.

If you have ideas for courses that you’d like to see or be a part of please let us know! We’re always looking for instructors and would love to hear what you have to offer our community.


Classes

Funny Bone Workout
An Adult Comedy Series
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Session begins August 9th, 2018, Walk-ins are still being accepted!

What kind of funny are you?
Learn what really makes you laugh in this 8-week series of amazing sessions. Explore and play with different types of comedy enabled by entertainer Rich Mears, featuring vice-enabler Kerry Matsumoto.
Each Thursday, adults ages 18+ will explore comedy in different forms and the factors that make them worth laughing over. Practice new comedic genres through games, exercises, and activities to assist with finding the funny within everyone in a supportive environment. The series will culminate in a comedy variety show on Friday September 28th, where class participants will have the opportunity to perform class learnings in front of a live audience.
Subjects featured in this series include Improv, Stand up, Sketch, Farce/Slapstick, Caricature, Dark comedy, Blue humor, Gallows humor, Commedia dell’arte, Musical comedy, and Musical improv. Classes run from 5:30pm-7:00pm on Thursdays. Walk-in registration: $70 including pro-rate of first session missed.

The Little Theatre Club
Next session begins August 15, 2018

The Little Theatre Club will be held on Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00 pm for six weeks, instructed by Jillian Bristow. The class is designed for 4 through 7 year olds and concentrates on theater basics through structured play.  A parent or adult representative must attend orientation at the start of the first class session.  Tuition is $60 per student for the 6-week course.
Early registration is strongly recommended.

Tuesday Troupers
Next Session begins August 14, 2018
FALL SESSION HAS BEEN FILLED. AT THIS TIME, WE ARE UNABLE TO ACCEPT WALK-INS FOR THIS CLASS. MAHALO FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING, AND WE HOPE TO SEE YOU NEXT SESSION, BEGINNING OCTOBER 16!

Artistic Director Jerry Tracy instructs a performance skills class for 8 through 12 year olds on Tuesdays from 3:30 to 5:30 pm, assisted by Kira Kane and Malia Moore.  A parent or adult representative must attend orientation at the start of the first class session.  Tuition is $80 for the 8 week session. Early registration is recommended.

Intergenerational Acting Class
 Next session begins August 16, 2018

An Inter-generational Acting Class for people of all skill levels is led by Felicity Johnson on Thursdays from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. This class is for age 18 and up.  Cost is $10 per class or $80 per 8 week session.

Aloha Teen Theatre
The longest running Teen Theatre on the island!
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Next session begins August 10, 2018
Aloha Teen Theatre is the home for 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 the theatre world. ATT members collaborate through games and hands-on activities to apply the tools that are 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 you would like to offer our teen program, email us at  att@apachawaii.org
You can also visit our Aloha Teen Theatre page on facebook