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.

Workshops 

The Hip-Hop Nutcracker: Youth Winter Break Camp 
December 26-28, 2018; 9:00am-12:00pm; Ages 8-12
$75 early-bird registration; $85 walk-in
Use code WINTERCAMP for $25 off registering for both Dec. winter camps!

We heard the love for “Hip-Hop on Broadway”, so we’re bringing you more! Instructor Miss Malia is back with a new twist titled “The Hip-Hop Nutcracker” at Aloha Theatre!
December 26-28, from 9:00am-12:00pm, students will create a small-scale production through movement, storytelling, muscular and strength development, partner work, improv games, free-styling, and creating choreography. Let confidence grow, understand the feeling behind the movement, and discover how combining theatrical skills and Hip-Hop can bring new projects to life!
All-level dancers are encouraged to attend! For more information and to register click here.

Be Your Funky Self: Youth Winter Break Workshop 
December 26-28, 2018; 12:30-3:30pm; Ages 8-12
$75 early-bird registration; $85 walk-in
Use code WINTERCAMP for $25 off registering for both Dec. winter camps!

This winter break, it’s time embrace your inner awesome and discover the fun and funky fundamentals of Hip-Hop!
Join Miss Katy as she guides students to pop and lock their way through movement exploration, positive choreography techniques, and team-building skills in this 3-day workshop! Happening December 26-28 from 12:30-3:30pm.
Like our classes? Spend the full day with us at the Aloha! Use the code WINTERCAMP for $25 off registering for both winter camps!
All-level dancers are invited! For more information and to register, click here.

Social Media Star Camp: Youth Winter Break Workshop 
January 2-4, 2019; 9:00am-12:00pm; Ages 8-12
$75 early-bird registration; $85 walk-in

The workshop where being on your phone is encouraged!
Today’s youth prides presenting themselves on the global stage of YouTube, but we need to make sure they put their best foot forward. Focusing on boundaries, dignity, and forward thinking, students will create their own YouTube channel, learn to film themselves and others, design and capture phenomenal photographs, employ basic editing techniques, and start to express themselves through media in a professional, creative, and meaningful way.
Registered students are required to wear toe-covered shoes, and should provide their own camera-capable phone.
All skill levels are encouraged to attend! For more information and to register, click here.

Classes

Playwrights Anonymous
A play-writing series for all interests, levels, and genres.
Drop-ins available through December 13

Are you a Hawaii-based playwright trying to make it in the industry? Having a hard time finishing that script you started years ago? Feel like the only person interested in writing plays on the island? Guess what, you’re not alone!
Come to Playwrights Anonymous, a new series offered by Aloha Theatre, for local writers of all skill levels to create, develop, and share their stories. Playwrights attending this crash course will develop and improve fundamentals of script writing, share feedback with fellow writers, and be inspired through “talk story” events with professional hawaii-based playwrights. Take the lessons learned in Playwrights Anonymous, and apply it by completing and sharing your play!
Ages 16+ , The series runs Thursdays November 8 through December 20th, from 6:00pm – 8:00pm.
Tuition is $60 for advanced registration; $70 for day-of; $15 per single session drop-in. For more information, click here.

Tuesday Troupers
Next session begins January 15, 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, January 15-March 5, from 3:30-5:30pm. Tuition is $80 for the 8-week course.

The Little Theatre Club
Next session begins January 16, 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, January 16-February 20, from 4:00-5:00pm. Tuition is $60 per student for the 6-week course.


Intergenerational Acting Class
Drop-ins available through December 13, next quarter begins January 17, 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, October 25 through December 13, 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 Teen Theatre on the island!
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Registration open year-round, next quarter begins January 11, 2019
 
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 at  att@apachawaii.org