Classes and Workshops

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 right now.

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


Audition Technique, Part 1: Basics
November 11 and 18, 10:00 am to Noon

Learn basic auditioning techniques in this two session workshop taught by Emma Zeiler.  Topics include cold reading, movement, and audition protocol and etiquette; participants will gain the knowledge needed to present themselves with poise and confidence at any audition. $20 for two sessions.

Audition Technique, Part 2: Dance
December 2 and 9, 10:00 am to Noon

A two session class taught by Amanda Trusty, choreographer for the upcoming production of “Disneyʻs Beauty and the Beast.”  Learn  basics of dance for stage and get a sneak peek at select choreography for the show. $20 for two sessions.

Enroll for both workshops and receive a 25% discount!  


The Little Theatre Club
 – Next session begins January 2018

The Little Theatre Club will be held on Wednesdays from 4:30 to 5:30 pm for six weeks. 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. 

Tuesday Troupers
 – Next session begins January 2018

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

Intergenerational Acting Class
 – Next session begins January 2018

An Intergenerational 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 13 and up.  Cost is $10 per class or $80 per 8 week session.  

aloha-teen-theatreAloha Teen Theatre

Aloha Teen Theatre, with Engela Edwards as as ATT Advisor, meets each Friday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Damron Hall, the building adjacent to the Aloha Theatre parking lot. Involvement in this group is free, and features educational and performance opportunities for teenagers, as well as fundraising activities to finance off island theater field trips.

Aloha Teen Theatre encourages teen leadership through theatre education, community outreach projects and public performance opportunities. Teens are able to explore genres of performance and expression in a safe, self growth environment directed by Ms. Edwards. ATT is FREE for anyone age 13-18, all are welcome and invited to join the fun at Aloha Performing Arts Company’s loft in Kainaliu. Every session of ATT is a new experience.

Feel free to email Engela with any questions or opportunities you would like to offer the teens!

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