Theatre Education Program

The Education program offers creative and performing arts learning opportunities that support the development of real-world skills for all. Our courses explore a variety of artistic subjects including acting, music, script writing, costuming, improvisation, set design, and more!

 

Aloha Adult Classes


STAND UP COMEDY 101
Thursdays | 6-8pm
February 2 – March 9
So, you’ve always had a passion for Stand Up Comedy and you’re ready to go further?

This six week class, led by Justine Smith, will give you the tools to build a solid 5 minute set and an opportunity to showcase your talent in front of a live audience on the Aloha Theatre mainstage!

REGISTER NOW for an early-bird discount!

 

Improv Level 2 – Intro to Long Form Styles
February 26 – April 2, 2023
Sundays, 4:00-6:00pm
$100
18+

This course will cover the foundations of Long Form Improvisation.

Students must have completed “Level 1 Improv: The FUNdamentals of Improvisation” in order to register for this course. Students who complete Level 2 can continue with the Improv series, which includes 6 consecutive courses designed to build knowledge of improv techniques and performance skills.

Class will meet from 4:00 to 6:00pm on Sundays from 2/26 – 4/2.

All participants MUST wear covered-toe shoes and are encouraged to bring a water bottle.

 

Improv Level 3 – Intro to Short Form Styles
April 23 – June 18, 2023
Sundays, 4:00-6:00pm
Early Bird $90 (thru 4/9/23), $100 thereafter
18+

This course will cover the foundations of Short Form Improvisation. Students must have completed “Level 1 Improv: The FUNdamentals of Improv” in order to register for this course. Students who complete Level 3 can continue with the Improv series, which includes 5 consecutive courses designed to build knowledge of improv techniques and performance skills.

Class will meet from 4:00 to 6:00pm on Sundays from 4/23 – 6/18, no class on 5/7, 5/14 or 6/11.

All participants MUST wear covered-toe shoes and are encouraged to bring a water bottle.

 

 

 

Aloha Keiki Classes


Scholarships and financial aid are available for eligible families,
please e-mail roxanne@alohatheatre.com.

 

Little Theatre Club
Thursdays, 6 weeks
January 19 – February 28
4:00-5:00pm
Ages 5 – 7

Little Theatre Club is a chance to introduce your child to the world of theatre! Over 6 one-hour sessions students learn basic performance techniques, familiarize themselves with theatre, and have fun. This class will end with a performance. It is our expectation that parents and families will be able to attend a final performance.

 

 

Theatre Thrivers
Wednesdays, 8 weeks
January 18 – March 8
4:00-5:00pm
Ages 8 – 9

Theatre Thrivers is open to keiki ages 8 – 9. In this class students learn important skills useful on and offstage. Through seven 90 minute sessions students will play theatre games, learn the core concepts of theatre practice, and rehearse a short performance. It is our expectation that parents and families will be able to attend a final performance.

 

Tuesday Troupers
Tuesdays, 8 weeks
January 17 – March 7
3:30-5:30pm
Ages 10 – 12

Tuesday Troupers is open to keiki ages 10 – 12. In this class students learn important skills useful on and offstage. Through eight 2-hour sessions students will learn and rehearse a short play, over that time they’ll improve their public speaking, develop problem-solving skills, and build friendships. It is our expectation that parents and families will be able to attend a final performance.

 

Aloha Teen Theatre
Ages 13-18 (residing on Hawaii Island)
FREE to participate!

Aloha Teen Theatre (ATT) is a FREE weekly program for ages 13-18 that explores the many elements and skills involved in the creative and performing arts industries! ATT also offers a unique opportunity for teens to collaborate and build valuable relationships with others who share similar interests- especially during these isolated times.

It’s participation and donations from you, our community, that bring these endeavors to fruition and provide new and empowering educational resources for all ages. Your contributions have provided over 400 participants a safe space to explore the creative and performing arts in the last year, and now over 1,200 participants online! If you’re interested in supporting or sponsoring these free online programs, click here to make a donation.