Teen & Adult Classes

The following classes for teens and adults will all be at our new space at 51 Main Street, Bangor.

Young Adult Performance Conservatory

Designed for serious students in grades 9-12, the conservatory offers intensive instruction in the craft of acting culminating in a staged reading for invited guests.

Fall: Sep 11 – Nov 27, Mon 6 pm to 8 pm

Spring: Jan 8 – Apr 9, Mon 6 pm to 8 pm

$350 one session, $630/both

Acting I – Acting in musical theatre

What’s the difference between singing a song and acting a song? This class will help you bring the two together to create a riveting musical theatre performance! Open to adults only.

Sep 12 – Oct 31: Tue 7 pm to 9 pm

$350/class, $765/series

Acting II – Audition monologues

Have you ever wondered where to find audition monologues? Want to polish your audition ‘til it shines? This is the class for you! Open to adults only.

Jan 7 – Feb 25: Sun 4 pm to 6 pm

$250/class, $765/series

Acting III – Scene study

This class teaches participants how to make dynamic acting choices through in-depth and on-your-feet scenework. Open to adults only.

Apr 8 – May 27: Sun 4 pm to 6 pm

$250/class, $765/series

Improv I

Perfect for performers and non-performers, this course offers a fun and interactive introduction to improvisation. Open to adults and teens with the permission of the instructor.

Sept 13 – Nov 1: Wed 7-9 pm

$250/class, $675/series

Improv II

This course builds on basic improvisational techniques and explores short-form improv and advanced scene work. Prerequisite: Level I or permission of instructor. Open to adults and teens with the permission of the instructor.

Jan 10 – Feb 28: Wed 7-9 pm

$250/class, $675/series

Improv III

This course focuses on advanced characterizations in improvisation and builds toward a fully improvised show. Prerequisite: Level II or permission of instructor. Open to adults and teens with the permission of the instructor.

Mar 14 – May 2: Wed 7-9 pm

$250/series, $675/series

Musical improvisation

Larrance Fingerhut, owner of ImprovAcadia, teaches this fun exploration of the art of making up a song on the spot! Don’t be shy…sing! Open to adults and teens with the permission of the instructor.

Feb 3 – 24: Sat 3-5 pm

$150

Playwriting

Everyone has a story to tell…learn how to dramatize yours! Acclaimed playwright William S. Yellow Robe teaches this 8- week exploration of the playwright’s craft. Open to adults and teens with the permission of the instructor.

Sep 9 – Oct 28: Sat 1-3 pm

$300

Sketch writing

Learn how to write the kinds of sketches you see on shows like Saturday Night Live! Who knows? You might be the next late-night star! Open to adults and teens with the permission of the instructor.

Apr 7 – May 26: Sat 1-3 pm

$300

Beginning voice acting

Learn the basics of voice over, audio books, radio and voicing animation from an industry professional!

Oct 8 – 29: Sun 2-4 pm

$150