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Dramatic Academy

About Dramatic Academy

For 30 years Penobscot Theatre Company’s Dramatic Academy has inspired a life-long passion for theatre in the heart of Maine. During our history, DA at PTC has reached students of all ages through classes, camps, in-school workshops, and student matinees. Thousands of Maine Families have enjoyed youth performances, classes led by theater professionals and gained invaluable life experiences. Dramatic Academy at PTC offers inspiring arts education year-round, with classes and camps available for everyone in your family.
We’re DA at PTC and we can’t wait to create with you!”

 

All Current Offerings

Stagecraft: The Science and Craft of Backstage

Classes begin February 26!
Ages: 10-13
Mondays at 51A Main 4pm-6pm
Wednesdays at Maine Discovery Museum 4pm-6pm
Dates: 2/26/24 - 3/18/24
Tuition: $500
Instructor: PTC & MDM Teaching Staff
Class Maximum: 15 Students

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Shakespeare Scene Study

Classes begin March 12th!
Ages: 11-16
Tuesday & Thursday 4pm-6pm
Dates: 3/12/24-5/9/24
Performance: Friday, May 10th & Saturday, May 11th at 51A Main Street
Tuition: $650
Instructors: Ben Layman & Fiona Coffey
Class Maximum: 20 Students

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April Vacation Camp

April 15 - 19
Ages: 7-15
Times: 10am - 3pm
Tuition: $400/ full week

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Newsies – Summer Camp 2024

Ages: 7-18
Monday - Friday 9am-4pm
Dates: 6/24/24 - 7/26/24

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Tech Track (w/ Newsies)

Ages: 12-18
Monday - Friday 11am-4pm
Dates: 7/8/24 - 7/26/24

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Tiny Thespians: The Musical

Ages: 4-6*
Monday - Friday 10am-12pm
Dates: 7/22/24 - 7/26/24

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Stage Combat Intensive

Ages 13-18*
Monday-Friday 11am-5pm
Dates: 7/29/24-8/2/24

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In-Class Workshops

Bring Theatre to your classroom

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My Story is Gluskabe Student Matinee

Bring your class to the Theatre!
March 6, 13

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Workshops: My Story is Gluskabe

Enhance your Arts Education experience with workshops that work in tandem with MY STORY IS GLUSKABE

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Arts ‘N’ Kids at PTC

We use performing arts to engage children in activities that can increase self-confidence, self-esteem, focus, and concentration.

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Shakespeare in Schools

Shakespeare in Schools is designed to bring Shakespeare into classrooms as a performance activity.

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Page to Stage

Page to Stage, PTC’s Dramatic Academy readers theater class, is an ideal fit for young students in the Bangor School District

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IMPROV

Learn the basics of improvisational scenes! Students will practice thinking on their feet with different games and activities.

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Private Voice Lessons

Lessons begin September 2nd!
Ages: 7 and up
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays (as available)
Tuition: $200/month
Instructor: Robert Laraway

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PTC Communicates

Our expert trainers come out from behind the podium and kick PowerPoint to the curb!

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