Actors’ Education

Our mission is to provide actors of all experience levels a safe place to grow and strengthen their performing skills. We also encourage participants to become involved in all aspects of ATC, including assisting students with auditioning for shows, volunteering behind the scenes, and finding opportunities with other organizations in the Columbus theatre community.

 

ADULT CLASSES

ACTING FOR ADULTS!

(Open to all adults and theatrical High School students)

Sundays, April 23 –  June 4 (no class May 14), noon – 2pm (except where noted)

$150 per student

Actors of all levels are invited! Each week will focus on a different theme. Graduates of the class will perform throughout the summer on Sunday evenings as a teaching tool and performance opportunity for all. All classes will feature performance games and acting exercises designed to help actors of all levels. Starting June 11 and throughout the season, some or all of the class will present scenes, select monologues, improv games, and class-created scenes. (Additional rehearsals may be needed).

  • April 23 – Intro and Improv
  • April 30 – Scene Studies/Character Studies
  • May 7 – Staging/Blocking
  • May 14 – NO CLASS
  • May 21 – Rehearsal and Film/Television
  • May 28 – Rehearsal
  • June 4  – Rehearsal and first performance for friends and family on the Schiller Park stage at 7pm. Class held at 5:30pm.
  • June 11 – Second performance at 7:30pm. Call time and participants TBD (all class members are encouraged to participate).
  • June 9-11 – (TBD Columbus Arts Festival performance)
  • June 18 – Third performance at 7:30pm

Classes are indoors at the Schiller Park cottage or outdoors, weather permitting.

Call 614.444.6888 to reserve your spot or simply show up when you can to our Adult Acting Class. For on-line credit card reservations, we encourage you to register via the button below. You may also send your check to Actors’ Theatre of Columbus, 1000 City Park Ave., Columbus, OH 43206; however, to ensure availability please call or use the on-line option.

 

KIDS CAMPS

ACTORS’ THEATRE OF COLUMBUS @ CSG CAMP

(Grades 4 – 6)

June 19 –  23, 8:30am – 12:30pm

Performance at 7:30pm on June 23 in Schiller Park

$200 per student

Campers will create and perform a short play, as well as rehearse scripted scenes and monologues, and experience improv, theatre games, and more. The camp will culminate in a 7:30pm performance on Friday night on the Schiller Park Amphitheatre stage prior to the Actors’ Theatre of Columbus opening weekend production of Pride & Prejudice.

CSG camps are $200 for the week; Columbus School for Girls manages this program. Registration at http://columbusschoolforgirls.org/summer (Location: 56 South Columbia Ave. Columbus, OH 43209).

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ACTORS’ THEATRE OF COLUMBUS @ CSG CAMP – Take 2!

(Grades 4 – 9)

July 10 –  14, 8:30am – 12:30pm

Performance at 7:30pm on July 14 in Schiller Park

$200 per student

Campers will create and perform a short play, as well as rehearse scripted scenes and monologues, and experience improv, theatre games, and more. The camp will culminate in a 7:30pm performance on Friday night on the Schiller Park Amphitheatre stage prior to the final weekend of Actors’ Theatre of Columbus production of Pride & Prejudice.

CSG camps are $200 for the week; Columbus School for Girls manages this program. Registration at http://columbusschoolforgirls.org/summer (Location: 56 South Columbia Ave. Columbus, OH 43209).

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“SPACE CAMP” KIDS CAMP

(Elementary)

July 24 –  28, 9am – noon

$135 per student (or 2 for $250)

Campers will experience a week of out-of-this-world theatrical games and plays, featuring space, aliens, and more! Rehearse scripted scenes and experience improv, theatre games, and more. Camp will culminate in a showcase performance on Friday night on the Schiller Park Amphitheatre stage, prior to The Emperor of the Moon.

Kids and Teens camps are held at Schiller Park and will run 9am – noon, Monday – Friday, with a performance on Friday evening after mic check concludes at 7:30pm, prior to that night’s production. Students meet at the cottage and rehearse outdoors on the amphitheatre stage, under the stage, in the cottage, or in the Schiller Park Rec Center.

All Schiller camps are $135 or reserve two for $250. Call Actors’ Theatre of Columbus at 614.444.6888 to reserve your spot. Full payment is required to reserve your student’s spot. For on-line credit card reservations, we encourage you to click the registration button below.

 

KIDS & TEENS CAMPS

IMPROV CAMP #1

(All Grades)

June 26 – 30, 9am – noon

$135 per student (or 2 for $250)

All school ages are invited for a week full of improvisation! Campers will celebrate the end of summer with a week of all improv, all the time. Camp showcase on Friday will feature camp favorite games, and will take place prior to the Friday night performance of Pride & Prejudice.

Kids and Teens camps are held at Schiller Park and will run 9am – noon, Monday – Friday, with a performance on Friday evening after mic check concludes at 7:30pm, prior to that night’s production. Students meet at the cottage and rehearse outdoors on the amphitheatre stage, under the stage, in the cottage, or in the Schiller Park Rec Center.

All Schiller camps are $135 or reserve two for $250. Call Actors’ Theatre of Columbus at 614.444.6888 to reserve your spot. Full payment is required to reserve your student’s spot. For on-line credit card reservations, we encourage you to click the registration button below.

IMPROV CAMP #2

(All Grades)

August 7 – 11, 9am – noon

$135 per student (or 2 for $250)

By popular demand, we’ve added a second week of our most popular camp! All school ages are invited for a week full of improvisation! Campers will celebrate the end of summer with a week of all improv, all the time. Camp showcase on Friday will feature camp favorite games, and will take place prior to the opening weekend performance of The Tempest.

Kids and Teens camps are held at Schiller Park and will run 9am – noon, Monday – Friday, with a performance on Friday evening after mic check concludes at 7:30pm, prior to that night’s production. Students meet at the cottage and rehearse outdoors on the amphitheatre stage, under the stage, in the cottage, or in the Schiller Park Rec Center.

All Schiller camps are $135 or reserve two for $250. Call Actors’ Theatre of Columbus at 614.444.6888 to reserve your spot. Full payment is required to reserve your student’s spot. For on-line credit card reservations, we encourage you to click the registration button below.

 

TEENS & ADULTS CAMPS

TEENS CAMP #1

(Middle and High School)

June 12 – 16, 9am – noon

$135 per student (or 2 for $250)

Campers will create and perform a short play, as well as rehearse scripted scenes and monologues, and experience improv, theatre games, and more. Camp will culminate in a showcase on Friday night on the Schiller Park Amphitheatre stage at 7:30pm, prior to the final weekend of Julius Caesar.

Kids and Teens camps are held at Schiller Park and will run 9am – noon, Monday – Friday, with a performance on Friday evening after mic check concludes at 7:30pm, prior to that night’s production. Students meet at the cottage and rehearse outdoors on the amphitheatre stage, under the stage, in the cottage, or in the Schiller Park Rec Center.

All Schiller camps are $135 or reserve two for $250. Call Actors’ Theatre of Columbus at 614.444.6888 to reserve your spot. Full payment is required to reserve your student’s spot. For on-line credit card reservations, we encourage you to click the registration button below.

TEENS CAMP #2

(Middle and High School)

July 17 – 21, 9am – noon

$135 per student (or 2 for $250)

Campers will create and perform a short play, as well as rehearse scripted scenes and monologues, and experience improv, theatre games, and more. Camp will culminate in a showcase on Friday night on the Schiller Park Amphitheatre stage, prior to the opening weekend of The Emperor of the Moon.

Kids and Teens camps are held at Schiller Park and will run 9am – noon, Monday – Friday, with a performance on Friday evening after mic check concludes at 7:30pm, prior to that night’s production. Students meet at the cottage and rehearse outdoors on the amphitheatre stage, under the stage, in the cottage, or in the Schiller Park Rec Center.

All Schiller camps are $135 or reserve two for $250. Call Actors’ Theatre of Columbus at 614.444.6888 to reserve your spot. Full payment is required to reserve your student’s spot. For on-line credit card reservations, we encourage you to click the registration button below.

ADULTS CAMP #1

(High School through School of Life)

June 26 – 29, 6:30 – 9pm and Sunday, July 2, 5 – 8pm

$135 per student (or 2 for $250)

Adult campers will experience a summer camp of their own. Each night will feature a different theme (Monday – Improv, Tuesday – Scene Study, Wednesday – Character Study, Thursday – Rehearsal, Sunday afternoon – Rehearsal and First Performance prior to Pride & Prejudice at 7:30pm). Class performances will continue Sundays, July 2, 9, and 16.  Some or all of the class will present scenes, select monologues, improv games, and class-created scenes. (Additional rehearsal may be required).

All Schiller camps are $135 or reserve two for $250. Call Actors’ Theatre of Columbus at 614.444.6888 to reserve your spot. Full payment is required to reserve your spot. For on-line credit card reservations, we encourage you to click the registration button below.

ADULTS CAMP #2

(High School through School of Life)

July 17 – 20, 6:30 – 9pm and Sunday, July 23, 5 – 8pm

$135 per student (or 2 for $250)

Adult campers will experience a summer camp of their own. Each night will feature a different theme (Monday night – Improv, Tuesday – Scene Study, Wednesday – Character Study, Thursday – Rehearsal, Sunday afternoon – Rehearsal and First Performance prior to The Emperor of the Moon at 7:30pm). Class performances will continue Sundays, July 23, 30, and August 6.  Some or all of the class will present scenes, select monologues, improv games, and class-created scenes. (Additional rehearsal may be required).

All Schiller camps are $135 or reserve two for $250. Call Actors’ Theatre of Columbus at 614.444.6888 to reserve your spot. Full payment is required to reserve your spot. For on-line credit card reservations, we encourage you to click the registration button below.

ADULTS CAMP #3

(High School through School of Life)

August 14 – 18, 6:30 – 9pm

$135 per student (or 2 for $250)

Adult campers will experience a summer camp of their own. Each night will feature a different theme (Monday night – Improv, Tuesday – Scene Study, Wednesday – Character Study, Thursday – Rehearsal, Friday – Rehearsal and First Performance prior to The Tempest at 7:30pm). Class performances will continue Sundays, August 20, 27, and September 3. Some or all of the class will present scenes, select monologues, improv games, and class-created scenes. (Additional rehearsal may be required).

All Schiller camps are $135 or reserve two for $250. Call Actors’ Theatre of Columbus at 614.444.6888 to reserve your spot. Full payment is required to reserve your spot. For on-line credit card reservations, we encourage you to click the registration button below.