```acting & Musical theatre classes 2016 - 2017 ARE open for registration

CLICK HERE to read DRT'S Educational Philosophy

Cost for each 8-week session: $145, 10% discount for 2nd+ child in family enrolled in same class (Hamlet Project Durham classes are $25/8-weeks)

CLASS LOCATION: E.K. Powe Elementary School auditorium, 913 9th St., Durham, NC

SCHOLARSHIPS always available. Click Here for a: Scholarship Application form. 


With a card - press the BUTTON below the class session(s) you want to join, or with a  check to Durham

Durham Regional Theatre (DRT), PO Box 61894, Durham, NC 27715. 

When paying, please download, fill out and return a 2016-2017 Class Registration Form.

DRT REFUND POLICY: DRT does not refund camp or class registration fees except in the case of medical emergencies. YOU MAY: 1) Make a tax deductible contribution to our vital SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM or 2) apply your registration fee to a future DRT class or summer theatre camp.

NOTE: Acting students perform a showcase play at the end of each 8-week class session.

Acting classes are taught by DRT artistic director, Jenny Justice, except when otherwise noted: In 2016-2017 we welcome faculty members, Joy Harrell-Goff and Jeffrey Sullivan to DRT.

6 year-olds - Teens

WEDNESDAYS - 4:30 - 6:00 pm

musical theatre singing class

For our Musical Theatre class, we are excited to welcome Joy Harrell-Goff  to the DRT roster. In the DRT Musical Theatre class you can find  and strengthen your musical theatre singing voice; express the meaning in the music with voice, face and body (HIGHLY RECOMMENDED for acting students!)

Fall: Wednesdays, Sept. 14 - Nov. 2, 2016

Musical Theatre Fall 2016

WINTER: WEDNESDAYS, Jan. 11 - March 1, 2017

Musical Theatre Winter

spring: WEDNESDAYS, March 15 May 10, 2017

(No classes during spring vacation)

Musical Theatre, spring

9 - 12 year-olds

Increase acting, language, physical, problem-solving and communication skills playing acting games and rehearsing & performing original plays

TUESDAY (Beginning–Intermediate)

4:15 – 5:45 pm Creative Acting

 Actors practice stage acting and story structure while inventing their own characters, plots & outcomes.

FALL: September 13 - Nov. 1: Topsy-Turvy

Tuesdays, Fall 2016

WINTER: Jan. 10 – Feb. 28, 2017: Winter Wonderland

Tuesdays, Winter 2017

SPRING: March 14 - May 9, 2017: mystery in the wild, wild west

(No classes during spring vacation)

Tuesdays, Spring 2017

Hamlet Project Durham (2015-2020)

THURSDAYS 4:30 – 6:00 pm

Hamlet Project Durham is a five-year educational/social justice project culminating in a high quality, multi-racial performance of William Shakespeare’s masterwork, Hamlet in May 2020.  READ ALL ABOUT HPD at DurhamRegionalTheatre.com/Hamlet/

FALL 2016: Sept 14 – Nov. 3

WINTER 2016: Jan. 12 – Mar 2

SPRING 2016: March 16 – May 11 (No class Spring Vac):


(9-13 years - Intermediate-Advanced)

4:30 – 6:00 pm

DRT Artistic Director Jenny Justice is writing several original and exciting play-series for youth that are performed in Friday class showcases & summer camps. Intermediate & advanced acting students help create series’ characters and plots so we all grow together.

fall: September 16 - Nov. 4, 2016: "Blue moon shape shifters 2: Blue Moon in may"

Fridays, Fall 2016

WINTER: Jan. 13 – MAR. 3: spacetime 2075: "Among the white tigers"

Friday, Winter 2017

SPRING: March 17 – MAY 12: Acting Games for fun and building skills in technique and imagination

(No classes during spring vacation)

Friday (ages 9-12 adv.) Spring 2017

5-9 year-olds

story theatre for imagination, group cooperation, play invention and problem solving - and FUN! FUN! FUN!

SATURDAYS * 2 Classes available

9:30 am – 10:30 am - Teacher, Jeffrey Sullivan

10:45 am - 11:45 - Teacher, Jenny Justice

Fall: September 17 - Nov. 5, 2016: In the land of bears and wolves

THE FALL 10:45 am - 11:45 am Saturday Story Theatre class with Jenny Justice is full - please register for our FABULOUS NEW 9:30 - 10:30 am Story Theatre class with Jeffrey Sullivan!

Saturdays 9:30 am Fall 2016

WINTER: Jan. 14 – March 4: witches, Wizards, Fairies and ogres

Saturday, 9:30 am, Winter 2017
Saturday, 10:45 am, Winter 2017

SPRING: March 18 – MAY 13: Lazy Jack/jackie (adapted from a traditional appalachian Jack tale)

9:30 am Sat (ages 5-8) Spring
Saturdays 10:45 am Spring 2017

See you at acting classes!

Jenny Justice, Artistic Director

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Joy Harrell-Goff, DRT faculty and music director

Wormy with DRT faculty, Jeffrey Sullivan

Wormy with DRT faculty, Jeffrey Sullivan