theatre classes 2017 - 2018 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 with a three-year commitment
NEW CLASS LOCATION: CityWell Church, 2317 Chapel Hill Rd., Durham, NC (Corner of Huron & Chapel Hill)
SCHOLARSHIPS always available. Click Here for a: Scholarship Application form.
- Acting & Singing students perform a showcase play at the end of each 8-week class session.
- DRT acting classes are designed to increase acting, language, physical, problem-solving and communication skills by playing acting games and rehearsing & performing original plays
how to register
- With a CARD: Press the BUTTON below the class session(s) you want to join
- With a CHECK: Send Check & registration form to Durham Regional Theatre (DRT), PO Box 61894, Durham, NC 27715.
- Download, fill out and return a 2017-2018 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.
drt theatre classes
TUESDAYS - 4:30 – 6:00 pm
Creative acting 1 (Ages 9-13)
Students play acting games, invent play plots & characters based on the class theme, rehearse the characters they have created and perform the play written just for them.
September 12 - Oct 31: "THe haunted forest"
JANUAry 9 - feb. 27:
March 13 - May 8 (No class 4/3)
WEDNESDAYS - 4:30 - 6:00 pm
(Due to family and work obligations, we are sorry to lose Ms. Joy's class on Singing for Musical Theatre for the fall 2017, but excited to offer a new class for teen-aged actors)
NEW CLASS! Acting for teens (Ages 13-18)
We are pretty constantly asked to add a class for Teen Actors so we are taking the opportunity to try it out - We will shape the curriculum around the actors' needs for improvisation, scene study, character work, voice training or even to rehearse audition monologues. Jump in - help invent a new class and have a great time doing what you love.
September 13 - Nov. 1: "What do you want?"
January 10 - Feb. 28:
March 14 - May 9:
THURSDAYS - 4:30 – 6:00 pm
Hamlet Project Durham (2015-2020)
HPD Fall 2017 classes: September 14 - November 2, 2017
In 2017-2018 HPD is welcoming male actors aged 12-15 to join us. You and your family must be willing and able to make a 3-year commitment to HPD and perform with us in May 2020.
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/
HPD 8-week sessions begin on September 14, 2017, January 11 & March 15, 2018 (no class 4/5)
FRIDAYS - 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
creative acting 2 (Ages 9-13)
(Students should have previous acting training/experience)
DRT Artistic Director Jenny Justice is writing several thrilling 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.
September 15 - Nov. 3, 2017: "Terry the time traveler" A NEW SERies of plays for youth by jenny justicE
january 12 - March 2: Adventures of the Blue Moon Shape Shifters #3
March 16 - may 11 (no class 4/6) acting games*acting Games*Acting Games
SATURDAYS - 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Story-theatre (5-9 year-olds)
with Master Storyteller (Boston Globe,) Jennifer Justice
Story Theatre for imagination, language development, group cooperation, self-esteem, play invention and problem solving - and FUN! FUN! FUN! Students help develop characters and plot, then learn and act out a play written specifically for them!
September 16 - Nov. 4, 2017: BATs, Owls and crows
january 13 - march 3:
march 17 - may 12 (no class 4/7)
See you at acting classes!
Jenny Justice, Artistic Director