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)

NEW CLASS LOCATION: CityWell Church, 2017 Chapel Hill Rd., Durham, NC (at the end of Anderson St.)

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 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.

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.

musical theatre singing class

6 year-olds - Teens

WEDNESDAYS - 4:30 - 6:00 pm

For our Musical Theatre class, we are excited to have Joy Harrell-Goff  on 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. 13 - Nov. 1, 2017

Musical Theatre Fall 2017

9 - 12 year-olds

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

TUESDAY (Beginning–Intermediate)

4:30 – 6:00 pm Creative Acting

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

FALL: September 12 - Oct 31: "THe haunted forest"

Tuesdays, Fall 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

FALL 2017: Sept 14 – Nov. 2


(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 15 - Nov. 3, 2017: "Terry the time traveler" A NEW SERies of plays for youth by jenny justice

Fridays, Fall 2017

5-9 year-olds

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


10:00 am - 11:00 - Teacher, Jenny Justice

Fall: September 16 - Nov. 4, 2017: G'day mates! Story-theatre in the land of Wombats, kangaroos and bunyips! 

Saturdays 10 am Fall 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