Winter 2021 Classes

Important COVID Update

In response to the Mecklenburg County Stay-at-Home Directive and The Town Of Matthews Stay-at-Home Orders, all Matthews Playhouse winter classes will shift to an online format.  

 

Classes will take place on ZOOM. 

You will receive an online schedule for the next 2 weeks via email for your specific class.  

 

Questions can be addressed to: 

education@matthewsplayhouse.com

Matthews Playhouse offers 10 weeks of classes in Musical Theatre and Acting.  These classes meet in the evening, one night a week beginning in January and ending in March.

Elementary age classes are grouped based on age and grade.  Middle and High School companies are grouped based on a placement audition in the fall.

Click on the button above to register now, or if a class is full, you can opt to join the waiting list.  Often when a class fills up we will add another section, and if not, we will notify you if someone transfers or drops the class, so it is a good idea to get on the waiting list for when a new spot opens up!

See below for additional information on the courses we are offering:

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Winter 2021 Classes

Registration begins December 1st

All Classes 
$200 for the semester
January 18th-March 25th
Classes meet once weekly on the weekday listed below.
 
All classes will be held online until further notice.

Musical Theatre Classes

Beginning Musical Theatre

Grades 2-5 (Our Musical Theatre 2 & 3 classes)

Tuesdays or Thursdays 4:30-6:00pm

This year our class will focus on acting and dancing skills for Musical Theatre.  Group singing will not be a part of the curriculum this year; instead students will be given the opportunity to participate in a virtual group voice class twice a month.  (tuition includes a 30 minute VIRTUAL voice class twice a month time TBD)

Acting Classes

Intermediate Acting

Grades 4-7 (Our Acting 2, 3, & 4 classes)

Thursdays 6:30-8:00pm

Improvisation • Playwriting • Acting

Our actors this year will focus on improvisation skills.  From improv we will move into playwriting.  Our improvisation skills will be used to write a two character scene, and then write a full one act with several characters. 

Intermediate Musical Theatre

Grades 5-8 (Our Musical Theatre 4 & 5 classes)

Tuesdays or Wednesdays 6:30-8:30pm

This year our class will focus on acting and dancing skills for Musical Theatre.  Group singing will not be a part of the curriculum this year; instead students will be given the opportunity to participate in a virtual group voice class twice a month.  (tuition includes a 30 minute VIRTUAL voice class twice a month time TBD)

Advanced Acting

Grades 8-12 (Our Acting 5, 6, & 7 classes)

Mondays 6:00-7:30pm

Our advanced acting class will work on character development and script analysis.  We will learn how to create a character and live inside it for the duration of the production.  We will analyze a script and break it down into French scenes.  We will delve into the meaning of subtext and how to put on an honest and believable performance.

Advanced Musical Theatre

Grades 8-12 (Our Musical Theatre 6 & 7 classes)

Mondays or Wednesdays 6:30-8:30pm

This year our class will focus on acting and dancing skills for Musical Theatre.  Group singing will not be a part of the curriculum this year; instead students will be given the opportunity to participate in a virtual group voice class twice a month.  (tuition includes a 30 minute VIRTUAL voice class twice a month time TBD)

For all classes: