Temple Academy

Welcome to the Temple Academy!

The Temple Academy has been developed in conjunction with the Temple Theatre's mission to entertain, educate and enrich the audiences of central North Carolina through the art of live theatre. We offer the finest theatrical training for students of all ages. Classes in the Temple Academy are process-based experiences designed to inspire creatvity, discipline, confidence, imagination, and a sense of community through the exploration and practice of theatre, dance, and music.

We hope you will join us "after class" at one of our mainstage performances and become part of the Temple Theatre family.

FOUR WEEK DRAMA SESSIONS

Temple Academy – Fall 2014

Classes in the Temple Academy are process-based experiences designed to inspire creativity, confidence and a sense of community through the exploration and practice of theatre, dance, and music skills.

Four week drama sessions are designed for both beginning and returning students and new material will be explored each session. This fall, we have two sessions: Sep 29 - Oct 25, and Oct 27 - Nov 22.

Early Childhood (4 & 5 year olds)

Our youngest students will gain the ability to express themselves, develop social skills, and use their imagination in this playful introduction to performing. 50 minutes/week -- $65/4 week session (Mondays 3:00-3:50)

Primary (6 & 7 year olds)

Early school age students will enjoy exploring theatre concepts and working together in a fun, educational setting, as they dramatize favorite children’s stories. 50 minutes/week -- $65/4 week session (Mondays 4:00-4:50)

Elementary (3-5th grade)

Students will develop their theatre skills and find their own artistic voice as they begin working with scripted dialogue in a collaborative, creative environment. 75 minutes -- $85/4 week session (Tuesdays 4:00-5:00)

Middle School (6-8th grade)

Students will broaden their knowledge of theatre fundamentals and terminology while deepening performance skills and focusing on the essentials of teamwork. 75 minutes -- $85/4 week session (Tuesdays 5:15-6:30)

High School (9-12th grade)

These unique classes challenge older students to develop artistic independence and decision-making skills while working within an ensemble and honing their personal performance techniques. 90 minutes -- $100/4 week session (Wednesdays 5:00-6:30)

For more information, contact Greta Zandstra at (919) 774-4512 Ext 228 or by email at educationdirector@templeshows.com.

We accept all major credit cards, cash, or checks made payable to: Temple Theatre. Payments must be made by the first day of class. There is a $35 fee for all returned checks. A refund of class tuition will be given only if the class is cancelled.