Theater Classes

Harmonia’s theater department is dedicated to producing quality theatrical and musical theater classes and productions in a supportive and fun environment. Our diverse courses are focused on students learning staging techniques, developing their own approaches, and acquiring valuable skills and experiences applicable beyond the stage. Students are challenged to become amazing performers within an ensemble through courses and productions led by accomplished professional theater artists.

Theater Kidz

Ages 5 – 7

No prerequesites

This fun-filled course welcomes the youngest budding performers to explore the stage through performance exercises and games. Students learn about stage presence, collaborative play, improvisation,  and safe staging. The course concludes with a presentation of an abridged classic story with music.

$360 / 12 weeks of 60 min. classes

Theater Sampler

Ages 9 – 17

No prerequesites

This course is for the student interested in expanding their theater horizons and acting skills. Students will be introduced to a variety of theatrical techniques such as playwriting, improvisation, regional accents, physical comedy, technical design, and more. The course concludes with a talk-back session where students and parents can share their experiences and collaborate on potential future classes.

$360 / 12 weeks of 60 min. classes

Intermediate Theater Acting

Ages 9 – 17

Must have taken at least 1 theater class, at Harmonia or elsewhere, or demonstrated prior acting experience.

Students will develop acting techniques with a focus on strong character work, improvisation, and physical movement. The emphasis will be on making strong storytelling choices and communicating those choices with an audience. Students will practice developing monologues, learn to work with a partner in a scene, and workshop any outside production questions. Monologues will be presented mid-course. A presentation of open scenes at the end will best showcase the amazing choices made by each actor.

$360 / 12 weeks of 60 min. classes

Advanced Acting

Ages 10 – 17

Must have taken Intermediate Theater Acting, or demonstrated prior acting experience.

This course is for the student who is interested in the acting challenges presented in performing classical and Shakesperean theater. Students will learn to navigate classical and Elizabethan staging conventions, verse and prose dialogue, and period clowning. The course concludes with a performance of select classical and Elizabethan scenes.

$480 / 12 weeks of 90 min. classes