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Hideout Theatre improv kids learn to work together!

Why kids’ improv classes?

With improv, kids learn how to:

Be positive
Become more creative
Focus on the people they’re working with
Take risks
Overcome shyness

These classes create a fun and supportive environment for kids to learn the basics of creating improv, story telling, and stagecraft. The classes are taught primarily through games, play, and improved stories.

Class Descriptions:

Story Play (Ages 5-8)

Everyone loves story time. In this class we take our favorite stories and act them out! We play dress up and with puppets and face paint and generally have a great time making our favorite stories come to life!

Fun-damentals of Improv (Ages 8-10)

Learn how be positive, take risks, and focus on the people you’re working with. We’ll learn about timing, story structure, building character, and more improv games than you can shake a stick at. This class will be a fun and supportive environment for kids to start focusing on what makes improv work.

Improvisational Principles (Ages 11-13)

Jump into some seriously hilarious improv work. Learn how to build exciting stories, create fascinating characters, and present them in the most awe inspiring way. This class is all about jumping in, having fun, playing hard, working together and finding your voice. Always fun, this class will focus on developing improv skills and creating performers.

Games for Performance (Ages 14-17)

This is a fast paced exciting class that will work on the various games that will make a fantastic performance. We’ll work on the rules and strategies for making the games as fun as possible both for the improvisor and the audience. Although you will have the opportunity to perform, it is not mandatory. Times and dates for out of class performances will be determined. This is our introduction class for this age range. You would spend at least one year in this class before you join Scenes for Performance.

Scenes for Performance (Ages 14-17)

This is a full on work out for your acting skills. We will get in there and work the scenes to make them as full and rich as possible. Including playing with character, timing, interactions, reactions, and narrative structure. If you like the Story and Acting elements of improv or want to hone your acting skills,this class is for you. Although you will have the opportunity to perform, it is not mandatory. Times and dates for out of class performances will be determined. This is the more advanced class for teens.  Requirement: At least one year of Games for Performance and/or permission from the instructor.

Free Sample Classes:

If you’re curious what our classes are like, we offer a free sample class the week before each session starts. You can come check out our classes and see if they’re a right fit for you, and then sign up for the upcoming session! See the full schedule below to register for the free sample classes!

Tuesday Classes

Smiling Hideout Theatre teens!

Fun-damentals of Improv: Ages 8-10

Tuesdays 11:00-12:30
January 20- May 5 (skipping March 17) with a showcase on April 28.
Instructor: Kristin Henn
Fee: $275

Improvisation Principles: Ages 11-13

Tuesdays 11:00-12:30
January 20- May 5 (skipping March 17) with a showcase on April 28.
Instructor: Jessica Arjet
Fee: $275

Games for Performance: Ages 14-17

Tuesdays 1:00-2:30
January 20- May 5 (skipping March 17) with a showcase on April 28.
Instructor: Jessica Arjet
Fee: $275

Scenes for Performance: Ages 14-17

Tuesdays 1:00-2:30
January 20- May 5 (skipping March 17) with a showcase on April 28.
Instructor: Kristin Henn
Fee: $275 (Instructor approval required. contact Jessica Arjet at Jessica@hideouttheater.com for questions)

Saturday Classes

9-11 Years Olds in “Tag Team Monologue”.

Story Play!: Ages 5-8

Saturdays 10:00-11:00
January 17- May 9 (skipping March 14 and 21) with a showcase on May 2.
Instructor: Emma Holder
Fee: $190

Fun-damentals of Improv: Ages 8-10

Saturdays 10:00-11:00
January 17- May 9 (skipping March 14 and 21) with a showcase on May 2.
Instructor: Chris Albano and Lindsay Hejl
Fee: $190 

Improvisation Principles: Ages 11-13

Saturdays 11:00-12:30
January 17- May 9 (skipping March 14 and 21) with a showcase on May 2.
Instructor: Emma Holder
Fee: $275

Games for Performance: Ages 14-17

Saturdays 11:00-12:30
January 17- May 9 (skipping March 14 and 21) with a showcase on May 2.
Instructor: Chris Albano and Lindsay Hejl
Fee: $275

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Sat. Jan 17th, 10:00am-12:00am. $190

Story Play!: Ages 5-8

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Sat. Jan 17th, 10:00am-11:00am. $190

Fun-damentals of Improv: Ages 8-10

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Sat. Jan 17th, 11:00am-12:30pm. $275

Improvisation Principles: Ages 11-13

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Sat. Jan 17th, 11:00am-12:30pm. $275

Games for Performance: Ages 14-17

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Tue. Jan 20th, 11:00am-12:30pm. $275

Fun-damentals of Improv: Ages 8-10

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Tue. Jan 20th, 11:00am-12:30pm. $275

Improvisation Principles: Ages 11-13

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Tue. Jan 20th, 1:00pm-2:30pm. $275

Games for Performance: Ages 14-17

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Tue. Jan 20th, 1:00pm-2:30pm. $275

Scenes for Performance: Ages 14-17