RCT Theatre Academy seeks to show young people a world where imagination and creative expression thrive: The theatre! Our classes are perfect for serious, aspiring performers as for students who just want to have fun. If you’re not sure which class is right for you, call 540-309-6802 for help. Register early!

CLASSES

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RCT Theatre Academy seeks to show young people a world where imagination and creative expression thrive: The theatre! Our classes are perfect for serious, aspiring performers as for students who just want to have fun. If you’re not sure which class is right for you, call 540-309-6802 for help. Register early!

Please note: All 2017-2018 Classes will be held at the Scottish Rite Auditorium, 622 Campbell Ave SW, Roanoke, VA 24016.

Rhythm & Dance

For Grades: 5th & up

Thursdays: 4:00-5:00PM

Instructor: Mary Hannah & Brett

Winter: Stomp Style!

Students will explore dance and use objects to create rhythm in imaginative ways through music. Your actor will be exposed to a variety of different styles of movement and expression using their body.

Spring: TBA!

Creative Drama

For Grades: K-2nd (Must be in Kindergarten currently)

Mondays: 4:00PM-5:00PM

Instructor: Mary Hannah

Winter: Pinocchio’s Tall Tales

Just like Pinocchio’s nose that grew and grew, our class will build a tale that grows week after week into a story that we will act out together! Actors will use their bodies, voices, music, art, and props to play their original roles and create an imaginary world.

Spring: How Far You’ll Go

Elementary Ensemble

For Grades: 3rd-5th

Mondays: Class 5:00-6:00PM / Add-On 6:00-6:30PM

Instructors: Ian & Brett

Winter: Sherwood Shenanigans

Act out the adventurous tale of Robin Hood, his band of merry men, and the fair maidens of Sherwood Forest! Student actors will learn the core concepts of acting with creative storytelling, puppetry, movement, and bringing an original script to life!

Spring: Wilbur, Charlotte, and Me

NEW! - Add-on Instruction:

There will be a total of 6 add-on's (week 2-7): 2 weeks of music, 2 weeks of acting and 2 weeks of dance. There will be no add-on the first and last day of class. Available under Session Options during check-out.

Intermediate Ensemble

For Grades: 6th-10th

Tuesdays: Class 4:00-5:30PM / Add-On 5:30-6:00PM

Instructor: Ian

Winter: Gruesome Grimm

Fairytales take on a different tone in the world of the Brothers Grimm... In this class, student actors will work as a team to create an ensemble-devised show based on improvisational studies and games with the original Grimm stories.

Spring: Design for Theatre

NEW! - Add-on Instruction:

There will be a total of 6 add-on's (week 2-7): 3 weeks of music and 3 weeks of acting. There will be no add-on the first and last day of class. Available under Session Options during check-out.

Sunday Intensive

For Grades: 7th-12th

Sundays: Class 3:00-5:00PM / Add-On 2:30-3:00PM

Instructors: Brett & Mary Hannah

Winter: Cabaret - Vaudeville Style!

Performers will create a Cabaret showcase that includes music, dance, and a fresh, new take on Vaudeville. The students will hone their skills in music and dance through carefully polished songs and dance numbers. Students will also learn and perform a new twist on skits and scenes in the Vaudeville tradition.

Spring: Aca-RCT

NEW! - Add-on Instruction:

Each week you can choose the add-on that you would like to attend, based on the description below, as they will be running simultaneously. Available under Session Options during check-out.

Sunday Intensive Add-on Sessions:

Week 2: Music (Breathing), Acting (Improvisation), Dance (Jazz)

Week 3: Music (Belting), Acting (Monologue Work), Dance (Tap)

Week 4: Music (Audition Cuts), Acting (Audition Workshop), Dance (Ballet)

Week 5: Music (Mixed Voice), Acting (Stanislavsky), Dance (Lyrical)

Week 6: Music (Character type in song), Acting (Strasberg), Dance (Hip-Hop)

Week 7: Music (Acting through song), Acting (Meisner), Dance (Musical Theatre Dance Call)

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Semester Pricing

Fall Classes

August 27 - October 23, 2017

Cost: $185 (Before Aug 15)/ $195 (After)

Pre-K: $120

Add-on Instruction: $50

Winter Classes

January 7 - March 3, 2018

Cost: $185 (Before Dec 19)/ $195 (After)

Pre-K: $120

Add-on Instruction: $50

Spring Mini-Sessions

April 15 - May 19, 2018

Cost: $100 (Before Feb 20)/ $110 (After)

Add-on Instruction: $50

ACADEMY PACK: Includes a class this fall, a class during our winter session, and a class next spring, all for $450. This Academy Pack special is only available until August 27th, and can be purchased by calling 540-400-7795 or by clicking the link below!

Register Online!

10% discount for siblings! Cost includes all materials, Camp Tee-Shirt & Photo.

Need-Based Scholarships are available.

SUMMER CAMPS

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RCT knows summer! Students will learn theatre skills, build friendships, gain confidence and have an unforgettable experience while staging a summer production!

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2018 SUMMER CAMPS

Please note: All 2016-2017 Camps will be held at the Scottish Rite Auditorium, 622 Campbell Ave SW, Roanoke, VA 24016.

If You Give A Mouse A Cookie

For Grade: Pre-K

July 23-27, 2018 (1/2 Day)

Time: 9:00AM-12:00PM

Showcase: Friday 12:00PM

Cost: $175

Lion's Tales

For Grades: K-2nd

July 9-14, 2018 (1/2 Day Camp, choose AM or PM)

Time (AM session): 8:30AM-12:00PM

Time (PM session): 1:30PM-5:00PM

Showcase: Saturday 10:00AM (AM session) OR 12:00PM (PM session)

Cost: $225 (Before May 1),

$250 (After)

Hercules
& Hansel and Gretel

For Grades: 3rd-5th

July 16-21, 2018 (Choose 1/2 Day or Full Day)

Time (Hercules): 8:30AM-12:00PM

Time (Hansel): 1:30PM-5:00PM

Showcases: Saturday 10:00AM

Cost Per Theme: $225 (Before May 1), $250 (After)

Both: $350 (Before May 1),

$375 (After)

Rock N' Wonderland (AM) & Midsummer Night’s Dream (PM)

For Grades: 6th-10th

June 18-22, 2018 (Choose 1/2 Day or Full Day)

Time (Wonderland): 8:30AM-12:00

Time (Midsummer Night's Dream): 1:30PM-5:00PM

Showcases: Friday 10:30AM

Cost Per Theme: $225 (Before May 1),

$250 (After)

Both: $350 (Before May 1),

$375 (After)

All Stars: Broadway Bound (An Actor’s Journey)

For Grades: 8th-12th

June 25-29, 2018 (1/2 Day)

Time: 8:30AM-2:00PM

Showcase: Friday 7:00PM

Cost: $225 (Before May 1),

$250 (After)

Cirque du RCT

For: All Ages

August 6-10, 2018 (Full Day)

Time: 8:30AM-5:00PM

Show: Friday 5:00PM

Cost: $350 (Before May 1),

$375 (After)

Kaleidoscope Camp

July 30-August 3, 2018

This camp will provide an innovative arts experience for students with developmental disabilities using movement, song, and imagination to enable every camper to shine on stage!

Time: 9:00AM-12:00PM

Show: Friday 12:00PM

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School’s Out! Day Camps

Holiday Day Camps

Cost: $50

Election Day (Nov 7, 2017)

MLK JR Day (Jan 15, 2018)

Time: 8:30AM-5:00PM

School is out for just one day, and parents still have work…what to do? Come join us at the theatre! Keep checking here and on facebook for additional dates!

Register Online!

Winter Break Camp:

Yes, Virginia

December 27-29, 2017

Showcase: December 29 / 5:00PM

Time: 8:30AM-5:00PM

Cost: $150

Register Online!

MAIN OFFICE: 540-400-7795

BOX OFFICE: 540-345-2550

E-MAIL: info@roanokechildrenstheatre.org

LOCATION: The Jefferson Center

541 Luck Ave SW

Roanoke, VA 24016

MAILING: P.O. Box 4392

Roanoke, VA 24015

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