The Academy of Children’s Theatre, quality children’s theatre, by kids, for kids, embarks upon its 17th season providing children in the Kearney area educational opportunities in performance skills and technical theatre. Workshops are offered throughout the year to K-12 students!

Maria Beucke & Kim Hauschild, Directors

Certified and licensed teachers! All classes will be held at Kearney Community Theatre, 83 Plaza Blvd, Kearney, NE. For more information call Kim at 308-233-7521, or to register, send an email to kimhauschild1@gmail.com. Class size will be limited, and they fill up quickly, so register TODAY!

Come join us!

2017 Class Schedule

Master Class: Improving Improv
(9th-12th grades; Tuition: $35)

June 5-9; 1:00-3:30 PM

This class will be taught by Michael Hauschild who is currently acting and teaching improv at AMDA and at the Weist-Barron Studio in New York. Using this vital acting skill, students will learn the fundamentals of improvisational comedy through dialogue, teamwork, scene development and character building. Both long form and comedic improv will be covered as they learn to seize the moment and utilize their creative thinking and acting abilities.

Creating a “Monster” Makeup
(3rd-12th grades; Tuition: $25 plus $10 supplies fee)
June 12-15; 9:00-11:30 AM

Not just for girls, this makeup class will cover the basics of stage makeup. Students will learn the difference between street and stage makeup, explore the creation of characters, make bruises and other wounds, and learn to transform themselves and others.

Theatre 101
(3rd-8th grade; Tuition: $25)

June 12-15; 1:00-3:30 PM

This introductory theatre class will teach children the basics of theatre and what it takes to put on a production. Theatre terminology, stage directions, and beginning acting are among the new skills presented. New students only.

Storybook Theatre
(Kindergarten-2nd grade; Tuition: $20)

June 19-21, 9:30-10:30 AM

Does your child love to be “on stage” or is your child shy around others? Either way, this class will help them channel their inner actor. Students will learn to use their acting tools to tell a story, and use their imaginations to create characters. Spark their imagination and give them a chance to shine while they pretend, invent, and learn theatre skills.

Broadway Bound 1: Musical Theatre
(3rd-8th grades; Tuition: $25)

June 19-22; 1:00-3:30 PM

This introductory musical theatre class will emphasize singing, dancing, and movement for the stage as well as the development of fundamental acting skills. Experience what it feels like to be “Broadway Bound.”

Advanced “Monster” Makeup II
(3rd-12th grades; Tuition: $25 plus $10 supplies fee)
June 26-29; 9:00-11:30 AM

Expanding beyond Makeup I, students will learn how to apply prosthetics, use an air brush, and design their own character makeup while they compete in their own makeup “contest.”(Must have taken Makeup I previously.)

Children’s Theatre

 Watch for more announcements of additional workshops!

Certified and licensed teachers! All classes will be held at Kearney Community Theatre, 83 Plaza Blvd, Kearney, NE. For more information call Kim at 308-233-7521, or to register, send an email to kimhauschild1@gmail.com. Class size will be limited.

Workshops coming soon!