2016-2017 CLASSES

  • Florida Children's Theatre classes work progressively through multiple sessions each year, balancing learning in the art form of theatre with life skill development.
  • We always welcome new students, who may enroll in any session without prior work.   
  • Classes are based around creative drama and established acting techniques.
  • Our goal is to provide students with the confidence, creativity, teamwork, and poise to develop into well-rounded, insightful, and compassionate young adults.
  • FLCT provides a nurturing community of fun and joy for all our students.
  • Classes introduce students to theatre concepts and techniques that build a strong acting foundation while developing social, academic, and communication skills.
  • Activities focus on identifying ways that the body, voice and imagination work together as tools of the trade.
  • Trained professionals teach each class, and each quarter culminates in a final showcase for family and friends.
  • So jump right in! Challenge the art within, expand awareness and awaken self-confidence through our theatre class program.
We offer classes at:
  • The Galleria Mall
    2542B East Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304                          Directions >                         

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Our class offerings:

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2016-2017 Classes
(Schedule and prices subject to change, please call to confirm)
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NEW Spring 2017 Specialty Classes!
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Introduction to Circus Workshop for students grades 6-12
(5th graders will be considered with instructor assessment)
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Improv for students grades 6-12.
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Contact Lauren@flctstar.org for more information.
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Improv: Wednesdays 7-9pm
$250 per 8-week Session
Teacher: Alexa Meyers
Class meets: 4/5, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/24, 5/31
No class May 17th (tech week)
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Intro to Circus Workshop: Saturdays 11:30am-1:30pm
$225 5-week workshop
Teacher: Melissa Sheffield
Class meets: 4/8, 4/15, 4/22, 5/6, 5/13
No class April 29th
Prerequisite to FLCT's Flying Circus coming Fall of 2017
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Creative Drama 1 (Pre-K/K, Min. age 4)
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Utilizing creative play, our youngest students explore the range of their imaginations through theatre games, music, movement, and children’s literature. This program is ideal to help children develop self-confidence, focus, and teamwork as they enhance creativity and problem-solving skills. A brief showcase will be performed on the final day of class for family and friends.
Tuesday Track:  Tuesdays 4-5pm 
$150 per six-week Session
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Session 1: Tuesdays 9/13-10/25     (No Class 10/11)
Session 2: Tuesdays 11/1-12/6 (No skipped weeks)
Session 3: Tuesdays 1/10-2/14 (No skipped weeks)
Session 4: Tuesdays 2/21-3/28 (No skipped weeks)
Session 5: Tuesdays 4/18-5/23 (No skipped weeks)
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Saturday Track:  Saturdays 10-11am 
$150 per six-week Session
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Session 1: Saturdays 9/10-10/15 (No skipped weeks)
Session 2: Saturdays 11/5-12/17       (No Class 11/26)
Session 3: Saturdays 1/14-2/18   (No skipped weeks)
Session 4: Saturdays 2/25-4/1     (No skipped weeks)
Session 5: Saturdays 4/15-5/20  (No skipped weeks) 
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Creative Drama 2 (Grades 1-2)

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Using simple scripts and poems as a springboard for dramatization, students will explore
how to bring the written word to life on stage. The actor's tools of voice, body, imagination,
concentration and cooperation will begin to be developed  through acting exercises
and theatre games.  A brief showcase will be performed on the final day of class for
family and friends.
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Wednesdays 4-5pm 
$150 per six-week Session
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Session 1: Wednesdays 8/31-10/5     (No skipped weeks)
Session 2: Wednesdays 10/26-11/30 (No skipped weeks)
Session 3: Wednesdays 1/11-2/15     (No skipped weeks)
Session 4: Wednesdays 2/22-4/5                 (No Class 3/1)
Session 5: Wednesdays 4/19-5/31             (No Class 5/17)
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Acting 1 (Grades 3-6)

What does it take to be an actor? Formulating a clear understanding of the skills and techniques
involved in the actor’s work is the focus of this class. Each class begins with exercises and theatre gamesvdesigned to expand the actor’s toolkit to improve performance quality. Students also work on text-based lessons including monologues, commercials, and scenes - learning to bring the written word to the stage through character development, analysis and interpretation.  A brief showcase will be performed on the final day of class for family and friends.
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Wednesdays 5:30-7pm 
$225 per six-week Session
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Session 1: Wednesdays 8/31-10/5     (No skipped weeks)
Session 2: Wednesdays 10/26-11/30 (No skipped weeks)
Session 3: Wednesdays 1/11-2/15     (No skipped weeks)
Session 4: Wednesdays 2/22-4/5                 (No Class 3/1)
Session 5: Wednesdays 4/19-5/31             (No Class 5/17)

Acting 2 (Grades 7-9)--

The main focus of this class is scene study and partner work. Students explore bringing characters to life through truthful storytelling, understanding given circumstances and character relationships. Each class begins with exercises and theatre games designed to expand the actor’s toolkit to improve performance quality. A brief showcase will be performed on the final day of class for family and friends.
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Wednesdays 7:00-8:30pm 
$225 per six-week Session
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Session 1: Wednesdays 8/31-10/5     (No skipped weeks)
Session 2: Wednesdays 10/26-11/30 (No skipped weeks)
Session 3: Wednesdays 1/11-2/15     (No skipped weeks)
Session 4: Wednesdays 2/22-4/5                 (No Class 3/1)
Session 5: Wednesdays 4/19-5/31             (No Class 5/17)
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Performance Project (Grades 2-9)
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Performance Project takes students on the complete journey of putting on a show.
The process begins with mock auditions and culminates in the performance of a
one-act play or musical. Along the way, class activities focus on character development
and script analysis through work on a specific piece of dramatic literature. Performance Project
provides students with the opportunity to expand their performing talents and every student
gets a part in the show. The final production is complete with costumes, props, lights, and a
basic set. Students must be available for the final performance day and have limited
conflicts during the term.
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Saturdays 11:30am-1:30pm
$425/Session
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Fall Session meets Saturdays 9/10-12/3 (No Class 10/22)
Additional tech rehearsal Friday evening 12/2 5:30-8:00pm
Show 7pm Saturday 12/3.
Additional performance may be added if needed.
Show title to be announced.
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Winter Session meets Saturdays 1/14-4/1 (No skipped weeks)
Additional tech rehearsal Friday evening 3/31 5:30-8:00pm
Show 7pm Saturday 4/1.
Additional performance may be added if needed.
Show title to be announced.
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Destined To Dance With Ron Hutchins
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FLCT resident choreographer Ron Hutchins teaches this intermediate to advanced level dance intensive class, refining the skills needed to be a successful musical theatre dancer. Focusing on a variety of styles including jazz, tap and modern, this class will prove who really is Destined To Dance.
Prior dance class or production experience is required and the instructor may ask for an
assessment prior to enrollment.  
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Winter Session Meets: 1/21, 2/4, 2/11, 2/25, 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25

No Class: 1/28, 2/18

Saturdays 10am-11:30

8 weeks- $250

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Due to Ron's busy professional choreography schedule, class
dates are subject to change. 
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Meisner Technique Workshop
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Wednesdays 7-8:30pm
$325/Session
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Sanford Meisner was one of the great American acting teachers of the
20th century.  His technique focuses the actor’s attention outside him or herself
and onto the circumstances, the environment, and the actions of the other actors.
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This workshop will take place on Wednesdays beginning in September and
will be taught by FLCT Producing Director Sean Cutler.
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The technique is based on a series of exercises that are progressive in nature
so students must be committed to attending every class.
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Admission is by invitation and interview only and significant prior acting experience is required.
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Call for more information.  Not offered every session. Schedule to be announced.

"Sign-Ups"

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Private coaching for monologues, scene work, audition prep,
solo or team song performance, and more.
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$25/half hour
(1/2 hour or 1 hour blocks)
$10 each additional student
for duet or group work.
Call FLCT at 954-763-6882 to schedule.
(Scholarship pricing does not apply)
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Private Voice (Singing), piano, guitar, and music instruction is available through
a partnership with RLS Studios.
Call Rachal Solomon at 954-687-6800 for more information on
voice and music classes only.
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For all other enrollment information contact FLCT directly at 954-763-6882.