theater classes

We are excited to present both in-person and online education programming! Classes taking place in-person are dependent upon ongoing health and safety recommendations. Let us know of any accommodations you may require and we will do our best to assist you. If for any reason classes cannot take place as scheduled, we will work with you to offer another online class option, reschedule the program or refund you in full. 

To register for a class click on the class name or session title. Completing the class registration page will create a shopping cart so you can continue to register for as many classes as you like! If you’re a Guild member, don’t forget to register and sign in to receive your 10% class discount on other classes. If you’re having trouble with registering for a class, please visit the  How to Register for Classes Online page for more information and frequently asked questions.

Looking for information about educational youth theater programs Purple Door Youth Theater or our summer Young People’s Theater Workshop?

past classes

Did you miss one of these classes or want to take it again? Have a great idea for a class or workshop? Want to teach one? Let us know!  Education and Engagement Manager Jennie Eubank at with class requests or ideas -we do our best to offer what our community wants!


Feeling lost at the makeup mirror? Come learn the basics of stage makeup and how to look your best under the stage lights. You’ll review application, tips to highlight your own features and proper removal. You’ll also have a chance to bump things up at the end with a more dramatic look. You’ll also head out the door with a list to create your basic makeup kit. This class is offered in person, but if you are interested in taking it online please contact the Guild at Ages 14+.


From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere! Explore the wacky and wonderfully theatrical world of Dr. Seuss. Through drama, movement and games, we’ll work on character creation and storytelling. Our final class ends with a short presentation on July 9. Oh, the thinks you can think! Ages 7 – 10


A ninety-minute virtual workshop for adults with little or no acting experience. In a playful and relaxed environment, we’ll tap into the confident and courageous person inside of you.  Your entire life has prepared you to be a good actor.  You can do this!  Acting looks like fun and it is.  Beginning students ages 16 – 116.


Have you ever been in a choral rehearsal struggling to learn a new piece? Do the first couple of musical rehearsals for a show feel overwhelming? In this course for ages 14 and up, learn basic music notation, sight-reading techniques, and practice with your peers to overcome your sight-singing fears.


Singing in the shower is one thing, but singing for an audience or an audition is another! In this workshop you’ll learn how to present yourself for an audition, how to communicate character, and what the heck to do with your hands when you’re performing onstage.


Do you like to draw? Is fashion your passion? Learn the basics of costume design, and let your imagination run wild as you render costumes of your own. Create designs for a play, a musical, a dance piece, an opera, and more! All of your designs will be compiled in an online portfolio. This class is a combination of online instruction and individual work to be completed outside of instructional hours. Grades 6-12.


A play is all about revealing and interpreting the story for an audience.  Explore and learn ways to bring life to your character, the characters around you, the scenes and the story. What can you learn about directing by acting?  What can you learn about acting by directing?  Come play with plays! Grades 5-9.

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