Building Your Child's Character, One SCENE at a TIME

REgistration for SPRING/SUMMER Classes NOW OPEN

Improvisation 101


  • Learn to listen to your gut and find your funny bone
  • work with other actors to create scenes and scenarios on the spot
  • Play lots and lots of games!


Improvisation 101

Registration Coming Soon! (Grades 3rd-12th)


Ever feel like you don't know what to say? With Improvisation 101 we can help you tap into that funny bone and come up with hilarious words and situations on the spot and in the moment. 


WINTER 2017

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Ages 5-18:  Fridays from 4:30-5:15, January 27th - June 20th
12 week instruction (cost $25/Week)
Performance on June 20th at 7pm

Acting Classes At Northern Starz

Dance Workshop - January 27th - June 20th

Registration Now Open! (Ages 5-18)

If you love making up dances & experimenting with your own choreography, this is the class for you!  This workshop will walk students through the creative processes involved with choreography & improvisation through fun exercises, examples and the opportunity to try it on your own.  This workshop will challenge students to think outside the box & provide guidance for students to develop their own ideas.

Kids at Northern Starz Children's Theatre

quick monologue study:  August 29th

​​REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!  (Click on AGE GROUP BELOW)

How to quickly analyze and learn a monologue on short notice. (K-2, parents are asked to stay and help them with reading and guiding word emphasis choices). This class will give you techniques to quickly familiarize yourself with a monologue and make it the best you can without a great deal of prep time.


Classes start on August 14th

K-2nd grade:  9am to 11am

3rd - 5th grade: 10am to 12pm

6th - 8th grade:  1pm to 3pm

9th - 12th grade:  3pm to 5pm

PRIVATE VOICE LESSONS by Sarah Anderson

​​REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

18 Sessions of Individual Instruction

Learning:  Musical Theatre, Classical Styles, Breathing Techniques, Posture, Confidence and Music Theory.  

Starts February 7th or 8th

All lessons will be on Tuesday or Wednesday evenings - we will work with your schedule if in another show.

Ages 10-18:  18 sessions at $20/week


STAGE COMBAT BASICS FOR KIDS (AGES 6-10)  

Saturday April 29th- 9am to 10am

Cost: $30


FAINTING, FALLING, AND FAKING IT (ages 10+) 

Saturday April 29th-  10am- 11:30am

Cost $40.00 (or $70 if taking both 10+ stage combat classes)


STAGE COMBAT BASICS (ages 10+) 

Saturday April 29th-  12:00-1:30

Cost $40.00 (or $70 if taking both 10+ fainting, falling and faking it class)​​

PHYSICAL ACTING Class - August 1st

​​REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!  (Click on AGE GROUP BELOW)

This class is full of fun activities that show how emotions and environment affect how we move and communicate, and how that is used on stage to enhance the actor's performance. Be prepared to move, dress comfortable (no dresses/skirts or flip flops). Please wear tennis shoes. Bring your sense of adventure and your imagination!!


Classes are on Tuesday, August 1st

K-2nd grade:  10am to 12pm

3rd-5th grade: 1pm to 3pm

6th-12th grade:  3pm to 5pm 

PRIVATE VOICE LESSONS by BROOKE WAHLSTROM

​​REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

18 Sessions of Individual Instruction

Learning:  Musical Theatre, Classical Styles, Breathing Techniques, Posture, Confidence and Music Theory.  

Starts February 11th

All lessons will be on Saturday Morning - we will work with your schedule if in another show.

Ages 10-18:  18 sessions at $20/week


Stage makup Fundamentals - JULY 17th-20th

​​REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!  (Click on AGE GROUP BELOW)

Students (and parents) will learn how to apply stage makeup for a variety of characters, starting with the basics. Class #1- Basic Application, Class #2 Old age and injuries, Class #3 historical looks, Class #4 Fantasy/Animal. There will be an additional cost for students to pre-purchase the necessary make up materials.


Classes for the following grades are on July 17th-20th:

K-5th grade:  9am to 11am

6th-12th grade:  12pm to 2pm 


8-Day Monologue Intensive:  August 14 - 24th

​​REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!  (Click on AGE GROUP BELOW)

The purpose of this class is to train actors to not only look at the words they are speaking, but also the intent behind them. Develop techniques to create believable characters. This course is in-depth and intense, requiring commitment, focus, time and dedication to the pursuit of excellence as a performer. (Mon-Thurs, 2 weeks)



Classes start on August 14th (Mon-Thurs, 2 weeks)

6th-8th grade:  9am to 11am

9th - 12th grade: 12pm to 2pm


PRIVATE ACTING LESSONS BY TRACIE HODGDON:  Starting February 8th (Limited to first 6 registrants)

​​REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

A private acting coach will work with your student for 30 minutes each week. Your student will learn techniques for monologues, memorization, analysis and making strong character choices. If they are not strong readers, parents are encouraged to participate in the lessons. Wednesday's, Ages 5-18. Coach will contact for times once registered.


18 Sessions of Individual Instructions

Starts February 8th with Summer Solstice Concert Performances on Tuesday, June 20th at 7pm

Ages 5-18:  18 sessions at $30/week


New to Acting... No problem!


At Northern Starz - it is our mission to introduce children to the world of acting, singing, and dancing. So if this is your first time - WELCOME!


We love that you are expanding your horizons and trying something new... come grow with us!

Peter Pan at Northern Starz

Upcoming Classes 

(Coming Soon)


  • Voice for the Actor

  • Characterization

  • Dance for Musical Theater

  • Stage Combat

  • Shakespeare

... and More!