Theatre Classes

TBA stands for "training better artists," and to meet our training goal, we offer classes for all ages. Our current offerings are below. For younger students, please check out our Spring Break Academy and Summer Academy.

Please note: Covid-19 vaccinations are required for all in-person classes. If you are unable to be vaccinated or have questions, please email


Check out our current list and register today!

Current Classes for Teens & Adults




Feb 19-Mar 19

Ages: 16 and up

Tuition: $60

Taught by Valdez Theatre Conference Play Lab Coordinator Ryan Buen and critically acclaimed playwright P. Shane Mitchell, this five-session class will focus on scene development and strong endings. Suitable for both the beginning and advanced playwright. 

This class meets in person at the TBA Studio Saturdays 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Acting Shakespeare Workshop



Feb 19-Mar 19

Ages: 14 - Adult

Tuition: $60

Find joy in Shakespeare’s language as Kevin Keith leads this workshop where scene work helps actors of all experience levels tackle the unique demands of this richly rewarding classical material. A great opportunity to become more comfortable with preparation for TBA’s upcoming Much Ado About Nothing.


This class meets in person at the TBA Studio Saturdays 10:00am -11:30am

Make Up for the Stage



Feb 19-Mar 19

Ages: 16 - Adult

Tuition: $60

A hands-on experience covering the basics of theatrical make-up application and the differences for working in intimate and large venues.  A basic theatrical make-up kit is required for this class (Ben Nye or Mehron) including cream foundation, cream shadow and highlight, latex and stipple sponge applicators, cream or powder blush, liner, and powder brushes, eye pencils, loose powder, and puff. Additional supplies are welcome if you have them. 

This class meets in person at TBA in the Upper Studio Saturdays 11:30am-1:00pm

TBA Script Club: Theatre Chestnuts


7:00 pm

Feb 16-Mar 23

No class Mar 9

Ages: 16 - Adult

Tuition: $15

Script Cub is getting revved up again to examine five venerable, oft-performed shows of the theatre to examine what makes them important, popular, and marketable.

Join host Wayne Mitchell Wednesdays at 7:00pm on Zoom.


This class will meet on zoom. Link will be sent with your registration confirmation.