Summer Programming

So Many Options for Summer Performing Arts!

TBA Theatre is committed to providing a fun and safe environment where young artists learn creative expression alongside professional actors, designers, and technicians. With over 90 years of combined experience in youth arts education, our staff are the leaders in performing arts education here in Anchorage.

 

Led by Associate Artistic Director Erin Mitchell, TBA staffers have more experience, more education and more fun! Under their mentorship students will be encouraged to explore the power theatre has to communicate ideas, inspire the imagination and bring people together. Don't miss this opportunity for creative growth and absolute fun!

We know you probably have a lot of questions about how our program will be in a Covid-19 world. We are pleased to say that we are moving forward. Our numbers will be limited, so we recommend registering early. If we are able to move our programming to the Wendy Williamson Auditorium, we will be able to increase the number of students. When a program sells out, we will make a waitlist available, and those on the waitlist will be contacted first if we can increase our numbers. For other questions, please review our Summer FAQ.

 

If you have other questions, please email us and we'll be happy to answer them.

Performing Arts Academies

Special Notes
  • Programs start on a Wednesday and then meets regularly Monday-Friday for three additional weeks. There are weekend dates for performances.

  • Please note that you will first need to log in or create a login to register. To see summer classes, change the "term" in the upper right to "Summer 2021," then click the "View Classes" button. If you have questions, please email megan.bladow@tbatheatre.org. Thank you!

  • Due to limited space, we have a strict no refund policy on summer registrations, if you have questions about this, please email summeracademy@tbatheatre.org.

for ages 8-18

Actors Academy

July 7 - Aug 1, 2021

M-F: 9:30 am - 3:30pm

This is a comprehensive program designed to help young people develop theatre skills in a fun and supportive atmosphere. Each Academy member will receive training in specialized areas of the performing arts including Acting, Stage Combat, Voice, and Dance. Academy actors will each be cast in a show with fully-staged performances.

 

 

Extend your time with adding on Early Arrival and/or Play Production for a broader artistic experience!

Tuition: $425

for ages 8-18

ADD ON: Early Arrival 

July 7 - 30, 2021

M-F: 8:00am - 9:15am

Need a place for your student to go when you have to be to work? We know it's hard to get to work and get the kids where they need to be, so we're offering an early arrival option. Students may be dropped off any time from 8am onward each day. Students will be supervised as they do a quiet activity. Bringing books or another quiet activity is encouraged.

Additional Cost: $125

for ages 13-18

Advanced Actors Academy

June 30 - July 24, 2021

M-F: 9:30 am - 3:30pm

For the experienced and serious actor, Advanced Academy students will train in an intensive performance program that allows them to find their artistic voices and develop their creative talents to their fullest potential. Each student will be cast in a show with fully staged public performances. All registrations must be approved by our education committee before they are fully confirmed.

 

Extend your time with adding on Play Production for a broader artistic experience!

Tuition: $425

for ages 8-18

ADD ON: Play Production

July 7 - 28, 2021

M-F: 3:45pm - 5:00pm

Students registered in Play Production will experience some of the greatest workshops that we can't offer during the regular day. Previous workshops have included Balloon Twisting, Creating Sock Puppets, Specialized Painting, and even Playwrighting. Students have a break at 3:30 and then meet back for a snack and a workshop, keeping them creatively occupied until 5pm.

Additional Cost: $125

for ages 13-18

Technical Academy

June 30 - Aug 1, 2021

M-F: 9:30 am - 3:30pm

For mature students, our Academy Technicians will have the opportunity to train and work alongside theatre professionals from around the country in every area of technical theatre. This elite team will also be given the responsibility of running lights, sound and technical aspects for Advanced Academy and Actors Academy productions under the guidance of a professional Stage Manager.

 

Extend your time with adding on Early Arrival and/or Play Production for a broader artistic experience!

Tuition: $425

Performing Arts Intensives

Special Notes
  • Programs start on a Tuesday and then meet regularly Monday-Friday for two weeks. There are weekend dates for performances.

  • Please note that you will first need to log in or create a login to register. To see summer classes, change the "term" in the upper right to "Summer 2021," then click the "View Classes" button. If you have questions, please email megan.bladow@tbatheatre.org. Thank you!

  • Due to limited space, we have a strict no refund policy on summer registrations, if you have questions about this, please email summeracademy@tbatheatre.org.

for ages 8-12

Rising Star Intensive

August 4 - 14, 2021

M-F: 9:30 am - 3:30pm

Help your child grow in confidence and learn about acting in this fun and exciting program! This beginner's course will take these rising stars on a journey through all aspects of acting, including voice, movement, improv, theatre games, auditioning and other special skills. This class is the perfect intro to our Actor's Academy program. Includes one evening showcase at the end of the intensive.

Extend your time with adding on Early Arrival and/or Play Production for a broader artistic experience!

Tuition: $285

for ages 8-18

ADD ON: Early Arrival 

August 4 - 14, 2021

M-F: 8:00am - 9:15am

Need a place for your student to go when you have to be to work? We know it's hard to get to work and get the kids where they need to be, so we're offering an early arrival option. Students may be dropped off any time from 8am onward each day. Students will be supervised as they do a quiet activity. Bringing books or another quiet activity is encouraged.

Additional Cost: $80

for ages 13-18

Shining Star Intensive

August 4 - 14, 2021

M-F: 9:30 am - 3:30pm

A place for teens to explore and polish their creative talents in the performing arts. Acting, Stand-up, Improv, Dance and Solo Voice will be the focus as staff guides students through the development and advancement of invaluable theatrical skills. This is a great way for teens to build confidence and work with other students and staff members who will help them succeed.

Extend your time with adding on Play Production for a broader artistic experience!

Tuition: $285

for ages 8-18

ADD ON: Play Production

August 4 - 14, 2021

M-F: 3:45pm - 5:00pm

Students registered in Play Production will experience some of the greatest workshops that we can't offer during the regular day. Previous workshops have included Balloon Twisting, Creating Sock Puppets, Specialized Painting, and even Playwrighting. Students have a break at 3:30 and then meet back for a snack and a workshop, keeping them creatively occupied until 5pm.

Additional Cost: $80

For those already enrolled, please read the following:

Please complete the registration paperwork by clicking

the "form packet" button and bring it with you on the first day of Academy, 

 

Academy hours are 9:30-3:30 and registration will begin at 9am on Monday.

 

If you are picking up a student outside of regular academy hours you will need to call the office at 907-677-7529 upon arrival so we may bring your student to you.

 

Each student should prepare a 1-2 minute audition piece for the first day of Academy. This can be a monologue from a play, a short excerpt from a favorite book, or even a poem. Students will be cast in one production with weekend performances.

 

Students should bring a packed lunch each day, labeled with their name.

 

There is Academy on Friday, July 3rd and Monday July 6th.

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