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Acting I:
Introduction to Comedy

  • All 9th-12th grade students, as well as mature 8th-grade students, are welcome.  No theatrical experience is required.  The only requirement is a willingness to learn. 

  • Students will learn various techniques of comedic acting through the process of putting together a comedic play from start to finish.

  • Students of all experience levels will learn and practice acting techniques.


  • Each student will learn how to prepare a comedic monologue.

  • Students will perform in a comedy for friends and family at the end of the semester.

  • Students will learn performing skills, as well as some basic design and directing skills, through putting together this performance. 

  • Students will be assigned weekly homework.  Many homework assignments will include the practice of materials learned and memorization. 

  • Students will learn techniques to improve the effectiveness of their practice times and the accuracy of their memorization skills.

  • A public class demonstration at the end of the semester will occur outside of class hours.  Time and date TBD.

  •  Students earn 1/2 credit for a High School elective course. Parents are responsible for managing the transcript for their student.  The teacher will communicate the end-of-course grade within 2 weeks of the final class date.

  • The class will meet on Tuesdays from 1:30 until 3:00. Cost is $150.    

  • No textbooks required. 

  • Printing fees are included in the cost of the class. The teacher will print and provide the necessary materials.


Spring, 2023



   $150.00* - payable at registration

*Plus insurance and facilities fee.

See Registration page for details.

There are no extra fees for student materials, printing scripts, etc.  These costs will be about $10 per student but are included in the total cost of the class.


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