Footlights - MHT's Saturday classes!

FOOTLIGHTS class on SAT JANUARY 13 is CANCELLED due to weather and road conditions!


NEW SESSION - Starts January 6


8 AM—GRADES 1-3 Led by MHT Education Director April Cochran

9 AM—GRADES 4 & 5 Led by MHT Education Director April Cochran

10 AM—GRADES 6-8 Led by MHT Education Assistant Ethan Hines

The play titles will be comedies, but the actual title will be selected closer to start of the first class date to ensure we have selected a title which allows everyone to get a part!  Students meet every Saturday from January 6 through March 24.  Performances will be March 24 & 25 for the two Elementary troupes and March 25 for the Middle school troupe. This 12 week session is $70. Regular attendance is required.


10 AM—AGES 4, 5, & 6 RISING STARS performance class! Led by MHT Education Director April Cochran. Rising Stars students will be rehearsing a short play with a performance on March 24. They will learn the basics of play production as well as play skill building (and fun) theatre games. This class requires regular attendance.  This 12 week session (Saturdays on Jan 6 through March 24) is 60 minutes long and costs $70.  LIMITED CLASS SIZE


11 AM—AGES 4, 5, & 6 CLUBHOUSE creative drama class! Led by MHT Education Intern Gracie Craft. Clubhouse is our popular creative drama class in which young students create a secret handshake, learn the word of the day and act out a story from the Rainbow Storybook.  Clubhouse is divided into two 6-week sessions - Session 1 is January 6 thru Feb 10.  Session 2 is February 17 thru March 24.  New stories and theatre games are shared in each session!  The last five minutes of class is a sharing time with parents.  Each 6 week session is $35 and lasts 60 minutes. LIMITED CLASS SIZE


11 AM—GRADES 9, 10, 11 & 12 MUSICAL THEATRE AUDITION class led by MHT choreographer Emi Hensel and professional vocalist and private voice instructor Emily Yocum Black. Students will learn 16 bars of an audition song and will learn typical choreography which is taught during an audition. This class will be especially useful for anyone considering auditioning for GSA or college programs.  Plus - it will be fun!  Cost of this 6 week class (Jan. 6-Feb 10) is $45.


11 AM—GRADES 9, 10, 11, 12 COMEDY IMPROV SESSION 1 - led by MHT Education Assistant Ethan Hines. Students will learn/review the rules of improv as well as hone the basic skills to successfully perform improv scenes.  This class works well for those with little or no previous improv experience as well as for those looking to strengthen foundational skills. This 6 week class (Jan. 6-Feb 10) is $35.


11 AM—GRADES 9, 10, 11, 12 COMEDY IMPROV SESSION 2 - led by MHT Education Assistant Ethan Hines. Students will apply the rules of improv and further develop essential skills for successful improv performance.  This 6 week session is suggested for those who have had a prior improv class. This 6 week class (Feb 17-March 24) is $35.

Footlights are MHT’s Saturday drama classes program!  These sessions are action-packed with the emphasis on fun while expanding performance/interpersonal skills.  No previous classes or performing experience is needed to participate!  Financial need partial scholarships are available. Those who wish to obtain a scholarship can pick up an application form from the theatre or print out from below and turn into the theatre's box office for review. To register for classes – phone Market House Theatre at (270) 444-6828.