Footlights - MHT's drama classes!

Registration for Footlights is now open! Register online here or call the Box Office at 270.444.6828.

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Spring 2021 Footlights Schedule

 

Saturday Classes

Let’s Put on a Play!

Saturdays, February 6 - May 9
Grades 1 - 12 
Class Fee: $75
Instructor: Emily Griffin

This round of Footlights will be dedicated to giving your young performer the opportunity to step on stage and have a moment to shine in a fully produced play.  The plays will be announced on the first day of classes, but each student will be guaranteed a speaking role in their show.  Performances will take place on May 8 and 9. Attendance during classes is vital and mandatory for dress rehearsals and performances. 

 

Let’s Put on a Play! Grades 1-3

8:00 - 8:55 AM 

Dress Rehearsal:  May 4th at 5:30 pm

Performances:  May 8th and 9th at 1 pm

 

Let’s Put on a Play! Grades 4-5

9:00 - 9:55 AM 

Dress Rehearsal:  May 5th at 5:30 pm

Performances:  May 8th and 9th at 2 pm

 

Let’s Put on a Play! Grades 6-8

10:00 - 10:55 AM

Dress Rehearsal:  May 6th at 5:30 pm

Performances:  May 8th and 9th at 3 pm

 

Let’s Put on a Play! Grades 9-12

11:00 - 11:55 AM

Dress Rehearsal:  May 7th at 5:30 pm

Performances:  May 8th and 9th at 4 pm

 

Picture It! - Imagination PlayShops

Three different sessions
Ages 4 - 6
10 AM - 10:45 AM in the MHT Studio Theatre
$25 per session
Taught by April Cochran
Max: 8 per class

Creative drama activities based on engaging picture books for ages 4-6.  Each student will receive a personal supply package to keep.  

 

Session 1: Funny Bones - Silly and slightly sassy stories acted out each week

February 6, 13 & 20 

 

Session 2: Animal Tails - Animal antics to act out each week

March 6, 13 & 20 **Second session now added at 11 AM**

 

Session 3: Adventure-rama - Adventure awaits in these action-packed stories

April 17, 24, May 1 **Second session now added at 11 AM**

 

Friday Footlights 

Fridays, February 5 - May 7
Grades K - 3
10 AM - 10:45 AM
$75

Drama Class

Are you looking for a creative outlet and a safe environment for collaborative experiences for your dramatic youngster?  Join the Market House Theatre for Drama Class.  Students will enjoy growing their dramatic skills through storytime and theatre games.  Each week, students will use their bodies, voices, and imaginations in this interactive class all about preparing them for the stage. 

 

Let’s Put on a Play - Homeschool Edition!

Friday’s, February 5 - May 7
11:00 - 11:55 AM
Grades 4 - 12
$75

Come together with other homeschooled children to put on a play.  This class will be dedicated to giving your young performer the opportunity to step on stage and have a moment to shine in a fully produced play.   The plays will be announced on the first day of classes, but each student will be guaranteed a speaking role in their show.  The performance will take place on May 7th at 12 pm following their class time.  Attendance during classes is vital and mandatory for dress rehearsal and performance.

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Footlights is MHT's theatre education program for pre-school through high school! Students learn the fundamentals of theatre while playing fun games, working on productions, and building crucial life skills.  

Register for Classes

MHT has implemented new health and safety protocols to keep students, teachers, parents, staff, and volunteers safe:

  • Maximum class sizes of 15 students.
  • Masks are required for anyone 5 and older on the MHT campus.
  • Social distancing of at least 6 feet will be mandatory and adhered to during class sessions.
  • Parents are invited to drop students off and may wait for them outside on the MHT grounds, but may not congregate in waiting areas.
  • Students will be checked in at the start of each class with a temperature check.
  • Hand sanitizer and frequent hand washing will be encouraged.
  • Each education area will be thoroughly cleaned and sanitized between each session.
  • Teachers have qualified substitutes available in case a quarantine situation arises.
  • Virtual options are prepared in the event classes cannot meet in person once the semester begins.

Don't ever let cost keep you away! Scholarships are available! Simply download the Financial Aid Application and return it to the MHT Box Office.