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ACT offers a variety of classes and programs for the aspiring performer. We have two annual classes, Beginning ACTing Workshop and Monologues & More which teaches theater performance basics.

Athens Creative Theatre also offers two week summer performance camps for campers ages 8-12 who are are interested in being a part of a live stage production. Campers learn the basics of stage direction, characterization, and theater etiquette. During their two weeks at ACT they will go through the entire process of performing from audition to opening night. Each two week performance camp wraps up with a live performance of the campers' play.


Monologues & More


Classes for the cognitively challenged will use simple monologues, readers’ theater skits, and improvisational scenarios to explore the benefits of drama, discover different emotional responses, and build self-esteem and confidence.

  • Ages: Teens and Adults
  • Program Date: Tuesdays, January 9th-February 13th, 2018
  • Time: 1:30-2:30 p.m.
  • Fee: $30 ACC resident; $40 Non-resident
  • Registration:  Begins Saturday, November 11 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents.  Non-residents may register beginning Monday, November 13 at noon.  Register online for this program.
  • Location: Quinn Hall at Memorial Park, 706-613-3628

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Beginning ACTing Workshop


This six-week workshop uses simple monologues, readers’ theater skits, and improvisation to explore the benefits of drama. Discover different emotional responses to everyday and extraordinary circumstances, build self-esteem, and utilize role playing as a way of understanding another point of view.

  • Ages: 8-12
  • Program Date: Thursdays, January 11th-February 15th, 2018
  • Time: 4:30 p.m .- 5:30 p.m.
  • Fee: $83 ACC resident; $124.50 Non-resident
  • Registration:  Begins Saturday, November 11 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents.  Non-residents may register beginning Monday, November 13 at noon.  Register online for this program.
  • Location: Quinn Hall at Memorial Park, 706-613-3628
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Music For Actors 

Music For Actors is a music course designed to teach actors or any singer who wants learn more about music the basic music reading and singing skills needed to comfortably navigate their vocal books in musical theatre and choir. Students will learn to communicate musical terms effectively and confidently to their production team, music directors, and accompanists. This course will also include instruction on assembling audition books for musical theatre auditions, singing skills, and music theory basics.

Instructed by Daniel Self who has over 20 years of music training and performance experience, having managed a private music studio, founded a number of community music ensembles, and performed extensively on keyboard and flute throughout the southeast.

  • Ages: 13 + (Teens, Adults, Seniors)
  • Program Dates: Mondays, March 12 – April 16
  • Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m 
  • Fee: $83 ACC resident; $124.50 Non-resident
  • Registration: Begins Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents, Non-residents may register beginning Monday, February, 12 at noon.Register online for this program.
  • Location: Quinn Hall at Memorial Park, 706-613-3628

Movement for Actors 

Movement for Actors is an introductory course covering the basic movements stage performers need to have in their “toolbox” for auditions and performances. The cumulative course will introduce key dance movements that are commonly used in theatrical performance and help students to become more comfortable and aware of their bodies when moving to music.

Instructed by Britta Taylor (BA in Musical Theatre, Anderson University), who has choreographed theatrical performances, and taught movement for over 7 years. As a performer herself, she understands the value of having a teacher who loves their craft and wants to help others grow in their knowledge, skill, and love for it as well.

  • Ages: 13 + (Teens, Adults, Seniors)
  • Program Dates: Fridays, March 9th-May 25th (no classes April 27th, May 4th)
  • Time: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 
  • Fee: $150 ACC resident; $225 Non-resident
  • Registration: Begins Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents, Non-residents may register beginning Monday, February, 12 at noon.Register online for this program.
  • Location: Quinn Hall at Memorial Park, 706-613-3628

"The Birchmore Convoy"
Live Action Role Play for Youth

Athens Creative Theatre will be hosting a half-day LARPing (Live Action Role Play) event for ages 10-14 at Quinn Hall / Memorial Park. This event will focus on character development, team building, guided imaginative play, and improvisation skills. Participants will create fantasy characters, learn the rules of LARP combat (foam weaponry) and set of on a mission through Memorial Park with their team to solve puzzles, battle foes, and engage in improvisational scenarios with the characters they encounter on their quest.

  • Ages:10-14
  • Program Dates: Saturday, May 12th 
  • Time: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
  • Fee: $30 ACC resident; $45 Non-resident
  • Registration: Begins Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents, Non-residents may register beginning Monday, February, 12 at noon.Register online for this program.
  • Location: Quinn Hall at Memorial Park, 706-613-3628

Teen Encore Camps


A one week day camp for teens ages 13-18 centered around learning the basics of technical theatre. participants will learn theatre etiquette, basic sound/light board operation, prop shop safety and set building techniques. Students will work as a team to execute a number of technical theatre tasks, develop communication skills and technical disciplines. 

  • Ages:  13-18
  • Program Dates: June 4-8, 2017 / July 9-13, 2018
  • Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Fees (per one week session): $83 ACC resident; $124.50
  • Location: Quinn Hall at Memorial Park, 706-613-3628 

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Musical Theatre Performance Program "The Frog Prince" 



A two week day camp taking students through the musical theater process from audition to performance. Campers will learn theater basics, how to work from a script, how to take stage directions, memorization skills, and characterization with our skilled instructors. Students will go through the entire theatrical performance process culminating in a live production the final day of camp for a live audience.

  • Ages: 8-12
  • Program Date: Monday - Friday, June 11-22, 2018
  • Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Fee: $173 ACC resident; $260 Non-resident
  • Location: Quinn Hall at Memorial Park, 706-613-3628
  • Registration: Auditions for acceptance, March 24st, 2018 8am-10am at Quinn Hall (Memorial Park)

Theatre Performance Program
"Mother Goosed (A Mystery)"



A two week day camp taking students through the theater process from audition to performance. Campers will learn theater basics, how to work from a script, how to take stage directions, memorization skills, and characterization with our skilled instructors. Students will go through the entire theatrical performance process culminating in a live production the final day of camp for a live audience.

  • Ages: 8-12
  • Program Date: Monday - Friday, July 16-27, 2018
  • Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Fee: $173 ACC resident; $260 Non-resident
  • Location: Quinn Hall at Memorial Park, 706-613-3628
  • Registration: Auditions for acceptance, March 24st, 2018 8am-10am at Quinn Hall (Memorial Park)
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Audition Workshop

A two hour intensive course teaching participants how to land the roles they seek in a theatrical audition. This workshop will include instruction on becoming a stronger reader in your audition, how to best present yourself in an audition situation, what your directors are looking for and instruction for your next musical theatre performance from the staff of Athens Creative Theatre

  • Ages: 13 and up
  • Program Date: Thursday, August 3, 2017
  • Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 
  • Fee: $20 ACC resident; $30 Non-resident
  • Location: Quinn Hall at Memorial Park, 706-613-3628
  • Registration: Register online for this program.

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