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Acting Classes for Kids & Adults


 Summer 2015 Theatre Classes

for ages 3-18


Please note:

  • Asterisk (*) indicates that a $10 discount per session applies to households registering for 2 or more qualifying sessions.
  • Do not wait until the last minute to register for a class. If minimum enrollment isn’t met a week before the start date, a class may be cancelled.
  • Down payment of 50% is non-refundable, unless class is cancelled.


Creative Kids (ages 3-4) – $55/6-week session

Mondays, June 22-July 27, 4:15-5 p.m.

Creative movement plays an integral role in a child’s development. This class provides an opportunity for the youngest artists to explore the space around them through rhythm and expression. It’s playtime with a purpose; fun set to music.

Instructor: Kara Ernst-Schalk


Creative Kid Adventures (age 5) – $50/session, $95/2 sessions

These mini-camps offer imaginary expeditions filled with creative movement, stories and crafts.

Instructor: Kara Ernst-Schalk

Session 1: Fairy Tale Magic, June 29-July 1, 10-11:30 a.m.

Create fairy-tale lands where villains  are thwarted by happily-ever-after endings.

Session 2: Under the Sea, July 13-15, 10-11:30 a.m.

Meet underwater animals, pirates and friendly sea creatures as we journey beneath the waves!


Fairy Tale Players (ages 6-8) – $100*

Learn the basics of theatre through rehearsing and performing a favorite fairy tale.

Instructor: Katherine Kowbel

Session 1: June 22-26, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Session 2: July 6-10, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.


Broadway Bound (ages 6-8, 14-18) – $100*

Learn the skills of a “triple threat.”  Each class will focus on the performance techniques used in musical theatre—singing, dancing and acting.

Junior (ages 6-8): August 3-7, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Instructor: Briana Lipor

Senior (ages 14-18): August 17-21, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Instructor: Kara Ernst-Schalk


Dr. Seuss Dramatics (ages 8-10) – $100*

July 6-10, 1-4 p.m.

Reading and performing go hand-in-hand as we venture into the fantasy worlds of Dr. Seuss and bring his colorful characters to life upon the stage!

Instructor: Kara Ernst-Schalk


RTG Kids Kamp (ages 8-13) – $165*

Join us for summertime fun at the theatre. Get instruction in acting, vocal and dance techniques. Play theatre games and make costumes. Then, be ready to perform a mini-musical!

Instructor: Kara Ernst-Schalk

Session 1: Mondays-Thursdays, July 20-30, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Session 2: Mondays-Thursdays, August 3-13, 1-4 p.m.


Never Fear, It’s Shakespeare! (ages 10-13, 14-18) – $100*

From page to stage, the work of William Shakespeare comes alive! Enjoy the poetry and characters of Shakespeare, viewed from a young person’s perspective.

Junior (ages 10-13): July 27-31, 1-4 p.m.

Instructor: Kara Ernst-Schalk

Senior (ages 14-18): August 10-14, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Instructor: Katherine Kowbel


Curtain Up! (ages 13-18) – $100*

July 20-24, 1-4 p.m.

Experiment with movement, vocalization, character development, improvisation and ensemble building to create characters and stage presence that are unforgettable. Through workshop exercises, begin to develop acting abilities needed to create truthful characters, whether they are in the ensemble or starring in the show.

Instructor: Katherine Kowbel



To register, call the box office at 262-633-4218 or visit the Racine Theatre Guild, weekdays from 12:00 to 6:00 p.m. Registration cannot be completed online. The RTG is a nonprofit community theatre providing entertainment, education and enrichment opportunities year-round.

Download the Summer 2015 class brochure
Download Summer ’15 Classes order form

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