Youth & Education Theatre Activities

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1. SEACT Studio (Spring) Wednesdays, 3/6-4/24, 4:00-5:00 12

SEACT offers year-round after-school theatre classes for students of all experience levels, led by qualified teaching artists.  Classes are process-based and focus on building foundational acting skills through the lens of scene study, playwriting, voice, speech, movement, and improvisation.  This particular class is open to students grades 6-12.

Classes are limited to 12 students each and registration must be completed by the Wednesday prior to the first clas.

All classes are located at the Cultural Arts Center in Dothan, AL.  

$150 for Spring Session (8 Weeks)

Need-based tuition assistance is available.  Tutiion assistance applications are available here and must be completed BEFORE registering for a class.  Please allow 3-5 business days for processing.  You will receive an e-mailed promo code to register if your application is approved.

2. Spring Break Musical Theatre Camp Monday-Friday, 3/25-3/29, 10:00-12:00 PM 16

SEACT's Spring Break Musical Theatre Camp allows students of all experience levels to feel the magic of acting, singing, and dancing as an ensemble!  Each camp rehearses a famous goup musical theatre number over the course of a week.  From Wicked to Hamilton to Into the Woods...who knows what your group will perform!  All students will receive a video recording of their group number to share with friends and family at the end of the camp.  

This camp is open to students grades 3 and up.

Camps will take place at the SEACT "Bus Station" Rehearsal Hall, located at 285 S Foster Street.

You must register by Wednesday, 3/20 so that your instructors can have time to prepare the perfect musical number for your group.

$100 for Spring Break Camp (5 days)

Need-based tuition assistance is available.  Tuition assistance pplications are available here and must be completed BEFORE registering for a class.  Please allow 3-5 business days for processing.  You will receive an e-mailed promo code to register if your application is approved.

3. PlayMakers Camp: Week 1 8:30-11:30 AM

Dates: Monday-Friday, 6/10-14

Times: 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Suggested Ages: 7-14

Description: Summers with SEACT is back! Summer 2024 is all about bringing classic stories and fairytales to LIFE! Each week, our PlayMakers will put on a mini production based on shortened versions of Alice in Wonderland, The Wizard of Oz, Peter Pan, and Pinocchio. Mirroring the collaborative nature of a SEACT Student Company production, campers will work together on all aspects of the theatrical process, including performance, directing, prop making, and costuming. We encourage students who are interested in performing and technical theatre to enroll! Each camp will culminate in an informal presentation for family and friends.

Cost: $150

Location: Cultural Arts Center (909 S. Saint Andrews St., Dothan, AL 36301)

Deadline to register: Wednesday, 6/5

There is a 10 student enrollment minimum. If the minimum is not met before the deadline, the camp will be canceled.

Need-based tuition assistance is available. Tuition assistance applications are available here and must be completed BEFORE registering for a class. Please allow 3-5 business days for processing. You will receive an e-mailed promo code to register if your application is approved.

4. PlayMakers Camp: Week 2 8:30-11:30 AM

Dates: Monday-Friday, 6/17-21

Times: 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Suggested Ages: 7-14

Description: Summers with SEACT is back! Summer 2024 is all about bringing classic stories and fairytales to LIFE! Each week, our PlayMakers will put on a mini production based on shortened versions of Alice in Wonderland, The Wizard of Oz, Peter Pan, and Pinocchio. Mirroring the collaborative nature of a SEACT Student Company production, campers will work together on all aspects of the theatrical process, including performance, directing, prop making, and costuming. We encourage students who are interested in performing and technical theatre to enroll! Each camp will culminate in an informal presentation for family and friends.

Cost: $150

Location: Cultural Arts Center (909 S. Saint Andrews St., Dothan, AL 36301)

Deadline to register: Wednesday, 6/12

There is a 10 student enrollment minimum. If the minimum is not met before the deadline, the camp will be canceled.

Need-based tuition assistance is available. Tuition assistance applications are available here and must be completed BEFORE registering for a class. Please allow 3-5 business days for processing. You will receive an e-mailed promo code to register if your application is approved.

5. PlayMakers Camp: Week 3 8:30-11:30 AM

Dates: Monday-Friday, 7/8-12

Times: 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Suggested Ages: 7-14

Description: Summers with SEACT is back! Summer 2024 is all about bringing classic stories and fairytales to LIFE! Each week, our PlayMakers will put on a mini production based on shortened versions of Alice in Wonderland, The Wizard of Oz, Peter Pan, and Pinocchio. Mirroring the collaborative nature of a SEACT Student Company production, campers will work together on all aspects of the theatrical process, including performance, directing, prop making, and costuming. We encourage students who are interested in performing and technical theatre to enroll! Each camp will culminate in an informal presentation for family and friends.

Cost: $150

Location: Cultural Arts Center (909 S. Saint Andrews St., Dothan, AL 36301)

Deadline to register: Wednesday, 7/3

There is a 10 student enrollment minimum. If the minimum is not met before the deadline, the camp will be canceled.

Need-based tuition assistance is available. Tuition assistance applications are available here and must be completed BEFORE registering for a class. Please allow 3-5 business days for processing. You will receive an e-mailed promo code to register if your application is approved.

7. Private Coaching

Register for one-on-one acting coaching with SEACT Program Manager and MFA-trained actor Billy Hutto. Billy will shape each hour-long session around your personal goals. Private coaching is open to all ages and can be used for: theatre roles, TV/film roles, show auditions, college auditions, competitions, public speaking engagements, or just-for-fun/educational purposes. After you register, Billy will contact you to get a clearer understanding of your goals and book your first session. The goal of private coaching is to find ease and confidence in your acting while developing a personal process that will serve you in performance contexts and beyond. Billy specializes in the Meisner technique, Shakespearean performance, and Edith Skinner's approach to voice, speech, and dialects.  

Instructor Biography: Billy is SEACT's Program Manager, providing leadership and oversight of youth and education classes for the organization. A theatre actor, director, and educator, he has acted on professional stages including Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Trinity Repertory Company, The Theatre At Monmouth, and Island City Stage. Billy holds a BFA in Drama from New York University, an MFA in Acting from Brown University, and an MSEd in Secondary English Education from Troy University. He also teaches Theatre and Speech courses at Troy University’s Dothan campus.

Cost: $50/hr

Location: Cultural Arts Center, 909 S Saint Andrews St., Dothan, AL 36301

8. School and Community Partnerships

SEACT offers school and community partnerships to benefit your organization through Theatre Arts. Services include: professional development, theatre program development, teacher training, classroom arts integration, skills-based workshops, team building events, and private consultation sessions. A representative of your organization should register here to initiate a conversation with a qualified Arts Specialist. Our suggested rate is a $100/hr tax-deductible donation to Southeast Alabama Community Theatre, which can be made after services have been rendered. We look forward to working with you!

9. Rehearsal Project (Closed)

This enrollment option is closed to the public and only available to those partaking in the Student Company Rehearsal Project.