Classes for children, teens, and adults

Stage West is pleased to offer low-cost theatre workshops for teens and adults, as well as weekly classes for young people.

Weekly Classes for Young People/Adult Acting Workshops

Youth classes begin in September and run through May.  Final showcases will be May 15, 2015.  Classes are held in Stage West's Studio Theatre at 823 W. Vickery.

The yearly registration fee for weekly classes is $50. Classes are listed below. Questions? education [at] stagewest [dot] org

Or call Community Programs Manager Tonya Wilson-Brown at (817) 754-0231.

Current Classes

Playwright's Workshop

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 to Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Instructor: Rob Bosquez Jr.

Offered for a 6-week session in the fall, and a 6-week session in the spring, adult and teen playwrights will explore writing exercises and techniques designed to enhance all aspects of their own original play. From character development, to dialogue, to structure and endings, as well as sharing writings peer to peer. A great place for playwrights of all experience levels to support and inspire eachother! For ages 16 and up. 

$120 for each 6-week session. Pay in advance, Wednesdays 7pm-9pm, First Session: October 15, 2014- November 19, 2014.

Register and reserve your space today!  


Music Theatre and Movement

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 to Friday, May 15, 2015

(Ages 7-12) w/Mary Gilbreath Grim

Wednesdays at 4pm, $50 per month Triple threat performers are the most sought after in the business of theatre. If you can sing, dance, and act, you will be cast over and over again.  Musical Theatre and Movement class can also increase flexibility, self-confidence, and sequencing skills. This class will focus on strengthening performance skills while working together as an ensemble. (About Mary Gilbreath Grim.)

Register and reserve your kid's space today! 

Acting and Improvisation

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 to Friday, May 15, 2015

(Ages 9-12) w/Tonya Wilson-Brown

Mondays at 4pm, $50 per month  Designed for new and returning students, this class focuses on acting and improvisation aimed to strengthen performance skills.  Participants will be led through theatre games and exercises that teach acting technique, while also promoting public speaking skills and self-confidence.  There will be a special Acting for the Camera section in both the fall and spring semesters. (About Tonya Wilson-Brown.)

Register and reserve your kid's space today!

Teen Troupe: West Vickery Vagabonds

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 to Friday, May 15, 2015

(Ages 13-18) w/Rob Bosquez Jr. 

Mondays and Wednesdays  5pm-6:30pm, $100 per month  Curriculum includes acting, improvisation and playwriting leading to the creation and performances of monologues and original plays.  Students explore all disciplines and styles of the craft.  We will share works developed by the students in various venues (children’s hospitals, community centers, libraries, etc.) where their theatrical endeavors can enlighten, educate and entertain.

Register and reserve your kid's space today!