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Classes, Camps & Workshops

We offer theater and music training programs for youth ages 3-18.
All our programs are facilitated by professional arts educators.

Fall (Sept.-Dec.) &  Winter/Spring (Jan.-May) programs typically meet weekly, 8-12 weeks and result in a final showcase performance for an invited audience. Summer programs are offered in 1 and 2 week performance camps. All programs are structured to teach performance skills, build confidence and are A LOT of fun!

Maximum class size is 15 students. Most classes only take 10.
You can learn about our artist educators by visiting our ‘about’ page.

Read our class policies here.

 Most programs are held at 703 N. Main St. in downtown Meridian or Boise Little Theater at 100 E. Fort St. in downtown Boise. 

Do you have some ideas for workshops or special requests? Please email us at allison@treasurevalleychildrenstheater.com.

FALL 2017!

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LevelDate/TimeBrief Class DescriptionFeeRegister
8+Private Voice (singing) LessonsPrivate Voice Lessons with Melissa Hadden or JeNeale Hill Gunnell - contact us to scheduleContact us for fee informationEmail
8+Individual Audition and Acting CoachingPreparing for an audition or just want some individual acting coaching? Contact us! - A. KerseyContact us for fee informationEmail
3-5Mondays at 33 E. Idaho Ave. Meridian
Sept. 18 - Nov. 6, 2017
10-10:45am
(8 weeks)
Creative Dramatics Session A - Music, Movement, and Storytelling for young performers. Explore puppetry, costumes, crafts, and more! A wonderful introduction to theater for preschoolers. Must be potty trained.
-Facilitated by M. Jensen
$77Eventbrite - Creative Dramatics, ages 3-5 (MONDAYS, Sept. 18-Nov. 6, 10-10:45am)
6-8Mondays at 33 E. Idaho Ave., Meridian
Sept. 11-Nov. 13, 2017
4:20-5:20pm
SHOW: Nov. 13, 4:50pm
(10 weeks)
Beginning Acting - This is a foundational class that will explore different skills and techniques that will give students the ability and confidence to become creative problem-solvers, innovative thinkers, and experience the joy of performing in safe and imaginative environment.
-Facilitated by M. Hadden
$127FULL
6-8Thursdays at Tree City Church 3852 N. Eagle Rd.
Sept. 14-Nov. 16, 2017
4:20-5:20pm
SHOW Nov. 16, 4:50pm
(10 weeks)
Beginning Acting - This is a foundational class that will explore different skills and techniques that will give students the ability and confidence to become creative problem-solvers, innovative thinkers, and experience the joy of performing in safe and imaginative environment.
-Facilitated by J. Bennett
$127 - 3 SPOTS LEFT!Eventbrite - Beginning Acting, ages 6-8 (THURSDAYS, Sept. 14-Nov. 16, 4:20-5:20pm)
6-12Fall Break Sampler
Nov. 20-22, 2017
9am-12pm

This workshop is held at Boise Little Theater, 100 E. Idaho Ave.
Fall Break Sampler - It's Thanksgiving Break and what better way to spend your morning than learning and playing with great friends at the Fall Theater Sampler! Each day students will explore theater elements and story telling! Sign up for your favorite topic or attend all three!

Monday: Musical Theater fun! - facilitated by M. Hadden
Tuesday: Stage Movement and Combat! -facilitated by N. Moody
Wednesday: The Actors Workshop! - facilitated by J. Bennett
$40 per day or all 3 days for $99Coming soon. Email Allison for more information.
8-12Thursdays at Tree City Church 3852 N. Eagle Rd.
Sept. 14-Oct. 19, 2017
5:30-6:30pm
SHOW: . Oct. 19, 6:00pm
(6 weeks)
Beginning Acting Session A - This is a foundational class that will explore different skills and techniques that will give students the ability and confidence to become creative problem-solvers, innovative thinkers, and experience the joy of performing in safe and imaginative environment.
-Facilitated by J. Bennett
$127Eventbrite - Beginning Acting, ages 8-12 (THURSDAYS, Sept. 14-Nov. 16, 5:30-6:30pm)
8-12Wednesdays at 33 E. Idaho Ave., Meridian
Sept.13-Nov. 15, 2017
1-2:15pm
SHOW: Nov. 15, 1:45pm
(10 weeks)
Beginning Acting for Homeschool Students - This is a foundational class that will explore different skills and techniques that will give students the ability and confidence to become creative problem-solvers, innovative thinkers, and experience the joy of performing in safe and imaginative environment.
-Facilitated by N. Moody
$127 - 2 SPOTS LEFT!Eventbrite - Beginning Acting for Homeschool Students - ages 8-12 (WEDNESDAYS, Sept. 13-Nov. 15, 1-2:15pm)
8-12Thursdays at Tree City Church 3852 N. Eagle Rd.
Oct. 26-Dec.8, 2017
5:30-7:00pm
SHOW: Dec. 8, 6:30pm
(6 weeks)
Beginning Acting Session B - This is a foundational class that will explore different skills and techniques that will give students the ability and confidence to become creative problem-solvers, innovative thinkers, and experience the joy of performing in safe and imaginative environment.
-Facilitated by J. Bennett
$127Eventbrite - Beginning Acting Session B, ages 8-12 (THURSDAYS, Oct. 26-Dec. 8, 5:30-7pm)
8-12Wednesdays at Boise Little Theater in Boise
Sept.13-Nov.15, 2017
4:30-5:30pm
SHOW Nov. 15, 5pm
(10 weeks)
Boise Beginning Acting - This is a foundational class that will explore different skills and techniques that will give students the ability and confidence to become creative problem-solvers, innovative thinkers, and experience the joy of performing in safe and imaginative environment.
-Facilitated by N. Moody
$127FULL
8-12Tuesdays at Boise Little Theater, Boise
Sept. 19-Dec.12, 2017
4:30-6pm
SHOW: Dec 12, 5:30pm
(12 weeks)
Boise Acting - This 12 week course is for the actor who has completed Beginning Acting and is ready for a more challenging stage experience. These classes are at an intermediate level and will conclude with a polished performance at end of the session.
-Facilitated by A. Terenzio-Ruiz
$177 - 3 SPOTS LEFT!Eventbrite - Boise Acting, ages 8-12 (TUESDAYS, Sept. 19-Dec. 12, 4:30-6:00pm)
8-12Wednesdays at 33 E. Idaho Ave., Meridian
Sept. 21-Dec.14, 2017
2:30-4:00pm
SHOW: Dec.14, 3:30pm
(12 weeks)
Acting for the Homeschool Student - This 12 week course is for the actor who has completed Beginning Acting and is ready for a more challenging stage experience. These classes are at an intermediate level and will conclude with a polished performance at end of the session.
-Facilitated by J. Bennett
$177Eventbrite - Acting for the Homeschool Student, ages 8-12 (THURSDAYS, Sept. 21-Dec. 14, 1:00-2:30pm)
9-12Mondays at 33 E. Idaho Ave., Meridian
Sept. 18-Dec. 11, 2017
5:30-7:00pm
SHOW Dec. 11, 6:30pm
(12 weeks)
Acting - This 12 week course is for the actor who has completed Beginning Acting and is ready for a more challenging stage experience. These classes are at an intermediate level and will conclude with a polished performance at end of the session.
-Facilitated by N. Moody
$177Eventbrite - Acting, ages 8-10 (MONDAYS, Sept. 18-Dec. 11, 5:30-7:00pm)
9-13Thursdays at 33 E. Idaho Ave., Meridian
Oct. 5-Dec. 14, 2017
4:20-5:20pm
SHOW: Dec. 14, 4:50pm
(10 weeks)
Intro to Improv - Curious about Improv? This is a great introduction to improvised theatre - spontaneity, creativity, listening, storytelling and teamwork! Take a few risks and stretch your boundaries - we promise you'll laugh a lot!
-Facilitated by M. Hardin
$127Eventbrite - Intro to Improv, ages 9-13 (WEDNESDAYS, Oct. 4 - Dec. 13, 4:20-5:20pm)
9-14Tuesdays at 33 E. Idaho Ave., Meridian
Oct. 3-Dec. 12, 2017
2-3:30pm
SHOW: Dec. 12, 3:00pm
(10 weeks)
Musical Theater for the Homeschool Student - In this course we will combine the worlds of music, dance, and acting. Musical theater students will explore how to interpret and connect to the lyrics in a song to tell a story. We'll explore proper singing techniques, choreography, and drama techniques.
-Facilitated by M. Hadden
$152Eventbrite - Musical Theater for the Homeschool Student, ages 9-14 (TUESDAYS, Oct. 3 - Dec. 12, 1:00-2:30pm)
9-14Wednesdays at 33 E. Idaho Ave., Meridian
Oct.4-Dec. 13, 2017 4:30-6:00pm
SHOW: Dec. 13, 5:30pm
(10 weeks)
Musical Theater - In this course we will combine the worlds of music, dance, and acting. Musical theater students will explore how to interpret and connect to the lyrics in a song to tell a story. We'll explore proper singing techniques, choreography, and drama techniques.
-Facilitated by M. Hadden
$152 - 3 SPOTS LEFT!Eventbrite - Musical Theater, ages 9-14 (WEDNESDAYS, Oct. 4 - Dec. 13, 4:30-6:00pm)
Grades 6th-12thWednesdays at 8620 W. Emerald St., Boise
Sept. 13-Nov. 15, 2017
3:15-4:15pm
(I-DEA class)
I-DEA Teen Improv: Improvisation is a responsive performance art that reinforces important stage and life skills. Improv work requires teamwork, creativity, action, dealing with the unexpected, and making purposeful choices. Students will be challenged by new activities and opportunities to develop original works to be shared. - Facilitated by Treasure Valley Children's Theater$99Eventbrite - I-DEA Teen Improv, 6th-12th Grade (WEDNESDAYS, Sept. 13 - Nov. 15, 3:15-4:15pm)
11-16Mondays at Boise Little Theater, Boise
Oct. 2 - Dec.11, 2017
4:30-6pm
SHOW: Dec. 11, 5:30pm
(10 weeks)
Boise Musical Theater - In this course we will combine the worlds of music, dance, and acting. Musical theater students will explore how to interpret and connect to the lyrics in a song to tell a story. We'll explore proper singing techniques, choreography, and drama techniques.
-Facilitated by J. Gunnell
$152 - 5 SPOTS LEFT!Eventbrite - Boise Musical Theater, ages 11-16 (MONDAYS, Oct. 2 - Dec. 11, 4:30-6:00pm)
11-16Fridays at 33 E. Idaho Ave., Meridian
Sept. 22 - Dec. 15, 2017
4:30-6pm
SHOW: Dec. 15, 5:30pm
(12 weeks)
Intermediate Musical Theater - This is a next level course designed for the musical theater student ready for more challenging material. Students will audition for solos and tackle higher level choreography. Advanced approval must be received before registering for this course.
-Facilitated by M. Hadden
$177 - 4 SPOTS LEFT!Eventbrite - Intermediate Musical Theater, ages 11-16 (FRIDAYS, Sept. 22 - Dec. 15, 4:30-6:00pm)
11-16 (by audition)Thursdays at 33 E. Idaho Ave., Meridian
AUDITIONS: Sept. 7, 4:30-6:30pm Class meets: Sept. 14-Dec. 7, 2017
5:30-6:45pm
SHOWS: 10/12, 10/26, 11/16, 12/7, 7pm
(12 weeks)
Improv Performance Team - This group will rehearse and perform several times during the session. Fees include all materials, team T-shirt AND 2 complimentary tickets to every performance plus a special $5 pricing on additional tickets. -Facilitated by N. Stull, J. Stull, and M. Hardin$177FULL
16-adultMondays at 33 E. Idaho Ave., Meridian
Oct. 16-Dec. 11, 2017
7:00-9:00pm
SHOW Dec. 11, 8pm
(8 weeks)
Actors Toolbox Series: Working with Specificity and Intent - This 8-week course will help actors apply their own experiences and sense of truth to the creative process. Exercises exploring sense memory, use of objects, movement, substitution, intention, and more will enable actors to bring a focused sense of reality to their artistic statement. This course is perfect for actors who have received introductory Theatre training (either in school or community productions) and are ready to take the next step. Actors who have already had advanced training will enjoy bringing more life experience to familiar exercises and sharpening their skills. - Facilitated by M. Cronen$99 Eventbrite - Actor's Toolbox Series: Working with Specificity and Intent. -Adult course. Must be 16 or older- (MONDAYS, Oct. 16-Dec. 11, 7:00-9:00pm)

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REGISTRATION FOR 2018 WINTER/SPRING CLASSES

Classes will be posted by mid-November.
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A BIG THANKS to the 418 young theater enthusiasts who participated in one or more of our 23 camps this summer! Remember to check out our Fall 2017 programs and register before they are full!

Summer 2018!

Our Summer Camp schedule will be posted in April 2018.

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All classes conclude with a showcase performance for an invited audience. Class minimums are 6 students. Class maximums are 15 students. Classes are subject to cancellation if minimums are not met.

Class fees posted include online registration fees, a $15 nonrefundable administration fee, and all class materials. Multi-family discounts are applied for students from the same family enrolled in the same class. This discount is 10% off the second student, 15% off the third and fourth, fifth, etc. We do not pro-rate fees for anticipated absences. Full payment is expected on the first day of class. Payment plans can be arranged with prior notice. Fees will be refunded for cancellations made before the first day of session minus the $15 registration fee. A full refund will only be granted in the event that the class is cancelled. All refunds must be requested in writing. No refunds will be granted for any cancellation made on or after the first day of session. No refunds will be made if the student does not attend, is asked to leave due to behavior, or leaves early for any other reason.