Spring 2024 After School Theater Classes



Spring 2024 After School Theater Classes

Chatham Players is offering an eight-week session of after school theater classes on Tuesday Afternoons from April 16 through June 4, 2024.


All classes are $120/class and will be held at Chatham Community Players, located at 23 Passaic Avenue, Chatham, NJ, and will be taught by Dr. Susan Speidel, theatre arts educator and Education Coordinator for Chatham Players.

Classes are open to students with all levels of experience, regardless of whether or not they have had previous theater or acting training.

For enrollment, CLASS REGISTRATION and PAYMENT are required prior to the start of classes. For any questions, please email Dr. Susan Speidel at ChathamPlayersEducation@gmail.com.

  • THE JOY OF IMPROV (ages 12 to 17) - 3:30 to 4:30 pm. Students will explore the fundamentals of improvisation through exercises and games while developing spontaneity, playfulness, imagination, and self-confidence.  Listening and verbal skills will be enhanced, as well as individual creativity.
  • INTRODUCTION TO MUSICAL THEATER (ages 7 to 11) – 4:30 to 5:30 pm. Designed for young performers itching to get on stage, this class provides a foundation in musical performance style and vocal technique and will help them gain the confidence to stand center stage.
  • ADVANCED MUSICAL THEATRE (ages 12 to 17) – 5:30 to 6:30 pm. In a class designed for students with previous training and/or experience in musical theater, participants will nurture their emerging performance skills, increase musicality and vocal technique, and enhance their ability to act through a song.